National / International News

Children 'failed in early years'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:28
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

VIDEO: Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:20
The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.

Could you write a Ceefax report?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:18
Ceefax, the service relied upon for sports news in the days before smartphones and apps, celebrates its 40th birthday today.

VIDEO: Relive the best of the Ryder Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:16
BBC Sport takes a look at 10 of the best moments from the Ryder Cup.

VIDEO: Teenagers shy to talk about cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:02
A leading cancer charity says it is concerned the disease is not being spotted early enough in young people because many are too embarrassed to talk to their GP.

Enterprise zone 'secrecy' claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 21:46
Ministers are accused of "shutting up shop" by not revealing how each of Wales' seven enterprise zones is performing.

VIDEO: White House intruder 'had ammo'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 21:16
US authorities say Omar Gonzalez, who broke into the White House on Friday evening, had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car.

China exporting 'tools of torture'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 21:06
A growing number of Chinese companies are exporting "tools of torture" such as electric shock batons and spiked metal batons, Amnesty says.

Tesco turmoil and Balls' hair shirt - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 21:04
Supermarket Tesco's suspension of four executives over overstated profit guidance leads several papers, while others focus on claims of a Breaking Bad-style murder plot.

VIDEO: US launches air strikes on Syria

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 18:49
The US and allied nations have launched a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.

U.S., Allies Hit Islamic State Targets In Syria, Pentagon Says

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 17:38

The Pentagon said it had used fighter, bomber and Tomahawk missiles during the mission launched on Monday.

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VIDEO: Sharp rise in Malaysia dengue deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:50
The number of people dying from dengue fever in Malaysia has more than tripled this year compared with 2013, with 250 cases being reported daily.

Dawn French named uni chancellor

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:38
Comedian Dawn French is to become the new chancellor of Cornwall's Falmouth University.

Secret Service struggles behind scenes

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:30
White House break-in adds to Secret Service woes

French Citizen Is Kidnapped In Algeria By Islamist Splinter Group

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:15

The man was captured just hours after the Islamic State called on its followers to launch attacks against French citizens.

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How lasers revealed a lost city in the jungle

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:14
How lasers have revealed an ancient city beneath the forest

VIDEO: Giant Galapagos tortoise preserved

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 16:07
Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History and taxidermy experts have preserved Lonesome George, the last Pinta giant tortoise, who died in 2012 in the Galapagos Islands.

Families of missing weigh plea risks

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:38
Hostages' families roll the dice with public appeals for release

VIDEO: Who's afraid of video for theatre?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:05
Movie style trailers are increasingly common for theatrical shows, but not everybody in the theatrical world thinks they are a good idea.

US crackdown on overseas tax deals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:01
The White House announces new treasury department measures aimed at stopping companies avoiding US taxes by merging with overseas firms.

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