National / International News

Wind-up radio inventor honoured

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:34
Inventor Trevor Baylis - who designed the wind-up Baygen radio - has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Honours for Rugby World Cup winners

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:33
Rugby World Cup winners Rochelle Clark and Sarah Hunter are among the sports stars on the New Year's Honours list.

Scots honoured in New Year list

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:32
About 150 Scots, including Commonwealth judo star Euan Burton and MP Anne McGuire, make the New Year Honours list.

Knighthood for 'father of Viagra'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:31
Two chemists, one who started research on Viagra and a YouTube celebrity, along with a former NFU president, receives knighthoods in the New Year Honours.

New Year Honours: Twelve famous faces

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Twelve of the big-name recipients on the 2015 list

More than 80 New Year Honours for NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
More than 80 people in Northern Ireland receive awards in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2015, with the highest honour given to Olympian Dame Mary Peters.

VIDEO: SBTV founder gets New Year Honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV, talks about being on the New Year Honours List and what the future holds.

VIDEO: Steve Cram: CBE honour 'a privilege'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Steve Cram talks about being awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours List.

Ashdown recognised in Honours List

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Ex-Lib Dem leader Lord Ashdown and Tory peer Lord Young are among politicians recognised in the New Year's Honours List.

Knighthood for actor John Hurt

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Veteran actor John Hurt receives a knighthood in the New Year Honours. and Joan Collins and Esther Rantzen are made dames in the New Year Honours.

VIDEO: Tower poppy designer awarded MBE

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Tom Piper, theatrical designer of the Tower of London poppy installation, is honoured by the Queen in her New Year Honours List.

VIDEO: Joan Collins: 'Thrilled to be a dame'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Actress Joan Collins talks about how she feels about being made a dame in the New Year Honours List.

VIDEO: Hillsborough dad 'pleased' with CBE

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Trevor Hicks, who lost two of his daughters in the Hillsborough disaster, has been given a CBE for his services to other families bereaved by the tragedy.

VIDEO: Rantzen 'can't adjust' to being a Dame

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Esther Rantzen, the former television presenter and founder of ChildLine, has been made a Dame in the New Year's Honours list.

Poppy duo and acting stars honoured

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
The creators of the World War One ceramic poppy display at the Tower of London join acting grandees Joan Collins and John Hurt on the New Year Honours list.

Lawro's predictions v Steve Wilson

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:04
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Match of the Day commentator Steve Wilson in his New Year's Day Premier League predictions.

Derby County 2-0 Leeds United

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:04
Steve McClaren's Derby side move up to third in the Championship with an easy victory over Leeds at the iPro Stadium.

Canada police probe multiple deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 13:02
Police in Edmonton, Alberta, find several bodies at multiple locations but have not yet said if the deaths are linked.

F1 driver Bianchi has rehabilitation

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 12:46
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is receiving a "very painstaking programme of rehabilitation therapy", his parents confirm.

Beyond Free Lunch: Schools Open Food Pantries For Hungry Families

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-30 12:42

Over 8 million American children don't get enough to eat. In Sacramento, one school is helping families cope with hunger by sending students home for the weekend with a backpack of groceries.

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