National / International News

Ebola screening tests under scrutiny

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 20:08
Checks for medics returning to the UK after treating Ebola patients are to be reviewed after they cleared a nurse later diagnosed with the virus.

China's factory activity shrinks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 18:48
China's manufacturing activity shrank for the first time in seven months in December, a private survey showed on Wednesday.

Virgin pilot 'just doing his job'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:54
A pilot who landed a Virgin Atlantic jet at Gatwick Airport after discovering a landing gear problem speaks about the incident for the first time.

Miliband in 'kitchen table' promise

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:39
Ed Miliband uses his new year message to promise a recovery that reaches people's "kitchen table" if Labour wins next year's general election.

China markets mixed on factory data

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:28
Chinese shares traded mixed in thin holiday trade on manufacturing data that painted an even weaker picture of the world's second largest economy.

Venezuelan economy enters recession

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:24
The economy in oil-dependent Venezuela shrinks by 2.3% in the third quarter of the year and inflation reaches 63% amid dropping oil prices.

Numbers of the year 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:05
Seven numbers that tell a story about 2014

The most romantic chocolate ever made?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 17:02
The most romantic chocolate that has ever been created?

Unusually rewarding: Unsung heroes

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 16:37
Dullest Man of the Year and other accolades