National / International News

Car insurance market faces overhaul

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:13
Exclusive pricing deals between motor insurers and price comparison websites will be banned, the Competition and Markets Authority has said.

In This Year Of Ebola, A Montana YMCA Is Its Brother's Keeper

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:03

Big aid agencies are gearing up to help Ebola-ravaged countries. Small communities are also pitching in. The Y in Missoula, for example, is raising money to help the Y in Freetown.

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VIDEO: The show that launched the YBAs

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:01
The one show that made Britain's most famous artists

Sarkozy corruption case 'suspended'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:54
A French court has suspended a corruption and influence-peddling investigation against former President Nicolas Sarkozy, media say.

Book restriction 'harms prisoners'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Restrictions on the number of books prisoners in England and Wales can have in their cells may inhibit inmates' ability to learn, a charity warns.

VIDEO: Citizen science 'crucial to research'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Information from "citizen scientists" is becoming more and more vital for some research projects, scientists say.

Islamic State finds fertile ground in Jordan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:40
Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan

London asylum seekers shipped to Kent

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:04
More than 100 asylum seekers are moved to a hotel in Folkestone to ease overcrowding at a hotel in London.

A Place To Reflect During Jewish Holy Days — That's Not A Temple

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:00

Sunset marks the start of the Jewish New Year as well as the 10 Days of Awe, when observant Jews reflect on the past year. Some are taking this reflection out of the temple and onto their tablets.

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Teenager hurt in power line incident

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:58
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being injured in an incident involving overhead lines at a railway crossing in Ayrshire.

Jihadist fight 'may take years' - US

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:26
The fight against Islamic State may take years, a US military spokesman tells the BBC, as fresh air strikes are reported by Syrian activists.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: How I forgot speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:24
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Urban kingfishers in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:22
Wildlife on London's waterways

China and US pledge climate action

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:18
China and the US agree they must lead the rest of the world in curbing emissions to combat climate change, as a major UN summit closes in New York.

Wiggins wants world hour record

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:17
Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins announces that next year he will try to break the world hour record held by Jens Voigt.

VIDEO: Who is Abu Qatada? In 90 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:08
Abu Qatada arrived in the UK from Jordan seeking asylum in 1993, and 20 years later, was deported to stand trial on terror charges.

Executive faces more cuts of £200m

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:06
The Northern Ireland Executive has to find £200m of cuts between October and April, equivalent to 4% of all departmental budgets.

Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:49
A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say.

VIDEO: Lorry driver tells of Calais risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:44
The head of a large UK haulage firm has said the number of illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK is the worst he's ever seen.

VIDEO: Miliband forgets deficit in speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:23
Labour leader Ed Miliband failed to mention immigration or the deficit in his speech because he forgot.

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