National / International News

'Corrie Ken' verdict prompts questions - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 21:39
Papers react to William Roache's acquittal on rape charges, weigh up David Cameron's task in dissuading Scots from independence and find fun to be had at Sochi.

Stolen Stradivarius found in attic

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 21:37
Police in Wisconsin arrest two men and a woman in connection with the theft of a rare Stradivarius violin, which was recovered in an attic.

Children 'unaware of Bible stories'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 20:36
Widespread ignorance exists among children and parents about the contents of the Bible, research suggests.

HK police defuse huge US WW2 bomb

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 20:26
Hong Kong police successfully defuse a 2,000 pound (900kg) bomb from World War Two, described as the biggest wartime bomb to be found in the city.

U-turn for councillor living in Asia

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 20:23
A councillor who resigned live on radio after being criticised for working from Asia changes his mind.

VIDEO: Clashes at Rio fare rise protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 20:08
Hundreds of people in Brazil have clashed with police during a protest against increased fares for public transport.

VIDEO: Honda eyes India car market growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:27
Honda is battling other Japanese carmakers such as Suzuki and Toyota for a piece of India's growing car market.

US approves Baucus as China envoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:23
The US Senate unanimously approves Senator Max Baucus as the new US ambassador to China, replacing outgoing envoy Gary Locke.

News Corp profits beat estimates

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:05
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posts better-than-expected profits, even as advertising revenues continue to fall at its newspaper businesses.

Why sharing data is for greater good

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:02
Outlining the case for why it is for the greater good

Mass grave found in Michoacan state

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 18:28
Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.

Mr Peabody 'respectful' to original

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:36
Recreating Mr Peabody & Sherman

Scots 'bedroom tax' arrears are £5m

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:15
Rent arrears of at least £5m are owed to Scottish councils and housing associations as a result of the so-called "bedroom tax", figures suggest.

'No leukaemia risk' from power lines

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:03
Children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia, a study has said.

The Jewish fear of intermarriage

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:02
Why the news that the prime minister of Israel's son was dating a Norwegian caused a storm.

Man travels 1,000 miles to claim bogus prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:00
Why no-one should believe they've won the 'BBC lottery'

Man on GBH charge over baby injuries

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:59
Police investigating injuries sustained by a baby charge a man with grievous bodily harm.

Keeping a Colossal secret

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:49
Lifting the lid on a Colossal WW2 code-breaking secret

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:39
In which unusual venue did Prince play an impromptu show?

Michael Gove's favourite history book

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:35
The strange story of Michael Gove's favourite book

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