National / International News

VIDEO: Syrian refugees flock to Bulgaria

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:19
More than 6,000 refugees from the war in Syria have arrived in Bulgaria over the past year, after crossing the border from Turkey.

VIDEO: Knox: 'I will fight this to the end'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:13
Amanda Knox has appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to protest her innocence after her conviction for Meredith Kercher's murder was reinstated.

VIDEO: How can a ship 'grow' by 30 metres?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:09
Time-lapse video showing a cruise ship being cut in half and extended by nearly 30 metres in a shipyard in Germany has gone viral online.

London gangs 'expanding' across UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:09
Some of London's most dangerous gangs are increasingly expanding their criminal activities across the UK, the Metropolitan Police warns.

Interest in army base 'significant'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:05
There have been a "significant number of expressions of interest" in a former army base in County Londonderry.

VIDEO: Puma causes havoc in Chile kitchen

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 22:02
Members of a family in Chile had a shocking start to the day when they went to the kitchen for breakfast and found a two-year-old puma in the kitchen.

VIDEO: 'Life goes on' amid Kiev protests

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 20:58
The BBC's Matthew Price demonstrates the stark difference between conditions inside the "protest zone" in Kiev and the rest of the city, where life continues as normal.

Could 3D printing provide new solutions for disabled people?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 20:44
Will new tech enable disabled people to print access solutions?

Star Trek's Quinto turns producer

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 20:40
Zachary Quinto turns horror producer

Trident cuts 'won't hit deterrent'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 19:29
The UK could cut its Trident submarine force and save billions of pounds while also maintaining a credible nuclear deterrent, a report suggests.

Knox and Sollecito guilty of murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 19:05
An court in Italy reinstates the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Republicans outline migrant reform

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:59
Republican leaders in the US House circulate immigration reform proposals, opening a debate within the party and with the Democratic-led Senate.

VIDEO: Singapore's fading joss stick trade

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:56
Chinese New Year is a busy time for joss stick makers, but one family business in Singapore is facing an uncertain future.

Home Office bonuses 'irresponsible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:44
The Home Office was "irresponsible" to pay its staff more than £6.5m in bonuses despite poor performance in many areas, MPs say.

The upside to being let go by Nokia

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:14
The Finnish way of losing your job

China discovers the food museum

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:13
China's pride in its culinary heritage is reflected in the growing number of food museums opening around the country.

UK university applications rise by 4%

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:12
Applications to universities in the UK have risen by 4% compared with this time last year - with many more women than men applying.

Seven surprising facts about vultures

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:58
Seven reasons these ugly birds deserve your respect

VIDEO: Scepticism over Yanukovych illness

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:48
Ukraine's president, who is faced with ongoing protests and international condemnation, is taking sick leave because of respiratory illness and a high fever, according to an online announcement.

Japan consumer prices rise 1.3%

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:41
Japan's prices rise at their fastest pace in more than five years, marking more progress in the country's battle against deflation.

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