National / International News

VIDEO: Judge recognises school friend in dock

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:42
A Judge and a man suspected of burglary were 'reunited' briefly during a court hearing in Miami, in the US.

Cheerleading mourns death of 'founder'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:36
Tributes are paid to the founder of modern cheerleading, Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, who has died at the age of 89.

Storms warning for parts of Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:20
Heavy rain and thunderstorms could hit parts of Wales on Saturday, the Met Office warns.

Water safety urged as teen critical

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:15
A teenager remains in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled from the water in Cardiff Bay on Friday.

Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 22:59
Channel Tunnel services have been disrupted after about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side., Eurotunnel says.

Iran's nuclear deal: The toughest of all challenges

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 22:48
James Robbins considers the global and historical significance of Iran reaching a nuclear deal as foreign ministers of the six world powers meet in Vienna.

Councils want new litter fine powers

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:54
Councils in England and Wales call for new powers to tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of people throwing litter from vehicles.

VIDEO: Triumph for solar-powered flight

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:16
Solar Impulse aircraft lands in Hawaii without refuelling after record-breaking flight around the world.

VIDEO: King of Tonga formally crowned

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:08
Tupou VI has been formally crowned king of Tonga in the capital, Nuku'alofa.

Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:58
The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, is formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne.

Last UK bodies returning from Tunisia

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:49
The final five bodies of British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack are due to be flown back to the UK later.

Ukraine far-right in war march

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:38
A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.

Tories to change inheritance tax rule

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:03
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.

Shot PC's family 'wait for justice'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 18:42
The family of the police officer shot by gunman Raoul Moat are still waiting for justice five years later, his grieving twin brother says.

Call for improved urinary catheters

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 17:43
A leading researcher says industry must "wake up and invest more" in urinary catheters

VIDEO: Judge recognises school friend in dock

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 17:21
A Judge and a man suspected of burglary were 'reunited' briefly during a court hearing in Miami, in the US.

Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 17:21
Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.

Brazil unveils Rio Olympics torch

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 17:04
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".

Exam focus 'harms' pupils' health

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 16:51
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.

Small tube - big problem

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 16:36
Catheter use 'needs a rethink'