National / International News

VIDEO: Trierweiler: 'It wasn't a suicide attempt'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:22
When President Hollande was photographed on the back of a scooter at his mistress' apartment it was a story that made headlines all over the world and it lead to the break-up of his relationship with the First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler.

Child is Scotland's Athlete of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:21
Eilidh Child is Scotland's Athlete of the Year, following European gold and Commonwealth silver successes.

Windsurfer pulled from sea dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:02
A windsurfer dies after getting into difficulty off the coast of Portsmouth.

Welsh parties fear UKIP, says MEP

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:57
Other political parties are equally frightened of the threat posed by UKIP, the party's Welsh MEP Nathan Gill tells BBC Wales.

Smash 'splits family's car in two'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:52
A family's car is split in two when it crashes on a Coventry road.

MLA in equality 'conscience clause'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:14
A DUP MLA says he is planning to bring forward a private member's bill at Stormont to introduce a "conscience clause" into aspects of equality law.

VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:55
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.

VIDEO: Preparing for floods after US snowfall

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:40
Snowfall in the north-east of the US has subsided, forecasters say, but there are now warnings of flooding as the snow melts.

'Reality dawning' on council mergers

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:37
The "reality is dawning" on local councils that mergers will bring a significant and permanent change, the public services minister says.

VIDEO: Mental health services 'under strain'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:29
The Royal College of Nursing is warning that mental health services across the UK are under unprecedented strain.

Ex-Washington Mayor Marion Barry dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:15
Marion Barry, a four-term Democratic mayor of Washington DC mayor who won re-election after a drug arrest, dies at 78.

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:59

The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.

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Pacquiao retains WBO title in Macau

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:56
Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.

VIDEO: Travelling through the Ebola heartland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:15
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.

New web data powers plan for police

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 21:02
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

Journey through the Ebola heartland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 21:00
On a journey charting the impact of the disease

Are food foragers unfairly maligned?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:52
Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?

Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:19
The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".

Doubts on Iran deal as deadline looms

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.

Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 19:40
Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.