National / International News

The 'battle for Baghdad' and Dame Angelina - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 21:28
Many of Saturday's papers lead on efforts to stop the advance of the ISIS militant group in Iraq, with the role of Iran, the US and the UK discussed.

EU invites Moscow to Kiev talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 19:42
EU offers Moscow a role in discussions over its planned accord with Ukraine, in a move officials say reflects a "new climate" in the talks.

Every tattoo tells a story

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 19:23
The stories behind the markings on people's bodies

Deforestation leaves fish hungry

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 19:16
Deforestation is reducing the amount of leaf litter falling into rivers and lakes, resulting in less food being available to fish, a study suggests.

Preparing for a 24-hr ultramarathon

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 18:47
Some of the ultra-runners competing in Gloucester

What do sandwiches have to do with democracy?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:50
What do sandwiches have to do with democracy?

Asante says new Belle film was 'gift'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:46
How a portrait inspired a British director

A gruesome end to an argument

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:44
The strange tale of the woman who cut off her leg to spite her husband.

Rio motorbike ride through favela backstreets

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:32
Zoom through Rio’s backstreets on a motorbike

'Rule nothing out' in Iraq, says Fox

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:30
Former Conservative defence secretary Liam Fox says the possibility of sending British troops to fight in Iraq should not be ruled out.

Bergdahl in a 'stable condition'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 16:16
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed in May after five years in Taliban captivity, is in a stable condition in hospital in Texas, officials say.

Today at the World Cup: Day three

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:51
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who does our expert think will win? All the information you need on World Cup day three.

Voting for a better future

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:43
Afghanistan - voting for a better future

The goal that broke Brazil's heart

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
The man who broke Brazilian hearts at the 1950 World Cup

Big win down to Van Gaal - Van Persie

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
Robin van Persie praises Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal for masterminding the team's 5-1 win over champions Spain.

Suspect sought in US priest attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:28
Authorities search for a white male in connection with the shooting death of a priest at a Roman Catholic church in the US state of Arizona.

The metal that can store power for a small town

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:24
The metal that makes legendary swords and giant batteries

Kaymer surges clear at Pinehurst

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:23
Martin Kaymer will take a six-shot lead into the third round with the best 36-hole score in US Open history.

VIDEO: Inside a cavalryman's wardrobe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:03
Ahead of the annual Trooping the Colour, Trooper Tom Lighten of the Blues and Royals showed the BBC's Roya Nikkhah what he has to wear for the big day.

Efforts to curb smugglers 'farcical'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:01
Efforts by HMRC to tackle tobacco smuggling have been hampered by a "farcical" lack of action, according to a committee of MPs.
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