National / International News

Why women suffer more knee injuries

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:58
Alistair Magowan asks if the number of knee injuries are down to wider hips, synthetic pitches and too many games.

'Local schools' drive inequality

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:57
Deciding school admissions on distance from home means giving an unfair advantage to wealthy families, say researchers

Haiti wreck 'not Columbus's ship'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:40
Experts examining a shipwreck off Haiti have ruled out the possibility that it is Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria, which sank in 1492.

In pictures: In the crowd

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:53
Street photographs by Kate Hooper

VIDEO: Convicted killer admits making bomb

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:44
A man, who killed five people in 1978, has admitted possessing firearms and making an improvised explosive device.

VIDEO: UK jihadists prisoner swap 'credible'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:41
Reports that UK jihadists were involved in a prisoner swap between Islamic State (IS) and Turkey are 'credible', Whitehall officials have told the BBC.

Day in pictures: 6 October

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:38
24 hours of news images: 6 October

VIDEO: 'Nerve-shredding' - Alien: Isolation

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:24
Marc Cieslak reviews the new video game Alien: Isolation to be released on 7 October.

Nobel Prize for brain's GPS discovery

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 03:55
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to three scientists who discovered the brain's "GPS system".

Another day, another corporate breakup

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-10-06 03:40

Another day, another corporate breakup. Hewlett-Packard confirmed today it will split into two companies. One will focus on personal computers and printers, and the other will focus, among other things, on the enterprise space of the cloud. It turns out HP is not the only old tech company that's been refocusing in a divergent tech landscape.

'Fatal fire' at Iran military centre

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 03:37
Two people have been killed in a fire and explosion at a military facility near the Iranian capital Tehran, reports say.

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