National / International News

Burger King and Tim Hortons in talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 21:53
Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.

VIDEO: Fierce fighting as Ukraine calls vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 21:51
Ukraine's president has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, as government forces continue to fight pro-Russian rebel forces in the east.

'Salmond strikes back' - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 21:33
Tuesday's papers study the Scots first minister's debate comeback, the bank holiday weather and the British nurse being treated for Ebola

Five dead in S Korea flash floods

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 20:39
Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in south-eastern South Korea have killed at least five people, rescue officials say.

Sharapova and Djokovic ease through

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 19:52
Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic sweep into the second round at the US Open with straight-sets wins.

VIDEO: Williams honoured at Emmy Awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 19:39
Actor Billy Crystal has paid tribute to his friend and co-star Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Will Chinese bank bad loans increase?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 19:31
Rising bad loans in China put the spotlight squarely on the earnings of the country's biggest banks.

'Breaking Bad' Wins Its Final Emmy Award

NPR News - Mon, 2014-08-25 19:23

Nearly a year after wrapping up, the AMC drama Breaking Bad and its star Bryan Cranston have two more nice going-away presents: Emmys for best drama and actor in a drama.

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The List Of Emmy Winners

NPR News - Mon, 2014-08-25 19:09

The list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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VIDEO: Ebola kills treated Liberia doctor

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:29
A Liberian doctor has died despite taking an experimental anti-Ebola drug, Liberia's information minister says.

Gut bugs 'help prevent allergies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 18:15
Bacteria which naturally live inside our digestive system can help prevent food allergies, according to animal research.

UK air pollution fuels official concern

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 17:25
Measuring and tackling an invisible killer

Australian carriers grant phone use

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 17:13
Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from today.

Is this woman an apostate?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 17:00
Online campaigner gets kicked out of Mormon church

Approval of 67 turbines challenged

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 16:26
A conservation charity is challenging the Scottish government's decision to give planning consent to a 67-turbine wind farm.

Postal ballot papers to be sent out

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 16:21
Local councils are set to begin sending out postal ballot papers for the Scottish independence referendum.

Hurricane Marie: Thousands affected

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 16:13
Hurricane Marie has affected 10,000 families in Mexico's Pacific Coast, where the search continues for three missing fisherman whose boat capsized on Sunday.

VIDEO: Newborns abandoned 'to avoid shame'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 15:56
Malaysian teenagers are being encouraged to attend sex education classes in a bid to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies in the country.

Magnetic levitation in 3D advances

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 15:51
Harvard researchers develop a system to orientate small objects in any direction using magnetic levitation.

VIDEO: Into the fire with the 'smokejumpers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 15:48
The 'smokejumpers' battling blazes in the American wilderness
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