National / International News

American Cameraman, Working For NBC News, Tests Positive For Ebola

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:54

The network said the man, who was working in Liberia, is being flown back to the United States for treatment. The freelance cameraman came down with symptoms on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Turkey MPs vote to join war on IS

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:44
Turkey's parliament has backed a motion that will allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria.

Scottish borrowing costs assessed

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:36
Borrowing by the Scottish government could be expected to cost one percentage point more than UK debt.

Disability benefit delays criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:33
Delays in paying the new disability benefit are leaving many people without enough money to afford essential living costs, according to a report.

Papers show Thatcher's personal side

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:04
Papers show the human side of Margaret Thatcher

JP Morgan customer accounts hacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:00
JP Morgan says it suffered a massive cyber attack affecting 76 million private and seven million business customers in the US.

The slow train to an accessible London

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:58
Will the London Underground ever be truly accessible?

Survivor remembers Lampedusa wreck

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:53
"I feel so happy, I feel so bad" says migrant who lived after wreck

The original Jersey Boy, and the inspiration for Cider With Rosie

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:52
The man who was the original Jersey Boy

Mexico relatives search for students

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:50
Desperate relatives join soldiers in the search for 44 students who disappeared during protests in the Mexican town of Iguala in Guerrero state.

Sheeran album 2014's biggest so far

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:42
Ed Sheeran's X overtakes Coldplay's Ghost Stories to become the UK's top-selling album of 2014 so far.

N Korea 'not planning weapons tests'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:38
North Korea is not planning any missile or nuclear tests, the country's envoy to the UN in Geneva, So Se Pyong, is quoted as saying.

Aids origin 'was 1920s Kinshasa'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:37
The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced back to 1920s Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.

Disabled pupils' behaviour 'a worry'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:36
The behaviour of children with disabilities and learning difficulties often deteriorates when they start school, research suggests.

Supreme Court Will Consider Abercrombie's Religious Discrimination Case

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:36

At issue is whether the retailer discriminated against a Muslim woman over a headscarf. The government says yes; the retailer says the woman didn't tell them she wore the hijab for religious reasons.

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Appeal saves Wedgwood collection

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:17
The Wedgwood collection is saved after reaching its £15.75m target in a month.

VIDEO: Scientists working on invisibility

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:06
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Francis: The Pope's calling

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:01
Is Pope Francis the moderniser progressives hope for?

More pensioners to get energy help

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 15:00
An extra 200,000 pensioners will get help with their energy bills this winter, the government has announced.

Lindsay Lohan makes stage debut

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 14:54
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan makes her stage debut in the West End, although her performance did not go entirely smoothly as she forgot a line in the second act.