National / International News

RAF pilot training moving to island

BBC - 3 hours 5 min ago
Basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy will now take place in Anglesey, it is confirmed by the Ministry of Defence.

Woman dies after two-car crash

BBC - 3 hours 21 min ago
A 49-year-old woman dies after her crash collided with another car on the A862 Dingwall to Ardullie road in the Highlands.

Plan to clamp down on nuisance calls

BBC - 3 hours 26 min ago
Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to £500,000, ministers say.

New HS2 station proposed for Crewe

BBC - 3 hours 38 min ago
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.

Ebola Toll Continues Its Climb, With 10,000-Plus Sickened

NPR News - 3 hours 40 min ago

The U.N. health agency said Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 10,141. Of those, 4,922 people have died.

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Taarabt row over, says Redknapp

BBC - 3 hours 41 min ago
QPR manager Harry Redknapp says the club have "moved on" from the row provoked by his criticism of Adel Taarabt.

Iran hangs woman despite campaign

BBC - 3 hours 45 min ago
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

Marussia & Caterham 'to miss' US GP

BBC - 3 hours 51 min ago
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says both Marussia and Caterham will miss next weekend's US Grand Prix.

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP

BBC - 4 hours 29 min ago
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.

Masked gang with iron bars hit man

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
A man is attacked in his County Down home by masked men carrying iron bars.

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'

BBC - 4 hours 51 min ago
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Scottish Labour leader stands down

BBC - 4 hours 51 min ago
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".

Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

NPR News - 4 hours 54 min ago

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

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Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

NPR News - 4 hours 54 min ago

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

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Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

NPR News - 4 hours 58 min ago

Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.

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Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

NPR News - 4 hours 59 min ago

Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.

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Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'

BBC - 5 hours 1 min ago
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.

Students fined over sexist chants

BBC - 5 hours 3 min ago
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC - 5 hours 27 min ago
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.
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