National / International News

When Chinese children forget how to write

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 18:19
When China's children forget how to write

VIDEO: Arrest warrant for Miley's MTV date

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 18:02
The homeless man who picked up Miley Cyrus' video of the year award at MTV's VMAs is wanted by police, it has emerged.

Cyclists threat to London guide dogs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 17:59
A quarter of guide dogs working in London have been involved in a collision with a bike, a survey finds.

Fans' delight at Kate Bush comeback

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 17:27
Kate Bush makes her stage comeback at London's Hammersmith Apollo to an ecstatic response from fans at her first live concert for 35 years.

VIDEO: How sheepdogs control unruly flocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 17:06
A farmer explains his relationship with his sheepdog, after researchers help unravel the mystery of how the animals do their job.

VIDEO: Keeping the disruptive in education

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 16:52
Panorama follows students in the run-up to exams to see if one school can honour its pledge and keep disruptive pupils in school as well as get them five GCSEs.

A sheepdog's 'two rules' for success

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 16:33
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.

American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-26 16:31

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.

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VIDEO: Kate Bush fans: 'Worth the wait'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 16:06
Delighted fans took to their feet at London's Hammersmith Apollo to applaud Kate Bush, as she closed her first concert in 35 years on Tuesday night.

Overseas nurses 'face shorter tests'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 16:04
New rules mean nurses and midwives who have completed their training outside Europe will face shorter tests to check they are fit to work in the UK.

VIDEO: India's iconic Ambassador car

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:53
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the passing of one of India's best known and trusted icons, the Ambassador.

Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:43
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.

Will the EU get a dream team?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:40
Women are now frontrunners in tense EU jobs race

Push for student vote registration

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:37
University students are being urged to make sure they do not lose their right to vote in the referendum.

VIDEO: I competed at the first ever Special Olympics

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:33
Memories of the inaugural Special Olympics held in Chicago

VIDEO: Farage to run for seat in Thanet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:22
The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been chosen by members of his party as their candidate for the South Thanet parliamentary seat.

Golf club expenses from 1616 found

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:22
Expenses covering the cost of a young aristocrat's golf clubs in 1616 provide earliest evidence of the sport's popularity in Dornoch.

The rehab centres that lock up addicts

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:15
The addicts who are hunted and locked up behind bars

The etiquette of reclining seats on flights

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:11
When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.

VIDEO: Stars review Bush's comeback concert

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:09
Gemma Arterton and Anna Calvi gave BBC Newsnight their take on Kate Bush's comeback concert.
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