National / International News

'Serious infection' at NI hospital

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 00:24
A rare infection breaks out within the intensive care unit at Northern Ireland's biggest hospital.

Men injured in flat blast arrested

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 00:10
Two men who were seriously burned in a blast at a flat in south Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, police say.

VIDEO: Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:42
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II.

Combat Training: Can Female Marines Get The Job Done?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:42

The Marine Corps have begun a year-long experiment to decide if women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

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Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:40

Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.

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An African Village Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:38

Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.

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Apology for flaw in South Korea exam

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:28
South Korea's education minister apologises for a mistake in the national college entrance exam which meant two answers were correct.

Historic fifth world title for Taylor

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:24
Ireland's Katie Taylor wins her fifth consecutive world title by beating Azerbaijan's Yana Allekseevana in the lightweight final.

This is just the start - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:03
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.

Motorcyclist dies in A470 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:52
A man dies following a collision involving two motorcycles and a car near Brecon, police confirm

China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:49
Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report.

VIDEO: On the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:44
The BBC has rare access to the US hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony, who has waged war in central Africa for more than two decades

Family tributes to boy killed by van

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:39
Relatives of an 11-year-old boy who died after being hit by a van in Aberdeenshire pay tribute to their "amazing boy".

Councils told to cut admin costs

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:12
Councils are being told to slash bureaucracy and administration costs as public spending cuts continue to bite.

Police plea to help beat terrorism

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:04
Countering terrorism should not be the sole responsibility of the police, says the head of counter terrorism in Wales who has called for help from the public.

VIDEO: First Italian woman arrives at ISS

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:50
Italy's first female astronaut has arrived at the International Space Station.

VIDEO: US police kill boy carrying fake gun

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:25
A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground.

NI health workers in pay walkout

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:11
Thousands of NHS workers in Northern Ireland stage a four-hour strike over pay.

Ransom ban among anti-terror measures

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:55
Insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms under a raft of measures being unveiled by the home secretary.

Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:20
Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says.

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