National / International News

Slow take up of superfast broadband

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:02
Wales is not making the most of a £400m contract to roll out superfast broadband in rural areas, according to the former head of BT in Wales.

Obama Aunt Who Stayed In U.S. Illegally Dies At 61

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:47

President Barack Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango, who was denied asylum in the United States but stayed illegally for years, died Tuesday at age 61.

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Woods can beat my record - Nicklaus

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:43
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods can still beat his record of 18 major titles despite his latest injury setback.

Marine Guard Shot To Death By Colleague AT N.C. Base

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:41

A Marine posted at the main gate of a North Carolina base shot and killed a colleague inside a guard shack, a spokesman said. The shooting comes less than a week after a fatal rampage at Fort Hood.

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India votes in second phase of polls

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:40
Indians are voting in four north-eastern states in the second phase of the general election which pits the governing Congress party against the Hindu nationalist BJP.

Emergency meeting on health care

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:40
Some of Northern Ireland's most senior medical professionals are meeting in Belfast in what is being called an emergency health care summit.

Mercedes could have quit over engines

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:31
Mercedes says the team would probably have quit Formula 1 if the sport had not adopted its new turbo hybrid engines.

Mourinho rolls back years with touchline run

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:25
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will hope his touchline sprint against PSG will not be the only similarity to his 2004 Champions League run

Sharp increase in steroid users

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:17
A leading drugs charity says it has seen a 645% increase in the number of steroid users at needle exchanges.

Bereaved parents heard at last

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:57
Why parents who have a stillbirth are now being listened to

Migrant benefits curbs extended

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:46
New rules that limit EU migrants' access to out-of-work benefits will be extended to child welfare payments, the government announces.

'Terrorist in tie' and Miller 'fightback' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:27
Many papers report the state visit by Irish President Michael D Higgins, while others report the latest twist in Culture Secretary Maria Miller's expenses controversy.

Cameron faces questions over Miller

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 19:57
Prime Minister David Cameron is set to face MPs' questions over the future of Culture Secretary Maria Miller amid a row over her expenses.

VIDEO: Fresh signals in flight MH370 search

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 19:41
An Australian ship searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has detected two more signals believed to be from the plane's flight recorder, authorities have revealed.

New arts plan to 'unlock potential'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 18:22
Creative Scotland announces a 10-year plan which it says will "unlock the potential" of Scotland's creative industries.

Man has acid poured over his face

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 17:27
A man in his early 20s is taken to hospital after an acid attack in West Sussex.

School's balloon footage from space

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 17:25
A school sends a balloon 23 miles to the edge of space and, after popping, it returns with "inspirational" video footage.

VIDEO: Cool jobs: The celebrity party host

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 17:12
In the latest edition of our Cool Jobs series, Sharanjit Leyl speaks to celebrity party organiser, Olga Iserlis.

Wonga TV advert banned by watchdog

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 17:03
A TV advert for payday loans firm Wonga is banned after the advertising watchdog ruled it confused the public about the interest rates that applied.

In pictures: Delhi's homeless get voting rights

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:59
Delhi's homeless get voting power in India's election

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