National / International News

Cancer immunotherapy approved in UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:58
A pioneering cancer drug that harnesses the power of the immune system is approved for use in the UK.

Egypt vows to pursue IS in Sinai

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:58
Egypt says its army will continue its offensive in the Sinai Peninsula until it is cleared of Islamic State militants, after clashes left more than 100 dead.

IT system for GP records criticised

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:55
A new GP IT system designed to improve quality and planning in the NHS in England is criticised for running over budget and behind schedule, by a finance watchdog.

VIDEO: England suffer cruel Japan defeat

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:49
England go out of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 semi-final defeat by Japan, with Laura Bassett scoring an injury-time own goal.

Mystery US amnesia woman identified

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:33
A woman found in the US with no memory of who she was, but who was thought to be Australian, is identified by her family as American Ashley Menatta.

Police criticised for abuse inquiries

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:28
Police in England and Wales failed to carry out effective investigations into allegations of child abuse and neglect, a report says.

VIDEO: Motorbikes aid Ramadan fast-breakers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:25
This year for Muslims in Indonesia there's a new enterprise: mobilising motorcycle taxis for food delivery is giving people more options to break their fast.

VIDEO: Bassett own goal hands Japan victory

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 17:00
England's Laura Bassett scores an own goal in injury time to hand Japan a last-gasp 2-1 victory in their 2015 Women's World Cup semi-final.

VIDEO: Why are teachers busting a move?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:48
The school leavers' videos where teachers bust out their dance moves

The mystery of the 'Vauxhall cannibals'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:48
The woman who woke to find the front half her of car had vanished

Rita Ora on X Factor and new music

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:43
Rita Ora on her Oscars ordeal and the X Factor

OAS inquiry into Dominican migration

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:40
The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an OAS inquiry into its migration policies after thousands of Haitians leave in recent weeks.

What's it like to live near an airport?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:39
What's it like to live near an airport?

Syria air-strike plan, Greece latest and 'Goldfinger murder'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:27
The likelihood of British air strikes in Syria, a war of words between Greece and its creditors and the death of a notorious criminal are all subjects for Thursday's press.

Bosnia: Cradle of jihad

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:16
What effect did jihadists in 1990s Bosnia have on today's Islamic militants?

HIV risk for Sydney patients

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:14
At least 11,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis at Sydney dental clinics over the past decade.

Cameron is not asking the big question on IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:07
What can the UK prime minister really do to take on Islamic State?

In pictures: American Puzzles by Burk Uzzle

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 16:06
Images by photographer Burk Uzzle on show in New York

VIDEO: Williams penalty levels semi-final

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 15:59
England level against Japan through Fara Williams's penalty after Toni Duggan was fouled in the box in their 2015 Women's World Cup semi-final in Edmonton.