National / International News

VIDEO: Armenia mass killing remembered

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 20:50
Friday will mark 100 years since one of the darkest periods of the 20th Century, when thousands of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were killed.

China official Li Chuncheng on trial

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 20:25
Li Chuncheng, an ally of China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang, goes on trial for corruption, said authorities.

EU faces decision time on migrants

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 20:04
The BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler examines the options EU leaders face in Thursday's emergency summit on the migrant issue in Brussels.

'Culture war' of gay conversion therapy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 18:52
Opinion divided on gay conversion therapy

VIDEO: Wheels designed for cat physiotherapy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 18:31
How an exercise machine for unhealthy cats helps mentally ill people back into the workplace.

In pictures: 25 years of Hubble

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 18:12
Ten amazing pictures of our Universe, taken by the Hubble space telescope.

Lib Dems face difficult election aftermath

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 18:01
The Lib Dems are likely to enter a coalition after the election, but negotiations could be difficult, says Mark Mardell.

US airline boss gives up cash salary

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:56
American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker joins a select group of company bosses opting to be paid entirely in stock.

Does 'vote swapping' actually work?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:54
Does 'vote swapping' actually work?

Six tales of valour and a missing Victoria Cross

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:53
Six tales of valour and a missing Victoria Cross

VIDEO: Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:49
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in more than four decades.

VIDEO: Seized Mexican girl returned home

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:36
A 14 year old Mexican girl taken by authorities to the United States, has been returned to her family.

McCartney tops musicians' rich list

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:17
Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney tops the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune, while Adele is named the richest young musician.

Garment workers in rights struggle

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 17:03
Two years after the Rana Plaza disaster that killed more than 1,100 people, Bangladeshi garment factory workers are still struggling for their rights, as the BBC's Justin Rowlatt finds out.

Women becoming nuns hits 25-year high

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:57
The number of women becoming nuns has reached a 25-year high, according to the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

LOOK! Stunning Picture Of Calbuco Volcano Erupting In Chile

NPR News - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:54

The volcano erupted, spewing a huge cloud of ash over a sparsely populated area in Chile. Authorities, however, issued evacuation orders to about 1,500 people.

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Warning on loss of part-time students

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:38
The fall in part-time students in the UK means lost opportunities for individuals and the economy, the new head of the Open University warns.

Defense Presents Full Video Of Tsarnaev Giving Camera The Middle Finger

NPR News - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:36

The defense was trying to blunt the prosecution's claim that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had one more message to send.

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EU to hold emergency migrant summit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:30
EU leaders are to hold an emergency summit on ways to stem the number of migrants risking the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.

Islamic centre 'pressured to close'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 16:26
An Islamic centre in the Australian city of Melbourne, attended by two teenagers charged with terrorism-related offences, closes its doors.