National / International News

Three killed in house blaze

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:51
Three people have died in a house fire in Derbyshire, police say.

Cyclists taking part in Gran Fondo

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:49
Thousands of cyclists in Northern Ireland are taking part in a Giro d'Italia spin-off event on Sunday.

Man critical after brothers attacked

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:49
A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after being assaulted in south Belfast on Saturday night.

Biker dies in collision with car

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:45
A man dies after his motorbike collides with a car on an unclassified road in Aberdeenshire.

Arrests after 300 attend house party

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:15
Two teenage boys are arrested as 300 people attend a private house party in east London.

Modi enlists yoga for 'brand India'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 00:06
India's PM Narendra Modi is hoping World Yoga Day boosts the country's image abroad - and perhaps his own, the BBC's Justin Rowlatt writes.

Thousands gather to mark solstice

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:57
More than 20,000 gather at Stonehenge to mark this year's summer solstice, police say.

Death of man, 34, treated as murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:55
Police are treating the death of a 34-year-old man in Hamilton on Friday evening as murder.

Ward outclasses Smith in comeback

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:53
Unbeaten Andre Ward's return after 19 months out ends in a convincing win over Britain's Paul Smith in California.

Welsh roots key to ex-PM's politics

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:37
Welsh family ties shaped Julia Gillard's politics which led her to become Australia's first female prime minister, she tells BBC Wales while reflecting on her father's life in the Neath Valley.

VIDEO: Summer solstice brings glorious sunrise

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:33
Thousands of revellers have been marking the Summer solstice, the longest day of the year, by watching the sun rise over Stonehenge.

VIDEO: Daredevils compete in Wingsuit World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:19
Wingsuits are a relatively recent invention, but the extreme sport's popularity is booming and 2105 saw the inaugural Wingsuit World Cup held in Wiltshire.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 23:17
Manchester United close in on Schweinsteiger, Manchester City to make £50m Sterling bid, new deal for Wilshere, plus more.

VIDEO: Moment Waterloo news reached Britain

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 22:37
The moment news of Napoleon's defeat reached the shores of Britain in 1815 is being re-enacted, concluding a week of commemorations.

Al-Shabab launch Mogadishu attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 22:33
Somali jihadist group al-Shabab launches a major attack on an intelligence headquarters in the capital Mogadishu.

VIDEO: Concerns over cuts to senior nurses

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 22:32
Plans to create more seven-day services across the NHS in England are being put in jeopardy because of cuts to senior nurse posts, the Royal College of Nursing warns.

Belgium unblocks Russian accounts

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 20:26
Russian state accounts frozen by Belgium in a move condemned by Moscow have been unblocked, Belgium's foreign minister says

Charleston church ready to reopen

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 20:23
The African-American church in which nine parishioners were shot dead in South Carolina is to reopen for services on Sunday.

UK boosts Nato force commitment

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 20:09
The UK commitment to a rapid reaction force being set up by Nato is to be extended by three years, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.

VIDEO: India yoga event attracts thousands

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 19:13
Thousands attend a mass yoga session in the Indian capital, Delhi, to mark the first International Yoga Day.