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Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:17
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
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Man Utd: Bastian Schweinsteiger's future in doubt after Jose Mourinho arrival

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:09
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger's future at Manchester United is in doubt following Jose Mourinho's appointment as manager.
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Pope Francis prays in silence at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:07
Pope Francis offers a private prayer at the Nazi-era death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.
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Striking photograph nets award

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 09:02
A photograph of a fishing boat on an Argyll loch wins first prize in a new Scottish landscape photography competition.
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Pope Francis makes a solitary walk into Auschwitz camp

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:52
Pope Francis is at the former Auschwitz death camp on the third day of his visit to Poland.
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Barclays adds £400m to PPI payments as profits fall

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:25
Barclays sets aside an additional £400m to compensate customers mis-sold PPI as profits during the first half of the year fall 21%.
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Your pictures

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:11
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "summer".
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Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta beats Varvara Lepchenko to reach quarter-finals

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:08
British number one Johanna Konta reaches the Rogers Cup quarter-finals by beating American Varvara Lepchenko in Montreal
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UK's first maternity clinic for rape victims opens

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:07
The UK's first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault opens in London.
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Nick Easter: Ex-England and Harlequins captain retires from rugby union

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 07:58
Former England number eight and Harlequins captain Nick Easter retires from playing at the age of 37.
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India Dalit couple hacked to death over 22 cents debt

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 07:14
A couple from India's Dalit community are hacked to death after a row over a 15 rupees (22 cents; 17 pence) debt in Uttar Pradesh state.
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Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 07:12
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
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Hinkley Point: Surprise delay for nuclear plant deal

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 06:41
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
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David Bowie Prom in London 'gives his music a twist'

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 06:40
Musicians will take to the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer.
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NHS Trust 'paid millions' to boss associates

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 06:35
Southern Health NHS Trust paid millions of pounds to companies owned by associates of its embattled chief executive, the BBC learns.
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Powerful forces threaten US - Clinton

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 06:02
Powerful forces threaten the US, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination.
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Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:56
One Indonesian and three Nigerians are put to death for drug offences in Indonesia, the third round of executions under President Joko Widodo.
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Airport alcohol sales to be reviewed after drunken incidents

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:52
The way alcohol is sold in airports is to be examined after a number of incidents involving drunk passengers, new aviation minister Lord Ahmad says.
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US election: US faces 'moment of reckoning' says Hillary Clinton

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:15
Hillary Clinton tells voters the presidential election is a "moment of reckoning", as she makes history by accepting the Democratic nomination.
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Rio 2016: Ben Johnson stripped of Olympic title in 1988

BBC News - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:13
BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson stuns the world by winning the 100m final in 1988, but is stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for steroids.
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