GRANT'S DRIVING SCHOOL

 
RSS

BBC News - Home

BBC News - Home

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.

1 - Air Asia flight missing - reports
2 - Rail services to resume after delays
3 - Ice warnings issued for sub-zero UK
4 - City Link staff 'face NYE redundancy'
5 - Man charged over car shooting murder
6 - Huge funeral for New York policeman
7 - Malaysia pledges extra flood funds
8 - Snow strands motorists in Alps
9 - Xbox and PlayStation rebuild service
10 - North Korea berates Obama over film
11 - Legacy vow by aid worker's brother
12 - George Bush Sr remains in hospital
13 - Tourists 'to spend record levels'
14 - VIDEO: Snow leaves holiday makers stranded
15 - VIDEO: Dilemma over Hitler's birthplace
16 - VIDEO: Pope gunman lays flowers on tomb
17 - VIDEO: Police deliver baby on subway train
18 - VIDEO: Japan's new island still growing
19 - VIDEO: Historic wills available online
20 - VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas message
21 - VIDEO: New heart teen home for Christmas
22 - Guards 'terror threat' and rail 'chaos' - papers
23 - Indigenous Bolivians' new confidence
24 - Hollywood romp with political punch
25 - Japan's savings rate turns negative
26 - Paralysis cure, new vaginas...and other medical stories of 2014
27 - Ten photos capture the UK in 2014
28 - How the e-retailers keep us spending
29 - Who, What, Why: The questions of 2014 answered
30 - Milan sign Torres on permanent deal
31 - Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace
32 - Pakistan's Ajmal to miss World Cup
33 - Terry deal a formality - Mourinho
34 - Harlequins 25-30 Northampton
35 - House prices 'rose by 8.5%' in 2014
36 - Rural firms 'catching up on towns'
37 - 'Blocked drug proposals' revealed
38 - UKIP chair regrets National Front past
39 - Whooping cough 'evolving fast'
40 - Life choices 'behind many cancers'
41 - Chef Pascale given new fostering post
42 - US childhood 'safer than in 1970s'
43 - Hack threat comedy released in US
44 - Uber sorry for Sydney siege prices
45 - Sun's sizzling X-rays photographed
46 - Big cat trade from Burma to China up
47 - Queen tops Christmas Day ratings
48 - Egypt bans 'inaccurate' Exodus film
49 - What are the chances of snow at Christmas?
50 - 10 things we didn't know last week
51 - Family's 'blazing car murder' quest
52 - Hotel staff save stranded motorists
53 - Call for transfer of air tax power
54 - Four 'stable' after bin lorry crash
55 - Two arrested over Christmas murder
56 - Garda killer accused of wife attack
57 - Speeding fines triple in south Wales
58 - How Welsh mother survived tsunami
59 - Top al-Shabab militant 'surrenders'
60 - George Weah wins Liberia senate seat
61 - Pakistan bomb hoax man gets 26 years
62 - Pakistan orders arrest of cleric
63 - Rebels free more Ukrainian soldiers
64 - Croatians set to vote for president
65 - Abducted Mexican priest found dead
66 - Record-breaking ice cream shop shuts
67 - Egypt cuts 'gay wedding' sentences
68 - Syria bombs 'kill dozens in IS area'
69 - Screech actor charged over stabbing
70 - Christmas baby born on US train
71 - Day in pictures: 23 December 2014
72 - Picture power: The masked man
73 - Picture power: Abandoned on the border
74 - Brighton Winter Solstice in pictures
75 - Day in pictures: 22 December 2014
76 - Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014
77 - Picture power: Doused with milk
78 - Day in pictures: 18 December 2014
79 - VIDEO: Transport Committee
80 - VIDEO: 'Waves have washed over villages'
81 - VIDEO: Skiers make most of Sheffield snow
82 - VIDEO: 'The queue for a train went on and on'
83 - VIDEO: N Korea blames Obama for net outage
84 - VIDEO: Ukrainian leader greets freed troops
85 - VIDEO: 'Credit card users being misinformed'
86 - VIDEO: Boxer Khan's pledge to Pakistan school
87 - VIDEO: Hackers hit Xbox and PlayStation
88 - Why are so many drinks flavoured with honey?
89 - How the fairytale of New York can become a nightmare
90 - The story of the Queen's Christmas speech
91 - Ebola: How does it compare?
92 - What is it like to be a blind film critic?
93 - Your year in pictures
94 - Is revenge porn already illegal?
95 - Entertainment quiz of 2014: Arts
1 - Air Asia flight missing - reports

Air Asia flight QZ 8501 travelling from Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing - reports

12/28/2014 3:32:10 AM

2 - Rail services to resume after delays

Reduced rail services are due to run from some London stations, after overrunning engineering works cause major disruption on Saturday.

12/28/2014 2:05:10 AM

3 - Ice warnings issued for sub-zero UK

Drivers are facing treacherous conditions on icy roads, as temperatures look set to fall below freezing in many parts of the UK.

12/27/2014 8:45:25 PM

4 - City Link staff 'face NYE redundancy'

More than 2,000 staff from the collapsed UK parcel delivery firm City Link are to be made redundant on New Year's Eve, the RMT union says.

12/27/2014 10:39:40 PM

5 - Man charged over car shooting murder

A man is charged with murder and attempted murder over a double shooting in Sheffield City centre, in which shots were fired at a car at traffic lights.

12/28/2014 12:00:44 AM

6 - Huge funeral for New York policeman

Thousands of police officers from across America attend the funeral in New York of a fellow officer shot dead after weeks of anti-police unrest.

12/27/2014 7:06:21 PM

7 - Malaysia pledges extra flood funds

Malaysian PM Najib Razak announces extra money to help victims of the country's worst floods in decades, which have left at least five dead.

12/28/2014 12:18:27 AM

8 - Snow strands motorists in Alps

Snow and ice strand 15,000 vehicles in the French Alps, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts.

12/27/2014 10:58:04 PM

9 - Xbox and PlayStation rebuild service

Xbox and PlayStation make progress in restoring their gaming sites after a hacking attack that caused severe problems over Christmas.

12/27/2014 3:26:37 PM

10 - North Korea berates Obama over film

North Korea condemns US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

12/27/2014 3:39:09 PM

11 - Legacy vow by aid worker's brother

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines reveals he has been reaching out to people of other faiths in the months since his death.

12/28/2014 12:37:08 AM

12 - George Bush Sr remains in hospital

Former US President George Bush Sr remains in hospital but could be discharged soon, his spokesman says.

12/28/2014 12:38:30 AM

13 - Tourists 'to spend record levels'

Spending by tourists to the UK is set to reach record levels in 2015, with the government forecasting overseas visitors will splash out £22bn.

12/28/2014 2:10:01 AM

14 - VIDEO: Snow leaves holiday makers stranded

Snow and ice in the French Alps have reportedly stranded 15,000 vehicles, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts.

12/28/2014 2:13:49 AM

15 - VIDEO: Dilemma over Hitler's birthplace

The Austrian government is trying to work out what to do with the house in which Adolf Hitler was born.

12/27/2014 11:46:46 PM

16 - VIDEO: Pope gunman lays flowers on tomb

A man who shot and wounded former Pope John Paul II more than 30 years ago returns to the Vatican to lay flowers on his tomb.

12/27/2014 11:02:07 PM

17 - VIDEO: Police deliver baby on subway train

Two police officers help a woman give birth on a subway train in the US city of Philadelphia.

12/27/2014 8:41:25 AM

18 - VIDEO: Japan's new island still growing

Authorities in Japan say a new island near Tokyo has grown more than 10 times in size since emerging during an underwater eruption in November 2013.

12/27/2014 3:36:06 PM

19 - VIDEO: Historic wills available online

Millions of wills, including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, have been made available online for a £10 fee.

12/27/2014 9:54:14 AM

20 - VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas message

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II delivers her annual Christmas message.

12/25/2014 3:00:06 PM

21 - VIDEO: New heart teen home for Christmas

A teenager is home for Christmas weeks after undergoing a heart transplant.

12/26/2014 11:53:26 AM

22 - Guards 'terror threat' and rail 'chaos' - papers

The status of the Royal Guards comes under scrutiny in some papers, while others focus on the travel chaos caused by wintry weather and delays to rail engineering.

12/28/2014 12:56:27 AM

23 - Indigenous Bolivians' new confidence

President Evo Morales has given the indigenous people of Bolivia a new sense of pride - but more needs to be done, says Katy Watson.

12/27/2014 1:21:05 AM

24 - Hollywood romp with political punch

The Interview portrays North Korea's leader as vain and buffoonish, but could the satire eventually help erode his power? The BBC's Stephen Evans reports from Seoul.

12/27/2014 11:58:01 AM

25 - Japan's savings rate turns negative

It's a notable transformation from when Japan was a nation of savers, and had the highest savings rate in the world.

12/26/2014 9:24:34 AM

26 - Paralysis cure, new vaginas...and other medical stories of 2014

With a revolutionary new therapy letting a man take his first steps after being paralysed and the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, it has been a year of incredible highs and devastating lows.

12/26/2014 12:16:24 AM

27 - Ten photos capture the UK in 2014

Ten photos that captured the UK in 2014

12/26/2014 1:59:35 AM

28 - How the e-retailers keep us spending

E-retailers introducing new diary dates to keep profits soaring

12/26/2014 1:30:35 AM

29 - Who, What, Why: The questions of 2014 answered

The events of 2014 raised big questions which the Magazine tried to answer in our Who, What, Why series.

12/25/2014 12:31:59 AM

30 - Milan sign Torres on permanent deal

AC Milan will sign Chelsea's Fernando Torres in January but it is understood they will loan him out to Atletico Madrid.

12/27/2014 7:22:06 PM

31 - Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace

Neil Warnock becomes the first Premier League manager to be sacked this season after being dismissed by Crystal Palace.

12/27/2014 12:42:46 PM

32 - Pakistan's Ajmal to miss World Cup

Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal withdraws from Pakistan's World Cup squad and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez faces test.

12/27/2014 6:44:03 PM

33 - Terry deal a formality - Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho expects captain John Terry to stay beyond the end of the season, when his contract expires.

12/27/2014 10:33:07 PM

34 - Harlequins 25-30 Northampton

Northampton stay top of the Premiership with victory over Harlequins in front of a sell-out 82,000 crowd at Twickenham.

12/27/2014 6:41:10 PM

35 - House prices 'rose by 8.5%' in 2014

UK house prices rose by an average of £16,000 - or 8.5% - in 2014, according to the mortgage lender Halifax.

12/27/2014 12:02:50 PM

36 - Rural firms 'catching up on towns'

Faster broadband and improved transport could help productivity grow faster in the English countryside than towns, the environment secretary says.

12/27/2014 2:27:24 PM

37 - 'Blocked drug proposals' revealed

Former minister Norman Baker releases details of proposals for relaxing current drug laws which he says the home secretary suppressed.

12/27/2014 4:00:16 PM

38 - UKIP chair regrets National Front past

The UKIP chairman in the Kent seat where leader Nigel Farage hopes to become an MP says he regrets his past membership of the National Front.

12/26/2014 11:43:54 AM

39 - Whooping cough 'evolving fast'

Whooping cough may be evolving to outsmart the currently used vaccine, say researchers.

12/27/2014 1:21:21 AM

40 - Life choices 'behind many cancers'

More than four in 10 cancers - 600,000 in the UK alone - could be prevented if people led healthier lives, say experts.

12/26/2014 2:40:26 AM

41 - Chef Pascale given new fostering post

TV chef Lorraine Pascale is to become the government's first fostering ambassador, the Department for Education says.

12/23/2014 11:57:37 PM

42 - US childhood 'safer than in 1970s'

Children in the United States are safer but also much more overweight than in the 1970s or 1990s, according to a long-term tracking study.

12/23/2014 3:08:04 PM

43 - Hack threat comedy released in US

The Sony Pictures comedy The Interview opens in some US cinemas and online, after a major cyber-attack and threats over its release.

12/25/2014 9:22:59 AM

44 - Uber sorry for Sydney siege prices

Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week, saying its decision was wrong.

12/24/2014 11:10:10 AM

45 - Sun's sizzling X-rays photographed

Nasa's "X-ray eye", designed to study distant galaxies and black holes, has turned its attention to our own star and snapped a remarkable portrait.

12/23/2014 1:03:38 PM

46 - Big cat trade from Burma to China up

A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing.

12/22/2014 9:45:16 AM

47 - Queen tops Christmas Day ratings

The Queen's Christmas Day broadcast, shared by the BBC and ITV, tops the TV ratings, with comedy Mrs Brown's Boys the most-watched show on a single channel.

12/26/2014 1:11:52 PM

48 - Egypt bans 'inaccurate' Exodus film

Egypt bans a Hollywood film based on the Biblical book of Exodus, citing what it calls "historical inaccuracies".

12/26/2014 3:08:51 PM

49 - What are the chances of snow at Christmas?

In the UK there's a greater chance of snow at Easter than at Christmas.

12/20/2014 1:41:50 AM

50 - 10 things we didn't know last week

The NSA had a staff 'Clown Club', and more nuggets from the news.

12/19/2014 5:21:50 PM

51 - Family's 'blazing car murder' quest

A family hopes a decades-old murder mystery could explain what happened to a missing relative.

12/28/2014 2:27:00 AM

52 - Hotel staff save stranded motorists

Staff at a hotel are branded heroes for opening up following heavy snow which left a number of people stranded on roads in Derbyshire.

12/27/2014 4:47:33 PM

53 - Call for transfer of air tax power

The transport minister Derek Mackay calls for control over air passenger duty to be devolved to Holyrood immediately.

12/28/2014 1:12:38 AM

54 - Four 'stable' after bin lorry crash

Four people remain in two Glasgow hospitals following the bin lorry crash in the city's George Square on Monday.

12/27/2014 1:36:51 PM

55 - Two arrested over Christmas murder

A man and woman are arrested over the murder of a man believed to have been beaten with a guitar in east Belfast.

12/27/2014 2:55:40 PM

56 - Garda killer accused of wife attack

Prominent republican Pearse McAuley appears in court after his wife was stabbed in County Cavan on Christmas Eve.

12/27/2014 6:34:30 PM

57 - Speeding fines triple in south Wales

The number of motorists fined for speeding offences in south Wales triples, according to the Ministry of Justice.

12/27/2014 5:39:20 PM

58 - How Welsh mother survived tsunami

When a Cardiff tourist on holiday in Thailand chose to sleep in on Boxing Day 2004, rather than get a sunbed on the beach, it was a decision which probably saved her life.

12/27/2014 5:19:36 PM

59 - Top al-Shabab militant 'surrenders'

Top al-Shabab militant Zakariya Ahmed Ismail Hersi, one of the US's most wanted men, gives himself up, Somali officials say.

12/27/2014 5:16:38 PM

60 - George Weah wins Liberia senate seat

Former football star George Weah easily wins a key seat in the Liberian senate, in elections disrupted by the Ebola outbreak.

12/27/2014 10:08:06 PM

61 - Pakistan bomb hoax man gets 26 years

A Pakistani man is given a 26-year jail term for making hoax bomb threats in public places during the Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr, prosecutors say.

12/27/2014 8:03:42 PM

62 - Pakistan orders arrest of cleric

A judge in Pakistan issues an arrest warrant for a radical imam who refused to condemn the Peshawar school massacre.

12/26/2014 9:25:57 PM

63 - Rebels free more Ukrainian soldiers

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine free four Ukrainian prisoners a day after the two sides exchange hundreds of captives.

12/27/2014 2:24:26 PM

64 - Croatians set to vote for president

Croatians are due to vote for a head of state, with the polls seen as a test for the main political parties.

12/28/2014 2:27:28 AM

65 - Abducted Mexican priest found dead

A Mexican priest who was kidnapped earlier this week is found shot dead in the south-western state of Guerrero.

12/27/2014 2:25:43 AM

66 - Record-breaking ice cream shop shuts

A world record-breaking ice cream shop in Venezuela closes due to a milk shortage, the latest victim of a continuing economic crisis.

12/28/2014 2:35:27 AM

67 - Egypt cuts 'gay wedding' sentences

A court in Egypt reduces to one year the three-year jail sentences given to eight men for appearing in a video alleged to show a gay marriage.

12/27/2014 2:06:42 PM

68 - Syria bombs 'kill dozens in IS area'

Syrian aircraft drop barrel bombs on Islamic State-held areas in the north-east, killing some 40 people, activists say.

12/26/2014 3:10:06 PM

69 - Screech actor charged over stabbing

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in Saved by the Bell, is accused of stabbing a man in a bar fight in the US.

12/27/2014 1:14:21 PM

70 - Christmas baby born on US train

A baby has been born on a Philadelphia subway train after his mother suddenly went into labour on Christmas Day.

12/26/2014 8:39:09 PM

71 - Day in pictures: 23 December 2014

Images from around the world: 23 December

12/23/2014 12:40:13 PM

72 - Picture power: The masked man

Story behind a picture from Donetsk

12/23/2014 1:10:43 AM

73 - Picture power: Abandoned on the border

A baby's cradle on the Syrian Turkish border

12/22/2014 2:29:40 AM

74 - Brighton Winter Solstice in pictures

Brighton's annual Burning the Clocks

12/22/2014 10:59:19 AM

75 - Day in pictures: 22 December 2014

Images from around the world: 22 December

12/22/2014 12:57:04 PM

76 - Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014

News photo from around the world

12/19/2014 4:42:43 PM

77 - Picture power: Doused with milk

Treated for the effects of pepper spray

12/19/2014 1:12:51 AM

78 - Day in pictures: 18 December 2014

Images from around the world: 18 December

12/18/2014 2:31:09 PM

79 - VIDEO: Transport Committee

MPs hear evidence on the failure of air traffic management systems.

12/18/2014 12:18:30 PM

80 - VIDEO: 'Waves have washed over villages'

Malaysia's prime minister has cut short a trip to the United States, to confront criticism over his handling of the country's worst flooding in decades.

12/27/2014 3:41:37 PM

81 - VIDEO: Skiers make most of Sheffield snow

People have been making most of the heavy snow that fell in Sheffield on Friday night by skiing down residential streets.

12/27/2014 4:38:50 AM

82 - VIDEO: 'The queue for a train went on and on'

Thousands of passengers travelling on trains serving two of Britain's busiest stations have been facing major disruption because of overrunning engineering work.

12/27/2014 10:44:10 PM

83 - VIDEO: N Korea blames Obama for net outage

North Korea blames the US for a second internet outage in the wake of the hacking of Sony Pictures and a film featuring a fictional plot to kill Kim Jong-un.

12/27/2014 9:15:01 PM

84 - VIDEO: Ukrainian leader greets freed troops

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have freed four Ukrainian prisoners a day after the two sides exchanged hundreds of captives.

12/27/2014 3:24:39 PM

85 - VIDEO: 'Credit card users being misinformed'

A number of credit card companies are misinforming customers about their legal right to a refund on faulty or damaged goods, a survey by www.money.co.uk suggests.

12/27/2014 10:17:21 AM

86 - VIDEO: Boxer Khan's pledge to Pakistan school

The boxer Amir Khan has arrived in Pakistan to lend his support to the victims of the Peshawar school shooting massacre, in which 152 people, including many children, were killed.

12/26/2014 3:56:36 PM

87 - VIDEO: Hackers hit Xbox and PlayStation

Microsoft and Sony have been working to restore internet platforms for their Xbox and PlayStation gamers' consoles.

12/26/2014 6:41:06 PM

88 - Why are so many drinks flavoured with honey?

Why are there honey versions of so many drinks?

12/28/2014 12:24:51 AM

89 - How the fairytale of New York can become a nightmare

Why New York can be more of a nightmare than a fairy tale

12/28/2014 12:08:22 AM

90 - The story of the Queen's Christmas speech

The story of the Queen's Christmas speech

12/28/2014 12:10:05 AM

91 - Ebola: How does it compare?

How Ebola compares with other diseases and outbreaks

12/28/2014 12:15:09 AM

92 - What is it like to be a blind film critic?

The man who reviews films he can't see

12/28/2014 12:30:12 AM

93 - Your year in pictures

A round-up of the best photos, taken by you, this year

12/28/2014 12:19:13 AM

94 - Is revenge porn already illegal?

Will a new law help victims fight back?

12/28/2014 12:50:07 AM

95 - Entertainment quiz of 2014: Arts

How much do you remember about the past 12 months?

12/28/2014 12:22:39 AM