National / International News

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 16:16
Round-up of social media trends around the world this week

Mosque open days to ease 'tensions'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 16:13
Mosques across the UK will open their doors to the public later in a bid to "reach out to fellow Britons following tensions around terrorism".

What could you buy for a Super Bowl ad?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:59
What could you buy for the cost of a Super Bowl ad?

'Missing mum' body had head injuries

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:57
The body of a woman - believed to be missing mother-of-four Samantha Henderson - found in a Dorset lake, had injuries showing she was violently attacked around the head and neck, police say.

Will silence be golden for Mourinho?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:52
Jose Mourinho is adopting familiar tactics as he plots Chelsea's route to the Premier League title, writes Phil McNulty.

'Zouma reminds me of Desailly'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:48
MOTD pundit Danny Murphy on how young Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma stood out in their draw against Manchester City.

Patients 'back three-person babies"

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:41
Research leader defends three-person babies

Innumeracy war, and the 'four-year-old rapist'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:40
Sunday's press has reports of a new initiative from Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, while the the Sunday Mirror carries statistics about child-on-child sex crime.

Ko, 17, is youngest world number one

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:27
Lydia Ko becomes the youngest world number one in golf history after reaching the top of the women's rankings aged 17.

Sink or Swim? The global drowning crisis

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:23
Playpens to drones - how to solve the global drowning crisis

First minister backs voter event

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:22
The first minister marks national voter registration week by urging people in Scotland to register to vote in May's General Election.

Oil summit to hear pleas for action

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:20
A plan for a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry is announced by Aberdeen City Council.

VIDEO: Bollywood star 'succumbed' to twitter

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:01
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says that he has "succumbed" to social media as a way to connect with his fans and well-wishers.

The Swedish Schindler who disappeared

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:00
The man who saved thousands of Jews then disappeared

The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 15:00
The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal

Stamp was not on purpose - Costa

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 14:30
Chelsea striker Diego Costa says there was no malicious intent behind his stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.

VIDEO: Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 14:21
The actress, Geraldine McEwan, best known for playing Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, has died at the age of 82.

Chile proposes to end abortion ban

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 14:01
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.

Title race - all you need to know

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 13:57
BBC Sport picks out some of the key statistics as Chelsea and Manchester City battle for the Premier League title.

Phoenix Nights actor collapses

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 13:30
A performance of comedy Phoenix Nights Live at the Manchester Arena is cancelled after performer Ted Robbins collapses on stage.