National / International News

Music boss tops Britain's rich list

BBC - 7 hours 43 min ago
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

VW chairman resigns in power struggle

BBC - 7 hours 56 min ago
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.

Death toll in Nepal quake over 1,000

BBC - 8 hours 39 min ago
The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.

West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Liverpool

BBC - 8 hours 40 min ago
Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they are held to a goalless draw at West Broms.

Burnley 0-1 Leicester City

BBC - 9 hours 12 min ago
Jamie Vardy's winner lifts Leicester out of the Premier League's bottom three after bottom club Burnley miss a penalty.

Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

NPR News - 9 hours 15 min ago

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.

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Holland earns first World Series win

BBC - 9 hours 36 min ago
Britain's Vicky Holland claims her first ever World Triathlon Series win on her return from injury in Cape Town.

Cardiff Blues 23-31 Ospreys

BBC - 9 hours 58 min ago
Ospreys claim a bonus-point win over Cardiff Blues in the first game of the Pro12 Judgement Day double-header at the Millennium Stadium.

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

BBC - 9 hours 59 min ago
UKIP leader Nigel Farage accuses the "political class" of lacking confidence in British businesses and says the UK can go it alone outside the EU.

On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

NPR News - 10 hours 20 min ago

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.

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Olympic boxer's stolen car found

BBC - 10 hours 23 min ago
A car stolen from the home of Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is found.

Man killed in van crash named

BBC - 10 hours 40 min ago
A man has died following a one-vehicle crash involving a van near Lauder in the Borders, police say.

Champion McCoy beaten at Sandown

BBC - 10 hours 49 min ago
Retiring jockey AP McCoy misses out on a winner in the penultimate ride on the final day of his racing career at Sandown.

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

BBC - 10 hours 52 min ago
A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

Pupils sent to Sikh school in shortage

BBC - 11 hours 3 min ago
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.

Southampton 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - 11 hours 4 min ago
Tottenham twice came from behind against Southampton to earn a valuable point in the battle to secure European football for next season.

Burundi president seeks third term

BBC - 11 hours 6 min ago
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.

Wells committee call over comments

BBC - 11 hours 10 min ago
The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

NPR News - 11 hours 37 min ago

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

NPR News - 11 hours 44 min ago

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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