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Exxon takes 'small step' on climate

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 9:58pm
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil AGM reject most proposals but voted in favour of a resolution that could see a climate activist elected to the board in the future.

VIDEO: Boris has 'gone off the rails' - Lord Sugar

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 7:53pm
Lord Sugar tells BBC Newsnight that the former mayor Boris Johnson has "gone off the rails" in some of the claims he is making about the European Union.

Benitez stays as Newcastle manager

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 7:35pm
Rafael Benitez is staying as Newcastle United manager after signing a new three-year contract at the relegated club.

Vardy finally ties the knot at castle

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 7:20pm
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy marries at a star-studded ceremony - after postponing his nuptials three times.

Snooker's Steve Davis to DJ at Glastonbury

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 7:13pm
Snooker player Steve Davis is to play a DJ set at this year's Glastonbury.

Sayers mulled Rio boycott over Russia

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 7:09pm
British javelin record holder Goldie Sayers says she has considered pulling out of Rio 2016 if Russia are allowed to compete.

Neanderthal stone rings discovered

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:59pm
Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.

Disney's film trailer 'most watched'

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:55pm
A teaser for Disney's new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast became the most-viewed such clip of all time with 91.8 hits in its first 24 hours, the Hollywood Reporter says.

Xiaomi Mi Drone poses price challenge

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:48pm
China's Xiaomi announces its first drone, pricing it significantly lower than a comparable model by the market leader DJI.

Panesar opens up about mental illness

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:41pm
England's Monty Panesar reveals he has learned to accept he needs medication to help him deal with mental illness.

'I'm drowning in my failing marriage'

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:24pm
Stories of relationships endured, failed... and also saved

New NI power-sharing executive formed

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 6:07pm
A new team of ministers has been appointed to the Northern Ireland power-sharing executive, with most jobs shared out between the DUP and Sinn Féin.

Image rights hold up Mourinho deal

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 5:46pm
Negotiations over image rights delay a deal to appoint Jose Mourinho as the new Manchester United manager

Electric shock dog collar used on boy

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 5:05pm
A former soldier who gave a toddler electric shocks using a dog training collar is told she faces jail.

Lacklustre Murray wins five-set battle

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:46pm
Andy Murray fights back to beat wildcard Mathias Bourgue and secure his place in the French Open third round.

Arrests over legal highs ahead of ban

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:45pm
Two people are arrested in connection with legal highs which resulted in nine people falling ill in Rochdale, say police.

Tights firm blames BHS woe for collapse

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:44pm
A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.

Student suicide figures increase

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:38pm
Student suicides have risen to their highest level since at least 2007, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

White 'thug' poster aimed at black voters

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:28pm
Operation Black Vote releases a "hard-hitting" poster urging people to sign up to vote in the EU referendum prompting criticism from UKIP's Nigel Farage.

No tension with Rosberg - Hamilton

BBC World News - Wed, 25/05/2016 - 4:26pm
Lewis Hamilton says he feels no tension with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg despite their crash together at the previous race in Spain.

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