National / International News

VIDEO: Night out at the V&A Museum

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 23:01
London's Victoria and Albert Museum has stayed open around-the-clock to accommodate demand for its Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition.

Gulf war 'could have been prevented'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 22:59
The second Gulf war could have been prevented if Western allies had toppled Saddam Hussein a decade earlier, a veteran Welsh Labour MP says.

Myanmar flood death toll 'to rise'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 22:39
The death toll from floods in Myanmar, that have hit 156,000 people, is expected to rise over the coming days, the United Nations warns.

Suicide attack 'hits Turkish troops'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 22:36
Two Turkish security troops have died and 24 wounded in a suicide attack by Kurdish PKK militants, according to the regional governor's office.

VIDEO: Myanmar floods worst in decades

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 20:46
A state of emergency has been declared in several regions of Myanmar after the worst flooding in decades.

VIDEO: Calais migrant: 'We are not animals'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 19:54
An Ethiopian lawyer, Beybe, one of a group of migrants pepper-sprayed by French police as they try to cross fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais, talks to the BBC's Gavin Lee.

VIDEO: Calais migrants pepper-sprayed

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 19:52
French police use pepper spray overnight to force back a group of migrants who cut through fencing at the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais.

Poll to find UK's favourite insect

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 18:46
An online poll is launched by the Royal Society of Biology to find the UK's favourite insect.

Ice bucket challenge: What's happened since?

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 18:12
A year on, how much difference has it made?

Texas Attorney General Indicted On Felony Charges, 'New York Times' Reports

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-01 17:47

State attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted on three counts of securities fraud, according to the Times, and is expected to turn himself in to authorities on Monday.

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Festival to resume after plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 17:45
The CarFest motoring event is to resume, despite the death of a pilot whose aircraft plummeted from the sky during an aerial display.

VIDEO: Funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 17:44
A funeral service is held in the US state of Georgia for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and the rapper Bobby Brown.

VIDEO: Selma civil rights march begins

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 17:17
Civil rights campaigners in the US start an 860-mile (1,385 km) march from Selma, Alabama to Washington DC to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans

UK and France seek EU help over Calais

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 16:32
The UK home secretary and her French counterpart urge other EU nations to act to help address the root causes of the Calais migrant crisis.

Coffee shop appeal over missing boy

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 16:26
A woman whose seven-year-old son has vanished with her estranged husband appeals for staff and customers of a coffee chain to be on the alert.

Questions of migration - and doping

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:48
The Calais crisis - and wider issues around immigration - continue to fill most papers, but the Sunday Times leads with what it says is a major sport doping scandal.

Big walls can cause big problems

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:42
The problems that come from building mega walls

Recruit people 'better than you'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:37
Three pieces of make-or-break advice

Been and Gone: The British film actress who missed out on fame

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:35
The British film actress who missed out on fame

SNP renews attack over tax credits

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:26
The SNP says almost 350,000 Scottish children will be worse off as a result of "shameful" changes to tax credits.

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