National / International News

'No evidence' in Tower Hamlets probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 18:39
There is "no new credible evidence of criminality" in files covering an east London borough, to suspect fraud, the Met Police says.

Don't axe 2021 census, MPs advise

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 18:28
It is "too soon" to decide whether to scrap the national census, and the 2021 survey should go ahead, MPs advise.

Tencent brings Candy Crush to China

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 18:21
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.

10,000 new drivers 'lost licences'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 17:53
About 10,000 new drivers had their licences revoked after receiving six or more penalty points in 2012, Newsbeat finds through a Freedom of Information request.

Argentina girl kept years in garage

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 17:18
Police in Argentina say they have rescued a teenage girl who had been starved, beaten and kept in a garage for nine years by her foster parents.

Hospital infections 'still too high'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 16:56
Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.

VIDEO: Documentary of a secret photographer

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 16:43
Tom Brook looks at the life of a photographer who secretly took over 100,000 photographs of people in her day to day life

How MPs play the Exchequer namechecker

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 16:09
How MPs get saluted by the chancellor in the Budget

The return of rock: Four bands to watch

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 16:04
Four guitar bands to look out for in 2014

VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:54
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.

Should drug firms make payments to doctors?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:46
Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?

VIDEO: Eaten by cannibals in New Guinea?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:41
Solving the mystery of Michael Rockefeller

John Muir Way ready to be unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
The Scot who helped establish America's national parks is to be honoured at the opening of a long distance path which bears his name.

VIDEO: Paxman eyes Irish Dancing trophy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
Jeremy Paxman closes Wednesday's edition of Newsnight with a performance by two young Irish dancing champions.

Could you get elected in India?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
Take our quiz to assess your election chances in India

Economy back to pre-recession level

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:17
Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

A return to Londonistan?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:04
Frank Gardner on whether London still appeals to Arab dissidents

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:04
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

VIDEO: Nicky Jacobs: Full BBC interview

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:03
Nicky Jacobs - the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock during riots in London in 1985 - talks to BBC Newsnight.

Fire ice: The energy of the future?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:02
Could mining ice provide for all our energy needs and save the world?
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