National / International News

Smith Commission to hold first talks

BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
A commission to consider more powers for the Scottish Parliament is to hold its first full meeting later.

Rokoduguni set for England call-up

BBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
Bath's Fijian-born army soldier Semesa Rokoduguni is set to be named in England's squad for the November internationals.

NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

NPR News - 4 hours 1 min ago

The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.

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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC - 4 hours 2 min ago
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - 4 hours 4 min ago
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

BBC - 4 hours 4 min ago
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - 4 hours 6 min ago
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - 4 hours 7 min ago
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

Cities need more power, says study

BBC - 4 hours 9 min ago
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

Tales from the India Office

BBC - 4 hours 10 min ago
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC - 4 hours 15 min ago
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC - 4 hours 22 min ago
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.

VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

BBC - 4 hours 25 min ago
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

VIDEO: Planes wobble as they land in storm

BBC - 4 hours 48 min ago
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC - 4 hours 50 min ago
Several papers report on plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

NPR News - 4 hours 55 min ago

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.

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US $7bn fails to stop opium growth

BBC - 4 hours 58 min ago
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says.

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

NPR News - 5 hours 5 min ago

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.

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