National / International News

VIDEO: Violent brawl at Ukraine parliament

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 04:05
Tempers flared and punches were thrown in Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday as opposing nationalist and separatist factions traded blows.

VIDEO: Crowds cheer Irish president's carriage

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 04:03
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have met Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at the start of the first official state visit by an Irish head of state.

Games ceremonies' costs rise by 49%

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 04:03
The cost of the opening and closing ceremonies at this year's Commonwealth Games rises by almost half.

Chinese Ming cup smashes sale record

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 04:02
A tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetches $36m (£21m) at an auction in Hong Kong, setting a new record.

Taking Google Glass for a run

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:55
Taking Google’s wearable tech for a road test

Cost of search for missing Malaysian plane MH370

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:52
Who will pay for the search for MH370?

UK manufacturing sees strong growth

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:51
UK manufacturing output grew by 1% in February from the month before, official figures show, the biggest rise since September.

Man detained over street stabbing

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:51
A man is detained in connection with the death of a 17-year-old in Methilhill, Fife, in the early hours of the morning.

AUDIO: Maria Miller 'hounded' over expenses

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:46
Boris Johnson discusses treatment of Culture Secretary Maria Miller after she overclaimed on her expenses.

AUDIO: Hirst autobiography 'to expose art world'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:43
James Fox, ghostwriter of Damien Hirst's autobiography, speaks to Will Gompertz about what we can expect from the book.

Threatened bomb dog saved by soldier

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:42
A soldier makes it her mission to save the life of a bomb-hunting dog which located a haul of enemy weapons while they served in Afghanistan.

Sir Liam to lead health review group

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:42
The former chief medical officer of England will head a group of experts to consider improvements to the way the health service is run in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Pistorius: 'Moment everything changed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:42
Oscar Pistorius has begun to describe "the moment everything changed", when he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead in the early hours of 14 February 2013.

EU court rejects data retention law

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:39
The EU's top court declares "invalid" an EU law requiring telecoms firms to store citizens' communications data for up to two years.

Murder arrests over 1988 missing boy

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:29
Four arrests are made over the disappearance of 15-year-old boy in south-west London 26 years ago.

Philippine court backs birth control

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:12
The Supreme Court in the Philippines approves a birth control law, despite a fierce fight by the influential Catholic Church.

Ukraine in bid to retake buildings

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:07
Ukrainian authorities say they have seized back control of one government building from pro-Russia separatists in the east, and hope to retake two others.

Scramble to fix huge security bug

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:05
A serious bug in software used by millions of web servers could have exposed anyone visiting sites they hosted to spying and eavesdropping.

Canoe death conman 'has repaid £121'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:02
Convicted conman John Darwin who faked his own death in a canoe, has paid back just £121 out of £679,000 a court ordered him to repay.

70 contenders - McIlroy's tough Masters task

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 02:57
Rory McIlroy is one of more than 70 potential winners in the most open Masters ever, says BBC Sport's Iain Carter

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