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Cycling faces 'uncomfortable' report

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 14:18
Cycling chief Brian Cookson warns a forthcoming report into doping in the sport will make for "uncomfortable reading".
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'Supertides' bring flood alerts

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:58
Flood alerts are in place across Wales as spring "supertides" reach the peak of an 18-and-a-half-year cycle.
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Man hit by car on A90 carriageway

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:49
A 50-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car on the carriageway of the A90 north of Edinburgh.
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Dementia research to receive £300m

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:37
More than £300m is to be spent by the government on research into dementia, Prime Minister David Cameron announces.
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Russians rally against Kiev 'coup'

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:33
A rally takes place in Moscow to condemn the "coup" in neighbouring Ukraine, a year after the downfall of its pro-Russian president.
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McGrath 'regrets' hunting safari

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:33
Ex-cricketer Glenn McGrath says he regrets going on a hunting safari after photos show him posing with dead wildlife.
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DUP and UUP in election pact talks

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 13:05
The DUP and UUP are continuing to hold talks about a unionist pact ahead of the general election on 7 May, says DUP assembly member Arlene Foster.
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Artist Knapp-Fisher dies aged 83

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 12:27
Artist John Knapp-Fisher, who was based in Pembrokeshire for much of his life, dies aged 83.
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Memories from your first football match

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 11:31
Burgers and onions, footballer selfies and catching Gary Lineker's eye, stories from your very first match.
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Oscar hopeful gets time off Bond

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 11:03
British Oscar hopeful Anna Pinnock has been given time off from working on the new James Bond film Spectre to attend Sunday's Academy Awards.
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VIDEO: Russell Crowe in-depth interview

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 10:38
Hollywood actor Russell Crowe talks rugby league, "pyjama" cricket, Sam Burgess and inspiring youngsters through sport.
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VIDEO: School attack survivor 'played dead'

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 10:24
The family of Ahmad Nawaz, a Pakistani teenager injured in a Taliban attack on his Peshawar school, talk to the BBC as he prepares for major surgery in UK.
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VIDEO: Footage of Australia cyclones aftermath

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 10:13
Footage shows aftermath of double-cyclone damage in Australia.
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Kristen Stewart makes awards history

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 10:05
US actress Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a Cesar Award - the French equivalent of an Oscar - for her role in Cloud of Sils Maria.
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Mayweather to fight Pacquiao in May

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 09:46
Floyd Mayweather to meet Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on 2 May in what promises to be the richest fight in history.
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Most councils agree teacher deal

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 09:41
BBC Scotland learns that 31 of Scotland's 32 councils have agreed not to cut teacher numbers in return for cash from the Scottish government.
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VIDEO: Explosion as fire destroys warehouse

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 09:25
A storage warehouse in south-east London has been destroyed in a large fire overnight.
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VIDEO: Inside first US women-only 'mosque'

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 09:21
Alastair Leithead reports on the US's first women-only 'mosque' in Los Angeles.
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US crash pilot's 'dude' mayday call

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 08:46
A pilot who ejected from a US fighter jet moments before a crash told a colleague in a radio message: "Dude, I'm getting out."
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Social media blitz on knife crime

BBC News - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 08:33
A specialist knife crime unit in Essex is monitoring social media platforms for parties with open invitations that could attract trouble.
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