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November 20, 2018 9:20 AM Madeleine McCann: Rangers fans, David Baddiel and ‘active leads’ keep the story moving

That the story of Madeleine McCann has taken on a life of its own is not news. The single thread story – child vanishes – has been spun. But the tabloids love to find a new angle. And they do it in the shape of David Baddiel, the comedian, who “lashes out at McCann trolls”. What he actually did was to see ‘Our Maddie’ trending on Twitter and tweet: “Most people 6

November 19, 2018 3:48 PM 'Volcano of Fire': Thousands evacuated as Guatemala's Fuego erupts months after disaster

Nearly 4,000 people are forced to leave their homes in Guatamala's southeast as Fuego erupts for the fifth time this year. Nearly 4,000 were forced out of their homes on Monday as Volcan de Fuego - Volcano of Fire in Spanish - started spewing lava overnight, the country's disaster agency Conred said. By Monday morning more than 2,000 people had taken 6

November 17, 2018 5:24 PM Flu jabs shortage: Tens of thousands vulnerable people are missing out

FLU jabs are still not available on the NHS for tens of thousands who need them, a survey claims. This year's main version of the jab, adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTIV), is heralded as the best protection yet. The flu vaccine is available on the NHS to everyone over 65, pregnant women and those with related medical conditions. But aTIV - trade name FLUAD 6

November 16, 2018 2:28 PM 'I came here to keep his memory alive': Khashoggi supporters defend free speech at symbolic funeral

Friends, colleagues and strangers join to remember journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Hundreds of people were there to attend the symbolic funeral of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Fatih Öke, a friend of Mr Khashoggi, said: "After 45 days of waiting, we had to accept the fact that Jamal's body may never 6

November 16, 2018 10:07 AM Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse predecessor discovered in Japan after 70 years

Anime history researcher Yasushi Watanabe, now 84, bought the "Oswald The Lucky Rabbit" reel for the equivalent of £3.45. Yasushi Watanabe, now 84, had no idea he was purchasing animation history when he picked up the reel for just 500 yen (£3.45 today) at a toy wholesalers in Osaka. It features "Oswald The Lucky Rabbit", a long-eared character created 7

November 14, 2018 8:15 PM Stephen-Alan Nicholson charged with murder of Lucy McHugh, 13

The schoolgirl, 13, was stabbed to death and her body was found by a member of the public the day after she went missing. Stephen-Alan Nicholson, 24, of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder, rape of a child under 13 and two counts of sexual activity with a child under 16. One count of sexual activity relates to an alleged offence in 2012 against 7

November 14, 2018 1:34 AM California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son

A survivor of the Californian wildfires, which have killed at least 42 people, has told the BBC of her escape. Sorrell Bobrink, whose neighbourhood has been completely destroyed, fled the town of Paradise with her son and pets. She described a journey through roads surrounded by flames and feelings of chaos and shock at how quick the fire took over. Dozens 6

November 13, 2018 7:03 PM Madeleine McCann investigation receives more funding

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received a further £150,000 in government funding. Madeleine was three when she was last seen while on holiday with her parents in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in May 2007. The Metropolitan Police launched its inquiry in 2011 after a Portuguese investigation failed to make headway. A total of £11.75m has been spent 8

November 12, 2018 10:33 PM California fires containment: Santa Ana winds RAGE

CALIFORNIA is in the grips of the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history, and Santa Ana winds risk spreading them even further. So how contained are the infernos? The Sunshine State is not unfamiliar with wildfires. But these three - Camp/Paradise, Woolsey and Hill - have shaken communities to the core. So far, 31 people are dead, more than 200 missing 9

November 12, 2018 2:43 PM Charlie Sheen: Dad Martin Sheen found by news team after going missing in California fires

CHARLIE SHEEN’S dad Martin Sheen and his wife Janet have been found after the Two and a Half Men star sent out a desperate message on Twitter, asking if anyone had seen them as fires ravaged California. Charlie Sheen shared a message with his 11.5 million Twitter followers on Saturday, saying he was worried for his parents Janet, 74, and Martin Sheen 7