National / International News

Dead pilot sent 'going down' text

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:37
A pilot sends a text message saying he has lost control and his aircraft is "going down" before it crashes, investigators find.

Large alcohol seizure from under 18s

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:24
Police say they seized a "concerning" amount of alcohol from under-age drinkers along Northern Ireland's north coast on Easter Monday.

Potential oil discovery 'significant'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:12
There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath the South of England, says exploration firm UK Oil & Gas.

'FA Cup the symbol of Reds' season'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:47
In a learning season for Liverpool, FA Cup success would be a price worth paying for moments of pain, writes Phil McNulty.

'Chaotic' £49m arts centre delays

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:41
A construction worker on the site of a new £49m arts centre describes the delayed project as "chaotic".

VIDEO: The boy who discovered a dinosaur

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:27
Scientists in Dallas, Texas, have excavated a 100 million-year-old dinosaur fossil discovered by five-year-old Wylie Brys while playing with his father.

NI household incomes 'biggest fall'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:26
Typical household incomes in Northern Ireland were 4% - or £860 - below their pre-economic downturn level last year, according to a new study.

Ex-Lib Dem MP stands over 'dislike'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:00
Former Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock says he is only standing as an independent candidate in Portsmouth South because he dislikes his ex-party's candidate.

Police probe Melbourne lake deaths

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 20:44
Melbourne police question a mother who was driving a car carrying four of her children when it plunged into a lake, killing three of them.

Study into gene link in sex attackers

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 20:28
Men whose brothers have been convicted of a sex offence are up to five times more likely than average to commit a similar crime, a study suggests.

US warns Iran over Yemen 'support'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 20:20
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Iran over its alleged support for Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen.