National / International News

VIDEO: 'Glorious Twelfth' reignites grouse debate

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:57
The start of the grouse shooting season has reignited debate over the future of the practice.

VIDEO: UK pork farmers hit by sanctions

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:52
UK pork farmers will face pressure to lower prices because of Russia's ban on food imports from a number of Western countries, say experts

Killer's escape bid from prison van

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:51
The man convicted of murdering a waiter in Kirkwall 20 years ago is thought to have made an escape bid while being taken to hospital.

VIDEO: The smart drones of the future

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:11
How drones are being developed for a wide range of future uses.

Tenement evacuated following blaze

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:09
Twenty five people had to be led to safety by firefighters during a blaze in an Aberdeen tenement.

It's Sunrise In London And Time For A Rave

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-12 00:00

The sun is just peeking over the rooftops and the main drink is coffee, not alcohol. But that hasn't kept Londoners from a popular morning rave that's rapidly spread to cities around the world.

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VIDEO: After hours robots to explore Tate

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:59
Robots are set to roam the halls of London's Tate Britain Museum, as part of a unique project aimed at allowing art lovers to explore the building after hours.

Search for Yetis from Doctor Who

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:46
Extras who dressed as Yetis in long-lost episodes of Doctor Who filmed in Wales in 1967 are being searched for ahead of the new series.

Ladbrokes first half profits plunge

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:41
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has reported a sharp fall in profit despite saying it had had a "good World Cup".

'Action needed' on foreign fighters

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:26
The US and Australia highlight the threat posed by foreign jihadi fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, amid horror in Australia over a graphic image of a young boy.

Sea meadows 'lost like rain forests'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 23:12
Under sea feeding grounds for young fish are being lost at the same rate as Amazonian rain forests and could damage the fishing industry, scientists in Swansea warn.

Ohuruogu returns from 'break' at Euros

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:55
World 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu will run at the European Championships starting Tuesday, saying she regrets her break from racing.

VIDEO: Town halls must now open to cameras

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:45
A change in law means local council meetings can be filmed.

Cash to support victims of sex abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 22:35
More victims of sexual violence are seeking help after recent high profile celebrity court cases have given them the courage to come forward, funding is being given to help support services cope.

Should cricket introduce red and yellow cards?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:54
Is it time for cricket to follow football and rugby by giving umpires the power to send players off?

Club-by-club guide to the Premier League season

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:11
Transfers, top stories and expert predictions: BBC Sport runs you through what's happened in the Premier League this summer.

'Please save us' - Iraq on front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:10
The plight of Yazidi refugees fleeing from Islamists militants in Iraq continues to dominate front pages, while later editions report actor Robin Williams' death.

Liberia to receive Ebola trial drug

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:04
Liberia will receive an untested experimental drug, Zmapp, to treat people infected with Ebola, the government says following a request to the US.

Major praises 'drive' of immigrants

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 21:00
Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.

More conscript suicides in S Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 20:02
Two more conscripts are found dead in apparent suicides in South Korea, amid an ongoing debate over the culture in the nation's military.

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