International News

Court allows Charles letters release

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 02:32
UK Supreme Court says letters by Prince Charles to government departments can be published, after a campaign by the Guardian newspaper.

Most senior woman bishop appointed

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 02:32
The Church of England appoints the Venerable Rachel Treweek as its most senior woman bishop.

M4 relief road challenge rejected

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 02:26
An application for a judicial review of the decision to press ahead with the M4 relief road is rejected.

Harlequins confirm Jones signing

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 02:16
Former Wales prop Adam Jones is to join Premiership side Harlequins from Cardiff Blues in the summer.

'Cross-country is the purest of sports'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 02:00
European champion Gemma Steel shares her tips to cross-country success, while also looking ahead to the World Championships.

VIDEO: Charles letters: Supreme Court ruling

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:49
The Supreme Court is set to rule on whether Prince Charles's letters to government should be made public.

Man held following armed standoff

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:47
A man is in police custody following an armed standoff in a north Wales village.

Bakery did not want dispute in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:44
The general manager of the County Antrim bakery involved in Northern Ireland's "gay cake" legal dispute has said he wished it had not resulted in a court case.

Car had a 'steering problem' - Alonso

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:42
Fernando Alonso says his pre-season test crash was caused by a steering problem and rejects reports he woke up thinking he was 15.

VIDEO: Party leaders' TV slots explained

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:33
Ross Hawkins explains the formats of the leaders' joint television appearances before the general election.

Cameron and Miliband face TV grilling

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:25
David Cameron and Ed Miliband will each be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman and face audience questions in the first general election TV special.

Fifty Shades director quits sequels

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 01:17
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.

Why have Osborne and Balls neutered themselves?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 00:51
Tories and Labour have in effect made it impossible for a new government to boost the tax rates for taxes that raise 75% of all Treasury revenue. Is this reckless?

Ten hour ambulance wait for woman

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 00:43
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service apologises to a 93-year-old woman who had to wait 10 hours for an ambulance to take her to Altnagelvin hospital.

400 pensioners return fuel payment

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 00:16
Only about 400 well-off pensioners have returned their winter fuel allowance, despite a minister's appeal.

Wada boss laments Armstrong 'ambush'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 00:11
Lance Armstrong should avoid "ambushing" the Tour de France by taking part in a charity ride, says a Wada chief.

First arrest in Indian nun rape case

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 00:00
Indian police make their first arrest in connection with the rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal, a case which sparked national outrage.

VIDEO: What makes a healthy high street?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 23:51
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 23:47
Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.

Who can stop Marc Marquez?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 23:44
Can anyone stop Marc Marquez? How will the British riders fare? Azi Farni looks at the new MotoGP season which starts this weekend.