Northern Ireland

Heavy snow closes more than 100 schools

An amber weather warning for snow and ice is in place until 08:00 GMT on Wednesday.

United Kingdom

Drivers stranded on M74 as snow sweeps Scotland

Heavy snow causes disruption in Scotland and Northern Ireland, with warnings in place across the UK.


Teenager charged over Edinburgh motorcycle disorder

Disorder incidents involving off-road bikes are alleged to have taken place in Edinburgh on Saturday.


Mercedes Benz driver wheelspins along Times Square then ploughs into policeman before speeding off

The driver was doing donuts so fast the tyres of his sportscar were smoking - and it all took place in front of a police station


Dolores O'Riordan and Asia's enduring love for The Cranberries

Dolores O'Riordan, who has died age 46, had a particular place in the hearts of Asian music fans.


47 kids injured – 10 seriously – after school bus crashes into house in Germany

A SCHOOL bus crash in Germany early this morning injured 47 kids – at least 10 of them seriously. The accident, which saw the bus slam into a shop after colliding with several cars, took place in the town of Eberbach in the state of Baden-Wuertt

Northern Ireland

North west floods: Stormont stalemate hits flood scheme

A financial support scheme for flood-hit farms cannot go ahead until an agriculture minister is in place.


Gary Neville predicts impact Alexis Sanchez's impending arrival at Manchester United will have on Romelu Lukaku

The Red Devils striker might have a lot more competition for a place in the first team if Sanchez agrees terms


Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl's hijab 'did not happen'

Authorities in Toronto say the incident alleged to have taken place last Friday never occurred.


Carillion collapse: Contingency plans 'in place' for Scottish projects

The Scottish government says it has been working to "manage or eliminate risks" since last year.

United States

Florida Woman Killed By A Brightline Train During Preview Run

A woman from Florida was struck and killed Saturday by a high-speed train that was offering a preview run a day before its debut, authorities said.  The victim identified as Melissa Lavell, 32, was reportedly crossing the train tracks of the new Bright


Mikkelsen: Hyundai WRC car reminds me of Volkswagen

Sebastien Ogier dominated the WRC with VW from 2013 until its shock exit at the end of the 2016 season, which left Ogier and his VW teammates Jari-Matti Latvala and Mikkelsen without a seat.Ogier and Latvala found seats but Mikkelsen was forced to begin t

United Kingdom

Carillion: Urgent talks on construction firm's future

High-level government meetings are taking place this weekend on Carillion's future, the BBC understands.


When is Holocaust Memorial Day 2018? Special events will take place across UK and the world to remember the Jews killed

Events will take place around the world to mark the memorial on January 27 - we look at its tragic origins


Donald Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive by waiving economic sanctions

Donald Trump has announced he will not reimpose economic sanctions on Iran in a move that keeps the nuclear deal in place, despite his repeated criticism.


Stranraer dementia-friendly homes approved

The project - which also aims to tackle youth homelessness - will take place on the site of a former hospital.


Liverpool place eye-watering price tag on wantaway striker Daniel Sturridge amid transfer speculation

The former Chelsea man has been linked with a move to West Ham and Southampton as he bids to save his World Cup dream


Far-right Austria minister's 'Nazi language' causes anger

Herbert Kickl of the far-right Freedom Party said asylum seekers should be concentrated in one place.


Paris jewel heist: Armed thieves steal £4m in valuables from luxury Ritz Hotel in dramatic raid

Robbers with guns use hatchets to smash open glass cabinets at Place Vendome boutique

United Kingdom

Blue Planet II tops 2017 TV ratings

The first episode had more than 14 million viewers, beating Strictly Come Dancing into second place.

United Kingdom

Britain to be hit by freezing fog as fresh winter blast sparks weather warnings

THICK fog is set to sweep across the UK as a weather warning is in place for dangerous driving conditions overnight. A yellow warning is in place from 3pm today to 11am tomorrow, affecting much of western England and eastern Wales, with some areas of Nort

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