National / International News

Spider-Man birthday video boy dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:04
A five-year-old boy who became an internet star when "Spider-Man" paid him a surprise birthday visit dies after a battle with cancer.

Speeding fines triple in south Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:48
The number of people fined for speeding offences in south Wales triples, according to the Ministry of Justice.

VIDEO: What makes a video go viral?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:32
What makes a video go viral?

Redrawing of NI border was discussed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:31
Newly-released files from the Irish National Archives reveal how the British and Irish governments discussed redrawing the Northern Ireland border in 1984.

Police 'moonlighting' for extra cash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:26
Hundreds of police officers are taking second jobs in a range of professions including teaching, beauty therapy and even helicopter pilot training.

VIDEO: 'Credit card users being misinformed'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:17
A number of credit card companies are misinforming customers about their legal right to a refund on faulty or damaged goods, a survey by www.money.co.uk suggests.

Pair killed in Boxing Day car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:05
A man and a teenage girl, who are believed to be related, are killed in a car crash in south London.

Woman, 83, mugged on Christmas Day

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:00
An 83-year-old woman was mugged for £20 in a "callous and violent attack" as she went for a walk on Christmas Day morning, police say.

VIDEO: Historic wills available online

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:54
Millions of wills, including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, have been made available online for a £10 fee.

Fire wrecks Grade II-listed building

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:22
A Grade II-listed building in Norfolk is destroyed in a fire.

Blaze bursts through roof of flats

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:20
Firefighters have been working through the night to tackle a blaze at a block of flats in Turnberry in Ayrshire.

Smith ton puts India under pressure

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:08
Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.

Icy roads warning after snowfall

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:53
Motorists are warned of treacherous driving conditions in parts of Wales following a night of snow, rain and plummeting temperatures.

VIDEO: Police deliver baby on subway train

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:41
Two police officers help a woman give birth on a subway train in the US city of Philadelphia.

When will man become machine?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:35
What will smarter machines mean for the future of the human race?

VIDEO: 'Worst flooding seen in decades'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:19
Malaysia's prime minister has cut short a trip to the United States, to confront criticism over his handling of the country's worst flooding in decades.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:16
Arsenal close in on Cavani, Real Madrid could sell Gareth Bale, Chelsea after Asamoah, Neil Warnock clinging to his job - plus more.

Who is moving where in January?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 22:07
BBC Sport and global football experts assess 50 possible moves that could happen in the January transfer window.

Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:56
Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.

N Korea berates Obama over film

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:39
North Korea condemns US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

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