National / International News

Police concern over missing girl, 13

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 18:04
Police say they are concerned for the safety of a 13-year-old girl missing from her Nottinghamshire home since last Saturday.

VIDEO: Lioness 'sort of lunged at the car'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 18:01
A female tourist has been killed in a lion attack at a game park in South Africa.

PM to head new immigration taskforce

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 17:18
David Cameron is to take personal charge of a new immigration taskforce, one of 10 bodies beings set up to oversee delivery of policy in "key areas".

Anti-IS coalition to discuss action

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 17:13
Ministers from 20 countries are to meet in Paris to discuss strategy against Islamic State militants after the group's latest advances in Iraq.

US airport security reforms ordered

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:58
A top US official has pledged reforms after tests found that airport screeners allowed mock explosives and weapons through security checkpoints 95% of the time.

Rugby star in drink-drive arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:49
England rugby star Danny Cipriani is arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a car crash in west London on Monday morning.

VIDEO: How to be 'Super Cool Biz' in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:39
The government in Japan is encouraging a new approach to what people wear at work.

In pictures: Ordnance Survey photo competition

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:35
Stunning images of the British Isles from the Ordnance Survey Photofit competition.

Islamic State lures Central Asians

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:27
Why have hundreds of people from Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan left home to fight with Islamist groups in Syria? asks the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Almaty.

Two ways of coming to terms with tragedy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:13
Dresden and Nagasaki both have museums to devastating wartime bombing raids - but they adopt very different approaches, says Stephen Evans.

Workers' college 'abandons ideals'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:06
Students at Oxford's Ruskin College say it is moving away from its founding principles of providing degree-level education for working-class adults.

Unfit police 'could lose their jobs'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 16:00
Unfit and overweight police officers who repeatedly fail the fitness test have no place in the force, Britain's most senior officer warns.

Manchester Airport £1bn plan launched

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:54
A £1bn programme to "transform" Manchester Airport is announced.

In pictures: Senegal's Mouride Islamic sect

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:54
A selection of photographs from a community in southern Senegal where members of the Mouride Islamic sect combine Islam and traditional beliefs.

'Moon shot' call on clean energy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:37
Experts call for "Global Apollo Programme" to tackle climate change

VIDEO: Last-time buyers with nowhere to buy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:36
Newsnight's economics correspondent Duncan Weldon reports on the last-time buyers with nowhere to buy.

Sanctions target 'rip-off' NHS temps

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:34
The government announces measures to clamp down on "rip-off" staffing agencies used by the NHS to plug gaps in nursing and doctor rotas.

Orders 'fall' for engineering firms

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:31
Scottish engineering firms have reported a drop in orders and output for the second quarter in a row.

Reggie Kray's letters go on sale

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:31
A collection of 215 letters by Reggie Kray, one of the UK's most notorious gangsters, goes under the hammer in Glasgow.

Organ donor 'opt-out' bill published

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 15:30
Plans to introduce a "soft opt-out" system for organ donation in Scotland are to be published at Holyrood.