National / International News

Philippine rebels to hand over arms

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:42
The Moro Islamic Liberal Front rebel group in the Philippines will hand over its first batch of weapons, as it embarks on a peace process.

Details expected on 'Syria' family

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:40
More details are expected to be released by police about 12 members of the same family from Bradford who are feared to have travelled to Syria.

EU to hold migrant crisis talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:33
EU interior ministers will discuss how to redistribute tens of thousands of migrants entering Europe each year across the Mediterranean Sea.

Shenmue creator turns to Kickstarter

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:11
Sony has unveiled a $2m (£1.3m) Kickstarter campaign to help fund the making of video game Shenmue III.

VIDEO: Has social media changed modelling for ever?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:07
How sites like Instagram have forever changed modelling and fashion.

New exhibition reveals young Christie

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:28
A new exhibition of never-before-seen photographs reveals crime author Agatha Christie as a young woman.

VIDEO: Pope urges action on global warming

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:07
An Italian magazine has published a leaked draft of the Pope's encyclical on climate change, which is due for release on Thursday.

Why teens aren't doing Saturday jobs

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:03
Exam pressure and lack of opportunities mean fewer than one in five teenagers now has a part-time job.

Emoji Passwords Could Be Coming Your Way. Is That A Good Thing?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:57

An online banking service in the UK plans to give customers the ability to creat their online passwords and PINs out of emoji. But some experts aren't giving the move any smiley-faces.

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Violent offenders sent to death B&B

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:36
Previous guests at a B&B where Cerys Yemm was killed by a homeless prison leaver include 10 sexual and violent offenders, the BBC learns.

Music tourists give £3bn boost to UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:00
Foreign music fans visiting the UK for gigs and festivals boosted the economy by £3.1bn in 2014, a report says.

NHS 'fails to help dental patients'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:54
Patients are still facing problems finding an NHS dentist in England, research suggests.

Pope 'urges swift action' on climate

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:26
Pope Francis will call for swift action to protect the Earth and fight global warming, according to a leaked draft of the pontiff's encyclical.

Greece on the brink, and good news for chocoholics

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:15
Tuesday's press says Greece is even nearer than before to bankruptcy and a potential exit from the EU. There is also some surprising news about chocolate.

Just Jeb! Five things Bush's logo tells us about him

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:03
Five things Bush's logo tells us about him

Gaelic schools plans 'misjudged'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:01
Proposed changes to the law to make it easier for parents to ask a council to provide Gaelic education are misjudged, according to Cosla.

Boys 'need more learning support'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:58
Boys are twice as likely as girls to need additional support for learning, according to a study of eight-year-old children in Scotland.

Indian youth leap into skateboarding

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:56
Skateboarding has been gaining in popularity in India in the last few years with many young people taking to the extreme sport.

VIDEO: Training for independent travel

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:55
People with learning disabilities learn to travel independently

Welfare and immigration dominate Danish election

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:54
Why welfare and immigration have dominated Denmark's election campaign and the biggest difference among the parties may be over Europe.