National / International News

Crash 'might have been prevented'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 08:38
An inquiry into the deaths of 16 men in a North Sea helicopter crash concludes that it may have been possible to prevent the accident.

China images 'not connected' to jet

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 08:25
Malaysian officials say Chinese images of debris are not linked to the lost Malaysian airliner, but China state TV still treats them as relevant.

The passengers on board MH370

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 08:22
Stories of the passengers on board flight MH370

German football boss Hoeness guilty

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 08:21
A German court finds Bayern Munich football boss Uli Hoeness guilt of tax evasion, sentencing him to to three years and six months in jail.

Statins Might Not Cause Aching Muscles, But Diabetes Risk Is Real

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-13 08:00

An analysis of research on the cholesterol-lowering drugs shows that most side effects are no more common with them than with placebo drugs. But statins can raise the risk of diabetes.

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VIDEO: Is Iran increasingly open for business?

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:54
Iranians are hoping the Persian New Year will bring better financial fortunes.

Scots NHS staff to receive pay boost

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:46
Scottish NHS staff are to receive a 1% pay rise despite the English Health Secretary saying it is "unaffordable".

Fog shrouds England

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:32
Your photos of the fog that covered parts of England

Jet crew G Pants stolen from car

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:29
A piece of military kit worn by air crew to help regulate their blood flow during g-force conditions has been stolen, say police.

US plan for reduced drug sentences

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:27
The top US prosecutor backs a proposal to shorten prison sentences for most drug dealers, reserving harsher penalties for violent offenders.

Clifford 'assaulted woman in taxi'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:19
A woman claims Max Clifford assaulted her in a taxi, as the publicist's trial hears evidence naming celebrities including Julie Christie and the late Oliver Reed.

Work for peace, PM tells Middle East

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:11
David Cameron urges the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to be "partners for peace", as he continues his Middle East visit.

FootGolf: A New Sport Explored In 19 Questions

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:11

Innovative athletes combine the elite sport of golf with the popular sport of soccer. Et, voila! FootGolf.

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Hamstring keeps Ozil out for a month

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:02
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will be out for at least four weeks after scans reveal a significant hamstring injury.

Man 'woke with MP's hands on him'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:02
A Westminster worker woke up to find MP Nigel Evans' "hands all over him", the former deputy speaker's trial is told.

Gaza militants say truce renewed

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:02
The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says a truce with Israel has been restored after a day of heavy cross-border rocket and air strikes.

Funding boost for England's schools

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 07:00
England's schools are to receive an extra £350m in 2015-16 - but the government abandons its plans to introduce a national funding formula before the general election.

Holder Backs Reduced Sentences For Some Drug Traffickers

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-13 06:55

The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.

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300 NI DVA jobs go as service moves

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 06:52
About 300 jobs at Northern Ireland's Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) are being lost as the service moves to Wales.

Advice For Eating Well On A Tight Budget, From A Mom Who's Been There

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-13 06:46

Learning to garden and cook with cheap, healthful produce helped JuJu Harris survive while raising seven kids on public assistance. In a new cookbook, she shares her tips for struggling moms.

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