National / International News

NI at public sector cuts 'watershed'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 02:01
Northern Ireland has reached a watershed regarding decisions on public sector cuts, the Ulster Bank's chief economist says.

Plain-clothes officer knocked down

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:50
A plain-clothes police officer was knocked down by a car as he tried to talk to the driver, police say.

IMF to co-operate with China-led bank

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:50
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the IMF is happy to work with the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

VIDEO: Singer songwriter Jackie Trent dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:24
The singer and songwriter Jackie Trent - who co-wrote hits for stars such as Shirley Bassey and Frank Sinatra, as well as the theme for the soap opera Neighbours - dies at the age of 74.

VIDEO: Action line for anti-semitism victims

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:21
A new national action-line is to be set up to offer advice and help to people who have experienced anti-semitic attacks.

VIDEO: Mobile phone theft charge cap agreed

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:14
Five mobile phone companies agree to prevent customers from being landed with massive bills if their devices are stolen.

Shia rebels 'seize Yemen city'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:12
Parts of Yemen's third largest city Taiz have been seized by Shia Houthi rebels, reports quoting state security officials say.

World Cup semis promise much - Agnew

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 01:03
The best four teams will compete in two mouth-watering World Cup semi-finals, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Objector stops flood work in Powys

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 00:16
Single objection stops flood protection work in Talgarth as council say funding has now been lost.

Cardiff cable car system mooted

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 00:13
Proposals for a £100m Cardiff cable car service to link the city centre with Penarth are revealed by Cardiff Business Council.

Ireland women unchanged for decider

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 00:11
Ireland will field an unchanged side as the women's team try to emulate their male counterparts by winning the Six Nations.

Formula 1 gossip

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 00:02
Fernando Alonso is to have tests at Cambridge University, Mercedes offer to help cover costs of German Grand Prix, plus more.

Neighbours songwriter Trent dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 23:58
British singer-songwriter Jackie Trent, known for her work for Frank Sinatra and Petula Clark, and the theme to TV soap Neighbours, has died, aged 74.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 23:47
Eriksen turns down PSG approach, Ferdinand tipped for Manchester United return, Di Maria wants to leave, plus more.

VIDEO: City prepares to rebury Richard III

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 23:29
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Leicester as preparations for the reburial of King Richard III get under way.

Litvinenko suspect 'to refute claims'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 22:08
One of the suspects in the killing of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko tells the BBC he will disprove claims made of his involvement at a public inquiry.

Fans ready for first Wembley final

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 21:42
Thousands of Walsall fans are set to head to Wembley ahead of their team competing there for the first time in their 127-year history.

Football fight broken up with CS gas

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 21:12
Police use CS gas to break up a fight between rival football fans outside a pub following Southend United's match against Cambridge United.

Anti-semitism action-line to open

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 21:01
A national action-line is being set up to offer advice and help to those who have been the victims of anti-semitism.

VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-21 20:15
A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.