National / International News

Dormice 'take naps to fatten up'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 20:23
Naps may help dormice save energy and survive until it is time to hibernate, say scientists.

North Korea test-fires more missiles

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 19:52
North Korea test-fires two more short-range rockets amid tensions with Seoul and Tokyo, and ahead of a visit to South Korea by China's president.

Why don't the English want power?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 19:23
Why don't the English want more power?

Fighting for the art of conversation

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 19:16
The fightback against text and email 'conversations'

New schools report a useful exercise

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:56
New schools report a useful exercise, writes Chris Cook

Funding boost for primary school PE

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:53
Extra funding is to be made available to double the number of PE specialists working in primary schools in England, says the Department for Education.

Facebook faces UK probe over study

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:51
A UK regulator is investigating whether Facebook broke data protection laws when it conducted a psychological study on users without their consent.

Passport boss set to face MPs again

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:42
MPs are to recall the head of the Passport Office for a second round of questioning about delays in processing applications.

Council-run care 'unsustainable'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:36
The council-run care system for the elderly and younger adults with disabilities is becoming "unsustainable", social services chiefs are warning.

10 tweets about US hero Tim Howard

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:29
10 tweets about a new American hero

Ministers given new-build warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:26
The government is exploring emergency measures to kick-start house-building, amid an expected fall in new build this year, BBC Newsnight learns.

Crisis meeting as Ebola toll rises

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 18:18
The World Health Organization is hosting an emergency meeting in Ghana after confirming the death toll in West Africa has risen to 467.

Call to free detained Tajik academic

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 17:24
Supporters of a researcher who has been detained accused of spying in Tajikistan press the UK government to help secure his release.

PM warns of antibiotic resistance

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 17:17
Medicine could soon be "cast back into the dark ages" unless action is taken to tackle the growing resistance to antibiotics, David Cameron says.

Europe v the Americas: Who will reign supreme?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 17:15
Does the resurgence of South American teams mean Europe's power is waning - or is the 4-4 quarter-final split just down to geography?

VIDEO: PM calls for action on antibiotics

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 17:14
Prime Minister David Cameron has called for global action to tackle the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics.

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