National / International News

VIDEO: Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 16:08
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has been crowned winner of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in Vienna, Austria.

Polish voters to decide on president

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:54
Poland prepares to go to the polls as Andrzej Duda and Bronislaw Komorowski vie for the presidency in a run-off vote.

Can California learn to live with drought?

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:49
Californians are facing their fourth year of severe drought - can they adapt to find a way forward?

The swelling migrant security crisis

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:46
As more and more migrants desperately try to escape to Europe, how will governments deal with the crisis, asks Jonathan Marcus.

'No peace dividend' for Panama border force

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:31
Farc deal "no cure" for Panama's border problems

VIDEO: 'A tale of two skirts'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:26
One short, one long, both hotly debated online

Is it 'game over' for box artwork?

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:26
is it "game over" for box art?

Robert Mugabe and the Crocodile

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:21
The story of Robert Mugabe, Gucci Grace and the Crocodile

Saving coffee from extinction

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:17
Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction

Muse top day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:07
Muse, Florence and the Machine and Rudimental tie up the first day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich with Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters still to come.

VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: A street artist's graffiti guide

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:06
Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.

Restrictive nursery policy 'unfair'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:04
Reform Scotland calls for unfair childcare policies which restrict access for pre-schoolers to be changed.

VIDEO: Huge cheers as Ireland votes 'yes'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 14:52
The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage - watch the crowd's reaction outside Dublin Castle as the result is announced.

Ireland's 'historic vote'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 14:37
The "yes" vote in Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage makes some of Sunday's UK front pages.

Somali MP killed in Mogadishu attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:53
A Somali MP is shot dead in the capital Mogadishu in an attack by suspected Islamists, one of a number of violent incidents in the war-torn country.

England lack cutting edge - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:51
England bowled perfectly adequately but when James Anderson fails to take wickets who else will, asks Jonathan Agnew.

DeGale makes history with points win

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:42
James DeGale beats Andre Dirrell on points to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a professional world title.

VIDEO: US police officer cleared in manslaughter case

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:27
A police officer in Cleveland has been cleared of all charges relating to the fatal shootings of two unarmed black people.

Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:24
Cristiano Ronaldo finishes with a season's best goals tally as his hat-trick helps Real Madrid hammer Getafe.

Prescott backs Burnham for leader

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:00
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott says he is backing Andy Burnham to be the next leader of the Labour Party.