National / International News

De Villiers hits fastest ODI 150

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:58
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa amass 408-5 against West Indies in Sydney.

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:40
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".

BA owner reports soaring profits

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:34
British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in profits for 2014 and raises its profit forecast for this year.

Cook could quit Britain for Moldova

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook wants to represent Moldova at Rio Olympics.

Energy boss leading Marussia rescue

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
The main investor behind the revival of the Manor Marussia F1 team is energy firm boss Stephen Fitzpatrick.

Tube worker 'sacked over epilepsy'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:26
A London Underground worker was sacked for having epilepsy, Labour MP Kate Hoey says.

Nick Clegg claims devolution credit

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will tell party members that further devolution "would not have happened" without Lib Dem UK ministers.

VIDEO: The town torn apart by child sex abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Five specially selected commissioners will take over the running of Rotherham council.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:11
Chelsea want Nathaniel Clyne, Rafael to leave Man Utd, Cheick Tiote to exit Newcastle, Diego Costa will not change, plus more.

Lloyds to resume dividend payments

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:05
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.

Non-Christian faith groups 'excluded'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:02
A faith-based project aimed at reducing crime in Northamptonshire has not given any money to non-Christian religious groups.

VIDEO: A Prince and an Emperor meet in Japan

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 21:53
Prince William continues his visit to Japan, lunching with the Japanese Emperor Akihito.

VIDEO: The mystery of the missing pearl dress

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 21:47
A $150,000 custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars, has been stolen in Hollywood.

Germany to vote on Greece bailout

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 21:42
Following clashes on the streets of Athens, German MPs are due to vote on a plan to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months.

Report shows rise in self-harm cases

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 21:17
There were more than 12,000 attendances at hospital emergency departments in Northern Ireland in the past financial year for self-harm and suicidal thought, according to a new report.

VIDEO: Russia's football racism 'too common'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 21:15
Russia will host the next football World Cup, and with three years to go before the finals, FIFA has called the level of racism in the Russian game "completely unacceptable".

Virginia eugenics victims win payout

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 20:50
Virginia becomes the second US state to agree compensation for people who were forcibly sterilised under eugenics programmes until the 1970s.

Prince pays war dead tribute in Japan

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 20:12
The Duke of Cambridge lays a wreath to commemorate the Commonwealth war dead at Yokohama War Cemetery in Japan.

HK woman jailed for abusing maid

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 19:37
A Hong Kong woman is jailed for six years for severely abusing her Indonesian maid, in a case that sparked international concern.

Gunman kills three in South Korea

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 19:34
A gunman kills three people and then himself at an apartment in the South Korean city of Hwaseong, reports say.