National / International News

VIDEO: Children living with Ukraine conflict

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:10
As the conflict in Ukraine continues, Tom Burridge visits a school in Donetsk which is still open, despite being very close to front line and being hit by shelling.

The tech that helps techno artists get paid

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:06
The new tech that helps techno artists make money

'Maverick heads stifled by Ofsted'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:02
"Maverick" head teachers are being stifled by an inspection system that stops them doing their best for pupils, a union leader will tell a conference.

Wildlife drop 'may empty landscape'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:01
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.

Footballer jailed for drugs gang role

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:57
Six men, including a former Cardiff City and QPR footballer, are jailed for conspiring to supply cocaine, heroin and cannabis.

VIDEO: Hausding's epic fail in London diving

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:41
Watch Patrick Hausding fail to complete his dive in the Men's 3m Synchro at the World Series meet in London

Show Us The Aid: Anger In An Ancient Nepali Town

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:39

Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.

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VIDEO: Unwanted attention ticks off Tyson

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:33
Former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson loses his temper and elbows a fan who tries to get a picture with him.

VIDEO: What matters to a gliding instructor?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:31
Stephen Ottner is an instructor at a gliding club in Wiltshire.

Why some quakes are worse than others

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:28
Why is it that two apparently similar earthquakes can have such different outcomes in terms of the number of people killed and the damage that results?

11,500 fans see super-fight weigh-in

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:28
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao weigh in for Saturday's contest in front of a packed-out crowd at the MGM Grand.

Law Enforcement Reacts To Baltimore Officer Criminal Charges

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:23

Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.

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A Man Said To Be Ebola Free Could Still Infect A Partner During Sex

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:19

A new report says a woman in Liberia likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.

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VIDEO: Vegas set for 'fight of the century'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:10
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao prepare to face each other in what has been dubbed The Fight of the Century.

The WW1 poet kids are taught to dislike

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:08
The war poet that children are taught to dislike

VIDEO: Celebration on Baltimore streets

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:07
Baltimore has reacted to the announcement by Baltimore's chief prosecutor that six police officers will face criminal charges over the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died while in police custody last month

VIDEO: Sherpas mourn avalanche dead

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:03
The avalanche on Mount Everest triggered by the Nepal earthquake highlights the risks that Sherpas take supporting climbers scaling the mountain.

Army helicopter shot at in Mexico

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:02
A Mexican army helicopter is shot at in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, with a total of seven people killed in incidents across the state.

Labour and Plaid clash in TV debate

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:01
Labour and Plaid Cymru clash on working together if there is a hung parliament next week, during the final televised election debate in Wales.

VIDEO: BBC flies to most remote Nepal region

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 13:33
Justin Rowlatt travels with an Indian Air Force rescue mission taking aid supplies to one of the most remote areas of Nepal cut off by the earthquake.