National / International News

In Argentina, An Explosion Triggers A Lifelong Lesson

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-14 20:50

NPR's Jasmine Garsd, then 9 years old, was just down the street when Israel's embassy in Argentina was blown up in 1992. It was one of several traumatic events the country has been unable to resolve.

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Johnson 'to renounce US citizenship'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 20:17
London mayor Boris Johnson says he intends to renounce his US citizenship to prove his "commitment to Britain".

Collider hopes for a 'super' restart

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 19:18
When Large Hadron Collider fires up again after its upgrade, scientists will be hoping to find a new particle they say could "rock the world".

Thousand hearts in big data study

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 19:10
Doctors have stored more than one and a half thousand beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.

Let there be light

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 18:34
Helping people through the darkest of days

Confessions of a British Carnival dancer in Rio

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:37
Confessions of a British carnival dancer in Rio

'Next Pinatubo' to test geoengineering

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:22
Scientists who study geoengineering say Earth's next major volcanic eruption could signal whether the technique might help mitigate global warming.

What does Assad really think about Syria's civil war?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:08
What does Syria's president really think about his country's civil war?

Literary festival breathes life into Lahore

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:03
The literary festival that breathes life into Lahore

Police 'reassess' Al Fayed rape claim

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:40
A historical allegation of rape made against the former owner of Harrods, Mohamed Al Fayed, is being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police.

Panahi's Taxi wins top Berlin prize

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:17
Taxi, the third film by dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, beats 19 other contenders to win the top prize at the 65th Berlin Film Festival.

Injuries in second Denmark shooting

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:57
Several people are injured after shots are fired near a synagogue in Copenhagen, hours after another shooting at a cafe in the Danish capital.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:50
The week in social media, as seen by BBC Trending

VIDEO: Are outsourced US jobs coming back?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:48
Are outsourced US jobs really coming back?

Labour calls for alcohol at football

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:19
Scottish Labour calls for football fans to be allowed to buy alcohol during matches at stadiums across the country.

VIDEO: Bright future: Light therapy school

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:04
Two experiments with light are trying to help Swedish citizens cope with the long dark winters.

Zane Lowe to leave Radio 1 next month

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:00
Zane Lowe is to leave Radio 1 next month after 12 years, with Annie Mac replacing him as presenter of the flagship early evening new music show.

South Africa plans foreign land ban

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 14:58
Foreigners will be banned from owning land in South Africa under new proposals outlined by President Jacob Zuma.

Rose stopped in first round

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 14:50
Blackpool's Brian Rose is beaten in the first round of his light-welterweight contest with American Carson Jones.

Focus on Labour over tax - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 14:39
After a week when Ed Miliband accused Conservatives of having "dodgy donors", Labour backers are under scrutiny in Sunday's newspapers.