National / International News

Would-be students 'have no plan B'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:56
More than half of students in England and Wales have no back-up plan if they fail to get the grades they need, finds research for Which? University.

VIDEO: Virtual reality brings news to life

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:46
Journalist and film-maker Nonny de la Pena has been using virtual reality to help tell news stories.

VIDEO: Energy market riggers 'to face jail'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:55
Plans to make rigging energy markets a criminal offence are being outlined by the government.

Tory 'war' and F1 Bernie's 'cheek' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:44
Baroness Warsi's resignation as a minister over the UK's stance on the Gaza conflict makes the front pages, while papers digest the first TV debate on Scottish independence.

Plane bomb hoax suspect still held

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:44
Police are continuing to question a man on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on a passenger plane from Doha to Manchester Airport.

Man struck and killed by police car

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:37
A man dies when he is struck by a police car in Reading as it attends a burglary during the early hours.

Killed general was true hero - US

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:26
The US military pays tribute to Maj Gen Harold Greene, killed in an insider attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday, as a true hero.

Heart charity in inequality warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:14
People living in Belfast are three times more likely to die from heart disease than those in the south of England, a charity claims.

Cameron faces fresh Gaza pressure

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:04
The Liberal Democrats are calling for the suspension of arms export licences to Israel, adding to the pressure David Cameron is facing over Gaza following Baroness Warsi's resignation.

Kerry in talks plea amid Gaza truce

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 20:50
John Kerry tells the BBC that Israel and the Palestinians must take advantage of the Gaza truce, as the two sides prepare for talks in Egypt.

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