National / International News

MH17 evidence 'was tampered with'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:06
Whitehall sources say information has emerged that MH17 crash evidence was deliberately tampered with, as the plane's black boxes arrive in the UK.

Parent-funded iPad plan criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 06:05
Parents claim a Bedfordshire school is creating a "two-tier" education system by asking them to buy iPads for their children.

EU sets 30% energy savings target

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:52
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:49
The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.

Feed firm launches morphine inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:47
A horse feed company launches an inquiry after five racehorses, including the Queen's mare Estimate, test positive for morphine.

WATCH: Wreckage Of Costa Concordia Begins Its Final Voyage

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:47

More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.

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Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:44
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:34

In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

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Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:33
A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.

VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:29
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of Gaza

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:23
The United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.

Prior 'hunted mercilessly' by media

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:22
The media played a part in wicketkeeper Matt Prior's decision to stand down from England duty, says Sussex boss Mark Robinson.

Windows systems set to be 'unified'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:16
Microsoft's chief executive details plans to "converge" the various Windows operating systems to aid app creators.

Loud welcome for loud US tourists

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 05:01
The business community in a County Kerry village hits back at a cafe owner who has refused to serve "loud Americans".

Is it normal to search envoys?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:58
US Secretary of State John Kerry was stopped and scanned for weapons in Egypt.

White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of Gaza

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:49

In an interview with NPR, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before the conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. It's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.

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India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:45
Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

BBC trials high-frame-rate TV

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:41
The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.

Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:37
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.

VIDEO: Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 04:22
Refusing to hate each other despite Gaza conflict
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