National / International News

VIDEO: Power lines and roofs battered

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 21:12
Vanuatu, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, has been battered by one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the region.

Cyclone 'devastates' Pacific islands

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:56
Cyclone Pam has "completely devastated" the islands of Vanuatu, and could be one of the worst disasters in Pacific history, aid agencies say.

Mental health 'to get funding boost'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:12
Mental health services in England will receive extra funding in next week's Budget, Liberal Democrat Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander says.

Hamilton fastest in final practice

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:05
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own during final Australian GP practice - qualifying coverage from 05:00 GMT.

Alonso return unknown - McLaren

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 20:01
McLaren admit they do not know the cause of Fernando Alonso's crash in pre-season testing nor when he will return.

“We just need to pee” transgender protest

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:56
Public toilet selfies as a protest tactic

Iraq 'could take Tikrit in a week'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:44
Pro-government Shia militias battling to oust Islamic State from Tikrit tell the BBC they hope to retake the Iraqi city within a week.

Testosterone boost 'could cut deaths'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:42
Boosting men's testosterone levels could potentially prevent deaths from heart disease and type 2 diabetes, UK doctors and scientists say.

S Club 7 reunion star acts the part

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:20
Hannah Spearritt looks ahead to S Club 7 reunion

Supersonic car gets its superwheels

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 17:23
The process begins of machining the fastest wheels in automotive history for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project.

Spain shaken up by anti-corruption parties

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 17:19
The emergence of two new parties has blown the Spanish political scene wide open, writes James Badcock.

Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-13 17:15

This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.

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