National / International News

£2bn wind farm officially opens

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 21:23
The second biggest offshore wind farm in the world is officially opened off the north Wales coast later.

Prayers and vigil for Irish students

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 21:21
The families and friends of Irish students who died and were injured when a balcony fell in California gathered to pray together.

World's displaced 'hits record high'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 21:06
The number of people displaced by war, conflict or persecution reached a record high of nearly 60 million around the world in 2014, a UN report says.

9 Dead In Shooting At Charleston, S.C., Church

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-17 20:59

Police are still searching for a suspect in the attack, described as a young white man. Charleston police chief Gregory Mullen says the shooting will be investigated as a hate crime.

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Report: Brian Williams Out As Anchor, But Will Stay With NBC

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-17 20:57

CNN and other news organizations report Williams will shift over to MSNBC, where he'll cover breaking news, while Lester Holt will remain as anchor of NBC Nightly News.

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VIDEO: Pope: Warming is 'mostly man-made'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 20:48
The Pope will issue his letter to bishops on the environment on Thursday, in which is he is likely to say climate change is a mostly man-made problem.

HK lawmakers reject Beijing poll plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 20:41
Legislators in Hong Kong reject a Beijing-backed election reform proposal.

Royals to attend Waterloo service

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:59
Royal Family members are to attend a service commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

VIDEO: England progress & France run rampant

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:42
Catch up with all the best action and the quirkier moments from day 12 of the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

In pictures: Unseen Waterloo

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:40
Sam Faulkner's pictures of people who take part in re-enactments of the battle of Waterloo.

Shooting at South Carolina church

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:36
A shooting is reported at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, with police searching for a white male suspect.

Lotto changes - behind the numbers

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:35
Can your brain cope with the difference between staggeringly unlikely events?

VIDEO: Shark sightings from the sky

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:18
Lifeguards in the US have come up with a new tool to protect beach goers from potential shark attacks.

Homes illustrating a political point

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:15
What can you paint on your own property?

How the humble brick became fashionable again

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 19:01
How the humble brick fell out of fashion - and came back in again

Everything Everything: 'Our album is a horror bible'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 18:49
Everything Everything on an album ripped from the headlines

Brazil 0-1 Colombia

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 18:33
Neymar and Carlos Bacca are sent-off after the final whistle as Brazil lose to Colombia at the Copa America.

Cameron continues on EU reform trail

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 18:29
David Cameron is to continue to make the case for a new relationship with the European Union ahead of a key summit next week.

US to put woman on new $10 note

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 18:26
The US Treasury Department says a redesigned $10 note will feature a woman, but who she will be has not been decided.

VIDEO: Battle of Waterloo 200th anniversary

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-17 18:12
The Battle of Waterloo was a turning point in European history which put an end Napoleon's ambitions to rule much of Europe and re-shaped Britain's relationship with the continent.