National / International News

Irish couple killed in beach attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:51
A couple from County Westmeath have died in Friday's terror attack in Tunisia, bringing the number of Irish people killed to three.

Injured jockey Creighton 'conscious'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:46
Irish jockey Eddie Creighton is "responsive" after coming out of an induced coma following a fall during a race in Australia.

Crosby: Joni Mitchell unable to speak

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:37
Musician David Crosby says his friend Joni Mitchell is still unable to speak after being found unconscious in her home two months ago.

ECB 'to end Greek bank lifeline'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:25
The European Central Bank is expected to end emergency lending to Greece's banks on Sunday, the BBC understands

ECB to turn off emergency help for Greek banks

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:24
The European Central Bank's governing council is expected to turn off Emergency Liquidity Assistance for Greek banks, or life-preserving loans to them, at its meeting later, according to well-placed sources.

Scots feared dead in Tunisia attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:19
Scottish ministers take part in a resilience meeting to discuss the ongoing response to the terrorist attack in Tunisia

VIDEO: Poorest boys fall behind in language skills

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:13
According to new research, poor children - especially boys - are falling behind in reading and writing.

'Possible' Welsh Tunisia victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:58
There is a "possibility" some of those killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack came from Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones warns.

Organisers held over Taiwan inferno

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:53
The organisers of a party at a water park in Taiwan are questioned after 516 people were injured when a fire suddenly erupted among the crowds.

What to call a play with a sweary title?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:47
The National Theatre play whose title is too rude to print

Burnham 'knew' Wales got poor deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 23:40
A Labour leadership candidate says he knew Wales was getting an unfairly low share of UK spending while he was a Treasury minister eight years ago.

Tributes paid to UK Tunisia victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 21:01
Tributes are paid as more details emerge of the victims of the Tunisia attack which left 38 dead, including 15 Britons.

Tunisians march against beach attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 20:41
Marchers in the Tunisian town of Sousse condemn the killing of 38 people, mostly tourists, by a militant on a nearby beach.

The RAF bases that time forgot

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 20:06
What happens to RAF bases when the military leaves?

VIDEO: Burning money, a fake divorce and other trends of the week - in one minute

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 19:17
Cash on fire, fake divorce stunt and the week's other trends

'England into 1966 and 1990 club'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 19:16
England's women have matched their male counterparts from 1966 and 1990 by reaching a World Cup semi-final, says boss Mark Sampson.

Poorest boys lag on language skills

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 18:49
Research says 40% of the poorest boys start schools in England without the language skills they need to learn.

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 18:41
Strict caps should be put in place to limit the "excessive fees" lawyers claim against the NHS in medical negligence cases, the Department of Health in England says.

VIDEO: Hundreds injured in Taiwan explosion

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 17:43
More than 200 people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a water park near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.

Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (3-4 pens)

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 16:07
Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties in the Copa America to set up a semi-final against Argentina.