National / International News

Van Gaal charged by FA over comments

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:07
Louis van Gaal is charged by the FA over media comments he made after Manchester United's FA Cup tie at Cambridge.

Ancient climate 'backs predictions'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:00
Records of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere millions of years ago support current predictions on the likely future course of climate change, say scientists.

Quiz: When higher education runs in the family

Marketplace - American Public Media - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:00

Compared to other nations, American adults are less likely to be more educated than their parents, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Charles 'knows limitations' of Crown

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:55
Prince Charles understands the "necessary and proper limitations" of a monarch - despite "ill-informed" media speculation, an official says.

Pentagon 'boss' keen to arm Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:54
The White House's pick for defence secretary has said he is "inclined" to send weapons to Ukraine to fight against Russian-backed rebels. Pentagon 'chief' inclined to send weapons to Ukraine

VIDEO: Why Jordan's tribal system matters

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:45
As the tribe of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh calls for revenge over his killing, BBC News asks how much power Jordan's tribes wield.

Loyalist Rea 'being investigated'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:30
A former loyalist prisoner trying to stop police obtaining interviews he gave to a US university project is being investigated over offences of "the utmost gravity" a court has heard.