National / International News

VIDEO: Charity song marks WWI centenary

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 00:22
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 23:58
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

High winds and rain sweep across UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 21:51
Heavy rain and high winds begin to hit England and Wales as the remains of what was Hurricane Bertha reaches the country.

Turkey in landmark presidency poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 21:00
Polls open across Turkey for the country's first ever presidential election put to a popular vote.

US in new strikes on Iraq militants

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:37
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants to defend Yazidi refugees trapped in mountains in northern Iraq.

Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:33
Research by Labour suggests thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care.

Fresh fears for Gaza talks in Cairo

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:24
Palestinian negotiators warn they will leave Cairo if Israel does not attend Gaza talks on Sunday, but Israel says rocket fire must end first.

Typhoon Halong slams into Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 19:58
More than one million people are advised to evacuate their homes as powerful Typhoon Halong hits south-western Japan.

VIDEO: Florida boy, 9, fights off alligator

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 19:41
A nine-year-old boy from Florida has been speaking about the moment he fought off a 9ft-long alligator with his bare hands.

UKIP defends 'Hitler speech' MEP

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 19:40
UKIP defends one of its MEPs, who allegedly advised prospective party candidates to learn from the speaking style of Adolf Hitler.

Warsi warns Tories on minority votes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 18:49
The former Conservative chairman, Baroness Warsi, says her party will not win the next election unless it does more to attract ethnic minority voters.

VIDEO: A look inside Greenpeace ship

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 18:10
A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has returned to the Netherlands almost a year after it was stormed by Russian security forces.

VIDEO: Arctic Greenpeace boat welcomed home

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 18:01
A Greenpeace ship, impounded in Russia for months after a protest over oil drilling, has returned to her home port in the Netherlands.

Ukraine president weighs aid mission

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 17:11
Ukraine's president says he is ready to consider a humanitarian aid mission into rebel-held areas of the east, but only under strict conditions.

Wiggins faces windy London return

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 17:05
Sir Bradley Wiggins is among the star names taking part in a 100-mile cycle race from London's Olympic Park, as forecasters warn of storms ahead.

VIDEO: Ukraine civilians 'in need of aid'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 16:55
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is ready to consider allowing humanitarian assistance into the rebel-held area of eastern Ukraine.

Denmark's homeless 'swap the streets for the pitch'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 16:53
How football is helping Denmark's homeless

Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 16:44
Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

WWI 'viral hit' marks centenary

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 16:29
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Jobs programme age limit extended

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 16:03
The age limit for a government-funded employment programme is extended from 24 to 30.

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