National / International News

UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:51
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.

Boy, 2, falls from hotel balcony

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:17
A two-year-old boy suffers serious head injuries falling from a mezzanine balcony into the lobby of Liverpool's Hilton Hotel.

Labour 'to raise minimum wage to £8'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 18:54
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

What now for Britishness?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 18:01
What now for the sense of Britishness?

UN chief on streets for climate deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 17:38
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will take part in a protest march this weekend to highlight global inaction on climate change.

Nato: Ukraine truce 'in name only'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 17:12
A two-week-old ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the east is a truce "in name only", says Nato top commander Philip Breedlove.

VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:55
Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.

UK hostage's wife in appeal to IS

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 16:00
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State appeals to the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

Detroit cuts off water for families

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:30
Detroit cuts off water to non-payers of bills

Black America and the spanking debate

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:27
Racism, spankings and an American legacy

From toilet to table, overcoming the ‘yuk’ factor

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:19
How Haitians overcame the 'yuk' factor

Scottish ministers 'back Sturgeon'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:19
Half the Scottish cabinet are publicly backing Alex Salmond's deputy, Nicola Sturgeon, to replace him as SNP leader and first minister.

How Liberia lost its handshake

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:15
How Ebola has prevented the traditional Liberian handshake

Dominant Groves wins European title

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:05
George Groves beats France's Christopher Rebrasse by unanimous decision to win the European super-middleweight title.

Getting a driving licence without a test

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:03
How I got my driving licence without taking a test

VIDEO: Westgate mall attack - 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:01
Background to the Westgate mall attack in 60 seconds

VIDEO: Cheetah cubs unveiled in San Diego

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 15:00
A pair of three-week-old cheetah cubs are unveiled at San Diego Zoo's Safari Park.

66,000 Syrians flee into Turkey

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 14:21
Turkey says at least 66,000 Syrians have crossed the border in 24 hours, as the UN warns hundreds of thousands more may flee an Islamic State advance.

Reds 'must deal with new expectancy'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 13:53
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers tells his players they must learn to cope with the pressures of being a Champions League club.

Blast hits Hezbollah checkpoint

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 13:40
A suicide blast has targeted a checkpoint manned by the Shia Hezbollah group in eastern Lebanon, killing three people, state media says.

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