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BBC News | Facebook accused of dark PR tactics


Facebook faces a new controversy over alleged tactics it used to discredit its critics, embarrass rival firms and downplay problems at the company. The New York Times has published a wide-ranging account of the methods Facebook and a public relations firm used…

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Posted by: Neda on: 15/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Are students overpaying for tuition fees?


If universities in England really need to have tuition fees of £9,250, how can they offer taught postgraduate courses for as little as £5,100? Since it was revealed a government-commissioned review was considering cutting fees to £6,500, universities have been in…

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Posted by: Neda on: 15/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News

Prince Charles: 70 years in 70 pictures


To mark the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday, we present an image from the Press Association archives from every year of his life. Read in full

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | 'Superwoman' Lilly Singh to take a break from YouTube


YouTuber Lilly Singh, also known as Superwoman, has announced she is taking a break from the video platform. The Canadian-born content creator is stepping away from YouTube after eight years for her mental health. She promised fans she will "be…

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Brexit: Theresa May to face cabinet showdown over deal


Theresa May faces a crunch cabinet meeting later as she tries to win colleagues' support for a draft Brexit agreement between the UK and EU. Senior ministers will gather in Downing Street at 14:00 GMT amid calls to reject the…

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: European, General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | How can physical activity help a child do better in school?


Did you know that children are expected to achieve 60 minutes of health enhancing physical activity every day? 30 minutes of which should occur during school. Only one in ten achieve the in-school target; only one in five achieve the…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: Health & Safety, UK, Europe & World News

Australia strawberry scare: Accused saboteur 'motivated by spite'


An Australian woman accused of putting sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a court has heard. My Ut Trinh, 50, was arrested on Sunday following a nationwide police investigation that began in September.…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone


The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still missing, officials have said. Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | NHS outpatients service 'stuck in the 18th Century'


The way hospitals in the UK run outpatient clinic appointments is stuck "in the 18th Century", leading doctors say. Every year millions of people travel to hospitals, where doctors check up on their health and discuss their care. The Royal…

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Posted by: Neda on: 09/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Sir David Attenborough lends voice to Netflix's Our Planet series


Sir David Attenborough is to narrate a documentary series for streaming service Netflix about "the beauty and fragility of our natural world". It has been produced in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill made Planet Earth and The…

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Posted by: Neda on: 09/11/2018 in: General News & Updates
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