National / International News

Japanese exports rebound in July

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 21:43
Exports from Japan show a surprise pick-up in July, reigniting hopes of growth for the world's third largest economy.

VIDEO: New Nook e-reader due for launch

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 21:28
Samsung and Barnes & Noble are due to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in New York on Wednesday

House prices and rail fares - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:49
Official figures revealing another increase in average house prices lead some papers, while there is anger at the prospect of more rail fare increases.

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:37
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Cotillard confronts redundancy fears

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:21
Marion Cotillard fights redundancy in latest role

India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:19
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.

Children's hospital 'must improve'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:06
Alder Hey Children's Hospital "requires improvement" in critical care and outpatient services, but some areas are rated outstanding or good by health inspectors.

Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 19:44
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 19:17
How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?

Can eating meat be eco-friendly?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 18:51
Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?

Brazilian rapist doctor rearrested

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 17:22
Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.

Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 17:06
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers

Second Missouri police killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:50
The police killing of a second black man in the St Louis area threatens to further raise tensions, 10 days after the killing of teenager Michael Brown.

'More' private hospital data needed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:50
Private hospitals should release the same data about patient safety incidents as NHS providers, a report says.

Syrian conflict: Untold misery of child brides

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:41
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides

Chileans baffled by persistent bomb attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:38
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents

The island that kids learn to leave

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:26
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland

Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:20
A truce between Israel and Gaza ends amid renewed air strikes and rocket fire, as negotiations in Cairo break up with no deal.

Breastfeeding 'cuts depression risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:17
Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.

Rodriguez nets as Real held by Atletico

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:13
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.
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