National / International News

VIDEO: India's iconic Ambassador car

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:53
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the passing of one of India's best known and trusted icons, the Ambassador.

Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:43
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.

Will the EU get a dream team?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:40
Women are now frontrunners in tense EU jobs race

Push for student vote registration

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:37
University students are being urged to make sure they do not lose their right to vote in the referendum.

VIDEO: I competed at the first ever Special Olympics

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:33
Memories of the inaugural Special Olympics held in Chicago

VIDEO: Farage to run for seat in Thanet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:22
The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been chosen by members of his party as their candidate for the South Thanet parliamentary seat.

Golf club expenses from 1616 found

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:22
Expenses covering the cost of a young aristocrat's golf clubs in 1616 provide earliest evidence of the sport's popularity in Dornoch.

The rehab centres that lock up addicts

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:15
The addicts who are hunted and locked up behind bars

The etiquette of reclining seats on flights

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:11
When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.

VIDEO: Stars review Bush's comeback concert

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:09
Gemma Arterton and Anna Calvi gave BBC Newsnight their take on Kate Bush's comeback concert.

American 'fighter' dies in Syria battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:07
An American man, believed to be fighting alongside militants in Syria, has been killed, the White House has confirmed.

Celebrating the joy of craftsmanship

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:01
The Italian city that has been making violins for centuries

Emmy Awards 2014: Safe Choices In A Time Of Groundbreaking TV

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:56

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Monday's Emmy Awards promised to recognize TV's emerging future — but ultimately rewarded comfortable favorites over disruptive upstarts.

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Celtic not good enough, says Deila

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:39
Celtic boss Ronny Deila says his side did not deserve to reach the Champions League after defeat by Maribor in the play-off.

VIDEO: How much oil does Scotland have?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:29
Campaigns on both sides of the Scottish independence discussion have been contesting exactly how much oil Scotland might have left in the North Sea.

American 15-year-old stuns Cibulkova

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:28
American 15-year-old CiCi Bellis causes a sensational upset as she beats 12th seed Dominika Cibulkova at the US Open.

VIDEO: Huge cheers for Kate Bush comeback

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:27
Kate Bush is preparing for her first concert in 35 years, with fans eagerly waiting to find out what form her stage comeback will take.

UN: Poverty down in Latin America

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:21
More than 56 million people were lifted out of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean between 2000 and 2012, according to a UN report.

VIDEO: 'No end in sight to Ukraine fighting'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:16
A group of Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian military sources are quoted as saying.

Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-26 14:02

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible-marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

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