National / International News

VIDEO: What next for coal mining communities?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:51
Dan Johnson considers the future of British industrial communities as a new report suggests they are struggling to survive.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:31
Manchester United want to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Newcastle stand firm on valuation of QPR's Charlie Austin, plus more

Man's body found at Royal Welsh Show

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:11
A 39-year-old man's body is found near a block of toilets at the Royal Welsh Show in Powys.

VIDEO: 'I just grabbed my child and we ran'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:52
Eyewitnesses describe the moment when a gunman opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others.

NI plastic bag use continues to fall

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:33
Plastic bag use is continuing to fall in Northern Ireland, according to the latest figures from a waste prevention charity.

VIDEO: CCTV: Ram-raid like 'bomb' going off

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:29
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a ram-raid on an agriculture store in Hampshire.

Two killed in US cinema shooting

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:24
A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others, before shooting himself.

Court bid over 'rat infested' house

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:24
A County Antrim man is going to court after his newly-built turnkey house in the town was made uninhabitable by rats.

S Korea arrest over US envoy threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:23
Police in South Korea arrest a man accused of posting a threat to kill US ambassador Mark Lippert on the White House website.

Jurassic World sequel revealed for 2018

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:13
Jurassic World is getting a sequel, according to film studio Universal Pictures, which says it'll be released in June 2018.

Anti-violence scheme 'encouraging'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:13
A scheme to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in two Welsh cities is showing "extremely encouraging" results, a report says.

Motorbike crashes at seven-year high

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:07
The number of motorcyclists killed or injured on roads in Wales rises for the fourth year in a row and is at a seven-year high, official figures show.

Malaria vaccine: How good is good enough?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:02
Leading global health experts look at the pros and cons of using the first, imperfect, malaria vaccine.

Malaria vaccine one step closer

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:00
The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Plastic bag use rises for fifth year

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 20:38
The number of single-use plastic bags handed out by UK supermarkets increases for the fifth year, rising to 8.5 billion.

3 Dead, 7 Injured In Shooting At Louisiana Movie Theater

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-23 19:08

The shooter was a white male in his 50s who was armed with a handgun, police chief Jim Craft said during a press conference late Thursday. At least three people remain in critical condition.

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US sanctions Singapore shipping firm

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 18:53
The US blacklists a Singapore-based shipping firm over allegations it is supporting illicit arms shipments to North Korea.

Two killed in US cinema shooting

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 18:24
Police in the US state of Louisiana say there are "multiple victims" after a gunman opens fire at a cinema in the city of Lafayette.

Charlie tops must-read school list

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 17:57
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is at the top of a teachers' list of books "all children should read before leaving primary school".

Ben hunt police 'to return to Greece'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 17:43
Detectives investigating the disappearance in 1991 of Sheffield toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos, say they will return to the country.

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