National / International News

'Time for Cook to prove himself as captain'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:58
England skipper Alastair Cook starts the Test summer with questions to answer and doubters to silence, says Tom Fordyce.

Are video games becoming too scary?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:39
Are the new consoles' horror games too scary?

College For Free: Tulsa's Radical Idea

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:37

The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.

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Woman hurt jumping from house fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:21
A woman is taken to hospital after jumping from the first floor of a burning house in Carmarthenshire.

Toyota adds to recall over airbags

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:18
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota adds 650,000 cars - all in Japan - to the recall it issued last year over a defect in passenger airbags.

VIDEO: Tour of soldiers' abandoned island

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:13
Historians are looking into why Cleenish Island was chosen as a location to resettle WW1 veterans.

Lineker's guide to the World Cup groups

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:11
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker reveals who he thinks will qualify from the eight World Cup groups in Brazil.

VIDEO: Mother explains online 'torment'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 23:01
The mother of a teenage girl who took her own life is warning about the pressures social media can have on vulnerable people.

VIDEO: Football fans fill sticker books

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 22:51
Football fans of all ages race to complete World Cup sticker book.

VIDEO: British boy trapped in Syria escapes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 22:44
The BBC has spoken exclusively to the mother of a British boy who had been trapped in Syria for three years.

London braced for anti-Uber protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 22:27
Transport for London has warned of traffic disruption on Wednesday as black-cab drivers prepare to protest about rival service Uber.

VIDEO: E3: A date with Bungie's Destiny

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 22:23
The BBC's Richard Taylor shows off Bungie's new game Destiny and asks the developer if it expects it to become bigger than Halo.

Pisa skills 'key' to global success

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:55
Welsh youngsters need to show they have the skills they need to succeed anywhere in the world, the first minister will tell head teachers later.

Pressure's on Brazil's Neymar - Pele

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:33
Brazil legend Pele is concerned striker Neymar is under too much pressure to inspire the hosts to World Cup glory.

Arrest after university evacuated

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:31
An 18-year-old man is arrested after part of Newcastle University had to be evacuated amid reports of suspicious items.

Energy prices and statins row - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:28
The energy regulator's criticism of major companies over high prices and a row over the use of statins are the main stories in Wednesday's papers.

China's Alibaba plans US online shop

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:27
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is launching its first online marketplace in the US - - as it looks to expand its operations outside China.

Department 'fails' on absent pupils

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 21:02
The Northern Ireland Assembly's Public Accounts committee criticises the Department of Education for its record on pupil absenteeism.

UN 'to mediate in China-Vietnam row'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 19:40
The United Nations says it is willing to mediate in the territorial dispute between China and Vietnam, after both handed dossiers to Ban Ki-moon.

Graham Defeats 6 GOP Challengers, Avoids Runoff

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 19:03

Graham defeats 6 GOP challengers, avoids runoff

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