National / International News

VIDEO: Tardis solution to housing crisis?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 17:50
Engineers have developed a miniature home which they say could provide affordable accommodation for people and also help them to live in a sustainable way.

VIDEO: Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 17:44
Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed three-directional pressure sensors which they say could prevent dangerous sores for thousands of patients

Chile promises to rebuild Valparaiso

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 17:35
President Michelle Bachelet of Chile promises her government will rebuild the areas destroyed by a forest fire that has killed at least 15 people in the port city of Valparaiso.

Routine operations: Is a crisis brewing?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 17:25
The A&E system has survived winter, but at what cost?

Derek: Gervais says goodbye to irony

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 17:13
Ricky Gervais leaves irony behind with Derek

Families 'have less time together'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:57
Family life is increasingly under strain because many parents have to put work commitments before their children, a survey of teachers finds.

VIDEO: Bringing Hollywood to Malaysia

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:56
A mammoth film studio complex is taking shape in Malaysia's Johor state as the country bids for a slice of the world's movie-making budget.

VIDEO: 40 years of Jean Paul Gaultier

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:53
Kasia Mader looks at why the French designer Jean Paul Gaultier has become so influential over the last 40 years

Canada halts funding over Sri Lanka

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:45
Canada cites human rights concerns in its decision to suspend funding to the Commonwealth while the chair of the secretariat is occupied by Sri Lanka.

Debt dump 'worth more than oil'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:37
Dumping a share of the UK's debt would be worth twice as much to an independent Scotland as North Sea oil, academics say.

How a 'megaphone' Mass united fans

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:31
The church service that helped Liverpool cope after Hillsborough

MP denies pressuring Evans accusers

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:16
Tory MP Sarah Wollaston denies pressuring two men who made sexual assault allegations against former deputy speaker Nigel Evans into going to the police.

West eyes more Russia sanctions

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:12
The EU and the US say they will impose "further costs" on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, as unrest continues in the east of the country.

Bombing couple still Boston strong

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 16:00
Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath

Climate fears over Colombia drought

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:43
Colombia's Casanare region ill-prepared for drought

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:41
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.

Male monkey cares for dying partner

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:33
A wild male marmoset is filmed embracing and caring for his dying female partner.

Asia pollution drives Pacific storms

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:24
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.

3D sound tests carried out by BBC

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:12
The BBC's attempt to create 3D sound recordings

Could offices change from sitting to standing?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 15:12
Should offices change from sitting to standing?

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