National / International News

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.