National / International News

Founder Of Indian IT Giant Satyam Gets 7 Years In Fraud

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:15

B. Ramalinga Raju, the founder of the computer services company that collapsed in 2009, and two of his brothers were among those convicted of defrauding shareholders.

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T. rex cousin was 'violent cannibal'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:12
The skull of an adolescent tyrannosaur shows evidence of vicious combat as well as signs that the corpse was eaten by other dinosaurs, possibly of the same species.

Ferrari are on our tail - Hamilton

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:12
World champion Lewis Hamilton on the threat from Ferrari, inside Fernando Alonso's mind and signing a new deal.

VIDEO: Co-operative Group returns to profit

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:12
The Co-operative Group has revealed it made a profit of £124m in 2014 compared with a loss of £255m the previous year.

VIDEO: 'Significant' oil find near Gatwick

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:06
There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath the South of England, says exploration firm UK Oil & Gas Investments

Clegg defends one-mention flyer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 05:03
Nick Clegg defends a Liberal Democrat candidate who sent out a campaign leaflet which only mentioned the party once.

Real money trade starts in Warcraft

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:52
The introduction of a way to use real money to buy virtual cash for World of Warcraft has prompted big changes in the value of game gold.

Grand National sweepstake kit

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:39
Launch your own lucky dip for the big race at Aintree by downloading BBC Sport's special sweepstake kit.

Tentative Nuclear Deal In Hand, Iran Says All Sanctions Must Be Lifted

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:31

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that any arrangements must respect Iran's interests and dignity. And he questioned the need for talks, if they don't trigger the sanctions' removal.

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Newcastle v Bath (Fri)

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:21
Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Bath in Friday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (19:45 BST).

'Attempt to smear' Plaid candidate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:07
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood condemns a "deliberate attempt to smear" the party's candidate at the centre of a Nazi slur row.

TV channels hit Ofcom subtitling targets

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:04
A new report by Ofcom finds the UK's domestic channels all met or exceeded targets for the amount of programmes with subtitles, audio transcription and signing in 2014.

The Egg Baby Project: A Lesson In Sex Education

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:03

It is a sex ed rite of passage for teens across the country. But do egg babies really teach kids about the hardships of parenting?

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Dog walker finds 'poisoned' sausages

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:02
Cocktail sausages believed to have been stuffed with toxic slug pellets are found at a popular dog-walking spot in East Sussex.

The fight for Boat Race equality

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:57
From fishnet stockings and angry hecklers to professional coaches and training camps: how women got Boat Race equality.

Iran: 'No guarantee' of nuclear deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:53
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that there is "no guarantee" of a final deal with world powers on its nuclear programme.

French Network TV5Monde Is Hacked By 'Cyber Caliphate' Group

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:47

The attack by what are being called cyber jihadists began Wednesday night, when screens showing TV5Monde went blank, with normal programming replaced by a message: "Je suIS IS."

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Scrutiny for discount stores' tie-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:45
Discount store Poundland's proposed purchase of rival 99p Stores for £55m faces an in-depth investigation by competition authorities.

Miliband attacks 'desperate smears'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:42
Ed Miliband says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has "demeaned himself and... his office" by calling the Labour leader a backstabber.

UK's new oil find: How big is it?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:41
We look at what the effect will be if there really is 100 billion barrels of oil under the southern counties of England, as claimed by UK Oil & Gas Investments.