National / International News

21-race F1 season proposed for 2015

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 08:04
The FIA announces a provisional 21-race calendar for 2015, featuring the return of the Korean Grand Prix and a new race in Mexico.

Why has the year 2014 been so hot?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:54
This year seems to be on course to be the hottest globally and in the UK. But what are the wider implications?

Aberystwyth student dead with brother

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:54
An Aberystwyth student and his brother have been found dead in a pub in Greater Manchester.

US pair leave Qatar after acquittal

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:50
A US couple fly out of Qatar following a three-day delay, after an appeals court clears them of wrongdoing in their daughter's death.

VIDEO: CCTV of missing mother leaving hospital

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:45
The police conducting the search for a mother and newborn daughter have made a plea for her to make contact with them

Pakistan preacher denies blasphemy

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:42
Police in Pakistan investigate a former pop star for blasphemy after he was caught on camera allegedly insulting one of the Prophet Muhammad's wives.

Missing mother and baby CCTV issued

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:28
CCTV footage is issued by police of a mother and her four-day-old baby who have gone missing from a Bristol hospital.

Court to rule on Thai murders trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:17
A court is to decide whether two Burmese men will stand trial for the murder of two British tourists in Thailand earlier this year.

Takata Back On Capitol Hill After Deadline To Widen Air Bag Recall Passes

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:16

Federal regulators had given Takata Corp. until Tuesday to widen its recall of air bags to the entire U.S., but the Japanese company appeared to ignore that demand.

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World Premiere Videos: Wilbur Dunks A Chicken, Digs Into Indian Food

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:12

We proudly present the world premiere of two videos by India's first YouTube star. Life in his father's home village will be celebrated. And yes, a chicken will take a bath.

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ICC ultimatum over Kenyatta trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 07:06
The International Criminal Court gives prosecutors an ultimatum to bring a case against Kenya's president or to drop charges of crimes against humanity.

Saying goodbye to Phillip Hughes

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:57
Nick Compton, a team-mate of Phillip Hughes at Western Suburbs and Middlesex, recounts the funeral of the Australia batsman.

VIDEO: Scanning reveals medieval city plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:54
A detailed plan of a medieval city is produced by experts without any digging at the site, Duncan Kennedy reports

Driverless car UK test bases named

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:52
Bristol, London, Coventry and Milton Keynes are selected as the hosts of driverless car tests set to begin in 2015.

VIDEO: Funeral for hero who tackled bullies

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:52
Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral in Germany of a 23-year-old woman who was fatally injured while confronting a group of men harassing two girls.

Concordia captain 'feared panic'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:34
The captain of the Costa Concordia tells a court he delayed sounding the alarm on the sinking cruise ship because he feared people would jump off.

Steam Broadcasting takes on Twitch

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:20
Steam launches its own video game streaming service, creating fresh competition for Amazon's Twitch.

VIDEO: BBC editors on the Autumn Statement

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:19
The BBC's political and economics editors give their reaction to the announcements in the Autumn Statement.

Crimewatch appeal after sex attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:19
A nationwide appeal is to be made after a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a gang in a Cardiff park.

VIDEO: Suits you! robot retailers on trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 06:15
A US hardware shop is testing out a new set of retail robots designed to help customers shop, find and visualise their purchases

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