National / International News

Problem debt 'costs UK economy £8bn'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:08
A leading debt charity says the knock-on costs for the economy of people getting into too much debt amount to more than £8bn a year.

VIDEO: Ray Cole 'overwhelmed' at release

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:07
A British man jailed for "homosexual acts" in Morocco has said he was "overwhelmed" to be released.

WHO warns of Ebola hospital risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 16:28
A prominent WHO official warns more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff in developed countries, as Spain monitors a case in Madrid.

'Blood Moon' set to wow skywatchers

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 16:08
A total lunar eclipse will be visible in much of the Americas and East Asia in the coming hours, the second total lunar eclipse of the year.

VIDEO: The man who records all his sneezes

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:53
Why one man has recorded every sneeze for seven years

The boy who grew up to be a suicide bomber

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:27
How this European boy grew up to be a suicide bomber

The last eel catcher of Rome

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:25
The last eel catcher fishing the river in Rome

EU hosts anti-extremist tech meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:19
A "private" dinner between tech firms and government officials from across the EU is to take place on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Can the humble radio save lives?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:16
A radio campaign in Burkina Faso aims to save lives

The world's most compassionate 24 hours

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:11
The most compassionate 24 hours in the world

Sport's biggest losers?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:09
Taking fights at short notice, making young prospects look good: How boxing journeymen make losing look like an art form.

Is your office as trendy as this?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:08
Does your workplace compare with these winners?

VIDEO: Girl, 13, could be first human on Mars

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:03
Could 13-year-old be first human to reach red planet?

VIDEO: Around the world backwards on a bike

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:01
A Nepali man has ridden a bike backwards across three continents in the name of world peace.

Experts to promote wild lynx effect

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:00
Efforts to "rewild" parts of Scotland could involve the reintroduction of Eurasian lynx, according to some conservationists.

Wada may consider longer drugs bans

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 14:49
World Anti-Doping Agency may increase athletics drugs bans if research into steroids longevity proves correct.

Top Chile court orders halt to mine

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 14:46
Chile's supreme court halts work on a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted.