National / International News

SAS march lessons 'not being learnt'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 21:11
Coroner raises concerns over whether lessons have been learnt following the deaths of three reservists on an SAS selection march.

VIDEO: CCTV shows drug lord's prison escape

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 21:06
CCTV footage shows the moment the Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman escaped from prison through a tunnel dug in his cell.

System blamed for mental bed shortage

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 21:06
Delayed discharge and poor community provision are to blame for problems that mental health patients in England have accessing hospital beds, an inquiry finds

Indian policemen bodies recovered

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 20:57
The bodies of four policemen, who were abducted by Maoist rebels, are recovered in India's Chhattisgarh state.

American League Wins All-Star Game, World Series Home-Field Advantage

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-14 20:32

The American League beat the National League 6-3 Tuesday night in a game that started with a homer right off the bat.

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China 'to deport' six held Britons

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 20:03
The UK Foreign Office in Beijing has told the BBC it understands six British citizens held in northern China "will be deported soon".

Tory Eurosceptics' Greek cash fears

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 19:22
Conservative Eurosceptics say they fear the UK may have to contribute to a fund as part of the Greek bailout, despite a 2010 political agreement ruling it out.

VIDEO: Pluto probe makes contact

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 18:46
A signal has been received from the New Horizons probe, which soared past Pluto on Tuesday.

Patients bewail 'lack of dignity'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 18:33
A fifth of people in hospital in England are not always treated with respect and dignity, according to an official survey of NHS patients.

China's 7% growth beats expectations

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 18:12
Growth in the world's second largest economy beat expectations in the second quarter, but it was still the weakest showing since the global financial crisis.

Venezuelan opposition figure barred

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 18:07
A leading Venezuelan opposition figure, Maria Corina Machado, has been barred from public office for a year.

Australia 'killer tours' cancelled

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:56
Facing heavy criticism, an Australian company cancels tours of a New South Wales forest where a serial killer buried his victims.

In pictures: Harley riders in the saddle

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:42
Photographer Ed Gold's pictures of Harley Davidson riders in Anchorage, Alaska.

Who's going to save the Lib Dems?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:35
Everything you need to know about the Lib Dem leadership contest (including why you should care).

IMF attacks EU over Greek bailout

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:29
The International Monetary Fund attacks the bailout deal eurozone leaders have offered to keep the country in the euro saying debt relief is needed.

From bloodied knees to the House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:20
Thinking outside the box as a disabled MP

'I have a phobia of talking'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 17:07
The 35-year-old woman battling 'selective mutism'

Pluto probe calls home after flyby

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 16:55
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has called home for the first time since its flyby of Pluto.

Is it time to help the hospices?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 16:53
Is it time to help the hospices with public money?

Fire recruits 'degraded and abused'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-14 16:46
Two senior firefighters took part in initiation ceremonies that degraded recruits who were also indecently assaulted, a court hears.