National / International News

Man is jailed over threat to kill MP

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:23
A man who threatened to kill an MP and planted a hoax bomb at her Belfast office is jailed for 18 months.

Yodel criticised for late flowers

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:22
Courier firm Yodel, the second -biggest courier in the UK, faces criticism for delivery failures over Mother's Day flowers.

Wales 'open' to Jones phone call

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:21
Wales "open" to a call from prop Adam Jones after Samson Lee's Six Nations injury, with a view to the former returning.

Blackberry firm unveils new tablet

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:18
Blackberry-owned company Secusmart has shown off a secure tablet in collaboration with Samsung and IBM.

Robert Durst: A life of violence

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:10
Robert Durst's arrest for murder brings into focus a life punctuated by sometimes horrific, sometimes bizarre, incidents.

VIDEO: 'Nostalgic atmosphere' in Crimea

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:09
Thousands of people in Crimea are celebrating the anniversary of the Russian annexation that took place last spring.

People 'urged man to jump to death'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 05:00
Police condemn onlookers who shouted "Jump!" to a man they were trying to talk down from a tall building.

Burundi politician's wife shot

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:49
The wife of Burundi opposition politician Agathon Rwasa has been shot and wounded in the capital amid rising tensions ahead of elections.

BBC Clarkson investigation under way

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:47
The internal BBC investigation into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's suspension from the programme gets under way.

Ebola: Seventh Brit sent home

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:44
A further UK healthcare worker has been flown back to the UK after suspected contact with Ebola.

Man jailed for brick-smash murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:43
A law degree drop-out is jailed for life for battering a stranger's head with a brick while high on a synthetic drug.

Vanuatu cyclone: Devastation mapped

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:43
The devastation Cyclone Pam caused in Vanuatu

Day in pictures: 16 March 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:39
Images from around the world: 16 March

The perils of feeding bread to ducks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:27
The unexpected perils of feeding bread to ducks

Silk Road staffer pleads guilty

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:25
An Australian man who worked for the Silk Road pleads guilty to charges of drug trafficking and money laundering in the US

Blair role 'set to be reconfigured'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:19
Tony Blair may get a new role in the Middle East amid question about his current job as a peace envoy in the region.

In-form Bale shuts out noises off

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:17
Gareth Bale responds to criticism of his Real Madrid form by covering his ears as he celebrates scoring against Levante.

Dolce and Gabbana say 'Boycott Elton John'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:14
Fashion designer's attempt to fight back

VIDEO: Putin back in front of the cameras

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:09
President Vladimir Putin appears in public for the first time in 10 days - an absence which fuelled intense speculation about his health.

Adams' US meeting not going ahead

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:07
A planned meeting between Gerry Adams and a high level US State Department official in Washington this week will not now happen, the BBC has learned.