National / International News

VIDEO: Yemen: A country 'tearing itself apart'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 10:20
Saudi Arabian authorities consider a proposal for a pause in the Arab state's intervention in the conflict in Yemen.

Williams wins eighth Miami title

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 10:15
World number one Serena Williams thrashes Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro to win her eighth Miami Open title.

Red Cross calls for Yemen ceasefire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 09:52
The Red Cross calls for a 24-hour ceasefire in Yemen to bring in desperately needed medical supplies and personnel.

Owner Of 'Revenge Porn' Site Sentenced To 18 Years In Jail

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 09:33

Kevin Bollaert who ran a site allowing people to anonymously post nude photos of others and then charged the victims to have them removed, was convicted of identity theft and extortion.

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Search for missing light aircraft

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 09:28
A major search is under way after contact with a light aircraft was lost at Loch Etive near Oban.

Detained plane spotter 'suffering'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:58
The wife of a plane spotter held in a United Arab Emirates (UAE) jail says her husband has lost two stone in weight since his detention.

Tribal Fighters Lay Siege To Al-Qaida In Coastal Town

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:54

The coalition of tribesmen have vowed to expel fighters from the extremist group and restore order to the Gulf of Aden port.

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Kenya president vows tough response

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:47
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vows a tough response to the "existential threat" from al-Shabab militants after the Garissa university massacre.

VIDEO: Student 'hid in cupboard for two days'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:32
A young Kenyan student has described how she drank body lotion because she was so thirsty while she hid from al-Shabab attackers for two days.

Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:20
Ander Herrera scores twice as Manchester United beat Aston Villa to move up into third in the Premier League table.

Leicester City 2-1 West Ham United

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:18
Bottom club Leicester revive their Premier League survival hopes with a dramatic late victory over West Ham.

Leinster 18-15 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:12
Leinster keep on track to become champions of European for the fourth time in seven years as they edge past error-strewn Bath.

Prince Harry flies a rolling Spitfire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:10
Footage is released of Prince Harry flying a Spitfire upside down in a stunt to promote a charity that offers in-the-air training for wounded service personnel.

Footballer's knife apology to fans

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:09
A Galatasaray player apologises for endorsing knives as Leeds United paid tribute to fans fatally stabbed before a match against his side.

850 people left without electricity

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:51
A problem with an electricity conductor has left up to 850 people without electricity in County Down, NIE confirms.

Thomas enjoys Flanders favourite tag

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:04
Britain's Geraint Thomas says it is "pretty special" to be one of the favourites for Sunday's Tour of Flanders in Belgium.

Jobs 'at risk under Labour' - Hague

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:54
Improved living standards and a growth in jobs would be at risk under Labour, former Tory leader William Hague says.

Two men die in Ceredigion collisions

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:52
Two men die in separate road incidents in Ceredigion and a third is in a serious condition in hospital.

Charges over cigarettes theft plot

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:44
Sixteen people are charged with plotting to steal millions of pounds worth of duty free cigarettes from a company at Gatwick Airport.

Sewol parents in inquiry protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:38
Relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster march to press the South Korean government for a truly independent inquiry.