National / International News

Cosby receives standing ovation

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:35
The Cosby Show received a standing ovation in Canada, at the end of his first live performance since November, despite protests outside the venue.

Poor wages behind housing slow-down

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:27
The Halifax is blaming poor growth in wages for a continuing slow-down in house prices.

Kohli sets Test century record

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:14
India captain Virat Kohli makes history, while 'spiderman' is blamed for a dropped catch on day three of the fourth Test.

Currents thwart AirAsia tail pick-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:12
Strong currents and poor visibility prevent the retrieval of the tail of an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that crashed into the Java Sea.

Cole doubt for start of Six Nations

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:50
Leicester prop Dan Cole is a doubt for England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February, says Tigers boss Richard Cockerill.

VIDEO: Fighter planes cleaned at height

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Aeroplanes suspended from a hangar roof at RAF Museum Cosford have their annual clean.

Forest sign Chelsea defender Kane

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Championship side Nottingham Forest sign Chelsea right-back Todd Kane on loan until the end of the season.

'Charlie Hebdo' Laughed In The Face Of Violence; Will Future Satirists?

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:43

The French magazine responded to the firebombing of its offices with a cover that showed a Muslim and an editor making out. Its lead editor, described by a peer as fearless, was killed Wednesday.

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No Gerrard loan talks - LA Galaxy

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
LA Galaxy's president says no discussions have taken place about loaning Steven Gerrard back to a European club.

Mayor to meet bosses over rail woes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
London mayor Boris Johnson is set to meet rail bosses later to discuss the days of travel disruption at London Bridge station.

Can Connecticut Force A Teenage Girl To Undergo Chemotherapy?

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:18

A 17-year-old says she doesn't want to undergo treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, but her doctors and the state say she will die without it. The Connecticut Supreme Court is hearing the case.

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Specialists Split Over HPV Test's Role In Cancer Screening

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:17

An HPV test could replace the Pap smear for many women, two groups of physicians say. But other doctors, including the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, still urge dual testing.

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Welfare reforms 'hit Wales hardest'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:48
More tenants in Wales are suffering with poverty and debt since welfare reforms came in than in England and Scotland, a financial watchdog warns.

'Strong case' for abandoning CPI

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:45
An official review of inflation measures says there is a strong case for switching the way it is measured.

Man's death treated as murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:34
Police are treating the death of a man in his 60s in Randalstown, County Antrim, as murder.

Sarver increases bid for Rangers

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:33
American businessman Robert Sarver increases his offer to buy Rangers to £20m and offers a short-term loan of £6.5m.

M&S sees fall in clothing sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:25
Marks and Spencer reports its 14th consecutive quarterly drop in clothing sales blaming unseasonal autumn weather.

BBC Sound Of 2015: James Bay

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:15
Number two: Chiselled singer-songwriter James Bay

VIDEO: Protests as Cosby arrives in Canada

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:14
There have been angry protests outside the venue of a performance by Bill Cosby in Ontario, Canada.

Welsh duo await drugs hearing result

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 22:14
Welsh athletes Rhys Williams and Gareth Warburton will find out the result of their anti-doping hearings this week.