National / International News

Schools face rising bills for exams

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 21:20
Post-primary schools in Northern Ireland could pay more to hold exams under new proposals from the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA).

RAF prepares to return Tunisia dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:57
An RAF plane leaves the UK for Tunisia to begin the repatriation of British tourists killed by a gunman at a beach resort last week.

Beach body ready ad 'not offensive'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:47
A weight-loss product advert featuring a bikini-clad model asking "Are you beach body ready?" was not offensive or irresponsible, the watchdog has ruled.

Amnesiac woman in US makes ID plea

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 20:45
A woman, who was found in the US state of California suffering from amnesia and is believed to be Australian, asks for help to find her identity.

England slows down for 'hottest day'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 18:53
England prepares to bask in sunshine as it experiences what could be the hottest day of the year so far.

VIDEO: USA reach final, England hope for final

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 18:47
Catch up with all the best action and the quirkier moments from day 25 of the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

Argentina 6-1 Paraguay

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:37
Argentina thrash Paraguay in their Copa America semi-final to set up a final against tournament hosts Chile on Saturday.

VIDEO: Millennium Development Goals explained

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:27
Millennium Development Goals: What are they and how successful have they been?

USA 2-0 Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:24
USA book their place in a fourth World Cup final with a hard-fought victory over two-time winners Germany in Montreal.

Hope in Dhaka's biggest slum

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:19
Mishal Husain reports from one of the poorest parts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on how a new model of development assistance is making a difference.

The man who made Manchester cool again

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:07
The man who made Manchester cool again

Indonesia plane crash toll rises

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:06
Indonesian officials say 122 people were on board a military plane which crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.

How is a life worth £12,980?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:01
How can a life be worth £12,980?

Saved by the 'British Schindler'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:39
The Jews who owe their lives to the 'British Schindler'

Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:36

In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.

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Female lung cancer cases top 20,000

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:33
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began.

Smart meter scheme loses chairman

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:28
The organisation tasked with promoting the rollout of smart meters has lost its chairman just weeks after she spoke out over how the government-led programme was being run.

Viewpoint: Watching the lesbians in India

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:24
How revolutionary is an Indian advert featuring lesbians?

VIDEO: The rappers turning hit songs halal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:16
The Muslim rappers who are trying to make hit songs more spiritual

Benefit cuts 'risk child poverty rise'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:16
The government should end its planned cuts to benefits to prevent more young people falling into poverty, the four UK children's commissioners say.