National / International News

Rain hits bike world cup training

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:50
Rain and strong winds have impacted on Saturday's schedule of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Nevis Range near Fort William, say organisers.

Fire crew remains at blaze site

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:40
A huge fire that burnt on a Bridgend recycling centre throughout Friday is still being dealt with.

VIDEO: Sinkhole swallows US police car

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:34
A sinkhole has swallowed a police car in Denver, Colorado, following violent storms.

Eddie the Eagle film '90% made up'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:28
Britain's most famous ski jumper, Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, is warned a movie being made about his life is "90% made up".

Derry man beaten in 2006 attack dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:26
Derry man Paul McCauley, who was left in a vegetative state after a sectarian attack in 2006, has died.

VIDEO: How WWII POWs helped disease research

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 00:15
Many prisoners of war held captive in Eastern Asia suffered with tropical diseases which their bodies had never been exposed to before.

Saudis 'shoot down' Yemeni missile

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 23:57
Saudi Arabia shoots down a Scud missile fired from across the border by Yemen's Houthi rebels and its allies, the state news agency says.

Man injured as motorbike hits wall

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 23:38
A man is taken to hospital after a motorbike mounts a kerb and crashes into a wall in Cardiff.

Delays warning over road closures

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 23:14
Drivers are warned to expect major delays on the A55 and A483 on the Chester-Wrexham border as carriageways are closed for ongoing improvement works.

VIDEO: Protesters rally against G7 summit

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 21:18
Protests have been growing across the southern German region of Bavaria, which is set to host the G7 meeting on Sunday.

Thousands to greet Pope in Bosnia

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 21:02
Pope Francis is due in Bosnia-Hercegovina, where he is expected to make a plea for peace and reconciliation in the country.

Farage rallies UKIP for anti-EU push

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 20:39
UKIP leader Nigel Farage will present the party as a key voice in the campaign against the UK's membership of the EU, during its first post-election conference.

India, Bangladesh to seal land pact

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 20:24
Bangladesh and India are to sign a historic agreement to simplify their common border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves of land.

VIDEO: Replica French warship arrives in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 19:30
A replica of the Hermione, the ship that transported a French general to America in 1780 to support the US in its fight for independence, has arrived in Yorktown, America.

VIDEO: Mexico protesters look to disrupt vote

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 19:24
Protesters and police have clashed in several states in Mexico ahead of the mid-term elections.

D-Day veterans' portraits go on show

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 18:36
Portraits of D-Day veterans, commissioned by the Prince of Wales, go on public display at Buckingham Palace.

Charity clothes campaign 'snowballs'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 17:24
A woman who wanted to raise £1,000 for cancer research by wearing charity shop outfits every day for a year raises more than £11,000 in five months.

Hundreds more China ship dead found

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 17:22
A total of 331 people have been confirmed dead following the righting of the Eastern Star cruise ship, which capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River.

Soak: Tender, awkward songs of teenage life

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 17:18
Teen singer Soak puts growing pains on record

VIDEO: The trains that saved soldiers in WW1

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-05 17:10
The trains that saved soldiers in World War One