National / International News

China and Vietnam in tense talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 20:02
China and Vietnam begin their first high-level talks over their territorial disputes since anti-Chinese protests left several dead.

White working class 'worst at school'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 19:43
More must be done to address the under-achievement of children from poor, white communities, MPs on the Commons Education Select Committee say.

Stairs Wobble Under The Weight Of World Cup Fans

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 19:43

A video of a staircase used by thousands of fans to get to and from the Maracana stadium shows the structure wobbling unnervingly on Sunday.

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Indonesians missing after boat sinks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 19:24
A boat carrying 97 Indonesians sinks off Malaysia, with at least 42 people missing, the authorities say.

Bletchley goes back to the future

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 18:08
How Bletchley Park went from best-kept secret to royal launch

VIDEO: Debate over girls 'distracting' boys

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 17:56
Dress code debate over short skirts that 'distract' boys

Games accommodation scam warning

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 17:56
Visitors to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been urged to ensure they do not become victims of online accommodation scams.

Gaia grapples with stray light

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 17:44
The orbiting Gaia telescope will lose a very small level of performance because stray light is getting inside the observatory, the European Space Agency says.

Russia 1-1 South Korea

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:48
Fabio Capello's Russia come from behind to earn a draw with South Korea in Group H thanks to an Aleksandr Kerzhakov goal.

US seizes Benghazi raid 'ringleader'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:43
The suspected ringleader in the 2012 raid on a US diplomatic post in Libya that left four Americans dead has been captured, the Pentagon says.

'Rarely have Brazil looked so ordinary, so human'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:43
A frustrating draw against Mexico raises questions about Brazil’s quality and ability to handle pressure, writes Ben Smith.

Tax charges against Messi dropped

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:17
Prosecutors in Spain ask a judge to dismiss charges against Argentine football star Lionel Messi over an alleged tax fraud.

Highlights of every 2014 World Cup match so far

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:07
From Neymar's dream start to Thomas Muller's hat-trick - watch highlights of every 2014 Fifa World Cup match so far.

Felipe's challenges

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 16:01
Spain's baggage-free king-to-be

VIDEO: The riots that started in a classroom

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:58
On 16 June 1976, students protested in Soweto against the introduction of Afrikaans in schools

Warning over Help to Buy 'risks'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:54
The government's Help To Buy scheme creates "medium and long-term risks" to the taxpayer, MPs warn.

Bird flu 'danger zones' mapped

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:51
The "danger zones" in Asia which are vulnerable to a deadly bird flu have been mapped by scientists.

New Technical Awards for teenagers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:45
New practical courses in subjects such as electronics and textiles will be available next year as part of a shake-up of vocational education in England.

Nut allergy boy died after takeaway

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:45
A teenager with a nut allergy died after eating a Chinese takeaway containing peanut butter, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Ed Sheeran on 'that' puppet video

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 15:37
Ed Sheeran talks about his new album and collaborating with Pharrell Williams
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