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Teenager dies in flooded quarry

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 06:36
An 18-year-old man dies after disappearing under the water at Prestonhill Quarry near Inverkeithing in Fife.
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Thai king endorses Prayuth as PM

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 06:21
The Thai general who led May's coup, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is officially appointed prime minister following the king's endorsement.
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VIDEO: Will smartphones change shopping?

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 06:20
Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.
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VIDEO: Salmond and Darling set for TV clash

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 06:09
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together leader Alistair Darling will go head-to-head on Monday in a live TV debate on independence.
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VIDEO: Solar energy plan for Pakistan

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:59
In an effort to tackle the problem of power shortages in Pakistan, the government is looking at the potential of solar energy to solve the issue.
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VIDEO: Tributes paid to Attenborough

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:42
Friends and fans across the world pay tribute to the filmmaker Richard Attenborough, who has died at the age of 90.
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In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:37
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging
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VIDEO: Is video gaming a spectator sport?

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:20
Video game fans descend on Coventry for the UK's biggest gaming festival but is watching others play really a spectator sport?
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China mulls Hong Kong political fate

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:02
China's top leaders meet this week for talks on the divisive issue of how Hong Kong picks its next leader, as democracy activists warn of protests.
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'Ebola in the UK' - the front pages

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:57
Monday's papers examine the arrival at a London hospital of the first Briton to contract Ebola in the current outbreak. There are also picture tributes to Richard Attenborough, who has died.
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Earthquake rocks northern California

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:15
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 shakes northern California, with at least three serious injuries reported.
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India temple stampede kills 10

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 03:49
At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say.
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VIDEO: Shot US teen's father calls for peace

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 03:40
The father of an unarmed black teenager shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri calls for peace ahead of his son's funeral.
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VIDEO: Four killed in Brazil prison riot

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 03:38
Police in Brazil say rioters in a jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others.
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Manufacturing wages 'on the rise'

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 03:00
Wages in the manufacturing sector are rising faster than most other parts of the economy, a survey for the industry suggests.
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The 'forgotten' bombing of Coventry

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 02:03
The IRA’s pre-WW2 terror campaign
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Mozambique rivals agree ceasefire

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 01:24
The government of Mozambique signs a ceasefire with the Renamo opposition party in a bid to end hostilities ahead of elections in October.
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Gig venues at risk in noise disputes

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:32
Should you complain about noise if you move next to a gig venue?
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DR Congo confirms Ebola outbreak

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:29
The Democratic Republic of Congo confirms an outbreak of Ebola, but says it seems to be a different strain to the one found in West Africa.
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VIDEO: Rice from Fukushima goes on sale

BBC News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:17
Rice produced in in the Fukushima area of Japan, which suffered a nuclear disaster in 2011, has gone on sale in Japanese supermarkets in Singapore.
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