National / International News

'Alternate vision' sought on climate

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:53
Four hundred legislators from 66 countries as diverse as China, Mongolia and Slovenia are taking part in a summit billed as offering a "new vision" for an international climate agreement.

Risk posed by China mountain removal

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:50
China's campaign to bulldoze mountains to create land to build on could cause extensive environmental problems, scientists say.

Secret trial and Tory 'rift' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:40
Papers report anger at the prospect of a British trial being held entirely in secret, while the Times has the latest on a row between cabinet ministers.

RUC 'insulted' in row over funding

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:30
The RUC Widows' Association accuses the Justice Department of insulting police officers who gave their lives during the Troubles.

Charity requests 'best face-to-face'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:28
People living in England are twice as likely to give money to charity if friends and family are putting their hands in their pockets too, according to findings of a ComRes poll.

VIDEO: Veterans gather for D-Day anniversary

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:14
The BBC's Robert Hall speaks to veterans who are gathering in Normandy ahead of the 70th anniversary of D-Day

VIDEO: Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:09
The self-declared chairman of the Donetsk People's Republic talks to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg about the unrest in eastern Ukraine

Donetsk rebel leaders defiant

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 21:08
How the Ukrainian city found itself in limbo

Thai junta 'backed by neighbours'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:49
Thailand's ruling junta says neighbouring countries support the military government, as the generals continue to seek legitimacy.

New evidence in unsolved teen murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:45
Fresh evidence comes to light in the unsolved case of a teenage girl stabbed to death and sexually assaulted in Bath almost 30 years ago.

How Tiananmen inspires HK youth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:09
How Tiananmen inspires Hong Kong's young activists

Paris flower market named for Queen

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:59
The Queen is to have a flower market in Paris named after her during her three-day state visit to France.

'The Game Was His Life': Baseball's Don Zimmer Dies At 83

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:44

In his 66 years in professional baseball, Zimmer served as a manager, player, coach and executive. He was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays when he died Wednesday, two months after heart surgery.

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Bergdahl home town cancels welcome

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:29
The home town of Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed from Afghan captivity, cancels a welcome rally over safety concerns, amid allegations he deserted.

Thalidomide victims in new legal bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 18:01
UK Thalidomide victims launch legal action against the drug's manufacturer and distributor 50 years after it was prescribed to their mothers.

VIDEO: Eimear McBride wins Baileys prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:43
The debut novelist, Eimear McBride, wins the £30,000 Women's Prize for fiction for her book A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing.

VIDEO: China buyers flock to Taiwan's Computex

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:00
Better relations between China and Taiwan is helping to pull in new buyers to Asia's biggest IT show in the Taiwan capital Taipei.

Bali Briton awaits appeal decision

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:43
A British woman on death row in Indonesia must wait to discover if her challenge to the government's refusal to fund her appeal was successful.

VIDEO: Ericsson to minimise electronic waste

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:31
What happens to the TVs, computers and smartphones we throw out? Telecoms giant Ericsson talks about the challenges in tackling the problem.

Teenage star of cancer diagnosis

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:25
The teen prodigy turned cancer detective

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