National / International News

VIDEO: Cumberbatch on first animated role

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:26
Benedict Cumberbatch has been talking about his first animated role as a Wolf in the film The Penguins of Madagascar

Man charged with raping teenage girl

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:18
A 21-year-old man is charged with raping a teenage girl in Larne, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Left behind in 'dead' Ukraine city

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:10
The BBC's Natalia Antelava speaks to residents in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the last stronghold of pro-Russian separatists, to gauge how the conflict is affecting their lives.

Drink price plan 'would reduce harm'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:55
Plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales are backed by a panel of experts on substance misuse.

Crackdown on drivers using mobiles

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:35
Police in Northern Ireland begin a new crackdown on motorists using mobile phones while driving.

'I have the pace but I've got to start delivering'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:19
'I have the pace but I've got to start delivering'

UK growth and Games 'gold rush' - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:17
Some papers focus on predictions of better-than-expected growth for the UK economy, while several feature Commonwealth Games images.

VIDEO: 'Fluffy' dinosaur theory sparks debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:10
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study published in the journal, Science, suggests.

'Politicians protected by cover-up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:02
A former assistant director of social services at Lambeth council claims there was a cover-up to protect politicians after allegations of abuse at a children's home.

'Hidden' photos reveal library build

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 20:44
'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library

Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 20:07
The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.

VIDEO: Wreckage of Algeria plane found

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 19:48
The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.

McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:36
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.

Africa 'needs green revolution'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:20
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.

'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:19
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.

Wildlife loss link to child slavery

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:17
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.

Charges over Mexico children's home

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:15
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.

'Disobedient objects' map protests

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 17:05
How crockery changed the world

Five famous Scots with no vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 16:48
Five famous Scots who can't vote in the Scottish referendum

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 16:42
Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?
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