National / International News

How taekwondo saved me from bullying

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:27
After a tough childhood in West Africa and exile in France, Mahama Cho could win Olympic gold for Britain in Rio.

Pizzagate revisited - 10 years on

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:19
The inside story of the 'Battle of the Buffet' - when Sir Alex Ferguson was pelted with pizza after a stormy Manchester United-Arsenal clash.

Lunch with Len McCluskey, union baron (and Downton fan)

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:15
Unite chief on his life, Miliband and why he likes Downton Abbey

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:15
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

Dog shot in skull with crossbow bolt

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:14
A dog is shot through the skull with a bolt from a crossbow which "narrowly" missed his brain and eyes.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:06
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.

AUDIO: 'Drunk' rape victim: 'I felt I wouldn't be believed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:04
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.

Alice Gross funeral takes place

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:04
The funeral for murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross has taken place in west London.

228 firefighter jobs under threat

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:00
More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.

Japan court backs pregnant woman

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:59
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.

Mother Of Ottawa Gunman: 'I Am Mad At Our Son'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:56

A man identified as 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was killed by police in a Parliament building in Ottawa. He's being described as a recent convert to Islam.

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Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:47
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

Addict gets 20 years for Taff murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:45
Heroin addict is jailed for life and must serve a minimum 20 years for murdering "vulnerable" man days after being released from prison.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:30
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Sunrise vigil opens Poppy Appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:30
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

McGuinness 'believes rape claim'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:28
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he believes west Belfast woman Maíria Cahill was raped.

Caterham F1 site staff locked out

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:26
Staff working at the Caterham F1 team site in Oxfordshire have been locked out of the firm's premises, the administrator confirms to the BBC.

FA charges Warnock with misconduct

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:15
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct for comments he made following defeat by Chelsea on Saturday.

VIDEO: Joss Stone's Poppy Appeal vigil

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:13
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.

Your pictures: Steps

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:11
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
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