National / International News

Funeral for '100-year-old teenager'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:49
The funeral of a teenage girl with a rare genetic condition that made her body age eight times faster than normal takes place later.

Divorcees 'have more heart attacks'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:48
Divorced women are more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who stay married, US research suggests.

Zombie worms ate plesiosaur bones

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:46
A deep-sea worm that eats whale bones has existed for 100 million years and may have chewed up chunks of the fossil record, a study suggests.

'Good life' pledge, Alzheimer's breakthrough and Top Gear threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:43
Wednesday's papers lead on the launch of the Conservative manifesto, a major discovery in the field of Alzheimer's research, and death threats over the vacant Top Gear presenting job.

GP services face 'retirement crisis'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:29
GP services are facing a crisis, with a third of doctors considering retirement in the next five years, a British Medical Association poll suggests.

Hagler-Hearns - The greatest fight?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:26
Marvin Hagler reminiscences about his fight with Tommy Hearns

Economy still dominates election

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:24
The leaders of Scotland's main political parties continue campaigning with the economy to the fore yet again.

VIDEO: Truce that ended 30 years of LA gang warfare

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:24
How 30 years of LA gang bloodshed came to an end

VIDEO: The drone competition with $1m prize

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
Teams from around the world have been competing in the Drones for Good competition held in Dubai

What's it really like to work at McDonald's?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
What is it really like to work at McDonald's?

Scale of illegal dog trade revealed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
The Dog Factory, a BBC Scotland investigation to be broadcast later, is exposing the multi-million pound world of dog trading.

Does Russian-language Siri have a problem with gays?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:21
Russian language Siri accused of homophobia

The enduring images of Abraham Lincoln

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:11
The many faces of a famous president

Finns aren't what they used to be

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:10
Finns aren't what they used to be

EU set to announce Google action

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:01
The European Union's competition commissioner is expected to announce details of its case against Google over its search engine.

UKIP unveils 'serious' manifesto

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:01
UKIP's general election manifesto contains "serious, fully-costed policies", party leader Nigel Farage says ahead of its launch.

Clegg pledges schools cash increase

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:00
The Liberal Democrats pledge an extra £2.5bn for England's education budget as they launch their election manifesto.

VIDEO: Tories and Greens: Manifestos in song

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 14:58
Comedian Jake Yapp closes BBC Newsnight programme with his musical rendition of the Tories' and Greens' manifestos.

Town's firms wary of praising migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 14:57
Companies in Boston, Lincolnshire, are pleased with their migrant workers but don't like to talk about it, finds the BBC's Rob Broomby.

SpaceX rocket recovery fails again

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 14:55
US firm SpaceX fails in its third attempt to retrieve a booster rocket intact, after an otherwise successful launch.

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