National / International News

EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 05:33
The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.

Missed chances in lead up to murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 05:16
A police force missed chances to help a woman later shot dead by her estranged husband, a watchdog has found.

VIDEO: Nephews' tribute to stabbed 'mum'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:57
The nephews of Ann Maguire, stabbed to death at a school in Leeds, have paid tribute to her at a memorial service.

Ghani sworn in as Afghan president

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:55
Ashraf Ghani is sworn in as Afghanistan's new president under a unity deal with his rival, ending months of deadlock over a disputed election.

Karadzic 'drove Bosnia war crimes'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:50
Prosecutors say Radovan Karadzic was the driving force behind persecution of non-Serbs in the 1990s, as closing arguments are heard at his Hague trial.

Parades issue before talks says DUP

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:48
The DUP says it is not prepared to move forward with inter-party talks until a decision is made on an inquiry into parades in north Belfast.

Day in pictures: 29 September

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:35
News images from around the world: 29 September

VIDEO: Mr and Mrs Clooney seal marriage

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:32
The marriage of actor George Clooney and lawyer Amal Alamuddin has been sealed with a civil ceremony in Venice.

Date for baby killer sentence review

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:22
A man jailed for killing six-week-old Alfie Sullock will have his nine-year sentence reviewed at the Court of Appeal next month following complaints it was unduly lenient.

Verstappen, 17, to drive at Suzuka

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:10
Max Verstappen will be the youngest participant in a GP weekend when he drives in practice in Japan, three days after turning 17.

Parody laws set to come into effect

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:09
Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week allowing the parody of copyright works.

Clooney wedding sealed in Venice

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 04:00
The marriage of actor George Clooney and lawyer Amal Alamuddin is sealed with a civil ceremony in Venice.

Mickelson 'was wrong over Watson'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:54
Ex-Ryder Cup captain Mark James says USA's Phil Mickelson broke an unwritten rule by criticising his captain Tom Watson.

Roundabout named best in Britain

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:50
A roundabout in Tewkesbury that features a wooden horse statue is named Roundabout of the Year.

Osborne - Benefit freeze and 'Google tax'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:44
Osborne aims to put Labour on spot with benefits and tax moves

Hong Kong Tense As Democracy Activists Face Down Police

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:42

Thousands of protesters used umbrellas to deflect tear gas canisters as authorities tried unsuccessfully to break up demonstrations in the city's Central business district.

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Microsoft beats Sony to China launch

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:40
Microsoft launches the Xbox One in China to become the first major console maker to enter a potentially lucrative market.

VIDEO: Will protests harm HK economy?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:34
China editor Carrie Gracie asks if Hong Kong's finance workers believe China's claim that protests will harm its economy.

Prisoner Bronson's art has 'humour'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:31
Artworks by one of Britain's most notorious prisoners are described by auctioneers as having "sense of humour".

Ferguson yard secures first contract

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:23
The Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow wins its first ferry building contract since being rescued from closure.

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