National / International News

Sewol ferry disaster: Demands for answers go on

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:38
The South Korean families still demanding answers

Team GB approve Cook Moldova switch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:32
Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova after the British Olympic Association reluctantly agree to his request to switch nations.

Debenhams results beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:31
Debenhams posts a 4.3% rise in pre-tax profit, bouncing back after a Christmas slump and beating analysts' expectations.

New Bradford fire claims 'nonsense'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:02
The judge who chaired the inquiry into a fire at Bradford City, which killed 56 people, says claims it was started deliberately are "nonsense".

Indonesia restricts alcohol sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:48
A ban on the sale of alcohol in small shops comes into force in Indonesia, as two Islamic parties propose outlawing it altogether.

VIDEO: What are 'stranded assets'?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:35
BBC News looks at the idea of "stranded assets", part of the debate on climate change and global energy policy.

Terry 'should still play for England'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:31
Chelsea captain John Terry should still be playing for England, according to former national boss Fabio Capello.

VIDEO: Can Fighting Talk's Josh nail 1985 pot?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:28
Josh Widdicombe takes on Dennis Taylor's famous 1985 black-ball pot in front of Steve Davis - but can he make the shot?

Body recovered from Hampstead Ponds

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:17
A body is pulled from a pond at a north London park, after reports a teenager was seen in difficulty in the water.

'Tredwell stars as batsmen stutter'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:12
James Tredwell has given the selectors a real headache, says Jonathan Agnew, but concerns persist at the top of the order.

49 deliberate grass fires in 12 hours

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:07
A fire service says it has had to deal with 49 deliberate grass fires in just 12 hours.

VIDEO: Prison for insulting a president?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:04
Over 230 people have been indicted for insulting the Turkish president in seven months, sparking complaints over freedom of speech restrictions.

Labour pledges £375m extra for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:46
Tax rises will mean £375m extra a year for the Welsh government if Labour wins next month's election, the party will say as it launches its Welsh manifesto.

Decision due over peer abuse charge

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:41
The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce announce whether Labour peer Lord Janner will be charged with child sexual abuse offences.

Major blaze closes city centre

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:39
An investigation is under way following a major fire which closed the centre of Inverness until the early hours of this morning.

100 tour operators arrive in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:34
More than 100 tour operators from 19 countries arrive in Northern Ireland for a series of face to face sales meetings with over 80 tourism businesses.

Survey shows NI property price boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:32
Northern Ireland's housing market out-performed other UK regions in March, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) survey.

Canada to sell uranium to India

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:28
Canada announces it will supply uranium to India, boosting India's plan to increase nuclear capacity to meet growing energy demand.

Under 11s trying e-cigs over tobacco

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:22
Primary school-aged children in Wales are more likely to have smoked e-cigarettes than tobacco, research finds.

NHS finance problem 'being ignored'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:05
The NHS is facing a "substantial financial problem" in England which politicians are ignoring during the election campaign, the former head of the service says.

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