National / International News

Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:54
US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.

Vettel takes shock Malaysia win

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:52
Sebastian Vettel takes a stunning maiden victory for Ferrari, winning a straight fight with Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in Malaysia.

Show goes on for One Direction

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:48
1D performed for the first time since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving the group, at a gig in South Africa.

Tuilagi out for season - Cockerill

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:44
Richard Cockerill says England and Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi is likely to miss the rest of the season with injury.

Four held after weapons found in car

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:44
Four men are arrested in north London as police find a gun, sword and a knife in the car they were travelling in.

Jobseekers perks in Scotrail deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:40
The new ScotRail franchise will offer free rail travel to interviews for jobseekers, amongst other passenger benefits announced.

Ref's hope for anti-gay tweet teen

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:23
Referee Nigel Owens says he hopes the teenager who sent him a homophobic tweet can move on with his life.

EU exit 'would mean problems for NI'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 00:22
One of Northern Ireland's leading businessmen warns of 'major problems' for the local economy if the UK votes to leave the European Union.

Kerry stays on for more Iran talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:55
US Secretary of State John Kerry cancels a planned return to the US to stay in Switzerland as the Iran nuclear talks approach their deadline.

'A female jockey can win National'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:54
Rider Katie Walsh on nearly making Grand National history and competing against the men at Aintree

VIDEO: Singapore is Lee Kuan Yew's legacy

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:53
Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.

UKIP pledges more funding for Wales

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:24
UKIP says it will "radically reform" the funding formula for the Welsh government's budget if it gets into power.

France votes in local elections

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:17
Parts of France head to the poll for local elections seen as a key barometer for the presidential vote in two years' time.

Empty grounds & bus depots in Brazil

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:49
The 2014 World Cup was the most profitable in Fifa's history, but for the host nation the legacy is expensive stadiums left vacant.

VIDEO: Girl sneaks out in search of a Slushie

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:39
A four-year-old girl in Philadelphia ventured out on her own in the early hours of the morning in search of a sweet drink.

VIDEO: Lew Kuan Yew's state funeral procession

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:10
Tens of thousands of people are lining the streets of Singapore to bid farewell to the founding father of the city-state, Lee Kuan Yew.

Jonathan Brownlee wins in Auckland

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 21:53
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee wins the second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland, New Zealand.

Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 21:12
An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax 'exits' the runway while landing at Halifax, and reportedly hits a power pylon.

A very Singaporean send-off

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 20:27
The BBC looks at some of the ways the city-state of Singapore and its people have paid tribute to founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Nigeria voting continues after delays

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 20:15
Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.