National / International News

Hotel murder suspect manhunt goes on

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:59
Police continue their manhunt for a murder suspect who they believe killed a woman at a Cardiff hotel before fleeing to Africa.

VIDEO: Bushfires: 'Really extreme weather'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:45
Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.

Australia bushfires destroy homes

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:35
More than 30 homes are feared destroyed in South Australia as crews continue to battle out-of-control bushfires in the hills around Adelaide.

VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:33
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.

Man charged after Suffolk deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:25
Man charged with drug offences after batch of ecstasy feared responsible for deaths of three men in Suffolk

VIDEO: Gay TV characters 'changing world'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:23
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.

VIDEO: Fugitive Xiros recaptured in Greece

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:20
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:13
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.

Search for New Zealand climbers ends

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:56
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.

Yeovil manager in 'selfie' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:46
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

N Korea attacks 'hostile' US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:58
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.

AirAsia plane search in second week

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:30
The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea enters a second week, with weather still frustrating operations.

Search for cargo ship crew to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:14
The search for eight crew believed to have been on a cargo ship which overturned off the north of Scotland is set to resume on Sunday morning.

Andrew claims 'emphatically denied'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 19:45
Buckingham Palace "emphatically" denies Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him.

Retired 'could sell pension off'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 18:00
Retired workers could be given to right to sell their pensions to the highest bidder, Liberal Democrat minister Steve Webb suggests.

VIDEO: Crew rescued from Solent ship

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 17:59
Most of the crew of a car transporter ship, which ran aground in the Solent, have been taken to safety, eyewitness Andy Merrill described the scene.

Labour in new NHS attack on Tories

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 17:08
The NHS in England will be left "unrecognisable" if the Conservatives win a majority at the general election in May, says a Labour Party campaign.

VIDEO: 'Brave' girl hailed after plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:40
A seven-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in the US state of Kentucky and walked barefoot to find help has been praised for her courage.

Characters raise a titter on Twitter

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:12
The comedy characters taking social media by storm

Been and Gone: The location scout for the Lord of the Rings films

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 16:10
The Lord of the Rings' location scout and other notable deaths