National / International News

VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:16
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

Trapped Nicaraguan miners freed

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:23
Twenty-four gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday are in the process of being freed, officials say.

Cameron and Clegg to hold terror talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:14
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are meeting for intense talks on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.

Lib Dems pledge paternity leave hike

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:14
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.

Search for missing Ashya continues

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:41
Detectives search on both sides of the English Channel for a five-year-old boy whose life is in danger after his parents took him out of hospital.

EU mulls fresh response to Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:11
EU leaders are to meet in Brussels to consider how to respond to Russia following accusations that its troops are fighting inside Ukraine.

Co-op Group to vote on crunch reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:03
Members of the troubled Co-operative Group are meeting later for a final vote on reforming how the business is run.

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

EU leaders to decide top jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:40
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.

Life in a rented wreck

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?