National / International News

Teenager held over bus stabbing

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 01:05
A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed on a bus, police say.

Wind turbine collapse investigated

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 01:00
An investigation is continuing into the collapse of a wind turbine near Fintona in County Tyrone.

Murder arrest over stabbing death

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 00:29
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a 26-year-old is stabbed to death in Manchester city centre.

NI leaders should be 'more honest'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 00:23
Northern Ireland's politicians should be "more honest" about the impact budget cuts will have on public services, says Danske Bank's chief economist.

Homelessness an 'increasing trend'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 00:19
More people will find themselves on the streets due to a lack of options available to them, a charity warns.

Sangakkara closes on Bradman record

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 00:18
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara scores his 11th Test double century to move one behind Australia legend Don Bradman's all-time record.

VIDEO: Video shows cargo ship rescue effort

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 00:02
Rescuers are expected to resume their search for eight crewmen who went missing after their cargo ship was found upturned in the waters off the north coast of Scotland.

Hotel murder suspect manhunt goes on

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:59
Police continue their manhunt for a murder suspect who they believe killed a woman at a Cardiff hotel before fleeing to Africa.

VIDEO: Bushfires: 'Really extreme weather'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:45
Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.

Australia bushfires destroy homes

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:35
More than 30 homes are feared destroyed in South Australia as crews continue to battle out-of-control bushfires in the hills around Adelaide.

VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:33
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.

Man charged after Suffolk deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:25
Man charged with drug offences after batch of ecstasy feared responsible for deaths of three men in Suffolk

VIDEO: Gay TV characters 'changing world'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:23
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.

VIDEO: Fugitive Xiros recaptured in Greece

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:20
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:13
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.

Search for New Zealand climbers ends

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:56
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.

Yeovil manager in 'selfie' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:46
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

N Korea attacks 'hostile' US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:58
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.

AirAsia plane search in second week

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:30
The search for the main wreckage of AirAsia QZ8501 in the Java Sea enters a second week, with weather still frustrating operations.

Search for cargo ship crew to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:14
The search for eight crew believed to have been on a cargo ship which overturned off the north of Scotland is set to resume on Sunday morning.

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