National / International News

VIDEO: Apiarists stung as bee thefts increase

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 23:07
Thefts of bees are increasing as their population decreases due to environmental change and disease.

New insecticide method '100% effective'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 22:54
A new method of applying insecticide to nets has proved 100% effective against certain resistant mosquitoes, an international study reports.

Zen approach to Himalayan warming

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 22:42
The Buddhist country of Bhutan has won plaudits for its approach to tackling climate change, says Matt McGrath.

West Ham sign Song on season loan

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 22:23
West Ham sign Alex Song on a season-long loan from Barcelona.

VIDEO: Migrants arrive at German rail stations

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 22:05
Hundreds of migrants thought to be from Syria arrive German stations after being held for several hours at the Hungarian border.

VIDEO: New coin to mark Queen's reign

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 21:45
The Royal Mint releases a commemorative coin depicting the Queen through her reign to mark her becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history.

NZ unveils flag contest final four

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 21:27
New Zealand unveils four finalists in the contest to design what could become the national flag, but it's fair to say not everyone has embraced them.

Deadline-day quiz

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 21:21
Test your knowledge of the high-pressure, high-farce world of transfer deadline day.

How did cappuccino get its name?

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 21:17
The godly origins of the cappuccino

Charities 'sold 87-year-old's details'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 20:59
The Information Commissioner's Office is investigating claims that an 87-year-old man's personal details were sold or passed on by charities up to 200 times.

UKIP to launch own EU vote campaign

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 20:30
The UK Independence Party says it will launch its own campaign against staying in the EU, instead of joining one of the two existing No campaigns.

Obama in plea for climate deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 19:57
President Obama pushes for a global deal on cutting carbon emissions, saying it is time "to protect the one planet we've got while we still can".

Serena & Nadal through at US Open

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 19:43
Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic win at US Open but men's fourth seed Kei Nishikori suffers surprise loss.

VIDEO: Further Hillary Clinton emails released

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 19:39
Another tranche of Hillary Clinton's emails are released as part of an investigation into her use of a home computer server while she was Secretary of State.

10 Highlights From The 7,000 Released Clinton Emails

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 19:08

The State Department released the latest — and largest — batch of Hillary Clinton's emails Monday from her time as secretary of state.

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NHS funds 'spent on patient treats'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 18:26
Thousands of pounds of NHS personal health budgets are being spent on "treats" such as holidays and clothes, an investigation finds.

Meningitis jabs start for UK babies

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 18:00
Meningitis B vaccination for all newborn babies starts to take place across the UK.

The man who is being deradicalised

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 17:34
How do you bring back a man from thoughts of jihad?

Fresh data confirms China slowdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 17:34
China's factory activity contracts at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.

'Unsafe' lorry ban starts in London

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 17:23
A ban on "unsafe" lorries on London's roads, introduced as part of efforts to protect cyclists, comes into force.