National / International News

Hillsborough campaigners made CBEs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:55
Two Hillsborough justice campaigners are appointed CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Mini skirt queen leads honours list

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:48
Mary Quant, the designer widely credited with making the mini skirt popular, is among those in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

VIDEO: Hundred held after Russia protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:46
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 100 other demonstrators have been arrested at a rally in central Moscow, activists say.

Palestinian UN resolution fails

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:42
The UN Security Council rejects a resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories within three years.

AirAsia crash recovery intensifies

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:37
Recovery teams are launching a "massive search" for victims of AirAsia flight QZ8501, as investigators hunt for the plane's data recorders.

Wind-up radio inventor honoured

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:34
Inventor Trevor Baylis - who designed the wind-up Baygen radio - has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Honours for Rugby World Cup winners

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:33
Rugby World Cup winners Rochelle Clark and Sarah Hunter are among the sports stars on the New Year's Honours list.

Scots honoured in New Year list

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:32
About 150 Scots, including Commonwealth judo star Euan Burton and MP Anne McGuire, make the New Year Honours list.

Knighthood for 'father of Viagra'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:31
Two chemists, one who started research on Viagra and a YouTube celebrity, along with a former NFU president, receives knighthoods in the New Year Honours.

New Year Honours: Twelve famous faces

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Twelve of the big-name recipients on the 2015 list

More than 80 New Year Honours for NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
More than 80 people in Northern Ireland receive awards in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2015, with the highest honour given to Olympian Dame Mary Peters.

VIDEO: SBTV founder gets New Year Honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV, talks about being on the New Year Honours List and what the future holds.

VIDEO: Steve Cram: CBE honour 'a privilege'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Steve Cram talks about being awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List.

Ashdown recognised in Honours List

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Ex-Lib Dem leader Lord Ashdown and Tory peer Lord Young are among politicians recognised in the New Year's Honours List.

Knighthood for actor John Hurt

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Veteran actor John Hurt receives a knighthood in the New Year Honours. and Joan Collins and Esther Rantzen are made dames in the New Year Honours.

VIDEO: Tower poppy designer awarded MBE

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Tom Piper, theatrical designer of the Tower of London poppy installation, is honoured by the Queen in her New Year Honours List.

VIDEO: Joan Collins: 'Thrilled to be a dame'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Actress Joan Collins talks about how she feels about being made a dame in the New Year Honours List.

VIDEO: Hillsborough dad 'pleased' with CBE

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Trevor Hicks, who lost two of his daughters in the Hillsborough disaster, has been given a CBE for his services to other families bereaved by the tragedy.

VIDEO: Rantzen 'can't adjust' to being a Dame

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Esther Rantzen, the former television presenter and founder of ChildLine, has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list.

Poppy duo and acting stars honoured

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
The creators of the World War One ceramic poppy display at the Tower of London join acting grandees Joan Collins and John Hurt on the New Year Honours list.

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