National / International News

Wells 'took drugs before medal win'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 09:00
A BBC investigation uncovers claims of drug taking by British 100m Olympic gold medallist Allan Wells.

Athletics coach faces doping claims

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 09:00
One of the world's best known athletics coaches is at the centre of doping allegations, according to a BBC investigation.

NHS England targets failing services

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:48
Whole areas of the NHS in England are being placed in special measures, the head of the NHS announces.

Body confirmed as missing girl

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:41
A body found in a Nottinghamshire town is confirmed as missing 13-year-old Amber Peat.

VIDEO: HK students boycott Tiananmen vigil

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:40
For the first time, a key pro-democracy group, the Hong Kong Federation of Students, will not be taking part in commemorating the anniversary of Tiananmen Square.

Driver on mobile killed cyclist

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:37
A woman is found guilty of killing a cyclist after using her mobile phone while driving in Fife.

Djokovic beats Nadal in straight sets

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:32
Novak Djokovic becomes only the second man to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open with an emphatic victory.

Egypt police killed in Giza attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:30
Gunmen shoot dead two Egyptian policemen on a road leading to the Giza pyramids, in a rare attack at a tourist site.

Surgery Doesn't Help Women With Early-Stage Breast Carcinoma

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:21

Only women with more advanced cases of ductal carcinoma in situ benefited from surgery, a study found. Most women do have surgery for DCIS, although it's a controversial diagnosis.

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Jockey coach sorry for women jibe

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:19
A jockeys' coach apologises for "misjudged comments" after a BBC interview in which he said women "can't ride".

Soldier jailed for phone crash death

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:16
A decorated soldier is jailed for running over a hitch-hiker after she had been browsing the internet on her phone at the wheel.

Nigeria army accused of suspect deaths

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:12
More than 7,000 men and boys have died in Nigerian military custody during its fight against Boko Haram, says Amnesty International.

Alton Towers accident victims named

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:06
Two teenagers are named as among those injured when a rollercoaster crashed at Alton Towers.

Fallout 4 confirmed for release

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 08:02
A new instalment in the best-selling post-apocalyptic video game series Fallout is confirmed.

VIDEO: Raiders in Jaguar 'ram wrong shop'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:57
Raiders apparently rammed the wrong shop in the centre of Bristol on Wednesday in a bid to steal clothing.

Bodies found after 'concerning' text

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:44
The bodies of a young girl and her parents were found at their Didcot home after the murder suspect sent a "concerning" text.

Who can save Fifa when Blatter goes?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:30
BBC Sport examines potential candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter, who is to resign as Fifa president.

US students go to Germany for free college

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:29
US students head to Germany for free college degrees

VIDEO: Charles Kennedy an 'extraordinary talent'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:25
David Cameron has led tributes to the former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy in Parliament.

Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-03 07:24

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.

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