National / International News

VIDEO: Tebbit: 'Establishment to be protected'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:17
Lord Tebbit said he hoped any inquiry would be conducted quickly into missing files which may be linked to child abuse.

It's A Nice Day For A Flash Wedding

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:16

In these pop-up weddings, locations are never booked, planning is minimal and fingers are crossed that you don't get asked to leave before you finish the ceremony.

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Germany's Battle Over What May Be Its Last Lenin Statue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:14

East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.

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Germany's Battle Over What May Be Its Last Lenin Statue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:14

East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.

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Ordinary people 'caught in NSA net'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 01:02
Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by the NSA were ordinary internet users, not surveillance targets, analysis by a US paper suggests.

Mountain rescue pair go to hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 00:32
Two people are rescued from Snowdon by an RAF Sea King helicopter crew after separate incidents within the space of an hour.

Cavendish out of Tour after crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 00:32
Mark Cavendish is out of the Tour de France after dislocating his shoulder in a crash on stage one in Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Floods form seven-metre-deep lake

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 00:22
Flooding in parts of China has formed a lake of more than 150 sq km (58 sq miles) has been formed due to flooding in parts of China.

VIDEO: TV presenter tries tennis with a trench

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 00:15
After Andy Murray's early exit at Wimbledon this week, there will not be any British involvement in the singles finals on Centre Court this year.

Scotland, for richer or poorer?

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 00:00
An independent Scotland, for richer or poorer?

VIDEO: Vaz 'surprised' by abuse file loss

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 23:37
The re-examination of a report into child abuse allegations at Westminster must be entirely independent, the chair of the Home Affairs select committee has said.

Dutch explain keeper shootout switch

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 23:30
Louis van Gaal says Tim Krul's greater size was the reason the Dutch sent him on for the penalty shootout against Costa Rica.

Experts join Crete missing man hunt

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 23:04
A mountain search and rescue expert is part of the North Wales Police team flying to Crete later to join the search for a missing Denbigh pensioner.

Missing child abuse files and Yorkshire's Tour - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 21:22
A report that the Home Office has lost 114 files that pertain to an inquiry into allegations of a paedophile ring involving MPs is among the front page stories in Sunday's press.

McCartney resumes concert tour

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 20:35
Sir Paul McCartney resumes his tour with a performance in New York after being forced to take nearly two months off to recover from a virus.

US presses Israel on teen 'beating'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 20:33
The US State Department says it is "profoundly troubled" by reports that a US teenager was beaten while in police custody in East Jerusalem.

Gay weddings decision for Church

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 19:42
The United Reformed Church could become the first mainstream church in the UK to allow gay weddings to take place in its buildings.

Storm Arthur hits south-east Canada

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 19:39
Post-tropical storm Arthur, weakened from a hurricane, batters south-east Canada leaving more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power.

Cash no longer taken on London buses

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 19:33
Cash can no longer be used on any of London's buses in a move that TfL says will save £24m a year.

VIDEO: Teaching an endangered bird to love again

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 19:29
Scientists at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia teach international groups to track wild animals - a skill they hope will help keep count of endangered species around the globe.

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