National / International News

Praise for M4 bus crash response

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:48
The actions of passersby and emergency services are praised by the owners of a coach firm involved in a Cardiff motorway crash that injured 28 people.

Progress made on debates says PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:46
David Cameron says he is happy with changes to TV election debates but queries why Northern Ireland parties are left out.

TalkTalk filters now on by default

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:45
The internet service provider follows Sky in announcing that its service will be filtered unless customers specifically opt out.

Murder suspect got On the Run letter

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:42
The PSNI apologises to a murder victim's family after it emerged a man considered to be a chief suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.

Rescuing women from forced marriage

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:40
Rescuing British women from forced marriage in Pakistan

VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:27
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?

VIDEO: Man interrupts woman bishop ceremony

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:21
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'.

'Good boy' Balotelli staying put

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:18
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli will be given every chance to fight his way back into the team.

England Women's coach Street leaves

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:17
Gary Street, who led the England Women's team to World Cup glory in 2014, leaves his role as head coach of the side.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:13
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 69, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

From New Jersey To Maine, Northeast Braces For Massive Blizzard

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:03

The potentially historic Nor'easter could bring more than 2 feet of snow to the region today and Tuesday. Travel is expected to be affected, with thousands of flights already canceled.

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PODCAST: The 1 percent is uneven

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:00

Starting today, some first-time homeowners will find it easier to afford a monthly mortgage payment. The FHA is lowering what it charges to insure mortgages. More on that. Plus, at the World Economic forum now concluded in Davos, there was a lot of focus on income inequality and what it does to society. Now there's a report from the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute that not all 1-percenters are created equal. With interest rates at some point headed up in the US, investments in so-called emerging markets have seemed less attractive to many investors. And among the varied effects of this shift, an increase in remittances, when family and friends in the U.S. send money back to their home country.  

Seven insane ways tech will change news

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:32
While there are bits of gadgetry that are changing the way we gather and distribute news, the primary challenge comes from new platforms and software.

Missing Mexico journalist found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:29
The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.

Teacher 'manipulated test results'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:25
A former Newport primary school head teacher allowed staff to manipulate test results, a General Teaching Council for Wales hearing is told.

Egypt doctor 'convicted in FGM case'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:22
An Egyptian doctor is convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation surgery, a campaign group and lawyer say.

VIDEO: PM 'was carrying baby during hoax'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:21
David Cameron was out for a family walk when he received a hoax call, claiming to be from the director of GCHQ.

Scottish exports 'at all-time high'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:18
A record £27.9bn worth of Scottish goods and services were exported across the world in 2013, according to official figures.

China blocks virtual network use

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:15
China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites.

Vic and Bob win slapstick award

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 02:10
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are recognised as comedy legends at Bristol's annual slapstick festival.