National / International News

Ex-Afghan translators offered homes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:22
A Welsh council is to welcome former Afghan translators who have been working closely with British forces and are now at risk of persecution.

England lose thrilling netball semi

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:21
New Zealand beat England 35-34 with the final throw of a thrilling encounter to reach the Commonwealth Games netball final.

Treating Ebola With An Experimental Serum: Why It Might Help

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:03

In 1995, doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo skimmed serum rich in antibodies from the blood of Ebola survivors to treat other patients. It's a 19th century approach. Does it work?

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Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-02 03:03

The M-Thing. It's patient. It's modest. It's relentless. It stays.

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VIDEO: Close-up: The melting WWI memorial

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 02:28
Award winning Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo has shown her installation 'Mini Monuments' in cities such as Florence and Berlin. Jo Black reports from the next venue in Birmingham

Pistorius' brother hurt in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 02:21
Carl Pistorius, the brother of South African athlete and murder accused Oscar, has been badly hurt in a car crash, his family say.

Minimal baggage delays at Gatwick

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:56
Passengers reclaiming their baggage at Gatwick Airport have had little or no delay after extra staff were brought in following last weekend's disruption.

Gardens reopen after 100mph storms

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:46
Historic gardens in Snowdonia are to reopen after they were left "like a scene out of a disaster movie" by 100mph winds.

Ukraine rebel admits 'executions'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:43
A senior adviser to rebels in eastern Ukraine confirms that extrajudicial killings have been carried out "to prevent chaos".

Scot Gilmour reaches badminton final

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:36
Kirsty Gilmour becomes the first Scottish woman to reach a Commonwealth Games badminton singles final.

VIDEO: Investigators release MH17 site footage

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:36
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts has released footage after completing its first full day of searching at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine.

New clues in 1930 murder inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:33
Scientists say they have found "two good prospects" as they attempt to identify the victim of a murder in 1930.

Massive landslide near Nepal capital

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 01:00
A massive landslide on a river near the Nepalese capital Kathmandu buries dozens of homes, with eight people so far confirmed dead.

Taiwan probe after deadly gas blast

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:40
Taiwan steps up inspections of underground chemical pipelines after a series of explosions killed at least 26 people on Thursday.

VIDEO: Gatwick 'ready' for weekend getaway

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:22
Gatwick have said they "expect nothing to go wrong" with baggage handling as it prepares to receive almost 300,000 travellers this weekend. Theo Leggett reports

Cowes Week sailing regatta begins

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:13
Cowes Week, one of the oldest and largest sailing regattas in the world, begins on the Isle of Wight.

Drinking's effect on TV star in app

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 00:12
BBC Wales presenter Lucy Owen has had an alarming peep into the future of what she could look like if she took up regular drinking.

VIDEO: Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:37
Barack Obama has admitted for the first time that the CIA did torture suspects after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, as Tim Nielson reports.

Biker dies after camper van crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:28
A motorcyclist dies after being involved in a crash with a camper van on the A9 in the Highlands.

Police get cash to develop rural app

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-01 23:24
Two police forces will develop an app to record and send witness statements from remote areas after Home Office funding.
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