National / International News

VIDEO: Accused arrives in 'Buddha insult' trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 21:40
A court in Myanmar is due to give its verdict in the case of a New Zealander and two Burmese men who are accused of insulting religion.

Ka-Boom at Format

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 21:40
Explosions on show at Format festival

VIDEO: Skydiving 100-year-old now shark diving

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 21:40
A centenarian grandmother has now braved the waters in South Africa to go diving with sharks after skydiving a couple of days ago

New Malaysian airline in $1.5bn deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 21:20
Malaysia's government unveils plans to create a new airline and signs a $1.5bn (£1bn) deal with Bombardier for 20 new aircraft.

Penguin waddle put to the test

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 21:03
Scientists try to work out how and why penguins waddle

What next for the Kurdish people?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 20:54
With Islamic State militants threatening Iraq and Syria, is a fully independent Kurdistan more of a possibility?