National / International News

Arab Spring: The winners and losers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:58
Initial optimism about the uprisings in Arabic states has melted away. John Simpson considers the long-term impact.

VIDEO: 46 catcalling video copycats

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:53
46 new versions of "walking as a woman" viral video

The school that says Osama Bin Laden was hero

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:48
The teacher who says Osama Bin Laden was a hero

Are we asking the wrong questions about Ebola?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:47
Are we missing the point about the Ebola outbreak?

Obama and Xi in Beijing summit

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:43
The US and Chinese leaders hold more talks in Beijing, amid rumbling unease over trade rivalries and regional tensions.

Staff shortages at overcrowded jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:41
Prisoners and employees are being left vulnerable at HMP Elmley as a result of staff shortages, inspectors find.

Talks on renewable energy break down

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:24
Opposition politicians walk out on talks with the government designed to establish a bipartisan commitment to renewable energy in Australia.

Russia to build Iran atomic reactors

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:22
Russia agrees to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, as a deadline approaches for agreement in talks on curbing Iran's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Selfies used as 'spoof proof' IDs

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:21
A facial recognition start-up attempts to use selfies as a means to verify people's ID for banking transactions, but experts have security concerns.

Mali confirms second Ebola death

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:14
A Malian nurse dies of Ebola, the second confirmed death in Mali, but officials say it is unrelated to the first case.

Ferguson, Mo., Anxiously Awaits Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:14

The jury could hand down its decision in the teen's death as early as this weekend, and both protesters and authorities are preparing for that moment.

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VIDEO: 'Dapper Laughs is gone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:07
The comedian behind Dapper Laughs has told the BBC that he will no longer be performing as the character.

Tower poppies to start being removed

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:06
Up to 8.000 volunteers are set to start removing the 888, 246 commemorative ceramic poppies from the Tower of London.

Chinese Shoppers Set Record For 'Singles Day' Shopping Spree

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-11 16:00

A day meant to celebrate being single has turned in to the world's largest shopping event. But it's unlikely to catch on in the U.S.

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VIDEO: Medical bike couriers battle HIV

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:23
The Malawi motorbike couriers helping battle HIV

Power behind Qatar's global lessons

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:20
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education

Pupils 'lacking science equipment'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:13
School pupils are not being given the science equipment they need, according to a group of professional bodies.

Who owns our mobile health data?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:12
Who owns your mobile health data?

National fracking college named

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:10
A Lancashire college is chosen as the national hub for the UK's first college for the fracking industry.

'Death knell for benefit tourism' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:10
A European Court ruling prompts the press to declare an end to "benefit tourism", while many look forward to I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!