National / International News

East Coast rail back in private hands

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 20:08
Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.

Political second-jobs clarity urged

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 19:44
Election candidates are "riding for a fall" if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser says.

US sex abuse suspect held in Brazil

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 19:06
Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.

Emwazi 'felt like dead man walking'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 18:39
The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.

Concern over online gonorrhoea care

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 17:30
Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds.

VIDEO: Protests in Nepal over constitution

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 17:16
Police in Nepal have clashed with demonstrators angry at plans for a new constitution that they say is not democratic enough.

WW1 letters posted 100 years on

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:58
Letters written by a World War One soldier to his family are being posted online exactly 100 years after each one was written.

Uruguay bids farewell to pauper president

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:50
Uruguay's departing leader, Jose Mujica, has acquired almost celebrity status, not just for his political achievements, but also for his humble lifestyle, writes the BBC's Wyre Davies.

A Welsh enclave in America

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:20
How St David's Day is marked in one community far from Wales

Fury 'ready' to fight Klitschko

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:12
Tyson Fury easily beats Christian Hammer and turns his attention to Wladimir Klitschko and a world title showdown.

Mumbai attacks suspect's luxury jail time

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:38
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main suspects behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is allowed unfettered access to internet and visitors from jail.

Surviving Iwo Jima

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:33
One man's memory of a brutal battle in the Pacific

VIDEO: Photographing black Britain

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:11
Photographing the black British experience

Wind farm secures millions of pounds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:08
A wind farm development near the village of Lesmahagow in South Lanarkshire receives more than £8m in funding.

The truth about the Sound of Music family

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:04
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves

Why Iceland banned beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:02
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989

Venezuela limits US diplomats

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:00
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.

Frampton beats Avalos in round five

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:37
Carl Frampton retains his IBF super-bantamweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Chris Avalos in Belfast.

'Jihadi John': Emails and errors - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:34
Front pages feature fresh revelations about the Islamic State extremist nicknamed "Jihadi John", with the Mail on Sunday revealing details of emails he sent the paper in 2010.

Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:16
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.

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