National / International News

3D food printers debut at CES

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 21:47
3D Systems unveils two printers that can create chocolates and sugar-based sweets shaped into intricate designs at the CES tech show.

Deepest galaxy cluster ever pictured

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 21:32
A striking new image of distant galaxies hidden in “Pandora's Cluster” has been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Eden Project reports £6.3m loss

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 20:16
The Eden Project reports its worst-ever loss for the year ending March 2013.

VIDEO: 3D-printing sweets at CES tech show

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 19:58
Food-creating 3D printers, which can create chocolate and sugar confectionary, are unveiled in Las Vegas.

Nine killed in India train fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 19:49
At least nine people, including a woman, have died after a fire broke out on a train in western India, officials say.

Syria rebels urge attacks on rivals

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 18:45
A jihadist group in Syria urges its supporters to attack rival rebel factions, rejecting calls for a ceasefire between warring opposition groups.

China opens telecom services sector

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 18:40
China will open up some telecom services to foreign ownership in the Shanghai free trade zone.

MPs criticise 'ad hoc' aid decisions

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 18:27
The UK's decision to curtail foreign aid to South Africa and India may have been influenced by "short-term political pressures", MPs say.

Smokers edge close to one billion

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 18:24
Although smoking is becoming less popular in many parts of the world, the total number of people who smoke is growing and has reached close to a billion, global figures reveal.

VIDEO: Who are the real Italian Americans?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:45
The changing face of New York's real Little Italy

Legal system 'not fit for purpose'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:40
The justice system in England and Wales "is not fit for purpose for victims", the former chief prosecutor says.

Venezuelan ex-beauty queen murdered

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:35
Venezuelan actress and beauty queen Monica Spear has been killed along with her British husband during a roadside robbery on the way to Caracas.

Why do some people refuse to seal envelopes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:21
Posties say people don't seal their envelopes. Here's why.

Why do PMs never wear wedding rings?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:17
Why do PMs never wear wedding rings?

Yahoo unveils news summary app

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:03
Yahoo unveils a news summary app created by British teenager Nick D'Aloisio who joined the firm after being paid "millions of pounds".

In pictures: Sierra Leone's surf club

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:03
One of the world's newest surf clubs

Kegworth air disaster: The survivors' stories

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 17:01
Survivors recall the horror of 1989 M1 plane crash

VIDEO: Samsung's Smart Home app revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 16:56
The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor takes a look at what can be controlled with a Samsung Smart Home app.

Lessons on sexual consent 'lacking'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 16:40
Almost a third of young people said they did not learn about sexual consent in sex education lessons, says a survey carried out for the National Children's Bureau.

Should there be a word for an 'almost alcoholic'?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 16:36
Everybody thinks they know what an "alcoholic" is, but what about those who drink too much but fall short of the common definitions of alcoholism?

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