National / International News

Village asked to 'rate its pong'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:48
Residents living in a Cambridgeshire village surrounded by a sewage plant and two recycling centres are encouraged to "rate the pong" online.

Museums set for more strike action

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:38
Visitors to six National Museum Wales sites are warned to expect disruption for the third weekend running due to strike action by staff.

Student hardship fund cuts 'shock'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:31
Student leaders say they are "shocked" the Welsh government is cutting funding for students who find themselves in financial difficulty.

Blink 182 headline Leeds Festival

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:24
The American pop-punk band close the main stage while Disclosure pack out the Radio 1/NME stage on the first night of the event.

China's 'one in a billion' rider

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:23
Alex Hua Tian may be a novelty in a country with no history of eventing but wants to put China on the map at the World Equestrian Games.

MH370 search faces tough next phase

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:01
The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests.

Sherwood would have taken Palace job

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 22:38
Tim Sherwood says he would have taken the manager's job at Crystal Palace had he been offered it after his interview.

Scotland's Independence Vote And The Fate Of Britain's Nuclear Subs

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-22 22:30

The Scottish vote next month but it's not entirely clear whether they would keep the pound and the BBC. And then there's the naval base with Britain's nuclear subs.

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Crackdown on UK jihadists, and hospital 'parking cowboys' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 21:57
Most of Saturday's papers lead on measures to track down British jihadists and prevent radicalisation within the UK.

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

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