National / International News

TV's New Doctor Who Has An Old Connection To The Series

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-21 23:29

The BBC will soon air its first Doctor Who episode with Peter Capaldi as the show's hero, The Doctor. Capaldi says the 50-year-old series inspired him to become an actor.

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VIDEO: Can social media save the Union?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 23:27
Can social media help keep Scotland in the Union?

I want to play for India - Chopra

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 23:05
Striker Michael Chopra says he wants to renounce his British citizenship after being drafted into the Indian Super League.

VIDEO: Lidl launches low-cost clothing line

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 23:04
BBC Breakfast asked Manchester shopper on their thoughts on supermarket clothing as Lidl prepare to launch a women's clothing line

VIDEO: Stephen Moffat on Doctor Who leak

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:54
Doctor Who writer Stephen Moffat says he's not worried about the fans who watched the leaked episodes, as they will "watch them again".

VIDEO: Malnutrition up as food prices rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:53
More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, experts have warned.

VIDEO: Riot police guard Paris synagogues

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:44
French Jews say they are feeling the impact of events in Gaza, with a disturbing rise in anti-semitism.

Tour buses collide near Egypt resort

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:29
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.

Recycling rates for waste rise again

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:28
More rubbish is being recycled in Wales than last year with figures showing a 2% rise to 54%.

VIDEO: MOTD at 50: John Motson tribute

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:09
Celebrity Match of the Day fans including Russell Brand and Sue Johnston pay tribute to legendary commentator John Motson.

VIDEO: Lib Dems want safe standing return

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:06
The Liberal Democrats have put forward plans for Premier League and Championship clubs to introduce safe standing at stadiums.

Briton Ward one match from US Open

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:03
British number two James Ward is one match away from the US Open main draw after a 6-4 6-4 win over Vincent Millot.

'Jihadi John' and fears for Gazza

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 22:01
Most papers focus on efforts to identify the British jihadist in the video of reporter James Foley's beheading, while others raise fears over ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne's health.

Victim's family backs knife amnesty

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 21:59
The family of a man who was stabbed to death in a Wrexham pub are backing a knife surrender campaign.

Activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 21:50
Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is re-arrested two days after she was freed on a court order.

VIDEO: Obama refuses ice bucket challenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 21:48
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.

'Nico and I will be racing flat out'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 21:38
In his latest BBC column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the title race, and says he is glad he did not rush into an F1 drive when he was too young.

VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 21:19
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive

India's Kerala to ban alcohol sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 20:57
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.

GAO: Bergdahl Exchange Violated Law

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-21 20:57

Congressional investigators say the Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders.

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