National / International News

VIDEO: Huge sinkhole near World Cup stadium

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 02:47
Houses have been evacuated in a favela near a World Cup stadium in Brazil, after a huge sinkhole opened up.

Your week in pictures

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 02:34
Readers' images from the past seven days

Pakistan offensive displaces 350,000

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 02:23
Some 350,000 people have been displaced since the start of an army offensive against militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan, officials say.

VIDEO: 'Miliband not celebrity Big Brother'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 02:07
Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary told Andrew Marr that the question of Ed Miliband's popularity was 'not celebrity Big Brother'

Amazon to offer station collection

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:59
Amazon customers will be able to collect parcels from railway stations under a deal struck with click-and-collect venture Doddle.

VIDEO: UK jihadist problem 'won't go away'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:58
Ex-defence secretary Liam Fox tells BBC that politicians will need to analyse whether the security forces have enough powers and enough funding to tackle extremism.

Clapton exit after 'technical issue'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:58
The management of the Glasgow Hydro say the sudden end to an Eric Clapton concert was due to a "technical issue".

VIDEO: Thousands attend austerity protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:37
Campaigners say thousands of people went to an anti-austerity protest in London.

Driver arrest after fatal A449 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:07
A driver is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a collision on the A449 in Monmouthshire in which a motorcyclist died.

Americans Weigh Addiction Risk When Taking Painkillers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 01:00

Doctors and patients are trying to balance the need for pain relief and the potential for trouble. In an NPR poll, addiction and side effects were the top concerns.

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More support for veterans' stress

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:57
More help for veterans is to be announced, amid concerns there are big variations in waiting times for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Wales.

Hillary Clinton, The Inevitable? Sure Seems Like It

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:57

Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination looks to be wide open, with no one in a position to stop her. Here are three reasons she could take the 2016 contest, if she wants it.

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Man Floats Free In Hotel Corridor

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:56

Hotel hallways are cramped and narrow, like cages. But Storyboard P won't be trapped. Watch this Brooklyn dancer float toward a fire extinguisher — beauty in tight places.

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S Korea 'killer soldier' stand-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:37
South Korean troops corner a soldier who shot dead five colleagues and fled his post near the border with North Korea.

Nato summit in Wales 'historic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:30
Nato's secretary general says the summit in Wales will be "historic" and provide a positive economic impact to Wales.

VIDEO: Trumpington : 'I didn't give a damn'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:27
Baroness Trumpington spoke to Andrew Marr about her colourful career.

VIDEO: Are children learning right languages?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 00:18
The UK's education system is failing to produce enough people with foreign-language skills to meet a growing need from business, the CBI has said.

Palestinian shot in Nablus clash

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 23:35
Israeli troops searching for three missing teenagers shoot dead a Palestinian man in the West Bank city of Nablus, local officials say.

The girls who jump off cliffs

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 23:27
Base jumpers living on the edge in the Swiss Alps

VIDEO: Europe 'is safety' for Syrian refugees

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 23:21
Europe has seen an increasing number of refugees in recent months, with many coming across the Mediterranean from Africa and heading for Italy.
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