National / International News

Scaffolding collapses into street

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:10
Two women are injured when scaffolding collapses in a Leicester city centre street, leaving one of them trapped.

VIDEO: What is the wind chill factor?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:07
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs explains the science of wind chill.

Smithsonian In Talks Over London Outpost — Its First Overseas

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:57

If negotiations are successful, the Smithsonian would join other attractions at the site of London's Olympic Park.

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Ambulance strike to go ahead in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:55
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday.

AI will not kill us, says Microsoft

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:54
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.

Why can’t we sue negligent police?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:52
Should the police be immune from being taken to court for negligence - even when they have admitted making mistakes?

Mexico Officially Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:49

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the events of Ayotzinapa "forces the country to change" toward a "just and free Mexico."

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Suicide attack against Mali Tuaregs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:48
Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.

VIDEO: City of snipers: BBC goes inside Benghazi

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:41
The BBC's Feras Killani reports from Benghazi, where pro-government forces have been fighting Jihadist militants.

Ronaldo gets two-match ban after red

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:34
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.

Rapist Evans claims 'fresh evidence'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:30
Convicted rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" to back his claim that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.

In pictures: Destruction in Kobane

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:23
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town

New German protest group leader quits

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:19
The new leader of Germany's controversial anti-Islamisation group Pegida, Kathrin Oertel, resigns a week after her predecessor.

'Hated' eBay buggy sells for £325

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:14
A used buggy listed for sale by a father who said it signified the end of his "happy carefree life" sells for £325.

'Mystery' beavers permitted to stay

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:10
A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.

Fighting for the spoils of Libya's revolution

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:05
Libya's perilously thin semblance of normality

BBC 'should improve local news'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:02
BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said.

Two truck fires forced tunnel closure

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:01
Firefighters spent more than three hours tackling two blazing trucks 10 miles (16km) inside the Channel Tunnel, it is revealed.

Future of News: News v Noise

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:48
What will the news be like in the next decade?

Tesco to shed hundreds of Scots jobs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:47
Tesco is to shut four stores and cut more than 300 jobs in Scotland as part of UK-wide plans to reduce costs.

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