National / International News

Manhunt for hotel murder suspect

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:00
Police are still searching for a man wanted in connection with the death of a hotel landlady in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

In pictures: Royal first birthdays

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:54
A long line of royal baby photos

Man is rescued after bridge fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:47
A 19-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after falling into water at Bloody Bridge near Newcastle, County Down.

Court halts Arizona inmate execution

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:36
A US court orders the execution of an Arizona death row man to be delayed until he gets more details about the lethal injection procedure he faces.

Savings threat to day care services

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:32
Day care services for older people and those with learning disabilities in Caerphilly county could be brought to an end in a bid to save money.

Shaw will be a Man Utd star - Irwin

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:30
Manchester United's £27m summer buy Luke Shaw is a "fantastic signing" for the club, says ex-defender Denis Irwin.

Pressure grows on Russia over crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:26
Western leaders urge Russia to pressure rebels in Ukraine over access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site, where monitors are being impeded.

Escaped suspect leaps from ambulance

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:57
Police in Manchester are looking for a man arrested on suspicion of burglary, who jumped from a moving ambulance.

'Russia in the dock' - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:25
Sunday's papers continue to examine stories around the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine with some reporting pro-Russian militiamen have been hindering investigators.

VIDEO: Widow wins tobacco payout

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 20:33
A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.

Benn grand-daughter bids to become MP

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 20:04
The granddaughter of the late Labour stalwart Tony Benn is to make a fresh attempt to become the fifth generation of her family to sit in the Commons.

US HIV infection rate drops a third

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 17:31
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States has fallen by a third in the past 10 years, a new study finds.

Children moved out of Mexico home

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 16:47
Mexican authorities begin the transfer of children from the House of the Big Family children's home, as families complain of abuse.

VIDEO: Iranian musician on blending East and West

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 16:19
Iranian musician Hafez Nazeri left his country 14 years ago to follow his dream in the United States.

Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 16:01
What went viral this week - in 60 seconds

Nigel Havers recaptures his youth

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 15:58
Nigel Havers returns to The Importance of Being Earnest

VIDEO: Cyprus: Bridging the mistrust

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 15:51
Forty years ago on 20 July 1974 Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island. Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.

VIDEO: Can a robot write sacred scriptures?

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 15:45
An exhibition at the Jewish museum in Berlin is showcasing a robot which has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures, known as the Torah.

The swimming pool with a seven-hour queue

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 15:38
The swimming pool where people wait for seven hours to get in

VIDEO: Loris success in Sri Lanka

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 15:37
The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.

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