National / International News

UN seeks climate change 'Malala'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:06
Five hundred people will learn tomorrow if they have won the chance to vent their frustration at world leaders over the global citizens stalemate over climate policy.

VIDEO: 100 year old tortoise is on the move

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:06
A extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.

PM's UKIP blow and Brangelina joy - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:02
The defection of Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to UKIP dominates front pages, which also report the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie.

Ex-children's head 'must quit'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:00
A former children's services director in Rotherham must resign "immediately" from her education job in Australia, an abuse survivors' advocate says.

Pakistan army to mediate in protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 20:51
Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.

'Dead' Indian activist found alive

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 20:20
An Indian activist thought to have died in a car fire is found alive in Bangalore and accused by police of faking his death over a woman.

Japan's economy signals weakness

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 20:11
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.

Farage sights set on more defections

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 20:10
Nigel Farage says more disaffected MPs could join UKIP if it is successful in the by-election caused by the defection of Tory Douglas Carswell.

VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 19:22
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.

UN peacekeepers held in Golan

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 18:50
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.

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