National / International News

VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:18
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?

VIDEO: Middle class squeezed out of 'paradise'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:57
The pitfalls of living in one of America’s most desirable cities

NFL rocked by new violence arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:41
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.

Muslim call for release of hostage

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:30
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Argentina tries 'baby theft' doctors

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:06
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule.

IS 'fuelling UK far-right backlash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:54
Islamic extremism in the Middle East and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a UK far-right backlash, a Home Office adviser claims.

Two More NFL Players Placed On 'Exempt List' Over Domestic Violence

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:39

The Carolina Panthers placed Greg Hardy on the list over a long-running case and the Cardinals did the same after Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

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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

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