BBC news

  • Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
    David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
  • Body find sparks Alice murder probe
    The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.
  • Begg freed after charges dropped
    Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.
  • Students vow to step up HK protests
    Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
  • Family appeal over Syria case teen
    The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.
  • Thousands unable to renew car tax
    Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.
  • Britons joining IS are enemies – PM
    Britons who try to join militants in Syria or Iraq will be treated as "an enemy of the UK", David Cameron says, as RAF jets carry out fresh strikes.
  • Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
  • Ambulance staff vote for strike
    Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.
  • Deadly attack on Donetsk school
    A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.