National / International News

What Causes Breast Cancer? These Families Want To Help Find Out

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-10 23:40

Many things raise the risk for cancer, including exposure to various toxins and radiation. But our knowledge about the range of chemicals and compounds that can trigger cancer is limited.

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Safer banking tips for disabled people

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 23:40
The people who have to reveal their Pin numbers to others

Boy dies after being knocked down

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 23:32
A nine-year-old boy has died after being struck by a car on the A92 in Glenrothes early on Tuesday evening.

Cheaper oil 'will not boost growth'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 23:21
Lower oil prices will fail to give a "significant boost" to global growth in the next two years, according to a report by Moody's.

Know Your Exposure: A Cancer Quiz

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-10 23:03

Throughout life we are subjected to many things that can affect our risk for developing cancer. Take our quiz to learn more.

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Patients 'on trolleys for 12 hours'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 22:35
Critical care and emergency services at Bristol's new £430m hospital are criticised by a health watchdog.

VIDEO: Australia wins Eurovision 'wildcard'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 22:09
Australia is to compete in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, organisers confirm.

Principality unveils record profits

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 22:04
Wales' biggest building society, The Principality, unveils record pre-tax profits and says it has helped 2,300 people buy their first home.

NRW blamed as stream left a 'desert'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 21:36
The main environment body in Wales is blamed for allowing part of a stream to be destroyed during work to prevent flooding in Conwy.

VIDEO: Costa Concordia trial nears end

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 21:35
The trial of the captain of the sunken liner, the Costa Concordia, draws to a close in Italy.

Cartoonist held for Anwar tweets

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 21:18
Malaysian police arrest a cartoonist for sedition after he tweets criticism of the imprisonment of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Two dead in 100-car S Korea pile-up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 21:01
A pile-up involving 100 cars on a bridge near Incheon airport in South Korea leaves at least two people dead.

Stop trolls stealing your online identity

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 20:15
How to stop trolls stealing your online identity

UK embassy staff withdraw from Yemen

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 20:04
British diplomatic staff in Yemen have been withdrawn and the embassy closed due the security situation in the country, the Foreign Office says.

England women slide to NZ defeat

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 19:59
Captain Suzie Bates leads the way with a century as New Zealand beat England by 67 runs in their first one-day international.

MPs to question tax chief on HSBC

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 19:23
The boss of HM Revenue & Customs will appear before a panel of MPs later on Wednesday and will face questions about its role in the HSBC tax evasion row.

Breath test for Parkinson's disease

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 19:16
Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.

UK Ebola response 'far too slow'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 19:11
The government's response to the Ebola crisis and its decision to cancel flights to affected areas is criticised by a committee of MPs.

NHS staff 'afraid to speak out'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:58
The head of a review into the treatment of whistleblowers in England, Sir Robert Francis QC, tells the BBC he has heard shocking accounts of suffering by staff who raised concerns.

US warns Putin before Ukraine talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:31
President Obama warns Russia that it will face greater costs if it continues its "aggressive actions" in Ukraine ahead of peace talks in Belarus.

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