National / International News

Nun 'threw boiling water over boy'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:31
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is told that a young boy was scalded by boiling water after being assaulted by a nun at a Belfast children's home.

Muhammad Ali released from hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:27
Muhammad Ali, an icon of the boxing ring, is released from hospital and back home after being admitted last month with a urinary tract infection.

Enrique quiet on Messi reports

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:26
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique declines to comment on reports of a fall-out with "best player in the world" Lionel Messi.

VIDEO: Massacre at French magazine office

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:24
Richard Galpin reports on the shooting at the office of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.

Should a Belgian murderer be allowed euthanasia?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:24
Should a Belgian murderer be allowed euthanasia?

Receptionists 'give careers advice'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:17
Secondary schools in England are using teaching assistants and receptionists to give pupils careers advice, MPs have warned.

VIDEO: Miliband calls for PM apology over NHS

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:17
Ed Miliband calls on David Cameron to apologise for breaking a "solemn promise" over hospital waiting times.

Firemen's naan smashes world record

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:16
A huge naan bread made by firefighters, led by the aptly named Mr Curry, is confirmed to be the biggest the world has ever seen.

VIDEO: Video shows gunmen fleeing attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:16
Richard Galpin reports on the shooting at the office of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris.

CES: Super-fast phone charger demoed

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:13
The BBC is given an exclusive demo of tech that may revolutionise phone charging, at this year's CES show.

Private medical school £36,000 fees

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:09
The UK's first private medical school opens this term with students paying fees four times more than in public universities.

VIDEO: What is German Pegida movement?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:00
The BBC explains the origins of the "anti-Islamisation" group Pegida, which has been holding weekly rallies drawing thousands in a number of German cities.

Watkins' ex 'warned of baby abuse'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 04:00
A former lover of paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins took a mother later convicted alongside him to police and warned them the singer would abuse her child, a court hears.

Day in pictures: 7 January 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:55
Images from around the world: 7 January

VIDEO: Monaco royals present twins

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:52
Monaco's royal twins, including the heir to the throne, have appeared in public for the first time to a cheering crowd.

VIDEO: Paris gunfire caught on video

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:51
A witness to the shootings at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris filmed the scene as the sound of gunshots were heard.

Galaxy coach confirms Gerrard move

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:44
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will join the Los Angeles Galaxy in July, according to the club's coach.

VIDEO: 'Why I started to self-harm aged 12'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:27
'Why I started to self harm aged 12'

Stokes stars with 77 on Big Bash bow

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:27
England all-rounder Ben Stokes scores 77 off just 37 balls on his Australia Big Bash debut for Melbourne Renegades.

VIDEO: UK leader condemns France attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 03:25
UK Prime Minister David Cameron condemns the fatal attack on staff at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.