National / International News

VIDEO: Marathon man runs into record books

BBC - 8 hours 44 min ago
A window cleaner from Staffordshire has broken the Guinness World Record after running 53 marathons in 53 days.

VIDEO: Historic pubs given Grade II listing

BBC - 8 hours 50 min ago
Twenty-one pubs across England built between the two world wars are being awarded Grade II listed status.

'Flash crash' trader hearing to proceed

BBC - 8 hours 50 min ago
Navinder Sarao, the so-called "flash crash" day trader, fails in his bid to postpone his US extradition hearing.

Lorry driver and 27 stowaways held

BBC - 8 hours 50 min ago
A lorry driver is arrested along with 27 suspected illegal immigrants at Cobham service station on the M25 in Surrey.

Berahino treated 'like a lump of meat'

BBC - 8 hours 54 min ago
West Brom boss Tony Pulis says Saido Berahino has been treated like a "lump of meat" during this transfer window.

VIDEO: Katrina photographer returns to city

BBC - 9 hours 1 min ago
Photojournalist Mario Tama returns to New Orleans to find out what has changed in the city since Hurricane Katrina.

VIDEO: Schippers wins 200m in stunning time

BBC - 9 hours 3 min ago
Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands runs the third-fastest time in history to win 200m gold at the World Athletics Championships.

VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea

BBC - 9 hours 3 min ago
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.

VIDEO: Families' anger over care home neglect

BBC - 9 hours 8 min ago
Three nurses have been struck off, after a disciplinary panel heard that the neglect of elderly residents of a care home lead to their death.

GB's Proctor wins long jump silver

BBC - 9 hours 11 min ago
GB's Shara Proctor wins long jump silver at the World Championships, while Dina Asher-Smith comes fifth in the 200m.

Defrocked Archbishop Dies Awaiting Trial On Sex Abuse Charges

NPR News - 9 hours 13 min ago

Former Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was accused of paying for sex with children and possessing child pornography while he served as the Holy See's ambassador to Dominican Republic.

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Why the Fed is facing a tricky choice

BBC - 9 hours 28 min ago
Newsnight's economics correspondent Duncan Weldon on the dilemma over interest rates the US Federal Reserve faces as it meets for its annual symposium.

Instagram images no longer all square

BBC - 9 hours 45 min ago
Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.

Popularity of ISAs 'at ten-year low'

BBC - 9 hours 49 min ago
The number of adults taking out Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) has fallen to its lowest level for ten years, according to official figures

Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC - 10 hours 6 min ago
Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.

Liverpool face Russians in Europe

BBC - 10 hours 9 min ago
Liverpool and Tottenham face trips to Russia and Azerbaijan, while Celtic face Ajax in the Europa League.

Tropical Storm Erika Heads For Hispaniola, With Florida Still In Its Sight

NPR News - 10 hours 14 min ago

Erika unleashed heavy rains in Dominica, leaving at least four people dead. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Erika could threaten South Florida by Monday morning.

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VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika pounds Dominica

BBC - 10 hours 16 min ago
Rescuers are searching for missing people and survivors after tropical storm Erika hit the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Trial date set for preacher Choudary

BBC - 10 hours 21 min ago
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is set to stand trial in January for allegedly encouraging support for the so-called Islamic State group.

Top Gear boss 'excited' about future

BBC - 10 hours 32 min ago
BBC Two controller Kim Shillinglaw is "excited" and "terrified" about Top Gear's future, as Chris Evans replaces former host Jeremy Clarkson.