National / International News

AUDIO: Warsi: I can live with myself

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:15
The former cabinet minister, Baroness Warsi, has accused the government of showing a "lack of support for international justice and accountability" over the situation in Gaza.

VIDEO: Stolen grandson found decades on

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 23:27
A music in Argentina teacher has made his first public appearance since finding out he is the grandson of a prominent human rights campaigner.

VIDEO: Superman wants to save the animals

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 23:17
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in Man of Steel film, becomes an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

US, UN condemn new Gaza violence

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 21:24
The US and UN condemn renewed exchanges between Gaza and Israel after a three-day truce ended on Friday, urging both sides to cease fire.

US strikes in Iraq - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 21:20
The papers concentrate on US air strikes on Islamist militants in Iraq - and there is plenty of conjecture as to what extent Britain might become involved.

US aid drop follows fresh Iraq raids

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 20:23
The US conducts its second drop of aid to Iraqis fleeing jihadist fighters in the north, hours after fresh air strikes against the militants.

Final rallies for Turkey election

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 19:53
Campaigning in Turkey's first direct presidential election enters its final day ahead of Sunday's vote.

Republicans pick Cleveland for 2016

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 18:27
The Republican Party chooses Cleveland in the battleground state of Ohio as the site of its 2016 convention, party leaders say.

New wave of fire strikes to begin

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 18:07
Firefighters in England and Wales start a new period of strike action in a long-running pensions row with the government.

'Stem cells used in stroke therapy'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:55
A pilot study suggests an experimental treatment that involves infusing stem cells into the brain may boost recovery after stroke.

Music lessons can close reading gap

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:51
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can help disadvantaged children improve their reading skills, US research suggests.

Health warning on 'laughing gas' use

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:45
A health warning is being issued by councils across England and Wales about the dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas".

Crowley: 'War on terror' now local

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:41
Obama is reframing "war on terror" in local terms, says PJ Crowley

UK to send NHS experts to Gaza

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:37
The UK is to send a team of NHS medical experts to help those who have been left wounded by the fighting in Gaza, Downing Street says.

Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:29
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approves funds to help contain the deadly virus.

Can UK learn from anti-jihad scheme?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 17:00
Persuading those planning to fight in Syria to come home

Canada launches Arctic seabed quest

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 16:58
Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole.

VIDEO: Can US 'secret serum' cure Ebola?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 16:55
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed.

A British geography quiz you can do in the car

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 16:43
A British geography quiz you can do in the car

McIlroy halfway leader at US PGA

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 16:42
World number one Rory McIlroy has the halfway lead at the US PGA after a second-round 67 at Valhalla.

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