National / International News

VIDEO: Bafta nominations announcement

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:20
Stephen Fry and Sam Clafin announce the Bafta film award nominations.

VIDEO: Lorry blown over on Forth bridge

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:16
A lorry is blown over by strong winds on the Forth Road Bridge.

Shots fired in French suspect hunt

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:45
Shots are fired north-east of Paris as police chase a car believed to contain gunmen who massacred staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Private firm pulls out of hospital

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:36
The company which became the first private firm to manage an NHS hospital says it is looking to "withdraw from its current contract".

Elastic implant 'reverses paralysis'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:31
An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.

A 'Sizable Decrease' In Those Passing The GED

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:26

The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.

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Obama In Tennessee To Promote Free Community College

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:25

President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Today he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.

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VIDEO: Should pavement parking be banned?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
MPs are due to debate whether to ban vehicles from parking on pavements across England and Wales.

MI5: Most dissident attacks 'foiled'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
The head of MI5 says that for every dissident republican attack carried out in Northern Ireland last year, up to four times that amount were prevented.

VIDEO: Jackie Chan's son jailed on drug charge

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:20
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.

Is Kashmir headed for direct rule?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:56
With no government in sight more than a fortnight after elections in Kashmir, is the region headed for elections?

Taylor's Evans comments 'crass'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:46
A Hillsborough expert and families adviser calls comments by Gordon Taylor "crass, insensitive and inappropriate".

Strong wind sparks travel disruption

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:41
Strong winds across Wales cause travel disruption on the roads and force some ferries to be cancelled.

Magath has bought stake in Rangers

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:39
Former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath has purchased around a 1% stake in Rangers International Football Club.

New city centre images to 'alarm'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:39
New 3D images which interpret how the controversial Marischal Square development in Aberdeen could look will "alarm" the public, it is claimed.

High winds batter north of England

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:36
The north of England is battered by powerful winds overnight, leading to road accidents, travel delays and power cuts.

Coca-Cola to cut up to 1,800 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:19
Drinks giant Coca-Cola is set to cut up to 1,800 jobs worldwide as it continues cost-cutting efforts.

BBC Sound Of 2015: Years & Years

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:17
Number one: Colourful synth-pop trio Years and Years

VIDEO: Years & Years win Sound Of 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:17
Years & Years have been named as the winners of the BBC Music Sound Of 2015.

Years & Years win BBC Sound Of 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:16
Soulful synth-pop trio Years & Years have come top of the BBC Sound Of 2015 list, which highlights the best new artists for the year ahead.