National / International News

UKIP but not Greens 'are major party'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:46
The UK Independence Party has been added to the list of parties entitled to at least two party election broadcasts, regulator Ofcom announces.

Met probed over abuse 'corruption'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:43
An investigation into alleged corruption in the Met Police will examine claims it covered up child sex offences involving police officers and MPs.

Grant Thornton sued for £49m

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:39
The big accountancy firm Grant Thornton is being sued by the Manchester building society for £49m for the negligent auditing of its accounts.

French police trial for teen deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:39
Two French police officers are to appear in court accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths prompted weeks of rioting in 2005.

Teen 'planning to head to Syria'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:36
An 18-year-old man has been arrested at his Birmingham home on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to join IS, police say.

Vanuatu President Calls For Help After 'Monster' Cyclone

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:33

President Baldwin Lonsdale told The Associated Press that the storm, which hit over the weekend, damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the buildings in the capital. Six are confirmed dead, he said.

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Pakistan protests over church blasts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:31
Pakistan's Christian minority block roads and burn tyres in protest against attacks on two churches which killed 15 people.

118 jobs promised in site move

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:31
A Swansea electronics company is to move to new premises, creating 118 jobs by 2018, after securing £2.5m in funding.

Budget a 'watershed' for North Sea

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:24
Wednesday's Budget could be the most important in the 40-year history of the North Sea oil and gas industry, a leading industry figure says.