National / International News

Last French hostage back in France

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:09
France's last remaining hostage, Serge Lazarevic, arrives home to a welcome from family members and French President Francois Hollande.

Early UK rate rise a 'huge risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:57
A premature rise in interest rates could present a "huge risk" to the British economy, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) warns.

Cleared Dewani returns to England

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:32
Shrien Dewani arrives back in England after being cleared by a court in South Africa of arranging the murder of his wife in 2010.

Pedestrian Liverpool fall short

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:24
Where has it all gone wrong for Liverpool since Brendan Rodgers' side stood on the brink of a Premier League title?

Judge to rule on Pistorius appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:14
A South African judge is set to rule on whether prosecutors can challenge Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence, which they regard as too lenient.

Severe gales to batter parts of NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:10
The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for parts of Northern Ireland with severe gales and high waves forecast.

Concerns over 'eHospital' system

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:03
A £200m online patient-record system has been "fraught with problems" and medics' concerns have been "seemingly overlooked", senior consultants claim.

Home care changes 'created problems'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 21:53
The reorganisation of home care in Powys has gone so badly that it has created problems rather than solved them, Welsh Liberal Democrat leader warns.

Crimes against elderly 'need action'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 21:25
A watchdog for the elderly has called on the police to do more to tackle the issue of crime against older people.

17,000 broken street lights in NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 21:22
The Department for Regional Development confirms that almost 17,000 street lights in Northern Ireland do not work.

VIDEO: Royal couple end US trip with gala

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 21:12
A gala in New York to mark the 600th anniversary of the Scottish university where they first met, has drawn a close to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to the United States.

2014: The Year of the 'Selfie'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 21:09
Auto-photography breakout trend of 2014