National / International News

Will Apple Sell A Smart Wallet For Your Smartphone?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-07 03:52

Rumors are swirling about the unveiling of the newest iPhone this Tuesday. But will it be enough to keep Apple at the top of the pack? NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times.

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VIDEO: Ukraine truce shaken by new shelling

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 03:23
There is fresh shelling near Donetsk airport, after a deadly attack in Mariupol, raising fears that Ukraine's ceasefire may collapse.

VIDEO: Farah sprints to Great North Run win

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 03:14
Mo Farah becomes the first British winner of the Great North Run men's race since 1985, holding off Mike Kigen in a thrilling finish.

VIDEO: McEwan: 'I'm good at not writing'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 03:07
Author Ian McEwan talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about his new book The Children Act.

VIDEO: iPhones 'most likely' to get stolen

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 02:47
Apple's latest iPhone models are the smartphones in England and Wales most likely to be stolen, according to a new government list.

Abbas warns Hamas on unity deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 01:48
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warns Hamas it must change the way it operates in Gaza if it wants to continue in a unity government.

VIDEO: Islamic State 'must be defeated'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 01:34
Chancellor George Osborne has said Islamic State (IS) must be defeated, as it is ''a direct threat to the security of people living in Britain''.

Man due in court after Tilbury death

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 01:28
A third person charged in connection with the death of man in a shipping container in Essex is to appear in court on Monday.

VIDEO: Filming shows state of B&Bs for teens

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 00:05
More than half of English councils place young people leaving care in unsuitable accommodation for more than a month, according to a leading charity.

VIDEO: Lee Miller's 'selfie' in Hitler's bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 23:31
BBC Inside Out discovers top model and photographer Lee Miller's life on Farley Farm in Sussex and talks to her son about her war time work.

N Korea sets trial date for US man

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 22:22
US citizen Matthew Miller, detained in North Korea after allegedly tearing up his visa, will be put on trial on 14 September, state media say.

Shelling rattles Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 21:17
Explosions are heard near Ukraine's south-eastern city of Mariupol after the leaders of Ukraine and Russia said a ceasefire was largely holding.

Scottish referendum 'neck and neck'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:47
Campaigners in the battle for Scotland's future say the result is too close to call, as one poll puts the Yes camp narrowly ahead for the first time.

VIDEO: Swedish film scoops top Venice award

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:23
Swedish director Roy Andersson's comedy A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival.

S African is oldest channel swimmer

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:19
A 73-year-old South African heart surgeon becomes the oldest person to swim the English Channel.

Immigration centre disorder probed

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 19:39
The Home Office is investigating a disturbance at an immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire on Saturday, which began following the death of a detainee.

Deadly disease v untested treatment

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:49
Is it time to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?

Moths to the flame

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:43
US based storytelling event The Moth arrives in the UK

Regulated rail fare increases capped

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:31
Train companies in England will not be allowed to increase regulated rail fares by more than the rate of inflation, George Osborne announces.