National / International News

Student satisfaction 'on the rise'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 18:22
UK students have become more satisfied with their university experience over the past decade, research finds.

Lorry fire closes London street

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 18:17
A lorry fire near London department store Fortnum and Mason leads to the closure of the A4 Piccadilly.

Family-abuse children 'unprotected'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:57
"Alarming gaps" in knowledge about abuse within families mean "substantial numbers" of children are not adequately protected, England's deputy children's commissioner says.

US woman 'tried to support Isis'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:52
A Denver woman was arrested for allegedly trying to provide support to Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (Isis), it has emerged.

Facebook buys video ad tech start-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:49
Facebook acquires LiveRail - a tech start-up that helps companies serve more relevant ads in the videos that appear on their websites and apps.

The UK's disastrous first Tour stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:33
Why Le Tour's first UK visit was its last for 20 years

Giraffe legs' strong, skinny secret

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:28
Scientists have worked out the unique anatomy that allows giraffes' long, spindly legs to support their weight.

Early bird 'had feather trousers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 17:24
An ancient creature halfway between a dinosaur and a bird had feathered "trousers" on its hindlimbs, a new fossil reveals.

VIDEO: 'Candidates' faces on everything'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 16:45
The BBC's Kiki Sriregar looks at the merchandise being sold ahead of the Indonesian presidential election.

NHS surgery 'age discrimination'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 16:42
Age discrimination may be preventing older people from having access to vital surgery, a report suggests.

Syria chemical arms leave Italy

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 16:38
A US ship carrying deadly material from Syria's chemical weapons programme leaves Italy in the final phases of the destruction of the arsenal.

The aircraft carrier that never was

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:52
The massive aircraft carrier that never made it off the drawing board

VIDEO: James Corden's star keeps rising

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:49
Tom Brook speaks to British actor James Corden about his rising profile and cracking the American market.

Egyptians uncertain about future under President Sisi

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:39
Egyptians uncertain about future under President Sisi

Rennard accuser quits Lib Dems

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:36
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of sexual harassment quits the Lib Dems, saying the peer is a "thorn in the side" of the party.

VIDEO: Passenger plane springs internal leak

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:19
A double-decker Qantas Airways flight bound for Australia sprung a leak and was forced to return to Los Angeles, airline officials have said.

Why US will conquer world football

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:13
Five reasons why US will win World Cup - some day

'It's about effort, not bare skin'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:03
The very serious business of cosplay - and bare skin

Tackle food waste and feed the world

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:02
Tackle food waste and help feed the world

Millions at risk in South Sudan

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 15:01
Some four million people in South Sudan are likely to face critical food shortages next month, British aid agencies warn.

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