National / International News

Film in 2015: A look-ahead

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:17
Star Wars, Bond and Shaun the Sheep

Prince's sex claim denial - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:14
Front pages focus on the naming of Prince Andrew in a US civil court action against the American government over its prosecution of a financier on sex charges.

No new charges for Reagan gunman

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:10
The man who shot White House aide James Brady in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan will not face new murder charges.

VIDEO: Saunas and streaking at the South Pole

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:10
Saunas and streaking - what life is really like at the South Pole

Funeral for bin lorry crash family

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:03
A funeral service is due to be held for a couple and their granddaughter who died when a bin lorry crashed in Glasgow city centre.

Thefts from ambulances revealed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:02
Lifesaving equipment, medicines and vehicle parts were stolen from ambulances in the past three years, figures show.

Treasured objects from past lives

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 15:01
What one thing would you take if you were leaving forever?

Ebola flights' UK passengers traced

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 14:47
All the UK-based passengers and crew from two flights taken by a British nurse who contracted Ebola have now received health advice, officials say.

VIDEO: Migrant ship arrives in port

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 14:22
A ship carrying 450 migrants, which was abandoned by its crew off Italy, arrives at the port of Corigliano Calabro.

Our Most Popular Stories Of 2014: Ebola ... And Bed Rails?

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-02 14:12

In July, the Goats and Soda blog was born. We came into a world obsessed with Ebola. But our readers also loved stories about chocolate, bed rails and jet-setting viruses.

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A Resolution For Foodies Who Want To Do Good: Pick A Campaign

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:39

Want to change the food system? You can vote with your fork, but you can also support a campaign that's confronting the problems head on.

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VIDEO: Abandoned migrant ship reaches Italy

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:31
A ship abandoned by its crew off Italy with 360 migrants on board has arrived at the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro, the coastguard says.

VIDEO: Prince Andrew sex case claim denied

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:24
Buckingham Palace has denied "any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors" by Prince Andrew, after he was named in US court papers.

Maltese club offer Evans contract

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:20
Convicted rapist and former Sheffield United striker Ched Evans has been offered a contract by Maltese club Hibernians.

Northampton 39-31 Newcastle

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:16
Premiership leaders Northampton extend their winning run to seven games with a hard-fought victory over Newcastle.

FA Cup third round in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:15
The FA Cup third round in numbers

Donna Douglas, Elly May On 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' Dies At 81

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:13

The actress who played the tomboy daughter of Ozark mountain man Jed Clampett also appeared on screen alongside Elvis Presley and starred in a classic episode of The Twilight Zone.

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Preparing your finances for next Christmas

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 13:02
Ways to start saving for Christmas 2015

Taylor through to PDC last four

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 12:38
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor beats Vincent van der Voort 5-3 to reach the PDC World Championship semi-finals.

Cardiff City 3-1 Colchester United

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 12:38
Cardiff beat Colchester at a near-empty Cardiff City Stadium to become the first team to reach the FA Cup fourth round.