• 22 September 2018 Image caption Duncan Hutchison will see him row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic A Scot attempting to row solo across the Atlantic in a hand-built wooden boat has been rescued off the coast of Land's End.Duncan Hutchison, from Lochinver in the Highlands, began his journey more than three months ago in New York.However, just before 01:00 he reported to the coastguard that he was...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsUS mid-term elections 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congressman Paul Gosar's brothers and sisters have backed his Democrat rival in a united stand against him Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party's most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November.Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright Co-op Image caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace single-use plastic bags in more than half of Co-op stores, the supermarket has said.It says around 60 million plastic carriers will be replaced with the new bags, which will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste.Material is...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images A no-deal Brexit is "no problem", Nigel Farage has said at a rally of the Leave Means Leave campaign group.The former UKIP leader told an audience in Bolton the current government negotiations on Brexit could plausibly end in an agreement.But "far from being a cliff edge", the UK would prosper without one, he said.Ex-Brexit...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsLabour Party Conference Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDawn Butler: Employers have a "duty of care" to employees experiencing domestic abuseEmployers would have to provide up to ten days paid leave for victims of domestic violence, under plans announced by Labour on Saturday. Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler unveiled the policy at...

  • 22 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment gunmen open fire on an Iranian military paradeIranian leaders have accused US-backed Gulf states of being behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including a child.Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said "puppets of the US" were trying to "create insecurity" in Iran.Gunmen opened fire...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright HBO Image caption Game of Thrones is one of Sky's most popular shows US cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky, valuing the company at more than £30bn.Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Fox in a rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel. The firm's chairman and chief executive said it was "a great...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify against him next week.Lawyers for Dr Christine Blasey Ford said she had accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request to appear before them to be questioned...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters Labour should be prepared to back demands for a new Brexit referendum, deputy leader Tom Watson has said.He told the Observer he would prefer Brexit to be debated in an election but if members favour another public vote, their views must be respected.A poll for the paper suggests 86% of members want a final say on the UK's future...

  • 21 September 2018 Related TopicsRussian spy poisoning Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of the Alex King and Anna Shapiro, posted on Ms Shapiro's Instagram account in 2015 A woman taken to a hospital amid fears she had been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury has insisted her concern was genuine and it was no hoax. Anna Shapiro and her husband Alex King...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry Uzoka was stabbed in the heart after a row with a fellow model George Koh Three men have been jailed for killing a model in a row over his girlfriend.Harry Uzoka, 25, was stabbed in the heart by fellow model George Koh in west London in January after after he went to settle the dispute.Koh, convicted of murder at the Old Bailey...

  • By Angus Crawford BBC News 21 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTaylor (not their real name) was groomed on Kik at the age of 13One teen chat app has featured in more than 1,100 child sexual abuse cases in the last five years, the BBC has found.Of 29 police forces that supplied information to the BBC, all but one had child exploitation cases involving...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright Cavendish Press Image caption Graham Benbow was given a six-month sentence, suspended for two years A teacher who drove at a Manchester Airport parking official in a row over drop-off costs has been spared jail by a judge who said the fee was "unjust".Graham Benbow, 55, of Stockton Heath, was given a six-month suspended sentence after admitting dangerous driving...

  • By Laurel Ives BBC Health 21 September 2018 Image copyright Olga Ignatova Image caption Wet age-related macular degeneration affects around 26,000 people in the UK A landmark ruling against two leading drug companies could save the NHS in England "hundreds of millions" a year. Novartis and Bayer were trying to stop NHS doctors from prescribing a cheaper treatment for a serious eye...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Rod Rosenstein: "There is no basis to invoke the 25th amendment" US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump.America's second most senior law official said it was "inaccurate and factually incorrect".The New York Times, citing anonymous sources,...

  • Brexit: What happens next? 21 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: "I will not overturn result of the referendum"Theresa May has warned that the Brexit negotiations are at an impasse and there will be no progress until the EU treats her proposals seriously.She has accused EU leaders of showing the UK a lack of respect after they rebuffed her...

  • 21 September 2018 comments Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: "I will not overturn result of the referendum"UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with more "respect" in Brexit negotiations.In a statement at Downing Street she said for EU leaders to reject her plan with no alternative at this "late stage of...

  • By Chris Baraniuk Technology reporter 20 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright PA Image caption Data was gathered to help campaigning during the UK referendum A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.AggregateIQ (AIQ) was accused of processing people's data...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Evans Cycles Image caption Evans Cycles has 60 stores across the UK Evans Cycles has put itself up for sale as it seeks fresh funding amid tough High Street trading conditions. The BBC understands PwC is in talks with a number of potential buyers for the bike store chain, which has more than 60 outlets in the UK.The consultancy has asked for final bids by the...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is considering "all options", including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet.It has previously said it will publish a White Paper in the coming months, laying out its proposals.According to Buzzfeed News, the White Paper will propose a regulatory body similar to Ofcom, which regulates broadcasters and...