National / International News

VIDEO: Patient: 'We need this wonder drug'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 01:07
Mother of four Hayley Kalinins, 33, has terminal cancer and has been on Kadcyla for 18 weeks after being given it through the cancer drug fund, which pays for a limited number of patients to use some treatments. She told BBC Breakfast it was a "wonder drug".

All USB devices 'critically flawed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 01:03
New research calls into question the security of using USBs to connect devices to computers

Celtic reinstated to Champions League

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 01:03
Celtic are reinstated to the Champions League after Legia Warsaw are punished for fielding an ineligible player.

Severe weather warning is issued

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 01:00
A warning of severe weather is issued for the whole of Wales as the remains of hurricane Bertha sweeps towards the UK.

The return of the beer cocktail

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:56
Why are beer cocktails becoming popular?

VIDEO: 'Origami' robots fold into action

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:48
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like "real-life transformers".

VIDEO: USB flaw exposes user passwords

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:23
Security researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrates how a significant new flaw affecting USB devices can be exploited.

Lib Dems would end jail for drug use

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:23
The Lib Dems will vow to stop sending people to jail for drug possession in their 2015 election manifesto.

Possible drug link to man's death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:19
Police investigate the sudden death of a man, aged in his 20s, in Banbridge on Thursday evening.

Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:16
US President Barack Obama says he will launch air strikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities.

VIDEO: Students monitor parents' pollution

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:13
Roads outside Bearsden Academy in Glasgow have become so busy that the children have been resorted to checking-up on their parents.

VIDEO: Rugby league stars face kicking challenge

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:08
Watch stars from each of the four Challenge Cup semi-finalists take on BBC Sport pundit Jon Wilkin's Challenge Cup Challenge

Co-op announces sweeping reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:07
The Co-operative Group outlines radical reforms to the way it is managed following financial problems at the organisation.

Large search for missing snorkeler

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:06
A large-scale search is under way for a missing snorkeler in the Helford River near Falmouth.

Adams: Political process in trouble

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:05
The Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams says the Northern Ireland political process is in trouble and faces its greatest challenge since the Good Friday negotiations.

Cancer drugs row: A sign of things to come?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:58
Difficult decisions face NHS when it comes to modern medicines

Suarez's suspension hearing begins

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:51
Luis Suarez arrives for an appeal at which his legal team hope to win a reduction of his four-month ban for biting.

Million neurons on stamp-sized chip

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:40
Scientists. led by a team at IBM, develop a new computer chip that mimics the organisation of the human brain.

NHS says no to breast cancer drug

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:34
A pioneering new breast cancer treatment will not be routinely available on the NHS in England, the official drugs advisory body is proposing.

What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:32

The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.

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