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Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 4 min ago
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.
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Masked gang with iron bars hit man

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 7 min ago
A man is attacked in his County Down home by masked men carrying iron bars.
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Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 12 min ago
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.
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Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 21 min ago
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.
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Students fined over sexist chants

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 23 min ago
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.
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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 47 min ago
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.
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AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 48 min ago
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.
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Women 'need clear coaching pathway'

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 49 min ago
Women need a clear pathway into coaching if they are to succeed in a male-dominated environment, say industry experts.
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VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

bbc Urdu News - 17 hours 58 min ago
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.
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England edge Samoa in thriller

bbc Urdu News - 18 hours 18 min ago
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.
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McKay murder anniversary appeal

bbc Urdu News - 18 hours 25 min ago
On the second anniversary of a murder in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, police have renewed an appeal for information.
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Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'

bbc Urdu News - 19 hours 27 min ago
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.
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Royals edge ahead in World Series

bbc Urdu News - 19 hours 50 min ago
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
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VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

bbc Urdu News - 20 hours 18 min ago
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.
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New York axe attack 'terrorist act'

bbc Urdu News - 21 hours 14 min ago
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
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'Edging toward the EU exit?'

bbc Urdu News - 21 hours 46 min ago
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.
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US judge sentences Farc commander

bbc Urdu News - Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:38
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.
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Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

bbc Urdu News - Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:10
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.
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'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

bbc Urdu News - Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:04
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
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Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

bbc Urdu News - Sat, 25/10/2014 - 08:47
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.