National / International News

Sir Paul treated in Tokyo hospital

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:57
Sir Paul McCartney thanks fans for their messages of support after receiving treatment in a Japanese hospital for a virus.

Govia wins Thameslink rail franchise

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:52
The seven-year franchise to run the expanded Thameslink rail network is awarded to Govia Thameslink, a joint venture majority-owned by transport group Go-Ahead.

VIDEO: As if by magic, Mr Benn reappears

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:39
The creator of Mr Benn, David McKee, talks to BBC Breakfast about his famous character's lasting appeal

Building a virtual human with your data

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:22
The doctors who need your data to build software replica of body

Richard III review decision awaited

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:14
Judges considering a challenge to how the burial place of Richard III was selected, are to give their decision.

'Mortar attack' on pro-Assad rally

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:07
Mortar fire has hit a pro-Assad rally in the southern Syrian city of Deraa, killing at least 20 people, state media and activists say.

Escaped kidnapper found by police

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:57
A convicted kidnapper who absconded from a secure mental health unit in Doncaster is found by police.

School criticises 'extremism' report

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:48
An independent Muslim school in Luton claims Ofsted is portraying it as a "hotbed of extremism", after a recent inspection.

CCTV images released in rape inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:35
Police release images of two men they want to trace as part of an inquiry into the rape of a woman in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

'Being the first black driver in F1 is important'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:33
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about knocking down barriers in sport and an emotional trip to Haiti.

VIDEO: Cheeki Rafiki search may be suspended

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:27
The search for the four sailors on board the yacht Cheeki Rafiki will be suspended if nothing is found by Friday night, the US Coast Guard has said

Research concerns over 'Yes' vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:21
Professors from all Scotland's medical schools write an open letter expressing "grave concerns" independence could jeopardise research funding.

Palestinians Appeal To Pope For Help In Land Disputes With Israel

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-22 23:06

Conflicts arise when Israeli settlement or security construction cuts into land, often owned by local churches, where Palestinians live or work. Local Christians hope Francis will push their cause.

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What Those Baby Photos On Social Media Can Teach Us About Moms

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:58

Today's babies are part of the first generation with their entire lives documented on social media. Researchers are finding lessons in the streams of their photos.

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Dummett gets death threats over Suarez

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:32
Newcastle defender Paul Dummett receives online death threats from Uruguay fans blaming him for Luis Suarez's injury.

Elvis fan killed in hit-and-run

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:26
An Elvis fan dies after being knocked down by a car while visiting her idol's US homeland.

'Five suspects dead' in China attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:23
Five people who carried out the attack in Xinjiang's Urumqi that killed 31 people "blew themselves up", a Chinese report says.

Concern over nursing chief's new job

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 22:06
Opposition parties raise concerns after the former nursing director at a troubled health board was made an adviser on NHS care standards in Wales.

VIDEO: Thailand's military coup condemned

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:55
The US has led widespread international criticism of a military takeover in Thailand.

Attack on Chinese market kills 31

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 21:43
Attackers in China's restive Xinjiang region have crashed two cars into shoppers at a market, killing 31 people, Chinese media reports say.

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