National / International News

Offer Wales same powers, says Jones

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:44
First Minister Carwyn Jones calls for Wales to be offered the same powers as Scotland and accuses the UK government of a "piecemeal approach" to devolution.

VIDEO: Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:44
A manhunt is under way after the bodies of a couple in their 50s were found at a house in Surrey, as Duncan Kennedy reports

War and Peace to take over Radio 4

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:42
A 10-hour production of Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace, featuring John Hurt, will dominate BBC Radio 4's output on New Year's Day.

How much do you know about migration?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:42
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about current trends in immigration and emigration.

Baby girl dies at Edinburgh nursery

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:41
An investigation is under way after a 13-month-old baby girl died at a nursery in Edinburgh.

Dancing woman flaunts Iranian rules

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:39
Woman on subway flaunts Iran's dress code

Author PD James dies, aged 94

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:34
Novelist PD James has died, aged 94, her agent confirms

School apologises over gay Bible row

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:23
A Belfast school has apologised after complaints were made about a worksheet on religious views on homosexuality.

Law ends regulator logo on devices

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 04:18
Electronic devices sold in the US are no longer required to display certain regulatory symbols and text, thanks to a new law.

Hughes the 'uncomplicated natural'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:57
The young cricketer 'with so much to offer'

Bowler Abbott needs support - Warne

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:48
Australia legend Shane Warne wants the cricket world to support bowler Sean Abbott following the death of Phillip Hughes.

Burgess set to make Bath debut

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:45
Cross-code signing Sam Burgess is named on Bath's bench for Friday's Premiership game against Harlequins.

Yemen raid missed Western hostages

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:41
US and Yemeni special forces who freed eight people held by al-Qaeda in a raid in eastern Yemen this week were also looking for Western hostages.

Caption Challenge: Fiery demon

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:37
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Coroner cries at soldier inquest

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:33
A coroner breaks down in tears while summing up the inquest in to the death of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Tanzania PM caught in corruption row

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:28
Tanzania's prime minister is under parliamentary pressure to resign over alleged fraudulent payments worth $120m (£76m) to an energy firm.

Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:25
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobachter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.

Spain is not corrupt, says PM Rajoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:24
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.

European MPs want Google break-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:15
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.

Immigration figures a scandal - UKIP

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:15
The latest immigration figures show either a "total scandal or long-standing con trick" by the Conservatives, UKIP says.