National / International News

'Mood-changing win can lift England'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:59
England's win over West Indies in the second Test will transform the mood after a poor World Cup, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Tensions high as Baltimore protests flare

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:55
There has been another night of protests in the US city of Baltimore - following the death last weekend of a black man while in police custody.

Klitschko eyes Fury title defence

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:40
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.

Britons caught up in Nepal disaster

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 00:38
A UK couple on their honeymoon are among the Britons who have told of being caught up in the Nepal earthquake and subsequent avalanches in the Everest region.

Three billionaires on rich list

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:56
Wales has three billionaires, with Cardiff-born investor Sir Michael Moritz the wealthiest, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

VIDEO: Who has made Sunday Times Rich List?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:46
The owner of Warner Music has been named Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

Poll launched on armed police policy

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:37
The Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner launches a poll on whether officers should carry guns for everyday duties.

VIDEO: Vault director 'has not spoken to police'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:29
A director of Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd tells the BBC he has still not been contacted by police investigating a raid on its vault - three weeks after the incident.

Dismemberment murder probe continues

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:22
Police are given more time to question a man on suspicion of murder after the dismembered body of a woman was found in a flat in Pontypridd.

VIDEO: Obama jokes at annual dinner

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 23:08
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 21:01

Every year, the president sits down for dinner with Washington reporters and delivers a stand-up routine. From his "bucket list" to Hillary Clinton, here's what he came up with this year.

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Campaigning continues in Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 21:00
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.

Britain has 'moral duty' for migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 20:26
Britain has a "moral responsibility" to help refugees from conflicts in which it has participated, the Bishop of Manchester says.

Thousands ready for London Marathon

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 19:35
More than 51,000 runners are preparing to take part in the London Marathon.

Mitochondria editing tried in mice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:47
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.

Cameron sets out '100 day' Tory plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:38
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.

Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:28
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.

Vault owner 'not contacted by police'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:03
The director of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit vault tells the BBC he has not been contacted by police investigating the heist.

Kazakh leader seeks five more years

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:58
Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years.

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:23
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,800 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years.

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