National / International News

Organisers held over Taiwan inferno

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:53
The organisers of a party at a water park in Taiwan are questioned after 516 people were injured when a fire suddenly erupted among the crowds.

What to call a play with a sweary title?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:47
The National Theatre play whose title is too rude to print

Burnham 'knew' Wales got poor deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:40
A Labour leadership candidate says he knew Wales was getting an unfairly low share of UK spending while he was a Treasury minister eight years ago.

Tributes paid to UK Tunisia victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 21:01
Tributes are paid as more details emerge of the victims of the Tunisia attack which left 38 dead, including 15 Britons.

Tunisians march against beach attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 20:41
Marchers in the Tunisian town of Sousse condemn the killing of 38 people, mostly tourists, by a militant on a nearby beach.

The RAF bases that time forgot

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 20:06
What happens to RAF bases when the military leaves?

VIDEO: Burning money, a fake divorce and other trends of the week - in one minute

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 19:17
Cash on fire, fake divorce stunt and the week's other trends

'England into 1966 and 1990 club'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 19:16
England's women have matched their male counterparts from 1966 and 1990 by reaching a World Cup semi-final, says boss Mark Sampson.

Poorest boys lag on language skills

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 18:49
Research says 40% of the poorest boys start schools in England without the language skills they need to learn.

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 18:41
Strict caps should be put in place to limit the "excessive fees" lawyers claim against the NHS in medical negligence cases, the Department of Health in England says.

VIDEO: Hundreds injured in Taiwan explosion

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 17:43
More than 200 people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a water park near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.

Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (3-4 pens)

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 16:07
Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties in the Copa America to set up a semi-final against Argentina.

Greek MPs back referendum on bailout

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 16:05
Greece's parliament has approved plans for a controversial referendum on creditors' terms for a bailout.

Papers reflect on aftermath of massacre

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:45
Sunday's papers report on the British casualties of the beach resort massacre in Tunisia - and look for meaning amid the horror.

Festival to promote 'digital detox'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:37
Young people will be encouraged to have a "digital detox" at a festival in Dumfries and Galloway this summer.

Law reform call on young criminals

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:31
An MSP launches a bid to increase the age at which children can be held responsible for crimes they have committed.

Will Iran nuclear deal be Hassan Rouhani's legacy?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:30
As international talks over Iran's nuclear programme come down to the wire, the success or failure to strike a deal could be make or break for President Hassan Rouhani, says analyst Dr Massoumeh Torfeh.

Does the future of wildlife lie in captivity?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:27
It may be time to start picturing a world in which the animals we care about most will only be safe in areas that are properly guarded.

The trouble with 'acceptable' language

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:25
What kind of language is acceptable and how does society come to a decision? asks John McManus.

From howling blues to twisted love

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:13
Howling blues to twisted love with DJ Rita Ray

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