National / International News

Funeral for bus crash death officer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:42
The funeral for an off-duty police officer who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea will be held in Cardiff on Friday.

US child TV star kills himself

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:32
The Everybody Loves Raymond actor Sawyer Sweeten is thought to have taken his own life while visiting family in Texas.

VIDEO: Replica recreates prehistoric cave

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:32
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.

'Anti-Tory majority' appeal by Jones

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:29
First Minister Carwyn Jones urges the "anti-Tory majority in Wales" to back Labour and remove the Conservatives from office.

Strong quake shakes NZ South Island

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:24
A strong earthquake strikes New Zealand's South Island with "violent" shaking felt in Christchurch and Wellington.

'High level' radiation in Tokyo park

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 21:08
Japanese authorities close off a playground in a Tokyo park after an unusually high level of radiation is detected, report local media.

VIDEO: Remembering the Gallipoli campaign

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 20:41
The centenary of the Gallipoli campaign will be commemorated in Turkey on Friday.

Armenia remembers Ottoman killings

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 20:16
Commemorations are due to begin in Armenia to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

Switzerland 'world's happiest place'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 19:38
Switzerland is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.

Scottish TUSC launches manifesto

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:40
The Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is to launch its election manifesto with a call for a £10 an hour minimum wage.

Anger over Dungavel visit refusal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:40
Trade union, religious and refugee groups voice their anger at having been refused access to the Dungavel immigration removal centre.

Rugby star who died at Gallipoli

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:26
Northampton Saints and England rugby union full-back Ben Foden follows in the footsteps of former Saint, British Lion and Gallipoli war hero Blair Swannell.

No prosecutions over baby death

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:21
An investigation into the death of a baby born at a Cumbrian hospital will not lead to any prosecutions, police say.

Abuse peer 'still being protected'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:17
A man who claims he was abused by Labour peer Lord Janner says he believes the former MP is still being protected by establishment figures.

Police in double murder reward offer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 17:44
The Metropolitan Police offer a £40,000 reward for information on the linked murders of a Playboy bunny girl and a Hounslow teenager.

Dynamic China looks to dominate Asia

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:32
A warming of the relationship with Russia is a key part of China's strategy to rebuff US influence in Asian affairs, says Carrie Gracie.

Miliband attacks PM's foreign policy

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:13
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to accuse David Cameron of presiding over the "biggest loss of influence for our country in a generation".

Why is no-one talking about defence cuts?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:10
The UK faces tough choices about defence spending - but the issue isn't being talked about in the election campaign, says Jonathan Beale.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:03
How did the Avengers thwart the spoilers?

The yard for red phone boxes that ring no more

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:00
The yard for red phone boxes that ring no more