National / International News

China's Island Factory

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:15
China makes new territory in the South China Sea

Bold approach paid off - Hodgson

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:14
Roy Hodgson says England showed they can play a more attacking style in their 2-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Switzerland.

Kenya's business beauty queen

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:12
The Kenyan beauty chain with big ambitions

Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:11

The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.

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VIDEO: Destiny - Activision's $500m gamble

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:10
Destiny is one of the most eagerly-anticipated video games in history and has cost Activision £310m to develop and promote.

Cilic wins first Grand Slam title

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:08
Croatia's Marin Cilic wins his first Grand Slam title with a straight-sets win over Japan's Kei Nishikori at the US Open.

How Obama could defeat Islamic State

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:05
How Obama could beat the Islamist militant group

VIDEO: Children killed during Ukraine 'truce'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:03
Despite a ceasefire in Ukraine the number of children killed during the conflict has risen to 23.

Parties to back more Scotland powers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:02
The three main pro-Union parties are expected to announce their backing for more powers for Scotland, as a new poll puts the rival independence campaigns almost neck and neck.

E-cigs refills 'threat to children'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:02
Nicotine refill cartridges for electronic cigarettes could poison young children, warn doctors.

VIDEO: Photographer with Down's syndrome 'sees the world differently'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:01
How a wildlife photographer with Down's syndrome sees the world

Make mental health 'bigger priority'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 15:00
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and greater protection for funding, says England's chief medical officer.

Harvard Study Says Economy Is 'Doing Half Its Job.' Guess Which Half.

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:52

An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than that of its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.

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VIDEO: Performers hold Times Square protest

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:48
Costumed street performers in New York have staged a protest against a proposed law which will mean licensing, background checks and other regulations for them.

Sweet Swiss solace for Hodgson

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:46
England's win over Switzerland came as relief for Roy Hodgson, but the defence is still a worry, says Phil McNulty.

Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:30

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.

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VIDEO: NHS focus of 'Yes' and 'No' campaigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:26
The future of the NHS in Scotland has been a major issue in the Scottish Independence Referendum campaigns.

Bomb goes off in central Santiago

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:21
A bomb has exploded in a shopping centre in the Chilean capital, Santiago, injuring eight people, three of them seriously.

VIDEO: Royal couple 'thrilled' at pregnancy

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:21
Prince William says he and his wife Catherine are "thrilled" at the fact they are expecting their second child.

Time To Send A Message To Pregnant Women Who Use Tobacco

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-08 14:03

For the first time, there's data on tobacco use by pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries. The news is not too bad. But there's still a need for messages about the risk to an unborn child.

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