National / International News

Dujardin retains World Cup title

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 00:47
Britain's Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin retains her World Cup title in Las Vegas after a stunning freestyle routine on Valegro.

NI has 'adequate' council safeguards

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 00:08
Northern Ireland's chief planning officer says she is confident that adequate safeguards have been put in place to ensure councillors act impartially over planning issues.

Pollwatch: Still awaiting take-off

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:56
Another week, and still no breakthrough in the 2015 general election campaign, writes the BBC's David Cowling.

Big response to falling bookshop plea

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:55
The owners of a celebrated bookshop that could fall down say they have had a "phenomenal response" to an appeal to fund urgent structural repairs.

'Major' emergency as boat capsizes

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:51
A major rescue operation is under way after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard has told the BBC.

The next great managerial rivalry?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:46
Shared history and futures entwined - is Louis van Gaal's developing rivalry with Jose Mourinho the new Mourinho v Ferguson?

VIDEO: Son sought over double family murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:44
Police investigating the murders of a mother and her daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.

VIDEO: Prince Harry visits Australian outback

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:40
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.

VIDEO: Fanfare as replica frigate sails to US

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:38
A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.

VIDEO: Migrant tells of journey to Sicily

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:35
Some of the many migrants who are arriving in Italy, having survived the risky journey from Africa and the Middle East, tell their stories.

Research into bad tasting beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:35
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are attempting to solve the problem of bad tasting beer.

VIDEO: End of road for Rio eviction families?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:31
A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.

Do the wives (or husbands) swing votes?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:29
The wives of the three main leaders have put their lives on hold for the General Election - but what difference does it make?

Victim named in murder inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 23:26
A man who died after a serious assault in Tonypandy is named by South Wales Police as 42-year-old Wayne Letherby.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 22:58
Raheem Sterling could buy out Liverpool deal, Man Utd target Christian Benteke, Toure's agent criticises Man City, plus more.

Sea search for missing kayaker

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 22:48
A search is under way after a male kayaker went missing in the Solent off the Hampshire coast, the coastguard says.

Who is England's best-ever bowler?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 22:07
James Anderson is England's top Test wicket-taker - but is he the best ever? Find out who came top in a special BBC Sport study.

Clarkson describes cancer scare

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 20:31
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson reveals doctors told him a lump on his tongue was "probably cancer" two days before he hit a BBC producer.

Finland to vote amid economic slump

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 20:17
Finnish voters are set to go to the polls, amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.

Shroud of Turin back on display

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 20:14
The Shroud of Turin, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, returns to public display after a break of five years.