National / International News

Sweden could use force in sub hunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:39
Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.

Bellingham's last TV interview aired

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:37
Actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women.

Hong Kong Students March On Chief Executive's Residence

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:36

About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.

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US appoints Gary Hart as NI envoy

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:30
US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.

Remembering Ben Bradlee

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:26
Remembering the swashbuckling Watergate editor Ben Bradlee

VIDEO: PM challenged on girl's hospital letter

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:25
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.

Nasa shares free sounds from space

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:23
The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.

VIDEO: Training for safe Ebola burials

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:14
As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.

Man thrown out of Commons at PMQs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:06
A man is thrown out of the public gallery in the House of Commons after a disturbance during Prime Minister's Questions.

VIDEO: Clashes on English and Welsh NHS

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:04
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:03
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.

Kruis among uncapped England trio

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:00
England call up three uncapped players for the autumn internationals in Semesa Rokoduguni, George Kruis and Calum Clark.

Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:57
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.

Homebase accelerates store closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:50
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.

Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:47
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.

U-boat found with ship it sank

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:44
The wrecks of a German U-boat and a merchant vessel it sank in the Battle of the Atlantic are found 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina.

Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:36

The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.

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Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:30
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.

AUDIO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:13
The owner of a cab firm says he meets requests from the public to provide drivers of a specific race.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:13
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

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