National / International News

Putting the Greek back into Stoicism

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 23:11
How the Stoics would cope with the Greek crisis

Who is burning black churches? Twitter activists think they know

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 23:07
How activists pushed the story to media attention

'Too much Wonderwall & Taylor Swift'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 23:02
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray talks about a "lippy" Tim Henman and too much Taylor Swift during training.

Bilic thinks he is the 'Special One'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:50
Slaven Bilic is accused of 'lacking respect' for not taking charge of West Ham's Europa League win on Thursday.

Guard dies after courthouse attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:46
A prisoner custody officer who was attacked outside a court in central London dies.

EE fined £1m for complaints handling

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:42
EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.

Orange Hall gutted in 'arson attack'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:40
An Orange Hall in County Armagh is extensively damaged in a suspected arson attack.

China to probe market manipulation

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:36
China is to investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has experienced its worst collapse in years, state media report.

VIDEO: 'Mass cancellations' of Tunisia holidays

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:33
There has been a "dramatic" drop in the number of planned trips to Tunisia, according to a travel data company.

Qantas pays $68m in bonus to workers

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:32
Australia's national carrier, Qantas, will pay a one-off bonus payment of about 90m Australian dollars to employees affected by an 18-month wage freeze.

VIDEO: Ceremony due at Tunisia killing site

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:24
A special ceremony of remembrance will be held at the scene of last Friday's killings in Sousse, Tunisia.

Couple confirmed among Tunisia dead

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:24
A couple from Leicester who had been unaccounted for since the Tunisia attack were among those killed, the foreign office confirms.

Bridge set for World Heritage status

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:20
The Forth Bridge is set to become Scotland's sixth Unesco World Heritage Site at a meeting of the UN's heritage committee in Germany.

Why does Japan have such a high suicide rate?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 22:16
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes looks into what's behind Japan's high suicide statistics.

Weather warnings across Wales

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 21:19
Wales could be set for heavy rain and thunderstorms on Friday, the Met Office warns.

Silence to remember Tunisia victims

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 21:18
Communities across Wales will join others around the UK to hold a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisia beach attack.

S Korea to pump $10bn into economy

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 21:11
South Korea will inject billions of dollars into its economy as it continues to struggle with falling exports and the outbreak of Mers.

NHS to reveal missed appointment cost

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 20:55
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Rivals to rally as Greek vote looms

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 20:03
The rival "Yes" and "No" camps in Greece are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on a bailout deal.

Meeting the man behind Mr Tumble

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 19:58
So, Mr Tumble, don't you get sick of being so cheerful?