National / International News

VIDEO: Voices from Armenia's past

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:58
Fergal Keane recorded the voices of some of the remaining survivors of the Armenian massacre 100 years ago.

SkyWest Now Says Several Passengers Were Ill On Diverted Flight

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:54

The airline initially said just one passenger lost consciousness. It still doesn't know what caused the crisis.

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Australia risks Anzac Day fatigue

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:53
Australia risks Anzac Day commemorations fatigue

Bali Nine 'execution preparations'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:48
Indonesia is ordering preparations for the execution of two Australian drug smugglers on death row, officials say.

DPP says Janner decision was 'right'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:37
Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders tells BBC Newsnight she made the 'right decision' not to prosecute Lord Janner over child sex allegations.

Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:35
A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.

It's time: Apple delivers the Watch

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:18
As Apple begins deliveries of its much anticipated smartwatch, four experts weigh up the impact it might have.

VIDEO: 'The greatest feeling of freedom'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:16
Yves Rossy explains what it is like to fly with a jet pack.

VIDEO: Hubble Telescope's 25 years in images

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:09
As the Hubble Telescope celebrates its 25th anniversary, BBC News looks back at some of its greatest moments - and images.

VIDEO: Why Paris rapper backs Front National

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:06
BBC News met a rapper, of North African descent, from the suburbs of Paris, who backs Front National.

PM sets out 'English votes' timetable

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:05
Proposals for "English votes for English laws" would be in place for the first Budget of a Conservative government, David Cameron is to say.

VIDEO: Greek bailout talks - in 90 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:02
BBC News looks at some of the key points at stake, as Eurozone ministers continue to negotiate the Greek bailout.

Bitcoin Island: the currency comes clean

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:02
The small island that's going big on bitcoin

Snooker looks to big breaks in China

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:02
Snooker looks for big breaks in China

VIDEO: Drone flight over Gallipoli battlefield

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:01
The BBC News drone is flown over the major sites of the World War One Gallipoli campaign on the Turkish Peninsula.

Hope over child malaria vaccine tests

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:01
Final clinical trials of a malaria vaccine - the first to reach this stage - suggest it could protect one third of children against malaria, according to data published in The Lancet.

English 'manifesto' and spending questions

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:55
Friday's newspapers highlight Tory proposals for an English manifesto, and questions about the economic plans already unveiled by all parties ahead of the election.

Delinquent Mines: Congress Revives Bill To Hold Mine Owners Accountable

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:55

The measure, first proposed in 2910, would shut down mines if owners fail to pay fines for safety violations.

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A tale of two Camerons: Dallas and David

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:52
The prime minister shares a name with a social media superstar - and his Twitter stats show it.

VIDEO: Could a train revive Stoke-on-Trent?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:51
Officials in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting to get the HS2 route through their city. So does the transport infrastructure affect people's politics?