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Pete Tong defends R1 'Ibiza Prom'

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:49
DJ Pete Tong says BBC Radio 1's first Prom, a musical homage to Ibiza, will reach out to different audiences and help "keep the proms alive".
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Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:48
The week's big numbers, visualised
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Answers sought on MSP spying policy

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:43
Nicola Sturgeon has written to David Cameron seeking urgent assurances that the UK's intelligence agencies are not spying on MSPs.
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Australia's problem with 'pokies'

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:41
Australians are officially the world's biggest gamblers with "pokies", or slot machines, a particular problem, writes the BBC's Jon Donnison in Sydney.
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Somali militants lose more territory

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:40
Somali forces backed by African Union troops retake another key stronghold from Islamist militants al-Shabab as part of a renewed offensive.
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VIDEO: Kenyans react to Obama's BBC interview

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:34
BBC Pop Up, currently in Kenya, spoke to residents of Nairobi about their reaction to Mr Obama's remarks on gay rights.
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'Lost' Monkees material released

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:26
An album of "lost" songs by Monkees star Micky Dolenz is released after fans track down the master tapes.
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Top books: one young reader's verdict

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:26
One child's verdict on teachers' must-reads
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Mining firms slash thousands of jobs

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:20
Mining companies Anglo American and Lonmin have announced plans to cut tens of thousands of jobs in the wake of commodity price falls.
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Life in jail for Russian nationalist

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:10
A Russian nationalist leader is sentenced to to life in jail for his role in hate crimes, including the murder of a prominent human rights lawyer.
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Jilted woman jailed for hotel arson

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:54
A refinery lab technician who set fire to a hotel after her boyfriend dumped her is jailed for 32 months.
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'Sign anyone' claim untrue - Wenger

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:49
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger dismisses claims he has the financial backing to break the club's transfer record.
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Week in pictures: 18-24 July 2015

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:47
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.
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Obama takes rights message to Africa

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:44
US President Obama tells the BBC he will continue to deliver his "blunt message" about gay rights and discrimination on his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
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Why would Russia deploy bombers in Crimea?

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:38
Why would Russia send heavy warplanes to Crimea?
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Delph injured on debut as City lose

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:37
Fabian Delph's Manchester City debut ends with a suspected hamstring injury 18 minutes into a 4-1 defeat by Real Madrid.
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Expert could reach crash lorry brake

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:37
An expert witness tells the Glasgow bin lorry crash, which killed six people, that he could reach the handbrake from the rear crew seats.
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On-the-run thieving vicar 'in Europe'

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:29
A vicar who went on the run as he was convicted of pocketing £24,000 of fees intended for weddings and funerals is believed to have fled to Europe.
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Family appeal on Ibiza beating claim

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:26
The father of a County Antrim man found dead in Ibiza wants answers after allegations were made that his son was beaten by Spanish police.
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Couple lose £100k compensation bid

BBC News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:14
The owners of caravan park, which shut after its planning permission was pulled, lose a £100,000 compensation claim against their barrister.
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