National / International News

HMS Bulwark 'rescuing 500 migrants'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 23:10
Royal Navy warship HMS Bulwark is heading towards four boats carrying migrants off the coast of Libya, the Ministry of Defence says.

VIDEO: Details of Fifa 'bribes' uncovered

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 22:56
A BBC investigation has uncovered exactly what happened to $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by its former vice-president, Jack Warner.

How to be a mother and win marathons

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 22:52
Paula Radcliffe explains how she dealt with training and competition during pregnancy and subsequent motherhood.

Documents 'show Fifa bribe payments'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 21:56
A BBC investigation sees evidence that details what happened to the $10m sent from Fifa to accounts controlled by former vice-president Jack Warner.

US manhunt for jail break killers

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 20:31
Two convicted murderers are on the run after they used power tools to escape from a maximum security jail in New York state.

South Koreans win robotics challenge

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 20:17
South Korea's Team Kaist win the $2m prize for the fastest robot at the US Department of Defence's Darpa Robotics Challenge.

Fifth Mers death in South Korea

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 18:47
Fourteen more cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) have been confirmed in South Korea and a fifth person has died, health officials say.

VIDEO: US searches for prison escapees

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 18:35
Police in New York are searching for two murderers who escaped from a maximum security prison with the help of power tools.

New Tory group to pressure PM over EU

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:49
More than 50 MPs form a group called Conservatives for Britain to put pressure on David Cameron to demand more in his EU negotiations.

G7 leaders prepare for German summit

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:37
Leaders from the world's major economies are expected to use the G7 summit to maintain pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Turkey votes in crucial election

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:22
Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking a big enough parliamentary majority to change the constitution.

SNP to seek Scotland Bill changes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:22
The SNP are to seek changes to legislation the UK government says will meet promises made during the Scottish independence vote.

Labour's 'huge mistake' over North

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:16
Lord Mandelson criticises Labour for failing to come up with a credible strategy for decentralising power from London to northern England.

Canada Women 1-0 China Women

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:14
Christine Sinclair scores a late penalty for hosts Canada as they beat China in the first game of the Women's World Cup.

Enrique unsure on Barcelona future

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:04
Luis Enrique says he does not know if he will still be Barcelona manager next season, despite leading the club to the treble.

Canada is real unknown - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:58
Lewis Hamilton says he is wary of the unpredictable Canadian Grand Prix, which can so often produce unexpected results.

'Aloha' to whitewashing films

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:55
Why does Hollywood look to white actors for Asian roles?

The Himalayan tea train running out of steam

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:50
The Himalayan tea train that's running out of steam

Yemen peace talks due next weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:48
The United Nations says that peace talks it is brokering between Yemen's Houthi rebels and the government will take place in Geneva next weekend.

Is it ever OK for politicians to lie?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:40
As Alistair Carmichael is being investigated for breaking the MPs' code of conduct, Rob Watson asks if lying by political leaders is ever justified.