National / International News

Rowing back to the top of the world

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:44
After London gold and Army duty Olympic champion Heather Stanning reveals the doubts and desire behind her rowing comeback.

Race to find Japan landslide victims

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:42
Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.

VIDEO: From bandit country to beauty area

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 20:03
BBC Ireland Correspondent Chris Bucker looks at how funding is turning an area known by some as "bandit country" into an area of beauty in south Armagh.

Extreme Surrogacy: Man With 16 Infants Wants 10-15 More Per Year

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-22 19:39

Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case surrounding a 24-year-old Japanese businessman.

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VIDEO: Afghanistan poll recount under way

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 18:10
David Loyn looks at how votes are being checked in the wake of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election.

Doctor Who fan creates new TV titles

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 17:12
The Doctor Who fan who created the show's new titles

Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 17:06
Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission is condemned by the West.

National Guard pulls out of Ferguson

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:45
The National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman sparked days of protests.

Carnival cure for homesickness

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:11
How West Indians brought the Caribbean to Leeds

The drunken monkey that smashed up a bar

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:08
Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of a monkey that went on a drunken rampage.

A quiz on British history you can do in the car

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:07
A quiz on British history you can do in the car

VIDEO: James Foley's images of conflict

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:03
The conflict reporting of James Foley

Warning over black market cigarettes

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 16:00
Attempts to cut the amount people smoke are being hit by a black market trade in millions of illegal cigarettes, council bosses warn.

The king of the leakers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:47
The man who exposes the technology industry's secrets

Dog on tracks sparks Hong Kong protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:44
How a dog on the tracks sparked a Hong Kong protest

The 500 memorials of liberated Paris

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:39
Paris remembers 1944 but memories fade for the fallen

Urban areas are hives for wild bees

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:31
A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.

Delays warning for rail travellers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:28
Rail travellers are warned of long delays as £45m of work to redouble the line between Swindon and Kemble is completed.

BT warns of rise in phone bills

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:27
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.

First terrace murder victim recalled

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 15:27
Blackpool fans pay tribute to the first person to be murdered inside an English football ground, 40 years after his death.
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