National / International News

New Zealand 'start as underdogs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:34
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.

At Least 17 Dead In Somalia Hotel Attack

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:33

Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.

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Public to create new WW1 woodland

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:30
Members of the public are invited to help plant a new woodland in County Londonderry to mark the centenary of World War One.

Saudi diplomats evacuated from Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:14
Saudi Arabia evacuates its diplomats from Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition carries out a third night of air strikes.

Weapons and drugs seized in raid

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:46
Weapons, drugs and cash are seized following police raids on a bar and a home in Cardiff.

Weekend disruption on train lines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:31
A restricted timetable is in place at the weekend on the Cardiff and valleys network.

Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:29
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.

Steel finishes in top 20 in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:12
Britain's Gemma Steel and Rhona Auckland finish inside the top 20 at the World Cross Country Championships in China.

Africa's dreams shattered?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 23:55
BBC Africa's Piers Edwards considers whether the new work permit rules for foreign players in England is all bad news for Africa.

Rosberg heads Hamilton in practice

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 23:11
Nico Rosberg edges out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

What not to do on the campaign trail

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:51
What not to do on the election campaign trail

Sri Lanka president's brother killed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:26
The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.

VIDEO: 'Super councils' seek public money

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:05
In the wake of greater powers being devolved to Scotland, councils in England have been banding together to demand extra power for their local areas.

VIDEO: A year in space: Soyuz docks at ISS

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 20:09
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.

Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:56
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.

VIDEO: Amanda Knox: 'I'm so grateful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:34
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.

Nigerians to choose new president

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:20
Voting is to begin in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, to elect a new president.

VIDEO: Knox and Sollecito convictions overturned

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:10
Italy's highest court has acquitted American Amanda Knox, and her Italian former boyfriend Rafael Sollecito, of murdering the British student Merdith Kercher eight years ago.

Alps air crash co-pilot knew region

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:03
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.

The challenges of election polling

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 18:52
A look at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.