National / International News

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.

Cosby faces rape heckle in Canada

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:05
Bill Cosby is heckled by a man who shouts "you are a rapist" during a show in London, Ontario.

Last day for fire service cuts plans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 22:03
A public consultation over the future of the north Wales fire service enters its final day.

Voters are 'sick of mud-slinging'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:57
People are already sick and tired of mud-slinging ahead of the general election, a senior Plaid Cymru MP warns.

'Martinez must be more like Moyes'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:53
Robbie Savage looks at Everton's problems in defence and attack and explains what Toffees boss Roberto Martinez can do to turn things around.

Man out of coma after Sydney fight

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:52
Patrick Lyttle, a 31-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has come out of a coma after allegedly being knocked unconscious by his brother in Sydney.

VIDEO: 50 Cent shows off headphones at CES

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:43
Rapper 50 Cent was at the Consumer Electronics Show with his new range of headphones, which double up as health monitors.

Third arrest over Randalstown murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:42
Two men and a woman are now being questioned by police investigating the murder of a restaurant owner, who was stabbed after his car was forced off the road.

VIDEO: BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:34
The BBC has gained access to training camps inside Russia where fighters talk openly about taking on the Ukrainian army, despite official Russian denials of their involvement.

VIDEO: Sri Lanka leader admits defeat

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:21
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has admitted defeat in the presidential election, his office says.

France manhunt enters third day

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 20:47
A huge manhunt near Paris will intensify at dawn for two suspected gunmen in Wednesday's deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.