National / International News

Victim's father in rugby safety call

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:10
The father of a schoolboy who died following concussion from a rugby match says Welsh player George North should have been removed from a Six Nations game for safety reasons.

Nigeria delay 'setback for democracy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:07
Nigeria's opposition says the decision to postpone the 14 February presidential poll by six weeks over security concerns is a "setback for democracy".

Man cut free from car after crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:05
A man is taken to hospital after being cut free from his car following a crash in Edinburgh.

Solicitor general denies tax claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:50
Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC denies attempting to avoid tax after being named as an investor in a film partnership scheme reportedly being investigated by officials.

Dogs seized by police on the rise

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:46
The number of dogs seized by police in the East Midlands rises dramatically over four years, new figures show.

Teenager stabbed in 30-strong brawl

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:34
An 18-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was stabbed in a mass brawl involving 30 people in east London.

'More women needed' in NI boardrooms

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:31
Northern Ireland's boardrooms should have more women and have greater diversity, according to the chairman of Invest NI.

VIDEO: 'Everyday miracle' of cataract surgery

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:31
The first ever cataract operation was performed in 1950 by Harold Ridley, replacing the eye's natural lens with one made out of plastic.

Yarnold crowned European champion

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:27
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold wins gold at the European Championship in Igls, Austria.

VIDEO: Inside 'dog death row'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:12
BBC Inside Out has discovered a massive increase in the number of dogs seized by police which have attacked people and asks why it is a growing problem.

Six Nations gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 00:09
Sir Clive Woodward says England went from boys to men in Wales, while Lawrence Dallaglio sees echoes of 2003.

Swansea coastguard closure date set

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:58
Swansea coastguard station will close in March with the loss of 11 jobs, four years after its closure was first announced.

Three-time major winner Casper dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:56
Three-time major winner and former US Ryder Cup captain Billy Casper dies at the age of 83, the US PGA Tour announces.

VIDEO: Barn owls back from the brink

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:52
Barn owl populations recover from their lowest levels on record thanks to a baby boom.

VIDEO: Fight for survival in Albania floods

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:40
Residents in southern Albania have been forced from their homes, after torrential rain hit parts of the Balkans over the past week.

Mental health warning to councils

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:34
Local councils trying to provide mental health care are "storing up problems" for the future, a charity claims.

VIDEO: Andes plane found 50 years after crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:32
Mountaineers in Chile have discovered the wreckage of a plane that went missing more than 50 years ago.

Pedestrian dies after M4 crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:27
A man dies after being hit by a car on the M4 near Bridgend in the early hours of Sunday.

Man shot dead in Liverpool street

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:12
A man dies after being shot in the back in a Liverpool street.

Bruce Jenner involved in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 23:08
One woman has died and seven others were hurt in a multi vehicle car crash involving Bruce Jenner, a star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.