National / International News

Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:41
Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

St Helena's new airport boosts tourism hopes

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:33
Tourists can now fly to the rocky island where Napoleon died, Darwin studied and Captain Cook docked.

Boundary changes: Latest plans for Commons seats published

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:19
MPs will vote on the issue next year amid concerns over reducing the Commons in size from 650 to 600.

'I felt so low, I couldn't see a way out'

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:00
A record number of children seek help from Childline over suicidal thoughts and feelings.

Texas Truck Driver Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Deaths Of Ten Undocumented Immigrants

NPR News - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:54

Federal authorities say the case is a "glaring reminder" of the dangers of human smuggling across the southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.

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Councils buying homeless one-way train tickets

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:42
One rough sleeper said his local council offered him a ticket to a city he had never been to before.

Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:39
The European aerospace firm is to take a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project.

From sweets to furniture: The secrets of selling online

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:30
What's the best way to sell online? And how do you make sure your website really works?

100 Women: Are journeys safer with women-only carriages?

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:28
Women-only carriages have been trialled around the world, but do they work?

Rick Pitino Fired As Louisville Basketball Coach Amid Massive Bribery Probe

NPR News - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:27

The Hall of Fame coach had been on unpaid administrative leave since last month, after the school was implicated in a federal bribery and fraud investigation.

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Brexit: Does the UK owe the EU money?

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:24
Brexiters says there is no legal obligation for the UK to pay anything to leave the EU.

High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:21
The camera that can process images faster than the eye can see.

What propels young leaders to power?

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:14
Austria's Sebastian Kurz is just 31 - but he is not the first "Wunderkind" in modern politics.

Paper review: 'Rage of Ophelia' and 'limit' on peerages

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:06
A storm turns the UK skies orange and a plan to limit new peerages to 15 years feature on Tuesday's front pages.

Can a Bugatti handle a drive-through?

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:05
Former racing driver Archie Hamilton makes a living by posting motoring reviews online.

Kevin Nunes shooting: The police mistakes that sank a murder case

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:02
A family's search for the truth over a young footballer's cold-blooded murder.

China congress: Why Beijing has banned hot air balloons

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:02
China is on high alert ahead of its Communist Party congress - and all sorts of things are banned.

St Louis protests endure after police acquittal

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 14:52
Since September, hundreds of people have descended on the streets of St Louis in protest. This is why.

Venezuela elections neither 'free nor fair', says US

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 14:49
The state department in Washington says "the voice of the Venezuelan people was not heard".

NFL says it will seek compromise over 'taking the knee' anthem protests

BBC - Mon, 2017-10-16 14:31
The NFL says it will seek to compromise over the issue of players protesting during the national anthem.