National / International News

VIDEO: The school with no rules and a dog

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 02:12
Head teacher of Ian Mikardo High School in East London, Claire Lillis, explains the ''calming'' effect of having a school dog.

VIDEO: Clegg on Marr: Full interview

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 02:07
Deputy prime minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg MP, talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr.

VIDEO: The jihadist turned charity worker

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 23:41
A former jihadist who fought on the frontline in Afghanistan, Kashmir and Burma in the 1980s is urging young Muslims not to join the conflict in Syria and Iraq.

IS hunt and Alice suspect 'dead' - papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 21:52
The fallout from the murder of UK hostage Alan Henning by Islamic State militants, and the apparent discovery of the body of the suspect in the killing of London teenager Alice Gross make headlines.

VIDEO: The politician trash bucket challenge

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 20:38
As Ukraine prepares for parliamentary elections at the end of the month, a series of what are being called "trash bucket challenges" are spreading across the country.

VIDEO: Worldwide protests against ivory trade

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 20:29
Neha Bhatnagar reports from a demonstration in Nairobi, as protests are held in over a hundred cities across the world calling for an end to the trade of ivory and rhino horns.

Alice police prepare to remove body

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 20:23
Police searching for Arnis Zalkalns, suspected of killing teenager Alice Gross, are to remove a body found in a London park that is thought to be his.

Hong Kong protests enter second week

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 20:07
Fresh scuffles erupt between activists occupying central parts of Hong Kong and riot police, as the protest movement enters its second week.

Labour 'must go all out for the win'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 19:58
Labour leader Ed Miliband is urged to go "all out for the win" in the 2015 election amid criticism from senior figures from his own party.

Bulgaria votes in snap election

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 19:15
Bulgarians cats ballots in a snap parliamentary election, following the resignation of a Socialist-led government in July.

Mass grave found near Mexico town

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 18:52
A mass grave is found near the town of Iguala in southern Mexico, where 43 protesting students went missing last month after clashing with police.

Service 'to mark Alan Henning's life'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 18:42
A church service will be held later for British taxi driver Alan Henning, who was kidnapped in Syria and killed by Islamic State militants.

Why short men make better husbands

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 18:21
Do short men make for better husbands?

VIDEO: Syrian refugees stage Mozart opera

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 18:00
Syrian refugees to perform Mozart's comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte in Stuttgart, Germany.

UK 'diminished' under Tories - Clegg

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:58
Nick Clegg launches a scathing attack on the Conservatives, warning Britain would be left "diminished" if they are allowed to govern alone.

Chagas disease - inheriting a silent killer

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:53
The silent killer of Chagas disease is on the loose

Briton held hostage in Libya freed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:30
British teacher David Bolam is "safe and well", the Foreign Office says, after he is freed by militants who abducted him in Libya in May.

VIDEO: Eating disorders in USA's thinnest city

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:24
The stress of dieting in America's thinnest city

Why I always buy injured sheep

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 16:35
Why I am known as the strange woman who prefers injured sheep

Catholic synod to focus on family

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 16:27
Pope to lead synod on Church view of marriage, family life, and sexuality