National / International News

VIDEO: School of wizardry opens in Poland

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 18:41
A castle in Poland has been transformed into a school of wizardry and for four days sorcerers are taking part in live action role plays.

Seven injured in Koh Samui explosion

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 18:31
Seven people, including an Italian girl, are injured on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand after a vehicle explodes, local media report.

Hull theatre aims to stage revival

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 17:18
Battling to avoid the final curtain at Hull Truck theatre

Are these Britain's dullest photos?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 17:17
The photographers trying to photograph every square kilometre of the British Isles

One man's experience of disability and anorexia

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 17:07
One man's experience of disability and anorexia

US: No more Latin America meddling

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 17:04
President Barack Obama says the days when the United States could meddle in Latin America are past, as a regional conference opens in Panama.

Phenomenal rounds needed - McIlroy

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 17:01
World number one Rory McIlroy says he would need to produce a 14-under-par weekend to have a chance of winning the Masters.

Weekly Wrap: General Electric and Stock Market Highs

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:12

Joining Kai to talk about the week's business and economic news are Nela Richardson from Redfin and Sudeep Reddy  from the Wall Street Journal. The big topics this week: General Electric's plans to sell off most of GE Capital, the company's financial division, and the reasons behind some countries' current stock market highs.  


Could North Korea ever give up the bomb?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:12
There seems little sign that North Korea is likely to give up its nuclear capability, says Stephen Evans.

VIDEO: Misty Copeland takes the lead

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:02
Why it's incredible to be a 'brown swan'

Man, 73, accused of mother's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 16:01
A man is due to appear in court after the body of his 95-year-old mother was found at her home.

The hunt for the Saudi 'rubbish girl'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:45
Thoughtless selfie leads to a happy ending

The theme park where all the staff have dwarfism

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:34
The theme park where all the staff have dwarfism

Malta bird hunting vote: Tradition and conservation clash

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:28
Passions are high over Malta bird-hunting vote

Health pledges and heist images

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:26
Election health pledges, images from the London diamond heist and a look ahead to a big sporting weekend make the front pages.

NHS funding pledge highlighted

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:21
The Lib Dems will be highlighting their Scottish NHS funding commitment as they join the Conservatives, SNP and Labour on the weekend campaign trail.

VIDEO: How to be a museum director

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:14
The BBC's Will Gompertz considers what it takes to be a great museum director.

Andy Murray set to wed in home town

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:08
Tennis star Andy Murray is to marry his long-time girlfriend Kim Sears in his home town of Dunblane.

McAvoy fund to help aspiring actors

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 15:01
X-Men star James McAvoy pledges £125,000 to help aspiring actors follow in his footsteps at Glasgow's Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS).

Labour offers one-to-one midwife care

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 14:40
Labour is pledging one-to-one midwife care for women during childbirth in England, as it confirms a promise to recruit 3,000 more midwives.