National / International News

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans

BBC - 15 hours 24 min ago
Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.

Concerns over health board finances

BBC - 15 hours 27 min ago
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.

Firefighters plan four-day strike

BBC - 15 hours 54 min ago
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.

Suarez to make Barcelona bow at Real

BBC - 15 hours 56 min ago
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Boko Haram Reportedly Abducts More Girls Despite Cease-Fire Deal

NPR News - 15 hours 58 min ago

A day after Nigeria's announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 girls secured, 25 more were said to have been kidnapped by extremists.

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Sharapova out of Finals despite win

BBC - 15 hours 59 min ago
Maria Sharapova goes out of the WTA Finals, ensuring Serena Williams will end 2014 as the world number one.

Woman crashed after taking ecstasy

BBC - 16 hours 31 sec ago
A 21-year-old student was killed driving to meet friends at a pop festival after taking ecstasy, an inquest hears.

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

BBC - 16 hours 4 min ago
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

Murray fights back to reach semis

BBC - 16 hours 12 min ago
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

BBC - 16 hours 13 min ago
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

Costa has 'chance' of facing Man Utd

BBC - 16 hours 15 min ago
Chelsea's Diego Costa could start against Manchester United, despite an illness that required a stay in hospital.

Funding cuts prompts museum review

BBC - 16 hours 15 min ago
The impact of public funding cuts on museums is to be reviewed by a panel of experts to try to ensure collections are protected.

'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015

BBC - 16 hours 23 min ago
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit

BBC - 16 hours 33 min ago
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.

Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?

BBC - 16 hours 40 min ago
Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela scored a spectacular goal from outside the area by using a "trick shot". What drives professional sports people to attempt high-risk moves?

VIDEO: Phones off to mark Jewish Sabbath

BBC - 17 hours 1 min ago
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.

Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

BBC - 17 hours 1 min ago
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.

VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia

BBC - 17 hours 2 min ago
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

BBC - 17 hours 7 min ago
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Why is the UK being asked for more money?

BBC - 17 hours 8 min ago
Why is the UK being asked for more money?
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