International News

Fisher wants 'to get Leia right'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 02:29
Actress Carrie Fisher says the new Star Wars film will let her "get Leia right this time", as she appears at the Hay Festival in Wales.

Land ownership mapping plan unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 02:23
A mapping project to work out who owns every part of Scotland is to be completed within 10 years, the Scottish government says.

Man unconscious in water after fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:50
A walker who landed unconscious in a stream after falling on Tryfan in Snowdonia was "very lucky" to escape more serious injury, say rescuers.

Art school library destroyed in fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:39
The iconic library at Glasgow School of Art has been lost in the fire which swept through the building on Friday, it emerges.

Tourism worth £256m to Anglesey

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 01:17
Tourism boosted the Anglesey economy by £256m last year thanks to an influx of extra visitors, new figures show.

Interest rate 'could settle at 3%'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:59
The official UK interest rate could settle at an average of 3% in a few years, the outgoing deputy governor of the Bank of England Charlie Bean predicts.

Thai military continues crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:50
Thailand's military rulers order 35 more people to report to them, following the detention of ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday.

Timothy Spall 'finally a leading man'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:32
Timothy Spall on becoming a leading actor, "albeit an ugly one"

Injured Cook out of second ODI

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:28
England captain Alastair Cook will miss Sunday's second ODI against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street with a groin injury

Murray 'feels ready' for Paris test

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:21
BBC Sport takes a look at the French Open chances of British trio Andy Murray, Heather Watson and James Ward.

Crime cash available to communities

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 00:16
Cash seized from criminals totalling £150,000 is being made available to community projects in the Gwent Police area.

Organist to play 1,767 pipes in hour

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 23:36
A composer sets himself the challenge of playing every one of the 1,767 pipes in a church organ in an hour.

US police name drive-by killer

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 22:10
US police confirm that the man who killed six people in a rampage in Santa Barbara, California was 22-year-old Elliot Rodger.

How Bale lit up Lisbon for Real Madrid

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 22:04
How Real Madrid's Gareth Bale lit up Lisbon

VIDEO: Anti-World Cup protesters march

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 21:45
Hundreds of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Sao Paulo, in the latest show of opposition to the World Cup in Brazil.

Jersey accused in 'blood-gold' row

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 21:15
Jersey financial regulators are accused of failing to act against an island-based trust allegedly involved in selling gold sourced from militia in the war-torn DR Congo.

Lib Dem candidates want Clegg to go

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 21:07
Two Lib Dem parliamentary candidates call on party leader Nick Clegg to stand down after another set of poor local election results.

VIDEO: Police identify California killer

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 20:36
US police confirm that a man who killed six people in a rampage in California was 22-year-old Elliot Rodger.

Polls and cheap holidays - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 20:35
The fall-out from the local elections, and bargain holidays, are two of the topics featured on Sunday's front pages.

Strong showing for DUP and Sinn Fein

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 19:49
The DUP and Sinn Fein are confirmed as Northern Ireland's biggest parties as counting in the local election comes to an end.
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