National / International News

One man's battle to protect Parisian arcades

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 00:38
TV host Thierry Ardisson is unapologetic about his campaign to keep up aesthetic standards on one of Paris's most grand thoroughfares, says Hugh Schofield.

Food and drink industry 'must lead'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 00:22
Northern Ireland's agri-food sector must not be held back by politicians, says a senior industry figure.

Typhoon Noul nears the Philippines

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 00:10
More than 1,000 people have been evacuated as a powerful typhoon approaches the north-east Philippines.

Clive James to be honoured by Bafta

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 00:07
Author, critic and broadcaster Clive James is to be honoured at the British Academy Television Awards in London later.

'Mum took on £50k debt for my career'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 23:45
Olympic champion and Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins reflects on his life and career on Desert Island Discs.

Several shot dead in Swiss town

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 23:42
Several people have been killed in a shooting in the Swiss town of Wuerenlingen, north-west of Zurich, police say.

VE Day national service to be held

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 23:17
A national service of thanksgiving will take place in Cardiff as weekend of Victory in Europe Day commemorations continue.

VIDEO: Actress cries reading WW2 letter

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 23:17
Actress Jane Horrocks is overcome with emotion at a VE Day concert as she reads from the final letter of a dead WW2 soldier to his mother.

Ministers 'detached from reality'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 23:09
A former Labour adviser blames the party's disappointing election results in Wales on a Labour Welsh government which can seem "detached from reality".

VIDEO: Deadly tornadoes rip across US states

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 22:38
One person has died and a number of others are missing after tornadoes, heavy winds and hail storms caused widespread damage in several American states.

VIDEO: Gunfire as Macedonia police killed

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 22:18
Police in Macedonia are continuing to search a town close to the border with Kosovo following a day of clashes with unidentified gunmen that left five policemen dead.

VIDEO: Events in UK to mark VE Day

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 22:16
A thousand veterans are attending a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe.

VIDEO: Johannesburg CCTV beginning to deliver

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 20:50
CCTV cameras that were installed in Johannesburg many years ago are beginning to show some positive results.

Political Postcard: Still Love For Bill Clinton In A Place Called Hope

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 20:14

Bill Clinton won Arkansas twice when he ran for president. The state's politics have taken a dramatic turn to the right since, but some in his hometown like the idea of Clinton as First Gentleman.

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Poland votes in presidential poll

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 20:05
Poland votes for a new head of state, with President Bronislaw Komorowski hoping to win a second term in office.

Raul Castro to visit Pope Francis

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 19:26
Cuban President Raul Castro will be received in private audience by Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity protest in London

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 18:15
Seventeen people arrested at an anti-austerity rally outside Downing Street.

Queen to attend VE Day abbey service

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 17:20
The Queen is to attend a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day - the end of World War Two in Europe.