National / International News

China 'injects $81bn' into top banks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:17
China's central bank is said to be injecting 500bn yuan ($81bn; £50bn) into the five biggest state-owned banks to counter slowing growth.

15% of tobacco sold 'is illegal'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:17
Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco some of which contain droppings and dirt.

Ebola vaccine trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 22:04
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford.

Man, 47, in court on murder charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:50
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

Alcohol abuse 'costs £900m a year'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:24
Alcohol abuse in Northern Ireland costs taxpayers £900m a year and early intervention services are needed, charities claim.

'Reds back where they once belonged'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:20
After five years of "pain", five-time winners Liverpool relish a victorious return to the Champions League.

'Nation divided against itself' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 21:03
The increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.

US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 19:29
South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 18:00
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.

US man charged with supporting IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 17:32
A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors.

Chin strap turns chewing into power

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 17:27
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

'I loved/loathed my 1960s high-rise block'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:52
What was life like in the 'streets in the sky'?

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:39
Is it time for a mental health wait target?

VIDEO: The man behind Alibaba: Jack Ma

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:36
Who is the man behind Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that is about to launch a record listing on the New York stock market?

US waists 'grow an inch in a decade'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:29
Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.

MPs criticise 'lax' waste schemes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:21
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.

Files reveal WW2 secret 'Agent Fifi'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:18
World War Two records reveal the existence of a glamorous female secret agent whose job was to see if other agents could keep their mouths shut.

VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 16:18
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports
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