National / International News

Putin set for Ukraine crisis talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:47
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Milan to meet his Ukrainian counterpart and EU leaders to discuss the Ukraine conflict and gas supplies.

VIDEO: 'I lost five members of my family'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:46
The UK charity Street Child has spoken to people in Kenema in Sierra Leone whose lives have been devastated by the disease.

NHS inquiry call after spot checks

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:45
Renewed calls for a public inquiry into the Welsh NHS are made after spot checks at 20 hospitals find widespread problems with the handling of medicines.

Man dead, three critical after crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:40
A man has died following a two-vehicle collision near Carryduff, County Down.

'Thousands' paying for sex in NI

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:39
About 17,500 men in Northern Ireland pay for sex each year, a survey published by Queen's University, Belfast, researchers suggests.

Australia prof in racist email row

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:34
The University of Sydney suspends a professor, who had advised the government on education policy, after he used racist terms in emails.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine 'will come too late'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:33
UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline says its Ebola vaccine will not be ready until late 2015 and is "going to come too late" for this epidemic.

Terror, immigration and Ched Evans

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:09
Friday's papers cover terror plots, immigration and photographs of a smiling Ched Evans ahead of the footballer's expected release from jail.

VIDEO: Close up with VR eye-tracking helmet

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:05
The Japanese start-up Fove has developed a consumer eye-tracking helmet for use in virtual reality environments.

Dallas Nurse With Ebola Arrives In Maryland For Treatment

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:01

Nina Pham was flown by executive jet from Dallas to Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Md. From there, she was being transferred to the National Institutes of Health center in Bethesda, Md.

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UN launches urgent Ebola aid appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 20:32
UN chief Ban Ki-moon launches an urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a drive for donations falls short of its target.

Asian shares in mixed trade on US data

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 19:31
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.

Walk-Off 3-Run Homer Sends Giants Past Cardinals to The World Series

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-16 19:23

The bash by first baseman Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco a 6-3 win, sends St. Louis home, and sets up a title matchup with the streaking Kansas City Royals.

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Cameron urges EU fight on Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 19:03
David Cameron urges European countries to introduce Ebola screening at airports, saying they "must do more" to stop the disease spreading.

VIDEO: India's quest to get people online

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:45
One billion people are still not connected to the internet in India and cost is the main barrier. So authorities are looking at ways to get more people online.

Virgin Australia buys out Tigerair

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:12
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.

Ebola alert in US expands to Ohio

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 17:56
US health officials say a nurse infected with Ebola may have been sick for four days before diagnosis, and she took two domestic flights in that time.

VIDEO: 'Rotten' kiss and sign off on live TV

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 17:50
Presenter Andrew Neil has unexpected help from John Lydon as he signs off the live political programme This Week.

No Security Council seat for Turkey

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 17:41
Turkey fails to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council, with members voting in favour of Spain and New Zealand instead.

Terror inquiries 'stretching police'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 17:35
Police are "stretched" dealing with an "exceptionally high" number of investigations into Islamist-related activities, Scotland Yard says.