National / International News

Man arrested over Watford fan attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:33
An 18-year-old man is arrested over an attack on a Watford fan which left him with serious injuries.

VIDEO: Why has Ireland just legalised meth?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:25
A loophole means drugs such as ecstasy and crystal meth are legal in Ireland, at least for a few hours. BBC News explains.

Is India the 'new China' in snooker?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:23
With Bollywood stars attending this week's Indian Open, is snooker about to explode in the country where it was invented?

Saudis recall Sweden ambassador

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:17
Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador in Stockholm amid a diplomatic row over Sweden cutting military ties.

Clarkson petition reaches 300,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:14
An online petition calling for the BBC to "reinstate" suspended Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been signed by more than a 300,000 people.

Scots send Haq home from World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:10
Scotland bowler Majid Haq is sent home from the Cricket World Cup for breaking the team's internal code of conduct.

Iraqi troops advance in north Tikrit

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:09
Iraqi government forces have retaken a large part of north-eastern Tikrit as they battle IS militants in the city, security officials say.

Hacked Gazza 'scared' to use phone

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:06
Former footballer Paul Gascoigne tells the High Court he was "scared to speak to anybody" by phone after his voicemail was hacked by Mirror Group journalists.

National Gallery bans selfie sticks

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 04:01
The National Gallery in London bans selfie sticks, "in order to protect paintings and preserve the overall visitor experience".

Teacher broke disciplinary rules

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 03:55
An aggrieved teacher made multiple complaints about colleagues and broke confidentiality rules because she felt "a sense of injustice", a hearing finds.