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Cairo campus torched amid protest

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 28, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

28 December 2013 Last updated at 08:21 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Bethany Bell says there have been numerous clashes at the university in recent weeks Supporters of Egypt’s Islamist Muslim Brotherhood have set fire to university buildings in Cairo, state TV says. One protester was shot dead [...]

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Power company to boost storm payouts

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 28, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

28 December 2013 Last updated at 05:47 ET Power companies say their work has been hampered by flooding and blocked roads. One of Britain’s biggest power distributors says it will increase compensation payments to customers who lost power in the Christmas Eve storm. UK Power Networks – which says 1,000 homes in Kent, Surrey and [...]

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Greenpeace protesters returning home

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 27, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

27 December 2013 Last updated at 08:18 ET Anthony Perrett and his partner Zahara Ally boarded a flight in Saint Petersburg Five British Greenpeace activists and one Canadian have left Russia after being granted an amnesty from charges over an Arctic oil drilling protest. Anthony Perrett, one of the six, said he was looking forward [...]

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Beirut blast kills Sunni politician

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 27, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

27 December 2013 Last updated at 07:42 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Carine Torbey: “Explosion was so loud it resonated in different parts of the city” Former Lebanese minister and opposition figure Mohamad Chatah has been killed by a car bomb in central Beirut. Four others were killed and at [...]

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Storms return to batter the UK

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 27, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

27 December 2013 Last updated at 06:55 ET Roads, like this one in Lingfield, Surrey, have been flooded across the UK Gales and rain have returned to the UK, causing further disruption to transport and the power network. There are around 13,000 homes still without power in the UK after almost 25,000 were reconnected overnight, [...]

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Doctor Who change tops TV ratings

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 26, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

26 December 2013 Last updated at 06:51 ET Matt Smith is being replaced as Doctor Who by Peter Capaldi Doctor Who’s regeneration was the most-watched Christmas Day television moment with 10.2 million viewers seeing the five-minute sequence on BBC One. However Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special, also on BBC One, was the most-watched complete programme [...]

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Several hurt in Egypt bus bomb blast

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 26, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

26 December 2013 Last updated at 04:54 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Khaled Ezzelarab says this is the first time civilians have been exclusively targeted Five people have been injured by a bomb blast close to a bus in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the health ministry has said. [...]

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New flood fear as more storms on way

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 26, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

26 December 2013 Last updated at 07:27 ET Homes in Byfleet in Surrey have been threatened as the River Wey has risen The Environment Agency is warning of further significant flooding in parts of southern England with heavy rain and high winds forecast across the UK. Many rivers remain swollen after storms which led to [...]

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Pope urges aid access to Syria

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 25, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

25 December 2013 Last updated at 06:42 ET The Pope called for a peaceful end to conflicts in the Middle East and Africa Pope Francis has used his first Christmas Day address to urge access for humanitarian aid in Syria. He told thousands of pilgrims in St Peter’s Square in the Vatican to pray for [...]

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Reflective theme for Queen’s speech

Posted by Warren Fyfe on December 25, 2013 in Warren Fyfe Site

25 December 2013 Last updated at 05:33 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The Queen’s Christmas Day message was recorded early in December The Queen will talk about the need to pause for reflection as she looks back on a memorable year in her traditional Christmas Day broadcast. The birth of [...]

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