National / International News

Internet trolls and obesity fight - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 21:13
Tougher new sanctions against internet trolls, and NHS staff leading the way on obesity, feature on the front pages.

Pharmacies 'could save NHS £1bn'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 21:02
Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the NHS over £1bn a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.

Evans rape inquiry fast-tracked

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 20:33
An inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans is to be fast-tracked by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.

VIDEO: Ebola: Cuba to send medics to Africa

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 19:54
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro says his country will send almost 300 extra doctors and nurses to Africa.

Honour for WW1 woman police officer

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 19:33
The female police pioneer who cleaned up a town

West urges end to Libya violence

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 18:44
The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.

Titanic items fetch six-figure sum

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 17:59
Rare items from the Titanic, including a restaurant dinner menu, sell for a "substantial" six-figure sum at auction.

Catholic synod vote 'disappointing'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 17:32
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.

Solar farms 'blight on landscape'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 17:10
Environment Secretary Liz Truss says large-scale solar farms are "ugly" as she confirms plans to cut a taxpayer subsidy for the schemes.

Abandoned tanker adrift once again

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 17:03
A Russian container ship is once again drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board after becoming detached from a tugboat.

England's lost football grounds

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 16:35
What happened to England's lost football grounds?

Is bushmeat behind Ebola outbreak?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 16:16
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?

Pakistan's 'miracle' doctor inspired by NHS

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 16:06
The medic who brought free healthcare to Karachi's poor

Why are our obsessions never the things we're best at?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 16:01
Why are our obsessions never the things we're best at?

The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:54
The women interned during the war against Japan

Days of deadly rains hit Nicaragua

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:45
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.

Sport plan to aid mental health

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:44
A £2m programme using sport to help people suffering from mental health problems is announced by Sport England and Mind.

Remains found in hunt for US student

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:18
Virginia state police say they have found human remains that could be those of missing British-born student Hannah Graham.

Runners celebrate Moira Jones' life

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:05
Hundreds of runners are due to gather in a Glasgow park to celebrate the life of a woman who was killed there.

Orbiters on alert as comet skims Mars

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 15:05
Scientists should get a grandstand view of a comet on Sunday when it makes a dramatic flyby of Mars.