National / International News

Floods continue to affect travel

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:51
Bad weather has continued to cause disruption in the north of Scotland with several travel routes affected.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Robins saves Ferguson

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:35
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

The IS 'plot', and Ebola threat

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:33
Wednesday's papers say terror arrests in London may be linked to Islamic State jihadists. The threat Ebola poses to the UK is also examined.

Alert after nuclear ship catches fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:31
An oil platform in the North Sea is evacuated after a ship carrying radioactive material caught fire and began drifting in the Moray Firth.

School 'discriminated against boy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:22
A County Down school unlawfully discriminated against a pupil with disabilities, a tribunal finds.

VIDEO: Turkey clashes at Kobane protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:17
Kurdish protesters and police have clashed at demonstrations across Turkey, over the country's response to Islamic State (IS) militants' attacks on the Syrian town of Kobane.

Three-day shutdown after jobs blow

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:16
The JTI Gallaher cigarette factory is to shut for three days to allow workers to come to terms with hundreds of job losses, according to DUP MP Ian Paisley.

Churchill paintings offered to nation

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:15
Thirty-eight paintings by Sir Winston Churchill are being offered to the nation, following the death of the politician's youngest daughter in May.

UK to open 'solar storm' centre

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 21:08
The UK Met Office formally opens its Space Weather Operations Centre on Wednesday, to lead the forecasting of the Sun’s disruptive effects on Earth.

Rise in 'witchcraft' child abuse cases

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:57
Police issue guidance to social workers and teachers on spotting children at risk of abuse linked to witchcraft after a rise in reported cases.

Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:51

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the LA Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nations 3-1. The Cardinals and Giants will meet in the National League Championship Series.

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N Korea defends rights record at UN

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:40
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.

Hong Kong talks set for Friday

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:39
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and government officials say they will meet to discuss political reforms on Friday, after weeks of unrest.

Air strikes help Syria town curb IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:33
The US-led coalition carries out its most sustained air attacks so far on the Turkey-Syria border town of Kobane, helping to curb Islamic State.

VIDEO: 'Attitudes to mental health changing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:23
Young people are driving a change in attitudes towards people with mental health issues, Stan Collymore claims.

The 27 artists (and two DJs) in BBC Music video

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:12
The 27 artists (and two DJs) who star in BBC Music video

Ordinary beauty - Edwin Smith's striking photographs

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:06
Texture and light in Edwin Smith's images of everyday life

7 questions on the Great British Bake Off

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:02
Do you know your soggy bottoms?

Speakers' Corner in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:59
Debate and disagreement at London's Speakers' Corner

Does wellbeing promote good mental health?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:55
Does looking after your mental wellbeing really work?