National / International News

VIDEO: Sad plight of UK slavery victims

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 01:53
It is a global criminal industry that is invisible to most, but in the UK many people are forced to work without rights and without pay.

VIDEO: Saving warship surviving from WW1

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 01:14
HMS Caroline, a warship from World War One, is to be turned into a museum after receiving more than £11 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

VIDEO: Counting the cost of learning to drive

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 00:54
Learning to drive can be a tricky hurdle to overcome no matter however old you are, but for many young drivers the financial cost can be a particular challenge.

VIDEO: Obama's card 'declined' at restaurant

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 00:32
President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.

VIDEO: Top secret space plane lands in US

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-18 00:07
A unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.

Miliband, Ebola and footballer debate - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 21:03
Labour leader Ed Miliband, the Ebola crisis and the fate of footballer Ched Evans are some of the main topics tackled by Saturday's papers.

'Powerful' Ebola response defended

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 20:38
A senior UN health official defends moves to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa after a damning internal report from the World Health Organisation.

Anxiety remains over Nepal Britons

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 20:20
Families of Britons trekking in Nepal are anxiously waiting for news after a storm hit mountain ranges in the Himalayas.

Hurricane Gonzalo pounds Bermuda

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 19:45
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives over Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean with winds of about 185km/h, and is expected to cause significant damage.

Hong Kong protesters strike back

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 19:37
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong retake streets in the Mong Kok district cleared by the authorities just hours earlier, pushing back riot police.

Thousands set to join pay marches

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 19:29
Tens of thousands of people are expected to join protests organised by the TUC over the issue of pay following a week of action organised by unions.

Mexican 'gang leader' arrested

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 19:03
Mexican authorities say they have captured the suspected leader of a criminal gang allegedly involved in the disappearance of 43 students.

Ship carrying fuel adrift near Canada

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 18:23
A 135-metre Russian container ship with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia.

VIDEO: Hurricane Gonzalo hits Bermuda

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 18:19
Hurricane Gonzalo has hit Bermuda with winds of about 185km/h (115mph).

Top 10 tips for interior design

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 17:40
How to succeed as an interior designer

UK police to probe Thailand murders

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:44
British police officers are to travel to Thailand to help investigate the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge.

Labour pledges cancer test wait cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:43
Labour will pledge that by 2020 no-one in England need wait more than a week for cancer tests and results if it is in power.

Citizens Advice to give pension help

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:39
Citizens Advice is to provide free face-to-face guidance following the government's announcement of new pension rules.

Hurricane Gonzalo Makes Landfall In Bermuda As A Category 3 Storm

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:31

With maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, the hurricane gave Bermuda a direct blow. There were reports that 80 percent of the island chain had lost power.

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Emotional return to a changing Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:05
Journey home reveals a changing Afghanistan