National / International News

US and Russia seek Ukraine solution

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:01
The US and Russia agree on the need to find a peaceful solution to the crisis over occupied government buildings in east Ukraine, officials say.

Boom 'spreads' and Miller 'farce' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:29
Soaring house prices make the front of two newspapers, while others digest the resignation of Culture Secretary Maria Miller and most go to town with pictures of Prince George.

VIDEO: FDLR seeks peace talks with Rwanda

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:28
The FDLR, or so-called democratic forces for the liberation of Rwanda, has laid down its weapons and is seeking to negotiate with Rwanda, the group's president says.

VIDEO: Davina trainer's marathon tips

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:08
Fitness expert Professor Greg Whyte offers up some essential advice on running a successful marathon.

Fall in Chinese exports and imports

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:04
China's exports and imports fell sharply in March, figures show, adding to recent signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

Missing plane search area narrows

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:01
Teams focus on a narrowed search area in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, after more signals were heard on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Royals honour New Zealand's war dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 19:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have paid their respects to New Zealand's war dead on the latest leg of their royal tour.

VIDEO: Mass stabbing at US high school

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 19:06
A teenager armed with two knives has gone on a rampage at a high school in the US state of Pennsylvania, injuring 19 students and a security guard.

WW1 spy files available online

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 18:49
Secret MI5 files about people involved in espionage during World War One are made available online.

VIDEO: Kelpies time-lapse shown in New York

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:53
Time-lapse photography capturing the installation of The Kelpies sculptures is to be shown at New York Tartan Week.

'More homes needed' for house market

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:52
House-buying activity is picking up in more areas of Scotland but there is still a lack of available stock, according to a survey.

Call for details on principal pay

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:50
Universities are being urged to give more information about the way their principals are paid, as a bitter pay dispute continues.

VIDEO: World's biggest pork firm in $5bn float

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:36
The world's biggest pork producer, China's WH Group, is hoping to raise more than $5bn from an initial public offering in Hong Kong later this month.

Curbing wind energy to push up bills

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:15
Researchers say that plans to restrict wind farms to the seas around Britain will require significantly larger subsidies.

'Millions wasted' on flu drug

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:56
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.

British man shot dead in Bahamas

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:39
A British man has been shot dead by masked robbers who burst into his mother's home in the Bahamas, local police say.

'RoboClam' could anchor submarines

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:33
A new burrowing robot for anchoring miniature submarines has been developed, inspired by the Atlantic razor clam.

VIDEO: 'How about never - is never good for you?'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:32
The secret to the New Yorker's funniest cartoons

On the benefits cap front line

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:27
Panorama meets the families living with welfare reform

VIDEO: 'You can't afford to live in London'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:26
BBC Panorama followed council officers in the London borough of Brent for seven months to find out how the government's benefits cap is affecting families.

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