National / International News

VIDEO: Robot recreates Karate Kid kick

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:18
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Man 'swept off' sea wall by waves

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:06
Rescue teams spend the night searching for an elderly man believed to have been swept off the sea wall at Torquay

Ched Evans 'cannot go back' to game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:47
Former Wales international Ched Evans "cannot go back" to playing professional football after his rape conviction, First Minister Carwyn Jones says on the BBC's Question Time.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:46
Real Madrid ponder offloading Bale to Chelsea, Podolski is urged to leave Arsenal, Man Utd target Depay, plus more.

Part of M25 collapses in heavy rain

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:41
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey are closed after a section of the motorway collapsed in heavy rain.

VIDEO: I'll get loads of stick - McGeady

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:37
Republic of Ireland international Aiden McGeady expects to get "loads of stick" when he plays against Scotland, the country of his birth on Friday.

German economy avoids recession

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:32
The German economy narrowly avoids recession, growing by 0.1% in the third quarter, official figures show.

Heavy rain leads to road closures

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:20
A number of roads across Northern Ireland remain closed following heavy rain on Thursday.

Myanmar reforms hit 'bumpy patch'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:57
Myanmar's reform process has hit a "bumpy patch", opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says after a meeting with US President Barack Obama.

Call for Wales ban on 'legal highs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:54
A call is made for the sale of "legal highs" to be banned in Wales.

'Tiger' search resumes near Paris

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:53
Police and fire officials are resuming their search for a tiger on the loose in a town outside Paris, local authorities say.

VIDEO: Time-lapse footage of Hawaii lava flow

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:37
Time-lapse footage shows two hours progress of part of the lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island

Disappeared victim's funeral is held

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:25
The funeral is to take place later of IRA murder victim Brendan Megraw.

Inquest call for pub bombing victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:15
A lawyer for the family of one of the 21 people killed in the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 is calling for inquests to be held for the victims.

Too many inmates 'jailed needlessly'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:12
Lord Harris, head of an independent review into suicide in prisons, says too many people are being jailed unnecessarily, weakening resources.

North Korea to send envoy to Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:03
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will send a special envoy to Russia, North Korean state media say, without stating the purpose of the trip.

'Young gamblers not seeking help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 20:13
NHS figures uncovered by Newsbeat suggest that the average debt for some gamblers under the age of 30 is more than £10,000.

VIDEO: 'Young gamblers not seeking help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 20:03
NHS figures uncovered by Newsbeat suggest that the average debt for some gamblers under the age of 30 is more than £10,000.

VIDEO: White House security lapses detailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 19:38
An official report has found that an intruder who got into the White House was able to do so because of a series of technical and organisational security failures.

Leaders gather in Brisbane for G20

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 19:10
World leaders arrive in Brisbane, Australia for this weekend's G20 summit, with global growth the focus of the talks.

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