National / International News

VIDEO: Millennium Development Goals explained

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:27
Millennium Development Goals: What are they and how successful have they been?

USA 2-0 Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:24
USA book their place in a fourth World Cup final with a hard-fought victory over two-time winners Germany in Montreal.

Hope in Dhaka's biggest slum

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:19
Mishal Husain reports from one of the poorest parts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on how a new model of development assistance is making a difference.

The man who made Manchester cool again

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:07
The man who made Manchester cool again

Indonesia plane crash toll rises

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:06
Indonesian officials say 122 people were on board a military plane which crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.

How is a life worth £12,980?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 17:01
How can a life be worth £12,980?

Saved by the 'British Schindler'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:39
The Jews who owe their lives to the 'British Schindler'

Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:36

In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.

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Female lung cancer cases top 20,000

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:33
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began.

Smart meter scheme loses chairman

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:28
The organisation tasked with promoting the rollout of smart meters has lost its chairman just weeks after she spoke out over how the government-led programme was being run.

Viewpoint: Watching the lesbians in India

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:24
How revolutionary is an Indian advert featuring lesbians?

VIDEO: The rappers turning hit songs halal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:16
The Muslim rappers who are trying to make hit songs more spiritual

Benefit cuts 'risk child poverty rise'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:16
The government should end its planned cuts to benefits to prevent more young people falling into poverty, the four UK children's commissioners say.

The deal to sell your home and get paid to stay

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:15
The deal where you sell your home and get paid to stay there

Unseen Brief Encounter photos on show

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:11
Unseen for 70 years, photographs from classic film Brief Encounter are about to go on public display.

Light crystals clinch physics medal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:08
US physicist Eli Yablonovitch, who first created "photonic crystals" to repel, trap and steer light, will receive the Newton Medal from the UK's Institute of Physics.

Life in a town called Mongo

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:07
What's it like to live in one of the world's poorest towns?

Law firms refuse legal aid work

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:04
A number of criminal law firms are refusing to take work funded by legal aid in protest against government cuts coming into force this month.

Role for top schools in improvement

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 16:04
Top-performing council-run schools in England should be able to play a role in improving struggling schools, the Local Government Association says.

Students 'turning to payday lenders'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-30 15:57
Tens of thousands of students are relying on payday loans to cover their daily living costs, a survey suggests.