National / International News

#SaveDippy - but why do we care?

BBC - 4 hours 18 min ago
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?

Easyjet backs Heathrow expansion

BBC - 4 hours 22 min ago
Budget airline Easyjet says it is in favour of expanding Heathrow airport in a submission to the Airports Commission

VIDEO: LIVE: Churchill anniversary flotilla

BBC - 4 hours 23 min ago
Ceremony recreating the flotilla which carried Churchill's coffin along the Thames from the Tower of London to Westminster Pier

Dutch TV intruder: 'No terror link'

BBC - 4 hours 25 min ago
A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.

Chelsea's Costa gets three-match ban

BBC - 4 hours 26 min ago
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is banned for three matches after stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can.

Probe into port worker's fall death

BBC - 4 hours 32 min ago
A fatal accident inquiry is to be held after a worker fell to his death at the Hunterston coal terminal in North Ayrshire.

Will the falling oil price undermine green energy?

BBC - 4 hours 35 min ago
Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector.

Battle rages for key Ukraine town

BBC - 4 hours 38 min ago
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

'Murray loves family to be involved'

BBC - 4 hours 39 min ago
Australian Open finalist Andy Murray is finding his best form and won't be affected by fiancee Kim's outburst, says John Lloyd.

Student fury over 'impossible' exam

BBC - 4 hours 40 min ago
Final year economics students at Sheffield University are furious after an exam this week contained "impossible" questions.

Man guilty of raping boy at nursery

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
A man is found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping a young boy and of sexually abusing a girl from when she was 12 to 15 years old.

Djokovic in Australian Open final

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Stan Wawrinka in another dramatic five-set contest to reach the Australian Open final.

True or False? Free And Reduced-Price Lunch = Poor

NPR News - 4 hours 52 min ago

Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?

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VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked

BBC - 4 hours 57 min ago
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.

South Africa Grants Parole To Notorious Apartheid-Era Death Squad Leader

NPR News - 5 hours 5 min ago

The country's justice minister said he was ordering the release of Eugene de Kock in the interest of "nation-building and reconciliation." De Kock had been in jail for more than 20 years.

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AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan

BBC - 5 hours 17 min ago
The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.

Teacher cleared of child sex charges

BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
A primary school teacher is cleared of having sex with two under-age girls at Swansea Crown Court.

Mortonhall family settlement offers

BBC - 5 hours 19 min ago
Families affected by the baby ashes scandal at Mortonhall Crematorium are to be offered settlements of up to £4,000.

'Be wary of those who do not eat baguettes'

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
French government's extremism message mocked

Ferrari target two wins with new car

BBC - 5 hours 23 min ago
Ferrari unveil the new SF15-T car they hope will start them on the long road back to Formula 1 success.

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