National / International News

New appeal by niece of 'Disappeared'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:13
The niece of a former monk who was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA appeals for help to find his body ahead of her visit to the search site.

Research shortage as unis lag behind

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:10
A shortage of researchers in science, engineering, maths and medicine needs to be tackled, a higher education think tank warns.

I regret not winning title - Gerrard

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:05
Outgoing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he feels the pain of never winning the Premier League title.

Body-in-boot killer 'quit treatment'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:00
A man who kept his girlfriend's body in a car boot after killing her had ended mental health treatment days before, a review reveals.

ITV staff staging 24-hour strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:16
ITV staff are staging a 24-hour strike and planning a protest outside the broadcaster's annual meeting, in a dispute over pay.

OECD attacks 'aggressive tax plans'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:09
Technology companies need to stop "extremely aggressive" tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC.

999 vehicles 'crash five times daily'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:07
More than five emergency vehicles crashed a day on average in the West Midlands in the past three years, figures show.