National / International News

Hunters set to win Malta referendum

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:06
Malta looks set to narrowly reject proposals to ban controversial spring hunting, during which migrating birds are shot before they can breed.

I did not back Rosberg up - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:56
Lewis Hamilton rejects claims from Nico Rosberg that he tried to compromise his Mercedes' team-mate during the Chinese Grand Prix.

Two killed in separate road crashes

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:53
A man and a woman are killed in separate road crashes in the County Tyrone towns of Strabane and Cookstown.

Alps skiing death boy is named

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:53
A seven-year-old boy who fell to his death on a skiing holiday in the French Alps is named locally as Carwyn Scott-Howell from Brecon.

Training cuts 'will hurt NI economy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:15
An organisation that provides science and technology programmes to schools across Northern Ireland warns that budget cuts mean it will have to scrap some of its programmes.

Hamilton cruises to victory in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:58
Lewis Hamilton takes a controlled victory for Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix as the Ferrari revival is stopped in its tracks.

VIDEO: Dumping ground camp for Calais migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:54
The French government has designated an area for homeless migrants in Calais on what was an old dumping ground - and those living there have no power and no accommodation.

Safety barriers fitted after deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:33
Safety barriers are being installed on The Kingsway in Swansea ahead of a council meeting on potential changes to the road layout following two deaths.

Australia crackdown on non-immunisers

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:07
The Australian government announces its intention to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

Benaud family rejects state funeral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 22:25
The family of the late former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud declines PM Tony Abbott's offer of a state funeral.

Labour plans abuse case review power

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 21:00
Labour says it would give victims of sexual offences the right to challenge decisions by the police not to prosecute suspects, if the party were elected into government.

Obama bemoans 'partisanship' on Iran

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 20:01
US President Barack Obama rebukes Republicans in Congress, saying that partisanship over the Iran nuclear deal has gone too far.

VIDEO: Island marks Easter with rockets

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 18:02
Hundreds of rockets have been launched into the sky on the island of Chios in Greece to mark Easter in the Greek Orthodox calendar.

VIDEO: Clinton expected to launch campaign

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:58
Hillary Clinton is expected to launch her long-anticipated second run for president on Sunday with an online video.

Is this Hillary Clinton’s time?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:55
2008 casts shadow on Clinton's latest race

Video 'shows IS Nimrud destruction'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:52
An online video appears to confirm last month's reports that Islamic State militants in Iraq have destroyed the ruins of the ancient city of Nimrud.