National / International News

Severe storms hit New South Wales

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:36
Some 180,000 homes are without power across Sydney and New South Wales as storms batter the Australian state.

Google help for Nessie hunters

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:20
Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.

VIDEO: Migrant: 'I pray to go and succeed'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:19
Tijan Jagne is trying to save enough money to get to Libya and from there across the Mediterranean to Europe.

Warning of car insurance cost rise

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:16
The cost of UK car insurance will rise over the rest of the year, according to the AA, despite a fall in the first quarter of 2015.

Digital health project misses target

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:16
A £10m online health project has reached less than a third of the people it set out to, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Drawing a true Victorian superhero

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:10
Ada Lovelace, arguably the first computer programmer, is being brought to life in a graphic novel.

Lib Dems 'to deliver opportunity'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:10
The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to launch their manifesto, setting out plans to deliver a "decade of opportunity".

Turkey says it 'shares' Armenia pain

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:08
Ahmet Davutoglu says Turkey will "respectfully remember" deaths of Armenians in 1915 but stops short of recognising the killings as genocide.

Confusopoly - the art of baffling your customers on price

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:07
Are endless supermarket promotions doing more harm than good?

Clegg's tax rise vow on second homes

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:05
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.

Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:03
Former Prime Minister John Major is to enter the election campaign and claim that a Labour government propped up by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

VIDEO: Meet the royal baby 'superfans'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:02
Ardent royal fans have begun gathering outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington ahead of the birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's second baby.

VIDEO: The Sumatran rhino in need of a mate

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:01
The Borneo Rhino Alliance are trying to find a suitable mate for a Sumatran rhino.

Action call over grocery pricing

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:00
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.

Chilcot report release date uncertain

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:59
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.

Bingham repels Williams challenge

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:55
Stuart Bingham holds off a gutsy challenge from Robbie Williams to earn a place in the second round of the World Championship.

The tech that rocks the cradle

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:54
The tech that rocks the cradle

U.S. Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier To Coast Of Yemen

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:48

The move comes as fighting has intensified in Yemen between government forces and Houthi rebels allied with Iran. The U.N. has imposed an arms embargo on the Houthis.

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Utah woman jailed for killing babies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:31
A Utah woman who admitted killing six of her own babies and hiding their bodies in her garage is sentenced to up to life in prison.

Solar plane aims for Chinese coast

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:15
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.

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