National / International News

GitHub founder in harassment probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:14
Developer platform GitHub suspends an unnamed co-founder after an engineer quit, saying she was intimidated by leadership for the past two years.

VIDEO: Cancer 'existed 3,000 years ago'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:11
New research suggests that Cancer could have existed 3,000 years ago, according to journal Plos One.

Fly flag 'on all NI council HQs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:09
The flying of the union flag from all council headquarters in Northern Ireland on designated days is to be proposed by Alliance as part of new legislation at Stormont.

Jagger's grief and childcare boost - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 21:53
Images of Mick Jagger and girlfriend L'Wren Scott - who has been found dead - appear on many front pages, while some papers look ahead to Wednesday's Budget.

Met 'shredded lorry-load of papers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 21:01
New details about the "mass shredding" of documents relating to a corruption inquiry in the Metropolitan Police are uncovered by BBC News.

Standout moments from Tony Benn's diaries

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 20:27
The most notable moments of the Tony Benn diaries

Narwhal’s tusk is super sensitive

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 20:03
Narwhals’ distinctive long tusks are super sensitive, research finds.

VIDEO: Epson Moverio 'rivals' Google Glass

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 19:09
The Japanese imaging giant Epson is looking to create an innovative visual experience through an interactive head-mounted display.

Royal Festival Hall organ returns

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:52
Royal Festival Hall organ returns after nine-year refurbishment

Can bingo help Osborne hit Budget jackpot?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:46
A little-known formula that helps dictate government spending

Caesars to open in South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:39
South Korea grants approval to US firm Caesars Entertainment to open a casino with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo near Incheon airport outside Seoul.

Children's authors vie for Carnegie

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:36
Former winner Anne Fine makes this year's shortlist with Blood Family, as nominations for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are announced.

China 'has halved its TB problem'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:28
China has more than halved its tuberculosis (TB) prevalence, with rates falling from 170 to 59 per 100,000 of population, figures suggest.

Kanye West plea in assault case

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:25
Rapper Kanye West has been sentenced to two years probation for assaulting a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport in July.

RE 'helps communities get along'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:23
An all-party parliamentary group says religious education helps create inter-community harmony, but warns of a teacher shortage

Tributes pour in for L'Wren Scott

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:11
Tributes pour in for designer L'Wren Scott, found dead in New York in an apparent suicide, as Sir Mick Jagger denies a report they had recently split.

Celebs back press regulation plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:07
John Cleese, Sir David Attenborough, JK Rowling, and Victoria Wood are among 200 performers, writers and academics calling on newspapers to agree to the Royal Charter on press regulation.

Kenya seizes two 'with bombs in car'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:02
Kenyan police heighten security in the port-city of Mombasa after two men are arrested in a car allegedly on their way to place bombs.

Clarke warns over EU treaty battles

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 17:18
Ken Clarke says it would be "foolish" for the UK to insist on rewriting EU treaties to secure its objectives in Europe.

VIDEO: Jagger 'devastated' by Scott's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 17:09
L'Wren Scott, a designer and the girlfriend of Sir Mick Jagger, has been found dead in her New York City flat. David Sillito reports.

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