National / International News

VIDEO: Sea horses: Household Cavalry at beach

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 00:28
Every year the soldiers and horses of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment leave London for summer training in Norfolk.

Funeral of Tunisia attack victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 00:22
The funeral of one of the Irish victims of the gun attack in Tunisia which killed 38 people is due to take place in County Meath later.

Adviser was in law firm's building

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 00:20
One of Nama's Northern Ireland Advisory Committee members worked from an office in Tughans' building in Belfast.

Charges over sunk Philippines ferry

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:58
Philippines police file murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry that capsized off the coast of Leyte, killing at least 56 people.

VIDEO: Brazil's 'simple' Olympic torch

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:58
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

PM plans to boost home ownership

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:45
Prime Minister David Cameron says Wednesday's Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.

VIDEO: Judge recognises school friend in dock

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:42
A Judge and a man suspected of burglary were 'reunited' briefly during a court hearing in Miami, in the US.

Cheerleading mourns death of 'founder'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:36
Tributes are paid to the founder of modern cheerleading, Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, who has died at the age of 89.

Storms warning for parts of Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:20
Heavy rain and thunderstorms could hit parts of Wales on Saturday, the Met Office warns.

Water safety urged as teen critical

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 23:15
A teenager remains in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled from the water in Cardiff Bay on Friday.

Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 22:59
Channel Tunnel services have been disrupted after about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side., Eurotunnel says.

Iran's nuclear deal: The toughest of all challenges

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 22:48
James Robbins considers the global and historical significance of Iran reaching a nuclear deal as foreign ministers of the six world powers meet in Vienna.

Councils want new litter fine powers

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:54
Councils in England and Wales call for new powers to tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of people throwing litter from vehicles.

VIDEO: Triumph for solar-powered flight

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:16
Solar Impulse aircraft lands in Hawaii without refuelling after record-breaking flight around the world.

VIDEO: King of Tonga formally crowned

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 20:08
Tupou VI has been formally crowned king of Tonga in the capital, Nuku'alofa.

Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:58
The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, is formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne.

Last UK bodies returning from Tunisia

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:49
The final five bodies of British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack are due to be flown back to the UK later.

Ukraine far-right in war march

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:38
A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.

Tories to change inheritance tax rule

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 19:03
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.

Shot PC's family 'wait for justice'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 18:42
The family of the police officer shot by gunman Raoul Moat are still waiting for justice five years later, his grieving twin brother says.