National / International News

Charities chief warns of extremism

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 17:25
Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.

Mother tells of lion park ordeal

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:59
A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

Brazil cars torched in protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:43
Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.

The mod and the rocker 50 years on

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:23
A mod and a rocker look back on the Clacton clashes 50 years ago

Flying the flag for county pride

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:21
Preserving the identities of England's counties

Entrepreneurs' highs and lows

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:13
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories

In Pictures: 50 landmark BBC Two shows

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:08
Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two

UN envoy and Israel in access row

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 16:08
The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.

Novice 'steered South Korea ferry'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:48
The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by a ship's mate unfamiliar with the waters where the accident occurred, officials say.

Women-only Scottish cabinet event

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:34
The Scottish government announces a women-only Scottish cabinet event to debate issues related to the independence referendum.

Teachers warn of CCTV intrusion

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:32
Teachers are warning that CCTV safety cameras are being misused by senior staff as a way of spying on lessons.

Hacking the instrument of the future

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:22
Sleep-deprived coders enjoy an epic adventure

Menopause 'worse' in too warm schools

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:17
High temperatures, poor ventilation and lack of drinking water in schools make the menopause particularly tough for teachers, the NUT conference hears.

Why big buttocks can be bad for your health

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:16
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health

France's silent tea revolution

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:10
France falls back in love with tea - but don't expect a British cuppa

VIDEO: Why France is rediscovering tea

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 15:10
France has been rediscovering a passion for tea, with a recent boom in sales of high-quality scented and non-scented blends.

Murder probe after pub attack death

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 14:43
Police launch a murder inquiry after the death in hospital of a 27-year-old man who was injured in a fight outside a West Midlands pub.

Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 14:05
Iran condemns a decision to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charity and give proceeds from its sale to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.

Family car catches fire among lions

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 13:46
A family is left with nowhere to run when their car catches fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

Syria-held French journalists freed

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 13:42
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
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