National / International News

Hundreds attend Mikaeel memorial

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 01:17
A memorial service has been held for three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, whose body is believed to have been found in Fife after a massive search.

Leisure trust could run Newport services

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 01:16
Leisure services in Newport could be run by an independent trust in a bid to save the council £440,000.

VIDEO: American Hustle stars top SAG Awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 01:12
American Hustle has scooped a top prize at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) Awards in Los Angeles.

New tax power useless, minister says

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 01:05
Income tax powers on offer to the Welsh assembly are "pretty much useless", the first minister says, due to the restrictions attached to them.

Dennis Rodman checks into rehab

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 00:46
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman seeks treatment for alcohol problems, his agent says, days after returning from North Korea.

VIDEO: British schoolboy reaches South Pole

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 00:35
A 16-year-old boy from Bristol has set a new record by becoming the youngest person to trek to the South Pole.

Jamaica near Sochi bobsleigh spot

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 00:13
Jamaican bobsleigh "confident" they have qualified for Sochi 2014 but are seeking funding to secure a berth.

Obama tries to allay German concerns

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 23:56
President Barack Obama says he will not let controversial surveillance by US intelligence services undermine Washington's ties with Germany.

Egypt constitution 'backed by 98%'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 23:43
A new Egyptian constitution wins the backing of 98.1% of voters with a turnout of 38.6% in last week's referendum, officials say.

England close in on Women's Ashes win

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 23:31
England are within one victory of retaining the Women's Ashes after a seven-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI.

ICC looks at two-division Test system

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 23:28
The ICC will discuss two-tier Test cricket and greater control for the governing bodies of England, Australia and India.

Deadly blast hits convoy in Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 23:05
At least 20 soldiers are killed and 24 injured in a bomb attack on an army convoy in north-western Pakistan, which the Taliban say they carried out.

Djokovic and Ferrer reach Melbourne quarters

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 22:38
Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Why pro-independence Catalans envy Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 22:07
Why Catalan independence dream differs from Scots'

Royal press offices set to merge

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 21:08
Press offices of the Queen and the Prince of Wales are to merge, in a further sign of preparations for the day the prince becomes king.

Savile claims and royal 'job-share'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 20:57
Reports about the scale of Jimmy Savile's offending and a partial handover from one HRH to another both appear on Sunday's front pages.

US hails Syria opposition talks move

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 20:41
US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomes a decision by Syria's main political opposition group to attend next week's peace talks in Switzerland.

Ivanovic stuns Williams in Melbourne

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 20:28
Five-time champion Serena Williams crashes out of the Australian Open in a stunning upset against Ana Ivanovic in round four.

Are you a lark or an owl?

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 16:54
Rising habits all come down to our parents

VIDEO: India experiments with physical theatre

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-18 16:46
Inspired by their international counterparts, Indian directors are now experimenting with forms of physical theatre which use light, sound and body movements to tell the story.

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