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Call for detail on post-Yes tax cost

BBC - 1 hour 39 min ago
A financial body says more detail is needed on how taxes would be raised after a "Yes" vote, adding that a new system would cost hundreds of millions of pounds.

Malawians voting in tight race

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
Malawians are voting in what is expected to be one of the tightest elections in the country's history, with Joyce Banda facing three strong challengers.

Swooping dogs stem deadly beach bugs

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
Border Collies may be an effective weapon against E. coli infections at the seaside according to a new study.

Credit Suisse helped 'tax cheats'

BBC - 1 hour 49 min ago
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping thousands of US clients evade paying taxes to the US government and agrees to a $2.6bn (£1.5bn) fine.

India sets date to swear in Modi

BBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
Narendra Modi is to take the oath as India's new prime minister on 26 May following the BJP's landslide victory in the general election.

PM extradition call after Hamza case

BBC - 1 hour 52 min ago
David Cameron says more could be done to speed up the UK's extradition process, after Abu Hamza is found guilty of supporting terrorism.

Cotter's Scots squad minus Kellock

BBC - 1 hour 55 min ago
Glasgow captain Al Kellock is absent from Vern Cotter's first Scotland squad, which includes six uncapped players.

Gabby Logan vows to pay back tax

BBC - 1 hour 55 min ago
TV presenter Gabby Logan admits having been part of the same tax avoidance scheme as Gary Barlow, and vows to pay back any money she owes.

UK house prices 'up 8% in a year'

BBC - 1 hour 58 min ago
UK house prices rose by 8% in the year to the end of March, official figures show, while the prime minister says he will consider changes to Help to Buy.

Fatal train collision near Moscow

BBC - 1 hour 59 min ago
At least four people have been killed as a freight train hit a passenger train west of the Russian capital Moscow, officials say.

PM 'alert' to risk of housing bubble

BBC - 2 hours 1 min ago
David Cameron says the government is "alert to any dangers and problems" associated with rapidly rising house prices.

VIDEO: Cheryl Cole works the Cannes red carpet

BBC - 2 hours 1 min ago
Stars of the big and small screens walked the red carpet in Cannes on Monday night at the premiere screenings of Foxcatcher and Maps to the stars.

Thailand army declares martial law

BBC - 2 hours 2 min ago
The army in Thailand imposes martial law amid a political crisis "to preserve law and order" but says the surprise move is not a coup.

Minister killed in bridge crash

BBC - 2 hours 2 min ago
A minister attending the General Assembly in Edinburgh is named as the man who was knocked down and killed on Waverley Bridge.

BT told to fix faults 'in two days'

BBC - 2 hours 6 min ago
Openreach needs to speed up repairs for telephone line faults and broadband installation, Ofcom has ruled.

US Coast Guard 'did all it could'

BBC - 2 hours 13 min ago
The UK coastguard believes its US counterpart has done everything it could in the search for four missing British yachtsmen, the Foreign Office says.

VIDEO: Do you vote on local or national issues?

BBC - 2 hours 16 min ago
Buckinghamshire voters are asked whether local or national issues sway their vote in local elections.

Pistorius sent for psychiatric tests

BBC - 2 hours 21 min ago
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is ordered by a judge to begin daily tests as an outpatient to establish his mental state when he killed his girlfriend.

CAR condemns rebel reorganisation

BBC - 2 hours 25 min ago
The Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic says they have reorganised to increase control over their fighters - a move condemned by the government.

Inquest delay families to get £7,500

BBC - 2 hours 25 min ago
The families of six men killed by either police, soldiers or loyalist paramilitaries are to be awarded £7,500 each in damages because of delays in holding inquests.
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