National / International News

Cylinder 'most likely' cause of blast

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 21:25
An explosion which destroyed two houses was "most likely" caused by a gas cylinder in one of the houses, an investigation finds.

'No evidence' in gay blood ban case

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 21:23
Northern Ireland's department of health does not have any medical evidence of its own to support a permanent ban on gay men donating blood, a BBC investigation has found.

VIDEO: Great Six Nations chain interview

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 21:20
Watch BBC Sport's first Six Nations chain interview as the captains answer a question and then set the next one for another skipper.

Tories' £100,000 a month Facebook bill

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 21:12
Documents obtained by the BBC show the Conservatives are spending over £100,000 each month on Facebook and as much as £3,000 in individual constituency campaigns.

Big increase in transgender referrals

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 21:07
There has been a steady rise in the number of under-18s being referred for help with their sexual identity, figures given to Newsbeat show.