National / International News

M4 relief road land ownership concern

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 22:09
Millions of pounds worth of property and land along the preferred route for an M4 relief road around Newport is owned by the Welsh government, BBC Wales can reveal.

Schoolgirl photos put on porn site

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 22:01
A BBC Spotlight investigation uncovers 731 photographs of schoolgirls from Northern Ireland on a pornographic website used by paedophiles.

India PM Modi in Asia-Pacific tour

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 22:01
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a tour which will take in summits and key bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.

VIDEO: Swan brings Heathrow runway to a halt

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:53
A swan has caused a queue of aircraft at Heathrow, leaving passengers waiting while staff tried to escort it from the runway.

Dozens die in Pakistan bus crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:53
At least 50 people are killed after a passenger bus collided with a truck in southern Pakistan.

VIDEO: The Who celebrate 50 years

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:43
The Who are joined by some of the bands they have influenced at a rehearsal for a special charity concert.

Labour to call debate on warrant row

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:25
Labour plans to use an opposition day debate next week to give MPs a chance to vote on the European Arrest Warrant, the BBC understands.

Drugs treatment service set to close

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:17
A facility in County Antrim that works to reduce the harm caused by drugs will close early next year because of a lack of funding.

Fossil fuel promises 'being broken'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:46
World governments are breaking promises to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a report by the Overseas Development Institute says.

Greaves to sell World Cup medal

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
Former England footballer Jimmy Greaves is to auction the World Cup winner's medal fans campaigned for more than 40 years for him to receive.

New hope in Syria war, says UN envoy

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:10
The UN mediator in the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, tells the BBC he believes there is a fresh opportunity to resolve the country's crisis.

Facebook Messenger has 500m users

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:45
Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than 500 million users - more than doubling since April.

India women die after sterilisations

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:39
Eight women die after botched sterilisation surgery at a government-run health camp in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Dewani 'knows all about murder plot'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:12
Shrien Dewani "knows everything" about the alleged conspiracy which led to the murder of his new wife in South Africa, a court hears.

Home Office abuse probe findings due

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:09
A report into how the Home Office, police and prosecutors dealt with claims of organised child abuse in the 1970s, 80s and 90s is being published.

Xi urges trade ties at Apec summit

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:33
Chinese leader Xi Jinping urges Asia-Pacific nations to accelerate economic integration to spur growth, on day two of the Apec summit.

Profile: Lady Trumpington

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:26
From Bletchley Park to Lloyd George and life in the Lords

Eight books up for Waterstones prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:23
Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North is among eight contenders for Waterstones Book of the Year 2014.

Ant and Dec asked to end 'animal abuse'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:20
TV presenter Chris Packham writes an open letter to TV presenters Ant and Dec to ask the pair to end "abuse of animals" in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Care plan savings 'over-optimistic'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:04
Questions are being asked about what impact a flagship government scheme to improve the care of vulnerable patients in England will have.