Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources

World News From BBC

BBC Sir Cliff coverage 'appropriate' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:50:25 GMT 
    The BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says.

Scots folk singer Jean Redpath dies 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:51:30 GMT 
    The Scottish singer and champion of folk music Jean Redpath dies at the age of 77 in an Arizona hospice.

Warming 'pause' may last until 2025 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:45:33 GMT 
    The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.

Stench of decay turns coral away 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:44:24 GMT 
    Marine biologists find that baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs.

US Ebola patients out of hospital 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:19:00 GMT 
    One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.

Botox may have cancer fighting role 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:18:59 GMT 
    Botox injections - beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free complexion - may help fight cancer, early animal studies suggest.

Mackay apologises for text 'banter' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:43:43 GMT 
    Malky Mackay says sorry for sending two one-line text messages that he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".

Verstappen move is a risk - drivers 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:19:44 GMT 
    Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.

What are the main reasons men pay for sex? 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:02:54 GMT 
    There's a stereotypical image of the kind of men who go to prostitutes. How do they explain paying for sex?

Is anti-Semitism rising? 
  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:18:37 GMT 
    Does the evidence support claims that anti-Semitism has risen since the recent conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza?

Boko Haram 'control police academy' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:54:13 GMT 
    Northern Nigeria's riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, sources in Borno state tell the BBC.

Activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested 
  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:50:03 GMT 
    Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is re-arrested two days after she was freed on a court order.

Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:40:55 GMT 
    Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.

Shakira song 'broke copyright laws' 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:56:10 GMT 
    Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules.

Israel kills top Hamas commanders 
  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:18:58 GMT 
    An Israeli air strike kills three senior Hamas military commanders as Israel vows to pursue its Gaza campaign until it achieves "full security".
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
More Research Help
Have a Question?

Looking for Something?
(Please contact your local library for login information.)
Search the Web