National / International News

VIDEO: How ticket touts rip off fans online

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 00:18
As big names from the world of sport, music and theatre call on government action on ticket touts, ticketing specialist Reg Walker explains how ''extremely sophisticated'' software is used to harvest tickets in bulk.

VIDEO: Cancer task force looks at diagnosis

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 00:10
An independent cancer task force is being set up in England, to try to diagnose the disease earlier.

Man, 22, faces death crash charges

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 00:07
A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving and vehicle theft after a 19-year-old woman dies in a crash in Newport.

I'll be different to Cook - Morgan

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 00:04
England captain Eoin Morgan says he will go back to basics and have a different approach to predecessor Alastair Cook.

VIDEO: Golden Globes start awards season

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 00:00
The awards season gets under way in Hollywood on Sunday - with the Golden Globes ceremony recognising the best work in the TV and film industry in the last year.

Foster wants 10% Dublin tax edge

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:58
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster says she favours a 10% rate of corporation tax in Northern Ireland to give the region an edge over the Republic of Ireland.

Jackson thrown out of Big Brother

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:58
Former Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson is thrown out of Celebrity Big Brother after pulling open fellow contestant Chloe Goodman's dressing gown.

AMs pay revision plan 'not enough'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:55
Plans to cut salary top-ups for senior AMs do not go far enough, a Conservative AM claims.

VIDEO: Pakistan's booming fashion industry

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:47
The BBC's Shabnam Mahmood has been to the Pakistan Fashion Week event in London to see the fruits of the country's booming fashion industry.

Sydney victim 'hit by police bullet'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:29
One of the victims of the Sydney cafe siege may been killed by a police bullet, according to Australian media reports.

VIDEO: France remains on high alert

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:21
European interior ministers are due to meet in Paris on Sunday to discuss the threat of terrorism and extremism across the world following the attacks in France.

City holds vigil after terror deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 23:20
A vigil is due to take place in Cardiff Bay for French citizens and others following terror acts in Paris which left 17 people dead in three days.

Woman killed while walking along M25

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 22:36
A woman has died after being hit by a vehicle as she walked along the M25 in the early hours of Sunday, police say.

Fame, fortune and new tractor await

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 22:31
Scott Mitchell faces Martin Adams in Sunday's BDO World Championships final with more than a first world title at stake.

VIDEO: Freed Cuban activist speaks to BBC

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 21:37
The Cuban government releases more opposition activists, in what is believed to be part of an agreement with the US to have diplomatic links restored.

AirAsia fuselage may have been found

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 21:04
Indonesian search teams are hopeful that a sonar scan of the Java Sea has revealed the main fuselage of missing AirAsia flight QZ8501.

VIDEO: Child marriage in Ivory Coast

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 20:11
The health consequences of child marriage can be devastating, but it is a common practice across the developing world. A recent court case in Ivory Coast aims to tackle this issue.

World leaders gather for Paris march

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 19:48
More than 40 heads of states are expected in Paris to take part in a unity march following three days of terror that left 17 people dead.

Miliband wants Living Standards Index

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 19:22
Ed Miliband calls for a Living Standards Index to track how people's finances are affected by changes to wages, prices, taxes and benefits.

VIDEO: Haiti protesters clash with police

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-10 19:15
Hundreds of protesters clash with police in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince as the country faces the prospect of being left without a functioning government.