National / International News

Man charged with preacher murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man is charged with the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani in north-west London

Claudia case man released from bail

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence is released from bail without charge.

'Marking bias boosts girls' maths'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:28
Girls in French secondary schools are benefiting from an unconscious marking bias by maths teachers, finds research.

Teachers selling lesson plans online

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:18
Teachers in the UK are selling their own lesson plans to other teachers online.

VIDEO: How to solve Singapore's viral logic problem

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:18
Author and mathematician Alex Bellos demonstrates how to solve the logic problem given to Singaporean TV students that went viral.

Kenyan athlete hits out over agent

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:14
Reigning London marathon champion Wilson Kipsang hits out at the sports authorities in Kenya for suspending his foreign agent without informing him.

Bin lorry crashes into front garden

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:14
A bin lorry crashes into the front garden of a house in the south side of Glasgow.

Boy, 6, left at Edinburgh tram stop

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:10
An investigation is launched after a six-year-old boy is left on a platform when his mother boarded a tram in Edinburgh.

Man in court over car boot murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:09
A 26-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of north Belfast man Kyle Neil.

VIDEO: Passenger 'blocks' police in chase

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:05
Police have released footage of a high-speed car chase through Birmingham with officers pursuing a man believed to be in a stolen car.

QUB announces jobs and student cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:59
Queen's University Belfast cuts 236 jobs and 290 student places after DEL funding reduction

Mobster held in Spanish post office

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:56
One of Italy's most wanted gangsters is detained on the Costa del Sol in Spain while trying to withdraw money from a post office.

People are human - PFA on Sterling

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:55
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling is only human and made a mistake, according to the PFA's deputy chief executive Bobby Barnes.

Atlanta Teachers Convicted In Cheating Scandal Await Sentencing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:48

A judge on Monday gave the 10 defendants a chance to negotiate with prosecutors. They each face up to 20 years in prison for their role in the largest cheating scandal in U.S. education.

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VIDEO: Mountain lion hides under LA house

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:46
A young mountain lion has taken up residence under a house in Los Angeles, and is resisting all efforts to dislodge it.

Perkins on Twitter break after threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:34
TV presenter Sue Perkins says she is taking a break from Twitter after receiving threats over reports she was replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.

Dutch court bid on climate change

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:32
Campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the government to court for allegedly failing to protect its citizens from climate change.

At-a-glance: Conservative manifesto

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:29
The Conservative Party launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

New wildfires spread in east Siberia

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:28
New wildfires take hold in eastern Siberia, after 23 died in similar blazes to the south-west, Russian officials say.

Tory manifesto - the cross-dressing goes on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:27
David Cameron tried to re-brand the Conservatives as the party of working people - the day after Ed Miliband claimed that it was the party of economic responsibility.