National / International News

Knight hits century in Ashes warm-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 03:20
Heather Knight scores an unbeaten century in England's two-day warm-up match in Perth ahead of the Women's Ashes series.

VIDEO: Plans to remove hard shoulder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 03:19
The Highways Agency is planning to remove the hard shoulder from more than 100 miles of motorway in order to ease congestion.

Senegal seizes Russian fishing ship

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 03:18
Senegal seizes a Russian vessel and detains more than 80 sailors after accusing them of fishing illegally in its waters.

Italy's Bersani has brain surgery

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:56
The former leader of Italy's centre-left, Pier Luigi Bersani, has had surgery after suffering a brain haemorrhage.

Service sector 'slows in December'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:40
Growth in the UK services sector slowed in December, but business optimism remained high, according to the latest Markit purchasing managers' index.

Train fares eat up commuter savings

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:38
Commuters moving out of London now find that many of the savings are eaten up by higher train fares, according to research.

VIDEO: Memorial for Battle of Waterloo site

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:34
A Belgian farm which played a key role in The Duke of Wellington's victory at the historic Battle of Waterloo is to become a permanent memorial to the British soldiers who fought there. Robert Hall reports.

VIDEO: India launches cryogenic rocket

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:25
India has successfully launched a 1,982-kg communications satellite using an indigenous cryogenically-powered rocket - after recent failed attempts.

VIDEO: Toothbrush 'tells you how well you brush'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:24
Kolibree's "connected" toothbrush promises to monitor how well someone brushes their teeth, transmitting back data to a smartphone or tablet app.

VIDEO: UK space industry 'big business'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 02:00
Chancellor George Osborne says he wants the UK's space industry to triple in size in 20 years time.

Injured Robson out of Hobart event

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:58
British number one Laura Robson pulls out with her Australian Open warm-up event in Hobart with a wrist injury.

Many schools 'short of governors'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:53
As many as one in four school governor positions are vacant in some areas of England, a campaign estimates.

VIDEO: Escaping a flood-hit village by canoe

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:39
Recent storms have led to severe flooding in several parts of the the UK, with some communities cut off for days.

Frozen returns to top of film chart

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:24
Disney animation Frozen returns to the top of the North American film chart in its seventh week of release, pushing The Hobbit down to third.

Murray to go for fourth Queen's title

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:18
Andy Murray will play at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club in June in the build up to defending his Wimbledon title.

In pictures: US 'big freeze'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:06
Arctic chill brings freezing weather

Fan stabbed after FA Cup match

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 01:04
An Oldham Athletic fan is stabbed after watching his team play Liverpool in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Moyes admits doubt over new signings

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Manchester United boss David Moyes is unsure if the players he wants to sign will be available in the January transfer window.

The impact of the chancellor's new cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Will chancellor's cuts help or hinder UK's economic recovery?

Naked man in washing machine rescue

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 00:59
Police in Australia rescue a naked man who got stuck inside a washing machine while playing a game of hide-and-seek.

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