National / International News

'Major incident' hospital cancels ops

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:41
A hospital in the midst of a "major incident" is cancelling 10 times as many non-emergency operations as normal as a result, the BBC learns.

Camera sees Philae's hairy landing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:39
High-resolution pictures have now been released of the Philae probe around the time of landing on Comet 67P last Wednesday.

Husband guilty of assaulting DJ

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:36
The estranged husband of former DJ Suzie McGuire faces jail after being convicted of assaulting her.

VIDEO: Where do Labour and UKIP stand on NHS?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:29
UKIP's Tim Aker and Labour's Vernon Coaker debate policies after the challenges between their party leaders.

Lego wars: How Big Bang beat Dr Who

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:29
Big Bang tops Dr Who in fan-created kit clash

VIDEO: Brands Hatch rogue driver jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:28
A man who drove his girlfriend's car on to the Brands Hatch circuit during a race is jailed for eight months.

VIDEO: 'Plebgate' police 'span web of lies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:11
Police span a "web of lies" that led to a "vitriolic" campaign of "plebgate" stories against ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell, the High Court has heard.

Carney takes aim at bankers' pay

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:07
The governor of the Bank of England says bankers' overall pay packages - not just bonuses - should be at risk in the event of wrongdoing.

Drowning: 'Hidden childhood killer'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 05:02
A World Health Organization report reveals drowning is one of the top 10 killers of children across the world.

In pictures: Poultry on show

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:58
Images of the National Poultry Show

Hooligan risk for Scotland v England

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:58
Police say they have intelligence that known English football hooligans are planning to travel to Glasgow for the Scotland v England friendly.

'Infected' kidney op families' grief

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:56
The families of two men who died after kidney transplants allegedly infected with a parasitic worm say they hope it will not deter others from giving or receiving organs.

MI5 recorded suspects court hears

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:53
A court in Northern Ireland has been told that MI5 secretly recorded a group of men as they planned attacks on police officers and judges.

Sierra Leone Ebola doctor dies in US

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:52
A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announces.

VIDEO: 'I was bullied in my own home'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:40
A committee of MPs has said schools in England are not doing enough to tackle cyberbullying and online abuse.

Ebola Patient Being Treated At Nebraska Hospital Has Died

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:37

Dr. Martin Salia was flown into the United States over the weekend. He was working as a general surgeon at a hospital in Sierra Leone.

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ICC chief cleared of corruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:36
ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan is cleared by a committee investigating corruption allegations in the Indian Premier League.

'Fewer bullied than a decade ago'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:31
Anti-bullying policies appear to be having an effect, with thousands fewer pupils being bullied than 10 years ago, according to research.

Day in pictures: 17 November 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:18
24 hours of news images: 17 November