National / International News

Murray a great role model - Watson

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:45
Heather Watson pays tribute to fellow British number one Andy Murray after winning her second WTA title in Hobart.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:39
Manchester United want Bale-De Gea swap deal, Modric could return to England, Dortmund target Mirallas, Robben's bite, plus more.

Golfer survives Hawaii 'kidnap'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:14
Australian golfer Robert Allenby is recovering after apparently being kidnapped from a Hawaii bar then robbed and beaten.

VIDEO: Eurostar services set to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 21:53
Eurostar passenger train services will resume on Sunday morning - but with delays following the lorry fire which closed the Channel Tunnel for most of Saturday.

VIDEO: Eight-goal Saints v Spurs classic

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 21:28
Watch highlights from 1995 when Tottenham faced Southampton in a classic FA Cup fifth-round replay.

Beer giant payment terms criticised

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 20:09
A major beer company has been accused of demanding onerous payment terms from its smaller UK suppliers.

No child illiteracy by 2025 - Clegg

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 20:07
The Liberal Democrats promise to eliminate child illiteracy in England by 2025 if they remain in power after the election.

Britain's oldest person turns 112

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:51
The oldest person in Britain celebrates her 112th birthday today, just three days after assuming the mantle.

VIDEO: Bangladesh drama breaks birth taboo

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:10
Filmmakers and charity workers join forces to raise awareness of the dangers of childbirth in Bangladesh.

VIDEO: Arrests as Europe tightens security

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:08
Greek police arrest four terror suspects as security precautions are stepped up across Europe.

Huge crowds for Pope Manila Mass

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:42
Huge crowds have gathered to see Pope Francis hold an outdoor Mass in the Philippine city of Manila.

VIDEO: Angry protests over Charlie cover

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:25
Muslims in countries across the world are continuing to voice their anger over the publication of images of the Prophet Muhammad by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Channel Tunnel services to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:59
Trains services are due to resume running through the Channel Tunnel on Sunday morning, after a fire saw it closed for most of Saturday.

Obama To Call For Hike In Capital Gains Tax In State Of The Union

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:48

The president's speech Tuesday will call for other populist tax changes, like eliminating tax breaks on inheritances and offering new tax credits for the middle and working class.

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US delegation arrives for Cuba visit

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:02
An US Congressional delegation arrives in Cuba for the first such visit since the two countries agreed to begin restoring relations.

Egyptian film icon Faten Hamama dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:56
Faten Hamama, one of Egypt's best known actresses who starred in almost 100 films and was married to Omar Sharif, dies, aged 83.

The refugees Lebanon wishes would go away

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:43
The refugees Lebanon wishes would go away

The team that has to cycle hundreds of miles to compete

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:33
The team that has to cycle for days to reach the starting line

Unity urged over Iraq inquiry demand

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:32
Scotland's first minister urges political leaders to unite in demanding the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war.

What must Pakistan do to beat polio?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:26
Pakistan has yet to report a new case of polio in 2015 - but officials are keeping their fingers crossed nonetheless, reports M Ilyas Khan.