National / International News

Plane co-pilot 'spoke last words'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:27
Officials in Malaysia say they believe the co-pilot of missing flight MH370 spoke the last words to ground controllers before it vanished.

VIDEO: On board new UK customs patrol boat

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:27
A brand new vessel has been launched by the Border Force to help in the fight against the trafficking of drugs along with other restricted or prohibited goods.

Monday afternoon's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:22
Sagna demands £6m signing-on fee, Atletico want Torres back, Liverpool eye Shaqiri move plus more

Paris Ends 'Odd Or Even' Limit On Cars After One Day

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:17

'Impair Ou Pair?' To combat smog, officials restricted car use Monday. For the most part, only cars with odd-numbered license plates could be on the streets. The rule will end after today.

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VIDEO: John's story of being trafficked

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:05
A victim of trafficking, who came to Scotland from Uganda, speaks to the BBC about his ordeal.

Police officer dies in house fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:56
Staffordshire Police says one of its officers, PC David Beech, died in a fire at his home on Sunday.

Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:52

The church's controversial founder, Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., is "on the edge of death," his son says. The pastor's death, he adds, would bring a crisis to his followers, who see death as God's judgment.

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Build HS2 more quickly, says boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:51
HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins calls on the government to "accelerate" the northern section of the £50bn high-speed rail project.

Spectacular cosmic discovery hailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:46
Scientists say they have found a signal left in the sky by the super-rapid expansion of space that occurred fractions of a second after the Big Bang.

Pistorius 'knew about gun laws'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:44
The Oscar Pistorius trial hears from a firearm specialist who says the athlete has good knowledge of the rules on gun use and dealing with intruders.

Deal in US general's sex crimes case

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:37
A US Army general accused of sex crimes pleads guilty to lesser counts, as prosecutors drop the most serious charges against him.

Big Brother in breach of Ofcom rules

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:18
Channel 5 is found in breach of Ofcom rules over an incident which resulted in a housemate being removed from the house.

Sneezing into a trombone

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:07
A viral video shows a man sneezing into his trombone during a performance. What do you do when you need to sneeze in awkward places, asks Tom Heyden.

In Illinois, A Governor's Luck Gets Tested Again

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:06

With the Illinois economy and state finances in bad shape, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has a rough re-election ahead of him. But he's been counted out before and his likely GOP foe has flaws of his own.

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Ancient animal horn found on beach

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:46
An animal horn thought to be 3,000 years old is found on a beach in Gwynedd after the recent storms.

Nigerians debate nation's future

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:45
Some 500 delegates gather in Nigeria's capital to discuss the country's future, 100 years after the Muslim north and Christian south were united.

VIDEO: Shapps: Recovery helping all UK regions

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:45
An economic recovery is helping "all regions of the UK" with more jobs than ever, says Tory chairman Grant Shapps.

BBC apology over North Korea breach

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:44
The BBC apologises after failing to ensure students were aware of the risks involved in taking part in a Panorama programme on North Korea.

Venezuela forces clear rally square

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:41
Security forces in Venezuela drive protesters from a square in Caracas which has been the focus of anti-government demonstrations.

Cardiff Airport passengers up 9%

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 05:40
The number of passengers flying from Cardiff Airport is up 9% since it was taken over by the Welsh government last year.

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