National / International News

UK house prices resume upward trend

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:37
House prices across the UK are resuming an upward trend, according to the Nationwide Building Society, with prices rising by 1% in the last month.

Mertens' condition deteriorates

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:32
The condition of Belgian defender Gregory Mertens worsens after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.

Should Tories put the chancellor in straitjacket?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:32
Why do the Tories think they need a new law to persuade us they won't put up taxes? And is such a law in the national economic interest?

Labour pledges to protect tax credits

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:26
Labour would "protect family budgets" by raising tax credits at least in line with inflation, Ed Miliband will say as the Tories warn Labour would "crash the economy".

Runners injured in animal snares

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:21
Calls are being made for snares to be banned after two runners were caught in the traps in the Peak District.

Mayweather taunts Pacquiao over money

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:09
Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao will not earn as much as he should from their fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Confusion among Vegas bright lights

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:04
Folk dancing, power ballads and hip-hop bands - Ben Dirs on the bright lights and confusion of the super-fight circus.

VIDEO: Drones help aid relief in Nepal

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 23:02
Unmanned aerial vehicles are being used to help aid relief in Nepal.

Barclays sets aside £800m for forex

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 22:46
Barclays puts another £800m aside, largely to cover potential further legal action and penalties for alleged foreign exchange manipulation.

VIDEO: Capsized yacht had weakness, says report

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 22:08
A yacht which capsized leaving four British sailors missing in the North Atlantic may have been affected by structural weaknesses, an official report says.

VIDEO: Quake survivor pulled from apartment

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 22:02
Many remote areas of Nepal are still waiting for assistance following Saturday's devastating earthquake.

Saudi king announces new heirs

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:59
Saudi Arabia's new king announces a major cabinet reshuffle that paves the way for a new generation of heirs to succeed him.

Obama looks to 'conclusion' of TPP

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:42
US President Barack Obama says the US and Japan are working towards a "swift and successful conclusion" to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Relief starts reaching Nepal villages

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:42
Aid begins to reach remote areas of Nepal after an earthquake that left 5,000 dead, but many remain in desperate need of food and water.

More Hillsborough witnesses sought

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:26
Further images of potential witnesses are released by the police team tasked with investigating Hillsborough and providing fresh evidence.

Osborne in Wales after economy slows

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:25
Chancellor George Osborne is election campaigning in Wales, stressing key Conservative messages on the economy after disappointing growth figures were released.

VIDEO: Waterloo archaeologists search 'killing zone'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:12
As Europe prepares to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, one corner of the battlefield is being excavated.

Grass fires not 'risk-free fun'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:08
A fire crime chief says more prosecutions are needed to stop people starting grass fires for fun ahead of a summit on the topic.

The Bali Nine Australian ringleaders

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:34
The BBC looks at Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, two Australians who have been executed in Indonesia for drug smuggling.

Walmart to open 115 stores in China

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:16
The world's biggest retailer, Walmart, says it plans to open 115 new stores in China by 2017, but will close some under-performing outlets.