National / International News

Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:56
Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.

N Korea berates Obama over film

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:39
North Korea condemns US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

Millions of wills available online

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:34
Millions of wills - including those of Sir Winston Churchill, Alan Turing and Princess Diana - are now available online.

VIDEO: Skiers make most of Sheffield snow

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:38
People have been making most of the heavy snow that fell in Sheffield on Friday night by skiing down residential streets.

VIDEO: Respects paid to Officer Ramos

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:31
A wake has been held for one of the two police officers killed while on duty in New York last Saturday.

VIDEO: Day of prisoner swaps in Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:18
More prisoner exchanges are expected between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in the east - a day after the two sides swapped hundreds of captives.

Ukraine awaits fresh prisoner swaps

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 17:54
A new round of prisoner exchanges between Ukraine and pro-Russian eastern rebels is anticipated, a day after the two sides swapped hundreds of captives.

Abducted Mexican priest found dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 17:25
A Mexican priest who was kidnapped earlier this week is found shot dead in the south-western state of Guerrero.

Motorists stranded by snowfall

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 16:47
Dozens of coach passengers and drivers are left stranded in Yorkshire after snowfall sweeps parts of the UK.

Whooping cough virus 'evolving fast'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 16:21
Whooping cough may be evolving to outsmart the currently used vaccine, say researchers.

Indigenous Bolivians' new confidence

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 16:21
President Evo Morales has given the indigenous people of Bolivia a new sense of pride - but more needs to be done, says Katy Watson.

How you helped us to report the news

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 16:02
A decade of audience-generated content - and how we changed

Russia refuses to have a gloomy New Year

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:40
How fish 'in a fur coat' is enough to make Russia's New Year happy

The big freeze, speed cameras and 'hacked' cars

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:35
With no linking thread to Saturday's headlines, stories about icy conditions, speed cameras and hackers taking over car systems, will give motorists post Yuletide nightmares.

In defence of young adult fiction

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:19
In defence of young adult fiction

One man's deportation story

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:18
Deportation story - one man's journey from London to Zimbabwe

The most stunning space pictures of 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:02
The most stunning space photos of 2014

Entertainment quiz of 2014: Film

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 15:00
How much do you remember about the past 12 months?

Strange predictions for the future from 1930

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 14:56
One man's vision of the future in 1930

Giroud sorry for headbutt - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 14:53
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says striker Olivier Giroud has apologised for his red card in the 2-1 win over QPR.