National / International News

In pictures: Framing Hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:55
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein

Egyptian forces 'planned massacre'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:48
Human Rights Watch says its year-long inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.

VIDEO: BE2 biplane replica lands at Headcorn

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:47
Nick Higham speaks to the owner of a replica WW1 biplane preparing to take part in a 'Then and Now' flypast.

Africa's young to swell by 2050

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:43
Africa's under-18 population will increase by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, a new UN report says.

Libyan police chief 'assassinated'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:31
The head of police in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been assassinated by unknown gunmen, the interior ministry says.

Xbox gets Tomb Raider as exclusive

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:23
Microsoft reveals Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an exclusive for its Xbox platform despite Sony's PlayStation consoles enjoying stronger sales.

'Bedroom tax' lorry death was suicide

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:23
A woman took her own life by walking in front of a lorry on a motorway after leaving a note blaming the government, a coroner rules.

Musical Interlude: Pianist Wows Passengers At Prague Airport

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:22

A traveler wins fans in an airport terminal — and online — by playing different versions of Beethoven's "Für Elise."

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US defends Kerry Myanmar hotel stay

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:20
The US defends Secretary of State John Kerry's stay in a hotel owned by a man linked to Myanmar's ex-junta, saying it was not blacklisted.

Greek tomb is 'important discovery'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 06:08
Archaeologists who unearthed a burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have made an "exceptionally important find", PM Antonis Samaras says.

Can Divorced Dad Be Forced To Cover Insurance For Adult Kids?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:53

A mother seeks advice on how to get her ex-husband to keep their sons on his plan because it would be less costly than hers.

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Russia Sends Large Aid Convoy Toward A Wary Ukraine

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:38

Russia says the trucks are bringing 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid to an area that's been torn by fighting. But Ukrainian leaders worry the convoy might conceal a military operation.

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Day in pictures: 12 August 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:31
24 hours of news photos: 12 August

Untested Ebola drugs 'can be used'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:06
Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization says.

Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 05:03
Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed dramatically

Ireland & England name teams for semi

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:58
Ireland and England have named their teams for Wednesday's Women's World Cup semi-final at Paris' Stade Jean Bouin.

GB's Muir misses out on 1500m final

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:58
Laura Muir fails to reach the European Championships 1500m final but Goldie Sayers (javelin) and Martyn Rooney (400m) progress.

Chief constable in misconduct probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:54
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester faces a criminal probe into his role in an allegedly poorly-handled investigation into a suspected child sex offender.

Does it pay to sell your best player?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:51
As Liverpool prepare for life without Luis Suarez, BBC Sport looks at how other sides have coped with losing their prize asset.

VIDEO: What aid is UK sending to Iraq?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 04:43
Andrew Plant sees the aid being prepared for delivery to Iraqis fleeing Islamist militants, and who are trapped on a mountain in Sinjar.

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