National / International News

VIDEO: Warning over computer viruses

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 23:09
Almost 11,000 people had their computer hacked by a virus last year, giving cyber criminals access to personal data.

VIDEO: Anorexia: research into DNA link

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 23:01
Scientists in the UK are examining the DNA of people who have had anorexia to try to find out more about the condition.

VIDEO: Robin Williams: Police confirm suicide

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:45
US actor and comedian Robin Williams had been treated for depression and took his own life at his California home, police confirm.

'It was difficult. They want to believe their dad is perfect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:43
Sprinter Dwain Chambers on why he is still a contender aged 36

Supreme marks first hit anniversary

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:32
Mary Wilson on 50 years since the pop trio's first number one hit

'Macho tag unfair to boxing's diversity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:16
Will boxing welcome Kellie Maloney?

Anxious wait for A-level results

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:01
With just one more day before the 2014 A-level results are due, students consider their options.

Who will finish where in the Premier League?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 22:00
With the new Premier League season just days away, chief football writer Phil McNulty assesses the prospects of every team.

Tighter scrutiny call by Tory leader

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 21:55
The first minister needs tighter scrutiny to improve faith in the political system, the Welsh Conservatives claim.

Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 21:52
The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further deterioration expected in coming years, a report says.

Prisoners on the run for 10 years

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 21:12
Two prisoners are still on the run 10 years after absconding from a Suffolk jail.

'Agony' of Williams' final hours - papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 21:05
Many papers are still digesting news of the death of actor Robin Williams, as well as pondering what the UK should do in Iraq

Criticism sparks care homes review

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 21:04
The Commissioner for Older People says criminal charges should be brought against care homes where staff repeatedly fail to meet standards.

Canada to give WHO Ebola vaccine

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 20:45
Canada says it will donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help battle the disease's outbreak in West Africa.

VIDEO: Helping military children cope with loss

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 20:32
Newsbeat visits a FAB summer camp, designed to help children from military families cope with loss.

Constitution to 'guarantee' free NHS

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 20:05
Alex Salmond is to promise the inclusion of a right to free healthcare in the proposed written constitution of an independent Scotland.

Williams death confirmed as suicide

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 19:09
US actor and comedian Robin Williams had been treated for depression and took his own life at his California home, police confirm.

Obama calls for calm in Missouri

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 18:56
President Obama urges restraint in the US city of St Louis after two nights of unrest following the fatal shooting by police of a black teenager.

Colombia boosts troops in rebel area

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 18:19
The military in Colombia says it is sending more troops to the eastern province of Arauca to deal with a recent wave of attacks.

'Slenderman' victim thanks governor

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 17:54
The family of a 12-year-old allegedly stabbed by two schoolgirls have thanked the governor of Wisconsin, who honoured her with a special day.

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