National / International News

War crimes suspect back in Belgrade

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:17
Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj, on trial at the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague, arrives in Belgrade for cancer treatment.

Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:15

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.

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Irish female on Fifa goals shortlist

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:14
Ireland women's international Steph Roche is named alongside James Rodriguez on the Fifa goal of the year shortlist.

£3m fund after Murco job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:13
A £3m fund to protect and create jobs in Pembrokeshire is announced in response to 340 job losses at the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven.

Training The Next Generation Of Doctors To Get LGBT Health Right

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:01

People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. Med schools need to integrate LGBT health throughout training, a key group says.

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YouTube begins music subscriptions

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:00
YouTube launches a subscription service that lets users stream music videos without adverts and download them to smartphones and tablets.

VIDEO: Hands on with YouTube Music Key

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 09:00
Google's YouTube is starting a subscription service that allows users to stream ad-free music videos, and download them for offline use.

VIDEO: 'People invested entire lives in this'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:52
"Generations" of scientists have celebrated the landing of the probe Philae on a comet 300 million miles away, Dr Matt Taylor has told BBC News

Russia plans long-range air patrols

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:52
Russia has said it will conduct regular air patrols to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, missions that were wound down after the Cold War.

Farage: I could do deal with Labour

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:41
Nigel Farage says UKIP could do a deal with Labour - adding that he would "do a deal with the devil if he got me what I wanted" .

'Becker influence is underestimated'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:38
World number one Novak Djokovic says having Grand Slam-winning Boris Becker as his coach helps him "more than people can see".

Ebola outbreak deaths pass 5,000

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:36
Number of people killed by Ebola rises above 5,000 in worst-ever outbreak of the virus, the World Health Organization says.

'Fake Sheikh entrapped victims'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:35
A former associate of undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the 'Fake Sheikh' - tells the BBC's Panorama programme how they created newspaper stories to target celebrities unfairly.

VIDEO: 'Fake Sheikh' reporter entrapped victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:31
A BBC investigation has found that undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the Fake Sheikh - entrapped victims to create crimes.

Arctic blast moves across Canada

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:09
Frigid temperatures and snow have expanded into Ontario and Quebec as a wave of cold air moves east.

VIDEO: Ched Evans row: Dave Berry resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:50
Singer Dave Berry has resigned as a patron of Sheffield United, saying he wanted to make a 'moral stand' after convicted rapist Ched Evans was allowed to train at the club.

VIDEO: Syria conflict's child victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:41
Nearly four years after starting with peaceful protests, Syria's conflict continues with no end in sight.

Asean talks: US to confront Myanmar

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:38
Ahead of the Asean summit, US President Barack Obama told Myanmar magazine Irrawaddy that "there has been a slowdown in reforms" in the country.

Road incident 'was pure carnage'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:32
The grandmother of an eight-year-old boy killed in a road incident describes the scene as "pure carnage."

RBS boss admits – I cringed when I read forex chat room messages

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:24
Ross McEwan goes public to account for the sector’s failings.