National / International News

Britain hands over Helmand command

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:52
Britain formally hands over command of military operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan to the US.

President Bachelet Cautious As 8.2 Quake Kills 5 In Chile

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:47

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after the quake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.

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Tsunami alert after 8.2 Chile quake

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:41
An earthquake of 8.2 magnitude strikes off the coast of northern Chile, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people.

BP to close Australia refinery

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:40
Oil giant BP says it will cease production at its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, Australia, by 2015 due to competition from refineries in Asia.

Migrant 'flood' and Labour 'rival' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:40
Some papers focus on a report suggesting 500,000 EU migrants could head to the UK in five years, while others quote a union leader's warning to Labour.

Seoul examines 'North Korea drone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:39
South Korea says it is analysing what it believes to be a North Korean drone that crashed on a border island amid an exchange of fire with North Korea.

Knights Templar drug lord killed

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:36
Mexican security forces confirm the death of one of the leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel after fingerprint tests.

Inmates feel 'victimised and unsafe'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:20
Inmates at Lincoln Prison tell inspectors they feel "intimidated, victimised and unsafe".

VIDEO: Chile quake: "The room was shaking"

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 18:42
British geologist Patrick Moore describes how his room was shaken by the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile.

VIDEO: Code masters: The new digital artists

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 18:17
Meet the young British artists using computer coding skills to create conceptual art.

The many battles faced by WW1's nurses

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 18:11
How this 21-year-old coped with the horrors of WW1

In pictures: Fishing again after Typhoon Haiyan

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 18:08
Filipino fishermen back at sea after deadly typhoon

VIDEO: Families demand GM accountability

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 17:23
General Motors boss Mary Barra faced harsh questioning by US lawmakers and victims' families over an ignition switch fault in some cars linked to at least a dozen deaths.

Tech to add punch to your parties

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 17:06
How to create a hi-tech celebration

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