National / International News

Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:56
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.

VIDEO: Amanda Knox: 'I'm so grateful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:34
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.

Nigerians to choose new president

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:20
Voting is to begin in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, to elect a new president.

VIDEO: Knox and Sollecito convictions overturned

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:10
Italy's highest court has acquitted American Amanda Knox, and her Italian former boyfriend Rafael Sollecito, of murdering the British student Merdith Kercher eight years ago.

Alps air crash co-pilot knew region

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:03
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.

The challenges of election polling

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:52
A look at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.

VIDEO: 1980s games reviewed by six-year-olds

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:51
Children try out some 1980s games at the new National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham and see how they compare to their modern equivalents.

Why do disabled people feel ignored when it comes to voting?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:46
Why do disabled people feel excluded from the voting process?

VIDEO: Kate attends last official events

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:13
The Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by Prince William, has attended her final official events before the birth of her second child, as Nicholas Witchell reports.

VIDEO: Pao loses Silicon Valley bias case

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:01
A jury finds that a Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate against a female employee.

'Rise in child mental health issues'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:58
More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

VIDEO: Lubitz in hospital two weeks before crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:58
Details have emerged to show Andreas Lubitz was receiving hospital treatment until two weeks before he crashed a plane into the Alps, killing everyone on board.

Tories to pledge 'seven-day NHS'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:49
Hospital services will be available seven days a week by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron is to pledge.

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:49
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.

Nappy-wearing goat back with mum

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:30
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says.

Wedding set for supermarket aisle

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:29
A couple will tie the knot in a very public way later when they hold their wedding in their favourite supermarket's Easter egg aisle.

Road deaths 'puzzle' case closed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:26
A police inquiry into the deaths of a Lithuanian couple found on the A47 in Norfolk is closed.

VIDEO: Boko Haram Nigeria HQ 'retaken'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:24
Nigeria's army says it has recaptured Islamist group Boko Haram's headquarters in the town of Gwoza.

'Friendship message' from SNP to UK

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:05
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to send a message of "friendship and solidarity" to the rest of the UK during her speech to the SNP conference.

Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:04
Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?