National / International News

VIDEO: Marquez shows off his motorbikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 23:03
Two-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez takes BBC Sport on a tour of his museum and the motorbikes that have defined his career.

VIDEO: From the archives: Brazil 1-7 Germany

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 22:31
BBC commentator Steve Wilson relives the most incredible match of World Cup 2014, when Germany thrashed hosts Brazil 7-1.

Man Utd goal is the title - Van Gaal

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 22:03
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his side have not given up on winning the Premier League title this season.

Thai tourist murder trial under way

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 21:58
The trial is under way in Thailand of two Burmese men charged with the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in September.

Police say death is 'suspicious'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 21:46
The death of a man in his 40s in east Belfast is being treated as suspicious by detectives.

Met Office warns of snow disruption

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 20:44
Snow could cause disruption across large parts of the UK later with "several centimetres even at low levels", the Met Office warns.

City Link closure 'disgraceful'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:44
The Christmas Day announcement that parcel delivery firm City Link had gone into administration was "disgraceful", a union says.

VIDEO: Putin cancels government holidays

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:36
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled New Year holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.

A Decade After Tsunami, Asia's Shattered Coasts Are On The Mend

NPR News - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:30

On Dec. 26, 2004, a massive earthquake in the ocean east of the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered waves that killed 230,000 people in 11 countries.

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'The Interview', Greeted By Sold-Out Shows, May Net Millions This Weekend

NPR News - Thu, 2014-12-25 19:24

The North-Korea-infuriating comedy received a limited release on Christmas, mostly in independent theaters, after hacker-threatened Sony Pictures first pulled the film then made it available.

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Life choices 'behind many cancers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:40
More than four in 10 cancers - 600,000 in the UK alone - could be prevented if people led healthier lives, say experts.

VIDEO: Suu Kyi still fighting for change

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:40
Former political prisoner and now politician Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Jonah Fisher about the forthcoming general election in Myanmar.

Man in court over grandson's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:33
A man accused of murdering his nine-year-old grandson in Lincoln will appear in court later.

Health warnings and snow fears - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 17:09
The risks of alcohol advertising, child drug abuse and the spread of diseases like Ebola make the headlines, along with news of a "blizzard" set to hit the UK.

Ten photos capture the UK in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 16:59
Ten photos that captured the UK in 2014

How the e-retailers keep us spending

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 16:30
How the e-retailers keep us shopping

VIDEO: How do you write a pantomime?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:54
Actor and writer Eric Potts speaks to the BBC about creating scripts for pantomime.

The link between bourbon biscuits and bourbon whiskey

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:24
Why the bourbon biscuit shares its name with bourbon whiskey

Boxing Day Family Puzzler 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 15:22
How many hiccups in two-month attack, and 19 other questions