National / International News

Hamilton cruises to victory in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:58
Lewis Hamilton takes a controlled victory for Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix as the Ferrari revival is stopped in its tracks.

VIDEO: Dumping ground camp for Calais migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:54
The French government has designated an area for homeless migrants in Calais on what was an old dumping ground - and those living there have no power and no accommodation.

Safety barriers fitted after deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:33
Safety barriers are being installed on The Kingsway in Swansea ahead of a council meeting on potential changes to the road layout following two deaths.

Australia crackdown on non-immunisers

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:07
The Australian government announces its intention to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

Benaud family rejects state funeral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 22:25
The family of the late former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud declines PM Tony Abbott's offer of a state funeral.

Labour plans abuse case review power

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 21:00
Labour says it would give victims of sexual offences the right to challenge decisions by the police not to prosecute suspects, if the party were elected into government.

Obama bemoans 'partisanship' on Iran

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 20:01
US President Barack Obama rebukes Republicans in Congress, saying that partisanship over the Iran nuclear deal has gone too far.

VIDEO: Island marks Easter with rockets

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 18:02
Hundreds of rockets have been launched into the sky on the island of Chios in Greece to mark Easter in the Greek Orthodox calendar.

VIDEO: Clinton expected to launch campaign

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:58
Hillary Clinton is expected to launch her long-anticipated second run for president on Sunday with an online video.

Is this Hillary Clinton’s time?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:55
2008 casts shadow on Clinton's latest race

Video 'shows IS Nimrud destruction'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:52
An online video appears to confirm last month's reports that Islamic State militants in Iraq have destroyed the ruins of the ancient city of Nimrud.

Obama: 'Turning point' in Cuba links

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:21
US President Barack Obama says his historic meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro could be a "turning point" in relations.

US-Cuba meeting: When ‘historic’ seems apt

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:05
Few would disagree with US President Barack Obama when he called his meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro "historic", writes Vanessa Buschschluter.

Clegg to set out Lib Dem deficit plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:57
Nick Clegg is to set out Lib Dem plans to eliminate the deficit by 2017/18 by cutting less than the Tories and borrowing less than Labour.

Chasing Rose to draw on US Open win

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:54
Justin Rose wants to build on his superb third round at the Masters by using the experience of his 2013 US Open win.

Holidaymakers conned out of £2.2m

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:35
British holidaymakers were conned out of £2.2m last year through internet-based scams, a report concludes.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:10
And other social media trends from the last week

Party leaders debate election issues

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:09
The leaders of Scotland's four main parties will participate in a BBC debate on Sunday ahead of the general election.

Pope to mark Armenia WW1 killings

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:05
Pope Francis is to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule in WW1 at a church service in Rome.

Theatre stars out for Olivier Awards

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:01
Some of the biggest names in theatre will gather later at the Royal Opera House in London for the annual Olivier Awards.

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