National / International News

Is the West losing its edge on defence?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:10
The BBC's Mark Urban looks into the consequences of Western nations not spending enough on their military capability.

Volunteer Deputy Charged In Oklahoma Man's Shooting Death

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:34

The sheriff's office says Robert Bates, who was volunteering on an undercover operation, mistakenly pulled out his handgun instead of his stun gun and shot the suspect as he struggled with deputies.

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Centrica names new British Gas boss

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:17
Centrica says Mark Hodges will be the new managing director of British Gas, ending an 11-month search for a new leader.

'Robot chef' aimed at home kitchen

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:14
From chopping the ingredients to doing the washing up - an all-action "robo-chef" for the home is being developed by a London-based company.

Ebola test 'unlikely' to be positive

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:08
A Scottish man is tested for Ebola after returning from west Africa but health officials said it was "very unlikely" he would have the virus.