National / International News

O2 network 'back to normal'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 22:08
Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in several parts of the UK.

VIDEO: Italy chefs attempt biggest tiramisu

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 22:01
The largest ever tiramisu is under construction in the northern Italian town of Gemona.

Ryanair reports big rise in profits

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:58
Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.

Australia citizenship rules reviewed

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:51
As many as 50 Australians fighting overseas with terror groups could lose their citizenship under new government rules.

Coastal farm sold to National Trust

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:38
Parts of the iconic Great Orme headland in north Wales are safeguarded for the future after being bought by the National Trust.

VIDEO: Where does Crossrail waste earth go?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:32
The BBC's Andrew Bomford finds out where the millions of tonnes of earth go that have been excavated during the cross rail project.

Tidal lagoon preferred bidder named

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:30
The preferred bidder is named to carry out a £200m contract for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon.

'NI military veterans abandoned'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:19
A highly decorated soldier accuses the government of abandoning Northern Ireland military veterans who need help for serious physical and mental injuries.

Health faces 'financial challenge'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:16
The scale of financial difficulty facing Northern Ireland's five health trusts was so severe in 2013 and 2014 that despite receiving additional funding, four of them failed to break even.

Debate on welfare reform to proceed

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 21:14
Northern Ireland assembly members are due to debate the final stage of the controversial welfare reform bill later, despite NI first minister Peter Robinson's admission to hospital with a suspected heart attack.

Iran trial to start for US reporter

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 20:38
The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include alleged espionage is due to open.

Atwood book goes in 'Future Library'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 20:28
Margaret Atwood becomes the first of 100 authors to enter a manuscript into the Future Library, a project collecting works not to be published until 2114.

Where does the word 'deflation' come from?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 20:15
Where does the word 'deflation' come from?

TV appeal in takeaway murder hunt

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 19:24
The murder of man shot dead outside a Tyneside takeaway where he worked is to be featured on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Asian shares build on Monday's gains

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
Asian shares head mostly higher on Tuesday, continuing the momentum from the previous day's trade when major markets hit record highs.

'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.

Australian koalas could be culled

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:34
The Victorian government may soon begin culling koalas in Cape Otway for the third time in three years because of "over population".

Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:03
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's

John Healey joins Labour deputy race

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:57
Former Labour housing minister John Healey announces his bid to become deputy leader after being "dismayed" by the debate within the party since the election.

VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:46
A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.