National / International News

'Players would die for Olympic gold'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:57
Shaun Murphy says he cannot understand why any snooker player would not want to be part of the Olympic Games.

Charity's Tory support letter error

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:56
A Welsh charity says it was wrongly included as a signatory to a letter supporting the Conservative Party.

Chemist jailed over 875,000 tablets

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:53
An Armagh-based pharmacist has been sentenced to one year in jail for illegally supplying almost 875,000 prescription drugs.

Countdown to Iran nuclear deal - but resistance remains

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:52
A historic Iran nuclear deal is now within reach - but it's still uncertain whether a rare chance to resolve a major security challenge of our time through diplomacy will be grasped, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

Gorse fire close to homes shuts road

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:49
A large gorse fire close to homes in Carmarthenshire forces the closure of a road.

VIDEO: Journey to remote quake epicentre

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:46
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".

Nepal earthquake: Before and after

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:28
Satellite images and maps showing the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal that struck on Saturday 25 April.

VIDEO: Day 28: First-time buyers and entrepreneurs

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:24
A promise for first-time buyers and a boost from small businesses on campaign day 28.

Sturgeon: 'Tories bullied Miliband'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:14
Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC that Labour leader Ed Miliband has been bullied by the Conservatives to rule out a deal with her SNP party after the general election.

Ofcom cracks down on hidden charges

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:00
Watchdog Ofcom reveals changes to charges for phone-in competitions and votes on TV and radio shows in "biggest overhaul of phone calls in more than a decade".

VIDEO: 'Miliband being bullied by Tories'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:00
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC's Evan Davis that Labour leader Ed Miliband is ruling out a coalition with the SNP because he is being ''bullied by the Tories to rule these things out''.

VIDEO: Cheeky Chapman lob keeps Chelsea top

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:44
Watch a round-up of the best of the action from week four of the Women's Super League One.

Littner replaces Hewer on Apprentice

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:37
Lord Sugar announces his replacement for adviser Nick Hewer on BBC One's The Apprentice - Claude Littner, who has grilled candidates during the interview rounds.

VIDEO: 'Constant fighting every single day'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:17
A resident of an apartment block on the edge of Donetsk, which has been heavily shelled, says there is "constant fighting, every single day".

Education is 'red line' for Lib Dems

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:15
Nick Clegg says education funding guarantees will be a "deal breaker" in any coalition negotiations between the Lib Dems and the Conservatives or Labour.

'My head says Mayweather will win'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:09
Ricky Hatton has fought both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao but believes the American will adapt his style and win.

Mansion owner admits illegal changes

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:01
A property developer admits making illegal alterations to a Monmouthshire house that is said to have inspired the hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful.

VIDEO: What would be Clegg's 'deal breaker'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 08:01
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC's Kamal Ahmed that the party will not enter into any coalition that does not guarantee protection for the education system ''from cradle to college''.

Briton Watson beaten in first round

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 07:58
British number one Heather Watson loses 7-5 3-6 7-6 (7-5) to Slovenia's Polona Hercog in the Prague Open first round.

Nurse jailed for attacks on patients

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 07:54
A former senior nurse is jailed for 18 years for raping unconscious women at a hospital in Oxfordshire.