National / International News

Barclays boss backs criminal charges for market manipulation

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:39
Antony Jenkins speaks out as Financial Conduct Authority finalises clampdown plans for traders.

Disgraced Rolf Harris stripped of CBE

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:31
Disgraced former entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his CBE, according to an official announcement in the London Gazette.

Hillary Clinton's Use Of Personal Email At State Dept. Raises Questions

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:29

The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton's email communications in government archives.

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Hospital investigation cost £19.5m

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:13
The costs of sending special administrators into the troubled Mid Staffordshire NHS trust rose to almost £19.5m, a health watchdog reveals.

Ford launches e-bikes at mobile show

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:54
Ford has been showing off two e-bikes at Mobile World Congress as manufacturers start to look beyond the car.

Woman 'killed over assault claim'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:51
A mother was stabbed to death in the New Forest to stop her making a sex assault allegation, a jury hears.

GOP Faults Shift Of Funds To HealthCare.Gov From NIH And CDC

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:47

House Republicans are asking why the Obama administration moved money to run the federal insurance marketplace in 37 states, after House Democrats didn't appropriate enough funding.

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Netanyahu To Outline Iran Threats In Much-Anticipated Speech To Congress

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:37

The Israeli premier's remarks are a culmination of a controversy that began in January with he was invited — without input from the White House — to make the speech.

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McFarland recalls 'fearless' Mackay

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:10
A "fearless" man and great player

Clinton under scrutiny over emails

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:59
Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of her personal email to conduct government business is under scrutiny as a possible violation of federal requirements.

Indians with a beef about the beef ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:59
Thousands rally against the ban on beef in India

Iran rejects US nuclear freeze call

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:49
Iran rejects as "excessive and illogical" a demand by US President Obama that it freeze sensitive nuclear activity for at least 10 years.

NHS boss 'sent poison pen letters'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:49
A senior NHS manager sent "dark and spiteful" notes to a colleague after becoming infatuated with her, a court hears.

Blackberry Leap targets go-getters

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:40
Blackberry targets young career builders with its all-touch-screen Leap smartphone.

Terry to be offered new Chelsea deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:36
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho "guarantees" former England captain John Terry will still be a Blues player next season.

Zuckerberg - the unasked questions

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:36
Mark Zuckerberg's appearance at the Mobile World Congress was a missed opportunity.

Alleged Patient Safety Kickbacks Lead To $1 Million Settlement

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:27

The Justice Department claimed patient safety celebrity Dr. Chuck Denham solicited payments from a medical products company to win a prestigious National Quality Forum endorsement for its antiseptic.

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Phone hacking 'rife' at Mirror papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:23
Phone hacking was "rife" at the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People from 1999 to 2006, a court hears.

Palace's Jedinak accepts FA charge

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:16
Crystal Palace's Mile Jedinak accepts a charge of violent conduct from the Football Association after elbowing Diafra Sakho.

Plane battery ban over safety concern

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:13
United Airlines has announced that it will no longer carry bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries as new tests reveal they could cause fires.