National / International News

VIDEO: Anniversary of Dunkirk rescue marked

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:06
Around 50 little ships are crossing the Channel as part of events to mark the 75th anniversary of Dunkirk.

Where is Nepal aid money going?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:02
Aid is pouring in to Nepal in the wake of two deadly earthquakes. But in a country where corruption is seen as "endemic", will the money go where it is meant to? Simon Cox investigates.

Rowling 'vindicated' in libel case

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 06:01
Author JK Rowling feels "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" after the Daily Mail's apology to the author is read out in London's High Court.

VIDEO: NBA star upstaged by two-year-old

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:57
Steph Curry's daughter Riley upstages her dad at a news conference after his Golden State Warriors took a 1-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals.

Hamilton seals Monaco practice double

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:50
Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the pack in a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Injured Harrington pulls out of PGA

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:48
Padraig Harrington pulls out of this week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth because of a shoulder injury.

New maths GCSEs 'too hard'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:44
Last minute changes to new maths GCSEs are ordered after tests reveal they are not pitched at the right level.

Up to 1,600 nuclear power jobs to go

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:21
Magnox says it plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs across 12 of its nuclear power sites by September 2016.

VIDEO: Is cash no longer king?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:06
For the first time in Britain paying without cash is more popular than using notes and coins.

M49 coach fall boy 'could have died'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:04
A 13-year-old rugby club player, who fell from a moving coach on the M49 near Avonmouth, "could very easily have been killed", a court hears.

What's the truth about free NHS Calpol?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:04
The truth behind the Facebook rumour

Poppy seller was 'fun-loving' person

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 05:03
The granddaughter of a 92-year-old poppy seller who was found dead in Bristol said she wants her remembered as a "fun-loving person".

England coach 'may come after Ashes'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:54
England may not appoint a new coach before the Ashes start in July, according to new cricket director Andrew Strauss.

The mother who 'outed' her daughter's Facebook lie

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:51
Was it right for mother to publicly scold teenage daughter?

Woman has 'first' double heart op

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:44
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.

Rail union calls off national strike

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:42
One of two rail unions planning bank holiday industrial action calls off its strike after receiving a new pay offer from Network Rail.

Fears Grow That ISIS Might Target Palmyra's Ancient Treasures

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:38

Ancient ruins in the Syrian city captured by Islamist extremists could suffer the same fate as priceless artifacts that were destroyed in other cities seized by the group.

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VIDEO: Myanmar migrants ransomed by traffickers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:36
Many migrants attempting to flee Myanmar by boat are being held to ransom by traffickers instead of travelling as planned, as Jonah Fisher reports.

Young jobless total at 10-year low

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:29
There are fewer young people not in education, employment or training in the UK than at any time since 2005, the Office of National Statistics says.

'Sterling would reject £900k a week'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 04:17
Raheem Sterling's agent says the winger will not sign a new contract at Liverpool even if he is offered "£900,000-a-week".

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