National / International News

VIDEO: Highlights of Comic Relief 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:48
Comic Relief raises more than £78bn - its highest ever total for Red Nose Day.

Williams wins on Indian Wells return

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:28
World number one Serena Williams wins at Indian Wells, a tournament she had boycotted for 14 years after suffering crowd abuse.

Hamilton on pole in Melbourne

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:23
Lewis Hamilton takes a stunning pole position for Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as McLaren-Honda qualify last.

Nigel Farage: 'NHS almost killed me'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:18
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claims he was "almost killed" by the NHS when doctors misdiagnosed his testicular cancer, and says people should pay for private health care if they can.

MPs criticise FGM prosecution 'chasm'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 22:47
MPs criticise the "chasm" between the number of reported cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK and the number of prosecutions.

Countdown to 'Mouth of Hell' blast

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:45
A Brutalist bus station that has dominated the Northampton skyline for more than 40 years will collapse in seconds, say demolition experts.

Drug error prison nurse struck off

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:44
A prison nurse who made a string of medication errors at a jail in Essex is struck off.

Pietersen 'looking at' county move

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:34
Kevin Pietersen says he may miss the Indian Premier League to play county cricket in a bid to earn an England recall.

Thousands flee Chile forest fire

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:33
Chile declares a state of emergency as a raging forest fire near the city of Valparaiso forces thousands of people to flee their homes.

VIDEO: Power lines and roofs battered

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:12
Vanuatu, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, has been battered by one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the region.

Cyclone 'devastates' Pacific islands

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:56
Cyclone Pam has "completely devastated" the islands of Vanuatu, and could be one of the worst disasters in Pacific history, aid agencies say.

Mental health 'to get funding boost'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:12
Mental health services in England will receive extra funding in next week's Budget, Liberal Democrat Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander says.

Hamilton fastest in final practice

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:05
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own during final Australian GP practice - qualifying coverage from 05:00 GMT.