National / International News

Strauss-Kahn pimping trial to begin

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:27
The trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, on charges of procuring women for sex parties, is set to begin in France.

Smoke-free zones trialled in Bristol

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:15
Two city squares in Bristol could become Britain's first major public outdoor spaces to go smoke-free when a voluntary pilot launches later.

Liberia's Ebola vaccine trial begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:07
The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus are due to begin in Liberia.

'Serious errors' in boy's heart care

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:42
A family whose son died after surgery at a paediatric heart unit in Leeds is told serious mistakes were made in his treatment.

Dazzling new look for Mersey ferry

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:03
A Mersey ferry is to undergo a transformation into a brightly coloured "dazzle ship" thanks to the man behind a famous Beatles album cover.

Police probe Bangkok mall blasts

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:03
Police in Thailand are investigating two bomb explosions outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok, the first such incident since a military coup in May.