National / International News

Reunite Ashya with parents - Clegg

BBC - 17 hours 44 min ago
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.

Africa's farmers face failed seasons

BBC - 17 hours 57 min ago
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - 18 hours 8 min ago
The government is urged to expedite its child abuse inquiry following the Rotherham scandal.

'Bullied' teen will not walk again

BBC - 18 hours 13 min ago
A vulnerable teenager is told he will never walk again after he fell from a bridge trying to escape bullies.

Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment

NPR News - 18 hours 14 min ago

Although some insurance plans are expanding coverage for infertility treatments, most coverage remains skimpy. Shared-risk programs can help couples gain some measure of control.

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Kidnappers broke bones with hammers

BBC - 18 hours 14 min ago
Six men are jailed for up to 17 years after a man is kidnapped, stripped naked, beaten with hammers and stabbed.

How to protect yourself in the cloud

BBC - 18 hours 18 min ago
After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?

Man Utd identity is broken - Phelan

BBC - 18 hours 30 min ago
Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan fears the club's identity is broken with the departure of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.

VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion

BBC - 18 hours 34 min ago
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.

Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

BBC - 18 hours 42 min ago
The US ambassador to London is fed up of being served the dish. Do Britons have an exceptional taste for it?

VIDEO: Beckham sad to see Welbeck leave

BBC - 18 hours 43 min ago
Former Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham says he is sad to see Danny Welbeck leave the club.

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

BBC - 18 hours 45 min ago
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Nigeria militants 'seize' major town

BBC - 18 hours 55 min ago
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.

Public warned of Nato disruption

BBC - 19 hours 4 min ago
People are warned about a rise in disruption as officials from around the world start to arrive in Wales for the Nato summit in Newport.

Wiggins in Tour of Britain defence

BBC - 19 hours 6 min ago
Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to become the first man to win successive titles since the Tour of Britain returned in 2004.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

BBC - 19 hours 12 min ago
News images from around the world: 2 September

'Extremist video' in Trojan school

BBC - 19 hours 17 min ago
A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

WW1 warhorse awarded bravery medal

BBC - 19 hours 24 min ago
A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center

NPR News - 19 hours 28 min ago

By early morning, 17 were still on the loose. The teens escaped after they found a weak spot in the center's perimeter fence.

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Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

BBC - 19 hours 31 min ago
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.
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