National / International News

VIDEO: Quake survivor pulled from apartment

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 22:02
Many remote areas of Nepal are still waiting for assistance following Saturday's devastating earthquake.

Saudi king announces new heirs

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:59
Saudi Arabia's new king announces a major cabinet reshuffle that paves the way for a new generation of heirs to succeed him.

Obama looks to 'conclusion' of TPP

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:42
US President Barack Obama says the US and Japan are working towards a "swift and successful conclusion" to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Relief starts reaching Nepal villages

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:42
Aid begins to reach remote areas of Nepal after an earthquake that left 5,000 dead, but many remain in desperate need of food and water.

More Hillsborough witnesses sought

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:26
Further images of potential witnesses are released by the police team tasked with investigating Hillsborough and providing fresh evidence.

Osborne in Wales after economy slows

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:25
Chancellor George Osborne is election campaigning in Wales, stressing key Conservative messages on the economy after disappointing growth figures were released.

VIDEO: Waterloo archaeologists search 'killing zone'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:12
As Europe prepares to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, one corner of the battlefield is being excavated.

Grass fires not 'risk-free fun'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 21:08
A fire crime chief says more prosecutions are needed to stop people starting grass fires for fun ahead of a summit on the topic.

The Bali Nine Australian ringleaders

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:34
The BBC looks at Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, two Australians who have been executed in Indonesia for drug smuggling.

Walmart to open 115 stores in China

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:16
The world's biggest retailer, Walmart, says it plans to open 115 new stores in China by 2017, but will close some under-performing outlets.

VIDEO: Gas canisters fired by Baltimore police

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:15
Police are trying to enforce a curfew on the streets of Baltimore, a night after violence rocked the city.

How did Rwanda save 590,000 children?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:10
How has Rwanda managed to reduce child mortality so successfully, and could other nations follow its example?

Baltimore police enforce curfew

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 19:00
Police are trying to enforce a curfew on the streets of Baltimore, a night after violence rocked the city.

The death that changed Nascar

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:55
The fatal crash that changed motor racing

Five challenges to UK foreign policy

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:38
Robin Niblett, director of independent think tank Chatham House, outlines five external challenges that could shape British foreign policy.

Rapid escalation of the cyber-arms race

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:33
The capacity for causing widespread confusion and damage through cyber-attacks is increasing all the time, warns Gordon Corera.

Global '100-year gap' in education standards

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:30
The stark divide in education between rich and poor countries

How much do you know about party election broadcasts?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:20
How much do you know about party election broadcasts?

The love/hate relationship with sun

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:18
How people have both loved and feared sunshine

'Doctors failed diet pill student'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 17:11
The best friend of student Eloise Parry, thought to have died after taking 'highly toxic' diet pills bought online, says she was failed by doctors.

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