National / International News

Blindness, by those in the know

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:37
Can blind people see in their dreams?

Armstrong to voice new Danger Mouse

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:25
Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.

Hiroshima artworks to go on show

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:24
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.

Cash warning for university expansion

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:21
Plans that could increase student numbers by 20% have not been adequately funded, a policy analysis report warns.

Green light for new skin cancer drug

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:14
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.

British Ebola nurse travels to US

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:05
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus.

VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:52
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.

US House approves Obama Syria plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:47
The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.

Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has 'Rare ... Difficult' Cancer

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:45

The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford's doctor said he was "optimistic."

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Glimpse at the high street 2020

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:42
How will we shop in 2020?

VIDEO: Art to remember lost loved ones

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:38
The artists helping mourners remember lost loved ones

VIDEO: Video shows Henning before capture

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:32
British Muslim leaders have called for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the British hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Kenya Westgate attack: Voices from the mall

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:22
Survivors tell the story of Nairobi's Westgate siege

Farming 'the hardest plant to grow'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:20
The North American farmers who have started to plant wasabi

Mourinho has Costa hamstring concern

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:13
Jose Mourinho says after Chelsea's draw with Schalke that Diego Costa is not yet ready to start more than one game a week.

VIDEO: National Gallery in the picture

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:04
US filmmaker Frederick Wiseman talks to Tom Brooks about his documentary on the National Gallery

What will Alibaba do with $25bn?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:03
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?

Hart positive despite Bayern defeat

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:57
Man City keeper Joe Hart believes his team can qualify for the Champions League last 16 despite losing to Bayern Munich.

Scottish independence: Decision day

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:43
People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

VIDEO: South-west US hit by extreme weather

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 14:34
Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.

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