National / International News

Clegg sets mental health wait limits

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 19:26
Nick Clegg unveils the first waiting targets for mental health treatments in England ahead of his Lib Dem conference speech.

Canberra ranked 'best place to live'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 18:37
The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.

VIDEO: Night of clashes at Turkey protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 18:36
At least 12 people are killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey.

Canada approves anti-IS air strikes

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 18:29
Canada's parliament votes to allow the country's military to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.

Jail a 'nightmare', says freed Briton

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 18:00
A 69-year-old British man freed after spending 20 days in a Moroccan jail for "homosexual acts" says his experience "was a total nightmare".

US Ebola patient on kidney dialysis

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:39
The first patient diagnosed in the US with Ebola is on a ventilator and kidney dialysis, as officials monitor those with whom he came in contact.

Wonga TV advert banned by regulator

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:27
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) bans a TV advert by payday lender Wonga, following a complaint by a charity.

Twelve dead in Turkey Kurd protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:11
Kurdish protesters vent their fury at Turkey's lack of military support for defenders of a Syrian border town being attacked by Islamic State.

Problem debt 'costs UK economy £8bn'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:08
A leading debt charity says the knock-on costs for the economy of people getting into too much debt amount to more than £8bn a year.

VIDEO: Ray Cole 'overwhelmed' at release

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:07
A British man jailed for "homosexual acts" in Morocco has said he was "overwhelmed" to be released.

WHO warns of Ebola hospital risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 16:28
A prominent WHO official warns more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff in developed countries, as Spain monitors a case in Madrid.

'Blood Moon' set to wow skywatchers

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 16:08
A total lunar eclipse will be visible in much of the Americas and East Asia in the coming hours, the second total lunar eclipse of the year.

VIDEO: The man who records all his sneezes

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:53
Why one man has recorded every sneeze for seven years

The boy who grew up to be a suicide bomber

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:27
How this European boy grew up to be a suicide bomber

The last eel catcher of Rome

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:25
The last eel catcher fishing the river in Rome

EU hosts anti-extremist tech meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:19
A "private" dinner between tech firms and government officials from across the EU is to take place on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Can the humble radio save lives?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:16
A radio campaign in Burkina Faso aims to save lives

The world's most compassionate 24 hours

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:11
The most compassionate 24 hours in the world

Sport's biggest losers?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:09
Taking fights at short notice, making young prospects look good: How boxing journeymen make losing look like an art form.

Is your office as trendy as this?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 15:08
Does your workplace compare with these winners?