National / International News

VIDEO: Pecking penguins bother Breakfast's Carol

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 23:04
BBC Breakfast's weather present Carol Kirkwood was joined by some special guests as she delivered Friday's forecast.

Tributes paid to Sir Christopher Lee

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 23:02
Sir Roger Moore, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese have led tributes to screen legend Sir Christopher Lee, who has died at the age of 93.

Canada Women 0-0 New Zealand Women

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:49
The Women's World Cup match between Canada and New Zealand ends goalless after a delay because of a thunderstorm.

Australian workers 'stressed and fat'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:49
Australia's workforce is affected "in a major way" by poor mental health, stress levels and obesity, a new study shows.

£50k Pirate Day spend probed

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:44
An investigation has been launched after more than £50,000 was spent on a pirate fancy dress world record attempt by a council.

'Naked' climbers due in court

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:39
A British woman arrested for posing naked on a sacred mountain with other climbers is due in a Malaysian court.

Body found after house 'explosion'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:35
A body has been found at a house in Darlington, County Durham, amid reports of an explosion.

Malaysia plane in emergency landing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:29
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reporting a possible engine fire.

VIDEO: Get set for the return of the Clangers

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 22:25
Four decades after they first appeared on our TV screens, the pink, knitted, whistling space creatures known as the Clangers are back.

VIDEO: Could scientists 'switch off' pain?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:55
Cambridge University researchers have identified a faulty gene that seems to switch pain off in some people and it is hoped the discovery could lead to new treatments.

Theme park death family's safety plea

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:49
Eleven years after their daughter died after falling from a theme park ride, Beverley and Alan Williams are calling for tougher safety regulations.

The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:31
The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World

Foster care age reforms announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:31
Reforms allowing young people in foster care to stay with their foster families until the age of 21 unveiled.

Muslims 'have to pray in corridors'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:24
Muslim students at Queens University say they are forced to pray in corridors, libraries and other public areas because the university will not provide multi-denominational prayer rooms.

VIDEO: Gazza: No better England player than me since I quit

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 21:23
Paul Gascoigne says there has been no better England player since his last appearance in 1997.

Abbott defends asylum 'creativity'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:57
PM Tony Abbott says Australia uses "creative" ways to deter asylum boats, but refuses to deny reports an Indonesian boat was paid to turn back.

Labour mayor elected in Tower Hamlets

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:43
Labour's John Biggs is elected mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets, in an election called after the previous mayor was removed from office for corruption.

Zimbabwe phasing out local currency

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 20:26
Zimbabwe is withdrawing its local currency from circulation, formalising a multi-currency system introduced at the height of hyper-inflation.

Warriors' Shooters Break Out Of Slump To Tie NBA Finals, 2-2

NPR News - Thu, 2015-06-11 19:52

Golden State breezed to an 103-82 road win thanks to efficient scoring from Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala, who made his first start of the season Thursday night.

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VIDEO: Thailand win epic five-goal thriller

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 19:28
Thailand triumph over Ivory Coast 3-2 in a pulsating end-to-end encounter at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Ottawa.