National / International News

Fire ravages Cape Town mountain

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:37
Nearly 100 South African firefighters are battling a blaze on Cape Town's mountain range.

Day in pictures: 2 March 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:33
Images from around the world: 2 March

Eurostar suspended after track death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:27
Eurostar services are suspended after a person was hit by a train on the line in Kent.

VIDEO: Riddle of Emwazi's radicalisation

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:22
Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi was never a cause of huge concern to staff at his former London school, his former head teacher says.

New 'Chelsea fans' racism claim

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:21
Police launch an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behaviour from a group of Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester.

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:21
Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the second year running by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.

Girl's parents get birthmark tattoos

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 05:11
The parents of a girl born with a large birthmark on her leg get matching tattoos in a show of support for their 18-month old daughter.

VIDEO: Chase 'magic pass' sets up Salford try

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:54
A superb behind-the-back pass from Rangi Chase sets up Salford's Josh Griffin to score in the Super League Show's Try of the Week.

Schumacher's son gets Formula 4 deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:45
Mick Schumacher, son of seven-times Formula 1 champion Michael, has signed a contract to race in Formula 4 next season.

New department names are announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:44
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson formally announces the names of the nine new Stormont departments that will replace the current 12 in 2016.

RAF jets near miss over north Wales

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:40
Two RAF training jets came close to colliding over the north Wales coast, a report on collision risk incidents finds.

10 charged over child abuse claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:27
Ten men are charged by police investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

S Sudan 'acts on boys' abductions'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:25
South Sudan's army says it has summoned for questioning a militia leader accused of abducting hundreds of boys from school.

Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:18

"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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A new word that 'broke the Chinese internet'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:16
How a new word 'broke the Chinese internet'

Britain's greatest female cyclist?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:10
How a housewife who worked on a rhubarb farm broke a men's world record during a staggering 25-year cycling career.

Netanyahu Congress speech a moment of high stakes

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:04
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress is a pivotal moment which carries high stakes, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.

College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:03

New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply.

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Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees Saudi envoy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:56
A Saudi diplomat held hostage in Yemen for almost three years by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been released, officials say.

Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:44
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.

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