National / International News

John Logie Baird's WW1 invention

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:06
John Logie Baird's other invention

The people who want their language to disappear

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:04
The people who want their language to die with them

Sturgeon hails £400m hospital fund

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
Nicola Sturgeon promises state-of-the-art hospitals and health centres will emerge from a £409m public-private funding package.

The book in every Iranian home

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
The book you'll find in every Iranian home

GP funding 'puts patients at risk'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:02
The Scottish government's failure to adequately fund GPs is putting patients at risk, according to the organisation that represents general practitioners.

'Corrosive politics harming schools'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:00
Schools Minister David Laws calls for an independent body to set the curriculum and school standards in order to end political interference.

VIDEO: UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 15:19
British travellers have been warned they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants.

F1 finances 'my fault' - Ecclestone

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 15:14
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he is "probably" to blame for the financial problems afflicting some of the smaller teams.

VIDEO: Family 'devastated' at shop owner's death

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:59
Pragaret Singh, known to his friends as Charlie, was a father of three and killed as he tried to protect the takings from his family business.

VIDEO: Virgin crash investigation begins

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:51
US officials have started to investigate why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed over California's Mojave desert on a test flight.

Mourinho unhappy with Chelsea crowd

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:47
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho criticises the club's support and says Stamford Bridge felt like an "empty stadium" against QPR.

Argentina seeks 20 arrests in Spain

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:29
An Argentine judge asks Spain to arrest and extradite 20 former officials accused of abuses during the military rule of General Franco.

Shop owner killed protecting business

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:20
A food store owner was shot dead at his Manchester business while "grappling" with a pair of robbers, police believe.

Briton held over Hong Kong murders

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:15
A 29-year-old British man has been arrested in Hong Kong after the bodies of two women were found in an apartment, one of them in a suitcase.

Barcelona 0-1 Celta Vigo

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:11
Luis Suarez's home debut ends in defeat as Barcelona are surprisingly beaten at the Nou Camp by Celta Vigo.

Masked Halloween gang attack woman

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:02
A 22-year-old woman is sexually assaulted by a gang of teenagers wearing Scream-like Halloween masks, police say.

She Lost Her Fiance To Ebola But Found A New Mission

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-01 13:13

Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease — and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.

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Woman In Street Harassment Video: 'I Do Not Feel Safe Right Now'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-01 13:00

Actress Shoshana Roberts says she has received several violent threats because of her role in a widely-watched anti-street harassment PSA. Still, she says, she doesn't regret raising the issue.

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Daylight Saving Time No More: Clocks Fall Back Tonight

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-01 12:58

Get ready for some early sunsets. At 2 a.m. tonight, U.S. clocks will move one hour backward, as Daylight Saving Time officially ends.

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Van Gaal keen to exploit City form

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 12:46
Boss Louis van Gaal hopes Manchester United can exploit Manchester City's dip in form at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.