National / International News

VIDEO: Why did my partner take his own life?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:47
Life After Suicide, a new BBC One Documentary, explores why people choose to take their own lives.

Man jailed for 'brutal' OAP murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:47
A 24-year-old man must serve a minimum of 20 years for murder after a "brutal" attack on an 85-year-old woman in her Edinburgh home.

Crash victim's uncle fraud sentenced

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:39
The uncle of a boy killed by a minibus collision at school is given a community order for fraud after making a fake charity collection in his nephew's name.

NHS trust put into special measures

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:30
England's biggest NHS hospital trust, Barts Health NHS Trust, has been put into special measures after report by regulator.

Ineos begins fracking consultation

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:27
Petrochemical company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth plant, starts a community consultation process on fracking.

Israel's Election: Netanyahu Seeks 4th Term

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:22

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party has slipped in recent voter surveys, with approaches to a potential Palestinian state and the economy emerging as the top issues.

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McLaren preparing Alonso return

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:16
Fernando Alonso is to drive the McLaren simulator this week as part of a plan for his return to action.

Wales make two changes for Italy

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:10
Mike Phillips is out of the squad as Wales make two enforced front row changes for the potential title decider against Italy.

Tory inheritance tax changes mooted

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:06
Conservative plans would reportedly allow parents to leave homes up to £1m to their children without paying inheritance tax.

Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 03:03

Daniel Willingham's new book is full of advice for parents and teachers hoping to nurture a love of reading in kids.

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Judges sacked for watching porn

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 02:54
Three judges are sacked for the 'inexcusable misuse' of their official IT accounts by viewing pornographic material, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office says.

Mirror eyes Northern & Shell assets

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 02:50
Trinity Mirror - the publisher of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror - says it is considering a bid for certain Northern & Shell assets.