National / International News

Children in Need's £1.3m from Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:27
The BBC's Children in Need appeal raises more than £1.3m in Wales after an evening of fundraising and appeals.

McDonnell to address SDLP conference

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:20
SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell will address his supporters at the party's annual conference on the outskirts of Belfast later.

VIDEO: Johnny Depp speech sparks twitter buzz

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:08
The Hollywood Film Awards was aired on television for the first time on Friday with a star-studded audience in attendance.

4x4 photo shoot on mountain blasted

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:06
Vehicle manufacturer Land Rover has been accused of "setting an appalling example" by holding a 4x4 photo shoot on top of a mountain in Snowdonia amid claims local habitat has been damaged.

Cameron warns Russia over Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 23:47
Russia could face further sanctions unless it stops "destabilising" Ukraine, David Cameron says, as world leaders gather for the G20 summit.

VIDEO: 'Ambulance drone' takes to the skies

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 23:32
A Belgian student is seeking sponsors to get his prototype 'ambulance drone' off the ground.

Top 10 tips for being a music producer

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 23:17
Top 10 tips on becoming a music producer

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 22:39
Barcelona battle Man Utd for Ronaldo, Arsenal eye Bender, Kramer admits Premier League interest, plus more.

M25 reopens after pothole chaos

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 22:29
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey reopen after a day-long closure caused when a pothole the width of an entire lane appeared at junction nine.

Hospital declares 'major incident'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 22:05
Colchester Hospital warns patients to stay away from A&E except for "serious or life-threatening" conditions, as it declares a "major incident" following an inspection.

VIDEO: Comet lander: Philae loses power

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:59
Space scientists say the comet lander, Philae, has gone into standby mode, because of low power.

VIDEO: Obama: 'Conflict or co-operation'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:56
President Obama warns of the dangers of conflict in Asia and says the region's security cannot be based on intimidation.

Miliband attacks Sports Direct terms

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:56
Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to criticise Sports Direct over its use of zero-hours contracts in a speech on Saturday.

Obama warns of Asia 'intimidation'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 20:37
US President Barack Obama, who is attending the G20 summit in Australia, says Asia's security must not be based on intimidation and bullying.

Fan dies after Celtic Park stair fall

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 19:21
A 22-year-old football fan has died in hospital after falling in a stairwell at Celtic Park following Scotland's European Championship qualifier against the Republic of Ireland.

VIDEO: One Direction on Band Aid and royalty

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 18:07
One Direction appeared on Children in Need

Indonesia tsunami alert after quake

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 17:59
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issues an alert around the Moluccas in Indonesia after a quake of 7.3 magnitude.

No Woman Has Led A Larger U.S. City Than Jane Byrne, Who Died Today

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 17:53

Her up-and-down relationship with the Daleys and their Democratic machine led her into and then out of the top office in Chicago. She was 81.

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VIDEO: Terry Wogan: 'Astounded at generosity'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 17:27
BBC Children in Need 2014 gala raises more than £32.6m on the night.

Viewpoint: Pakistan's social services are collapsing

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 16:23
Guest columnist Ahmed Rashid says a tepid government response has only exacerbated problems such as malnutrition, polio, lack of education, and terrorism.

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