National / International News

VIDEO: One night by the Calais security fence

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:28
The BBC's Paul Adams spends one night with some of the migrants trying to gain access to the rail tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.

Farage to No campaigners: Stop moaning

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:26
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get of their backsides and help us win this referendum".

Missing DJ Derek search due to start

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:19
A search is to take place in Bristol later to try to find a 73-year-old DJ who went missing three weeks ago.

Gina McKee warns over wasted talent

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:17
Actress Gina McKee backs a scheme to give all children in the north-east of England a taste of the arts to make sure young talent does not go untapped.

Your pictures: Metal

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 00:02
Readers' photographs on the theme of metal.

VIDEO: Protesters call for hunter's extradition

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:59
A group of protestors hold a demonstration outside the office of the American dentist who killed the Zimbabwean lion Cecil.

Formula 1 gossip

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:41
Button set for Top Gear role, McLaren frustration with testing plans, Massa cannot explain Wililams performance, plus more.

VIDEO: Maud, 90, on how life can be lonely

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:31
Maud, 90, speaks to the BBC about her feelings of isolation.

MH370: Caution urged on debris find

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:27
Malaysia says it would be "premature" to speculate whether debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from the missing flight MH370.

Tunisia and Greece hit Thomas Cook

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:26
Travel firm Thomas Cook says its profits will be hit by the impact of last month's attack on a tourist beach on Tunisia and worries over events in Greece.

Joshua best in 25 years - Klitschko

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:26
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says Anthony Joshua is the most promising boxer he's seen.

Sony's net profit more than triples

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:23
Japanese tech giant Sony sees its net profit more than triple in the April-to-June quarter, helped by strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games.

Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visa

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:19
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims that he lied on his visa application form.

In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:19
Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan

Chung wants to be Fifa president

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:12
The major shareholder of South Korean industrial giant Hyundai wants to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president.

Myanmar frees almost 7,000 prisoners

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:12
Myanmar releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, ahead of polls in November - but it is not clear if political prisoners are among those freed.

India state funeral for Abdul Kalam

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:06
Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam is given a full state funeral in his native town in Rameswaram in South India.

VIDEO: Night patrols to deter Calais migrants

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 23:04
Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.

The reluctant icon ready to make history

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 22:57
Laura Bassett says she is focused on making history with Notts County, not on overwriting any World Cup heartache.

VIDEO: Worldies, free-kicks & cheeky headers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 22:34
Watch some of the best goals from Women's FA Cup finals before Saturday's showpiece between Chelsea and Notts County.

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