National / International News

Harris jail song 'must affect parole'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:27
Rolf Harris should be denied parole after he reportedly called his victims "slimy little woodworm" in lyrics to a song he has penned in prison, their lawyer says.

Community cash 'spent on salaries'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:24
Money to help the poorest communities in Wales is being spent on "shiny new offices" and staff salaries instead of improving lives, the Conservatives claim.

Disruption warning over cycle race

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:19
Motorists are warned they could face disruption around south Wales as roads are closed for a major cycle race.

Mountain strip woman back in UK

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:18
A British woman jailed in Malaysia for taking her clothes off on a mountain is back in the UK.

Kirby England's mini Messi - Sampson

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 22:43
Fran Kirby, who suffered depression and quit the game four years ago, receives high praise after helping England beat Mexico.

Faulty goods 'cause 12,000 fires'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 21:01
Malfunctioning household appliances caused almost 12,000 fires in Britain in just over three years, research by consumer group Which? finds.

Nicaraguans march against canal

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 20:57
Thousands of Nicaraguans protest against a planned canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that they say will damage the environment.

Thousands in Macedonia protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 19:45
About 2,000 people march in Macedonia's capital Skopje demanding equal rights for the country's Albanian minority, amid political turmoil.

Slovakia tests South Korean for Mers

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 18:40
Slovakia is testing a South Korean man for the potentially deadly Mers virus, as further cases are reported in South Korea.

VIDEO: Kirby to the rescue for England

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 18:20
Catch up with all the best action and the quirkier moments from day eight of the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

VIDEO: Marking Napoleon's last victory at Ligny

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 17:33
The Battle of Ligny, which happened two days before the Battle of Waterloo, is being remembered.

VIDEO: Newlyweds aged 103 and 91

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 16:47
George Kirby and Doreen Luckie become the oldest newlyweds in the world

Magna Carta scribes identified

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 16:45
Scientists identify the scribes who wrote two of the four original 1215 copies of the Magna Carta, ahead of its 800th anniversary on Monday.

Arrest Sudan leader, S Africa urged

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 16:07
The ICC calls on South Africa to arrest Omar al-Bashir, as the Sudanese president arrives in Johannesburg to attend an African Union summit.

Why does lowbrow music hit the right note?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:49
Correspondent Nick Higham looks at why cliches reign when it comes to popular music.

Paris Air Show goes green amid sluggish sales

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:47
The world's aerospace and defence industry flies into Paris this week for its biennial jamboree. Here's what to look out for.

Hungary's poster war on immigration

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:31
Hungary's anti-immigrant billboards prompt angry response

Sargy Mann: How a blind painter sees

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:29
The late Sargy Mann on painting after blindness

E3: Switch on for the big game show

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:24
The giant E3 games show gets under way

The town where dinosaurs and Jesus mingle

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:23
The town where Jesus and dinosaurs live side by side

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