National / International News

VIDEO: Life in Somalia is funnier than you might think

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 18:04
The Somali whose irreverent humour made her a global star

Mark Strong's View on Miller legacy

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 18:00
Mark Strong on the lasting appeal of playwright Arthur Miller

The man who hated the transformation of Britain

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:51
Do British towns look too much like each other?

Legal challenge over garden bridge

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:51
A legal challenge is being launched in the High Court against plans to build a garden bridge over the River Thames in central London.

10 Hours of Walking in Paris as a Jew

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:49
Walking through Paris wearing a Jewish skullcap

Understanding a little of the migrants' pitiful journey

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:41
Feeling the misery of migrants on heaving Mediterranean waves

The men who smuggle the loot that funds IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:40
The men smuggling Syrian artefacts to fund Islamic State

Nutella recipes for hardcore fans

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:32
How hardcore Nutella fans eat their favourite spread

Cigarette packet law 'would save lives'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:01
All the evidence suggests standardised cigarette packs would reduce the number of people who start smoking and save lives, claim scientists.

NCA 'must seize more from criminals'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:52
The National Crime Agency must "drastically" increase the amount of criminal assets it recovers to "justify its budget", a committee of MPs says.

Train Derailment In West Virginia Sends Oil Tanker Into River

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:49

One person was being treated for potential inhalation issues, but no other injuries were reported, according to CSX, the train company.

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VIDEO: Fire after West Virginia train crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:44
A train carrying crude oil has burst into flames after derailing in West Virginia.

Sri Lanka war crimes report delayed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:41
A long-awaited report into alleged atrocities committed in the final stage of Sri Lanka's civil war has been delayed until September, the UN says.

MPs call for primary sex education

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:29
All schools in England should have to teach sex-and-relationships education (SRE), MPs have said in a report.

Sex education call and EU debt talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:11
Tuesday's front pages focus on a report by MPs on sex education, the collapse of EU talks on Greek debt, and political pre-election claims and counter-claims.

Outrage at greyhound 'live baiting'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:09
Australia's greyhound industry faces condemnation and investigations after a report showed illegal live baiting during secret training sessions.

Ukraine sides stall arms pullout

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:59
Ukrainian government and rebel forces fail to meet a deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons, the second phase of last week's ceasefire agreement.

Funding for Scots hydro scheme

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:57
An £8.5m hydro electric scheme near Crianlarich is the first project to benefit from £60m of new green funding.

Self-harm among children on the rise

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:46
The number of young children admitted to hospitals in Scotland for self-harm doubles in parts of Scotland over a five-year period.

Lesley Gore, Famous For Her Song 'It's My Party,' Has Died

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:35

Gore was most known for her anthem of teen angst, but her career had multiple hits, as well as an Oscar nomination.

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