National / International News

Fire safety clarity call by father

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:52
The father of a Cardiff woman who died after a fire at a London apartment block backs a campaign for clearer rules on responsibility for fire safety.

Two arrests over attack on house

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:39
Two people are arrested after what police are treating as a racially motivated attack on a house in north Belfast.

Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:32

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.

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VIDEO: Haiti's disease fighting eco toilet

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:29
Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?

Cameron's plea, and 'bloodbath in paradise' - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:27
David Cameron's emotional speech in defence of the United Kingdom makes the front pages, as does the murder of two Britons in Thailand.

Rates non-payment legal action rises

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 21:20
The number of court actions started for non-payment of rates is on the rise, according to figures provided to the BBC.

White House To Assign 3,000 Military Personnel To Combat Ebola

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 20:51

The Obama administration is increasing its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis. The personnel will supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.

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Police search after Thailand deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 19:40
Police in Thailand continue to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with the deaths of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao.

VIDEO: Have you heard of Alibaba?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 18:29
Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce firm but most people in the West haven't heard of it.

Red card for 'greenest' government

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 17:44
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.

VIDEO: Dr Edhi: A life helping Pakistan's poor

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 17:06
Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.

VIDEO: On patrol with Kurds fighting IS in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:59
A report from Kurdish-held territory in northern Iraq, as US Secretary of State John Kerry agrees a plan to tackle the jihadists.

The tricky business of policing sex in public

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:55
Should the police intervene when people have sex in public?

Call for further cut in sugar intake

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:36
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.

No English parliament yet - Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:23
The UK government is not "remotely" near creating an English parliament, as some Conservative MPs have called for, PM David Cameron says.

VIDEO: Kashmir floods leave thousands stranded

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:08
Thousands of people are still thought to be stranded in Indian administered Kashmir nearly two weeks after devastating floods there.

Rugby players 'bug sharing' warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:55
Rugby players who share towels, razors and cold baths are at risk of sharing serious skin infections too, public health experts warn.

Noisy neighbours 'top nuisance list'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:49
More than a quarter of UK adults have had a problem with a nuisance neighbour in the past year, a survey for consumer organisation Which? suggests.

VIDEO: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:45
Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.

Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:44

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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