National / International News

Stone Age 'hunting camp' unearthed

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:26
Remains of a Stone Age campsite that dates back to about 7000BC are unearthed in County Durham.

I will keep my mouth shut - Kyrgios

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:25
Nick Kyrgios thinks he has learned from the controversy he generated by on-court remarks about Stan Wawrinka's girlfriend.

Eight dead in Paris apartment fire

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:24
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.

Been and Gone: The director of I, Claudius and the gangster's moll

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:15
The director of I, Claudius and other deaths of the past month

VIDEO: Scientists trapped by hungry polar bears

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:02
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.

VIDEO: Strictly stars in the spotlight

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:53
The official launch party for Strictly Come Dancing has been held in London, as the contestants reveal what they are looking forward to.

Durban hosts 2022 Commonwealth Games

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:47
Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.

Abuse case ex-teacher 'shot himself'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:38
A former Manchester music teacher facing sex abuse allegations apparently shot himself dead after officers arrived at his US home to arrest him.

VIDEO: Who is DR Congo's 'Terminator'?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:24
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.

VIDEO: Cleaning up the Swiss Alps

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:08
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.

Walkie Talkie 'UK's worst building'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 21:12
A City of London skyscraper, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, wins the Carbuncle Cup, is judged to be the UK's worst new building.

Trespassers cause more Eurostar delays

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 20:59
Trespassers on tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France have caused major disruption for hundreds of passengers, amid reports of migrants climbing on train roofs.

Umunna urges Labour to back new leader

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 20:15
Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.

Thousands more migrants reach Athens

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 19:44
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.

Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:39
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.

Alarm bells over no-siren police cars

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:26
Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.

Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:00
The once tranquil port of Aden in Yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular and the so-called Islamic State, writes the BBC's Frank Gardner.

Can we live with nuclear technology?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:43
As Japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the Fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?

Europe in disarray over migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:39
Europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open Europe can survive, says Gavin Hewitt.

VIDEO: When New York’s women went on strike

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:34
In August 1970, Carole de Saram joined thousands of women on a strike in New York City.