National / International News

Citi creates 600 jobs in Belfast

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:31
The global financial services company Citi is creating 600 new jobs in Belfast, in an investment worth £54m.

VIDEO: Jagger on Brown and losing L'Wren

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:21
Sir Mick Jagger has told the BBC about his new biopic on music legend James Brown, and how going on tour helped the Rolling Stones singer get over the loss of his partner L'Wren Scott.

UK climate change spending defended

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:11
Ministers defend plans to spend more than £600m on climate change in poor countries - as some MPs argue the cash would be better spent at home.

RBS struggles against never-ending fines

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:07
Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan knows he has more bad stuff to clear out before he has any chance of hitting clear blue water

Ferrari confirm Alonso to leave

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:03
Ferrari officially confirm two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will leave the team at the end of the season.

BBC host makes on-air rape apology

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:02
A BBC radio presenter makes an on-air apology for remarks he made about rape in a live debate about disgraced footballer Ched Evans.

VIDEO: Sports tech aims to boost performance

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:01
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.

NFF accepts blame for Nigeria exit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:55
The Nigeria Football Federation accepts the blame for the champions' failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Does free food make for a happier office?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
Does free food make for a happier workplace?

Five arrested over Argyll Arcade raid

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
The men, aged between 23 and 31, are being held after a robbery at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow in September.

In pictures: US snow chaos

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:52
North-east US hit by massive snowstorm

Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most eccentric figures, has died aged 88 in Seville.

SA police suspended over mob justice

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
Three South Africa police officers are suspended for allegedly not helping a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob and later died.

Your pictures: Movement

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:39
Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"

Zoo fined for birds' park escape

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:27
An animal park in Cumbria and its owner are fined for allowing a "threatening" species of bird to escape.

VIDEO: Stunt biker's loop on Thames barge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:21
BMX stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.

EU rejects UK's bonus cap challenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:03
Europe's Advocate General rejects UK's bonus cap challenge.

Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:02
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over a fire at a Philippines night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996.

Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:59
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq

Eight mile traffic queues on M4

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:58
Traffic is queuing for eight miles on the M4 between Newport and Cardiff following an earlier accident on the motorway.