National / International News

Hawaii lava destroys first home

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:02
A stream of lava that has been creeping towards a Hawaii town for months has now destroyed one of the houses.

How can football tackle online abuse?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:44
Social media helps footballers and fans get closer than ever before - but online abuse is a significant problem, says Dan Roan.

Could Rand Paul win over modern America?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:42
There is much confusion in the current US political landscape: Senator Rand Paul may be the man to take advantage, says Justin Webb.

What if Franz Ferdinand had lived?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:41
How history might have changed if Franz Ferdinand had survived

The spies in a suburban bungalow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:34
The London bungalow at the centre of a spy scandal

Alibaba hits $2bn 'Singles' Day' sales

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:19
China's online retail giant Alibaba has sold $2bn (£1.2bn) in goods in the first hour of China's annual "Singles' Day" shopping event.

Verdicts due in S Korea ferry case

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:09
South Korean judges are set to give verdicts in the trial of the crew of a ferry that sank, killing 300, with the captain facing a death sentence.

Abbott lukewarm over Asia bank plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:48
Tony Abbott says a new regional development bank for Asia would be good for growth, but says Australia will only join a "genuinely multilateral body".

New York Ebola doctor 'virus free'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:46
An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola is to be released from hospital on Tuesday after recovering.

VIDEO: How comet particles are analysed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:42
With the Rosetta spacecraft in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, scientists are hoping for a windfall of new information about these strangest of objects.

Commons chaos and Jagger illness - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:41
Anger over the vote on UK involvement in the European Arrest Warrant and a Rolling Stones insurance claim feature on Tuesday's front pages.

VIDEO: Quentin Blake: We need more disabled children in picture books

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:36
'Where are the images of disabled children in books?'

Child immigrants strain US courts

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:33
Inside the New York courts for immigrant children

The people with the reddest hair in the world

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:23
Which part of the world has the people with the reddest hair?

The teenage soldiers of World War One

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:22
How did 14-year-olds end up in the trenches in WW1?

Politicians 'slick but shallow' at CBI

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:21
CBI delegates' mixed view of UK leaders

Midwife abortion objection case due

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:13
The UK's highest court is to be asked to rule on whether midwives have a right to refuse to take any part in abortion procedures on moral grounds.

Child protection action plan set out

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:12
Education Secretary Michael Russell is to announce plans to tackle child abuse as a report on Scotland's child protection system is published.

Guyana president suspends parliament

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:11
The president of Guyana has suspended the national parliament to avoid MPs passing a vote of no confidence in his government.

VIDEO: The man who hears colour

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:08
The skull-fitted antenna which turns colour into music