National / International News

Too many inmates 'jailed needlessly'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:12
Lord Harris, head of an independent review into suicide in prisons, says too many people are being jailed unnecessarily, weakening resources.

North Korea to send envoy to Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:03
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will send a special envoy to Russia, North Korean state media say, without stating the purpose of the trip.

'Young gamblers not seeking help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 20:13
NHS figures uncovered by Newsbeat suggest that the average debt for some gamblers under the age of 30 is more than £10,000.

VIDEO: 'Young gamblers not seeking help'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 20:03
NHS figures uncovered by Newsbeat suggest that the average debt for some gamblers under the age of 30 is more than £10,000.

VIDEO: White House security lapses detailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 19:38
An official report has found that an intruder who got into the White House was able to do so because of a series of technical and organisational security failures.

Leaders gather in Brisbane for G20

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 19:10
World leaders arrive in Brisbane, Australia for this weekend's G20 summit, with global growth the focus of the talks.

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