National / International News

VIDEO: After hours robots to explore Tate

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:59
Robots are set to roam the halls of London's Tate Britain Museum, as part of a unique project aimed at allowing art lovers to explore the building after hours.

Search for Yetis from Doctor Who

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:46
Extras who dressed as Yetis in long-lost episodes of Doctor Who filmed in Wales in 1967 are being searched for ahead of the new series.

Ladbrokes first half profits plunge

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:41
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a sharp fall in profit despite saying it had had a "good World Cup".

'Action needed' on foreign fighters

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:26
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.

Sea meadows 'lost like rain forests'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:12
Under sea feeding grounds for young fish are being lost at the same rate as Amazonian rain forests and could damage the fishing industry, scientists in Swansea warn.

Ohuruogu returns from 'break' at Euros

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:55
World 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu will run at the European Championships starting Tuesday, saying she regrets her break from racing.

VIDEO: Town halls must now open to cameras

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:45
A change in law means local council meetings can be filmed.

Cash to support victims of sex abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:35
More victims of sexual violence are seeking help after recent high profile celebrity court cases have given them the courage to come forward, funding is being given to help support services cope.

Should cricket introduce red and yellow cards?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:54
Is it time for cricket to follow football and rugby by giving umpires the power to send players off?

Club-by-club guide to the Premier League season

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:11
Transfers, top stories and expert predictions: BBC Sport runs you through what's happened in the Premier League this summer.

'Please save us' - Iraq on front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:10
The plight of Yazidi refugees fleeing from Islamists militants in Iraq continues to dominate front pages, while later editions report actor Robin Williams' death.

Liberia to receive Ebola trial drug

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:04
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.

Major praises 'drive' of immigrants

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:00
Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.

More conscript suicides in S Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 20:02
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.

Venezuela anti-smuggling move begins

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 19:59
Venezuela deploys 17,000 troops along its Colombian border, shutting it for the first of a month of nightly closures to tackle smuggling.

Payout ruling due on jail vote ban

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 17:36
The European Court of Human Rights is due to rule on whether prisoners denied the vote should get compensation.

In pictures: Career of Robin Williams

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 17:08
US actor found dead at his home in California

Lebanon gripped by IS conspiracy theory

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:50
Heard the conspiracy theory about the US and Islamic State?

Navy patrol ships contract announced

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:39
Details of a deal which will see three new Royal Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) built on the Clyde are confirmed by the MoD.

Purest-ever silicon in quantum fix

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:36
Physicists make the purest silicon ever seen, solving a supply problem for research into quantum computers.
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