National / International News

VIDEO: 'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:50
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.

RFL drops Hardaker investigation

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:45
The Rugby Football League will take no action against Leeds' Zak Hardaker over claims he used homophobic language.

Four found guilty of rapper murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:40
Four men from Bedford have been found guilty of murdering a 19-year-old rapper in a fight sparked by a music video.

U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

NPR News - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:34

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.

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Halfpenny's Toulon deal in jeopardy

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:27
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal is not ruling out terminating Leigh Halfpenny's contract over injury worries.

Death sentence for Nigeria mutineers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:26
Twelve Nigerian soldiers are sentenced to death for mutiny after shots were fired at their commanding officer in the city of Maiduguri in May.

AUDIO: Violin or guitar: Which is easier?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:23
Following comments on Today that the violin is more "difficult" than the guitar, two musicians have spoken out in defence of their instruments

Actor Steve McFadden accepts damages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:22
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.

Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

NPR News - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:14

The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.

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'Damaged' child removed from mother

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:07
A 13-year-old girl effectively shut off from the outside world can be separated from her mother and moved from Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ruled.

'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:04
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.

Day in pictures: 16 September

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:49
News images from around the world: 16 September

AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:48
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.

Everton 'can plan for stadium move'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:37
Everton can move forward with a plan to build a new stadium in a Liverpool park, the city's council says.

Six regions hit new house price peak

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:36
Six regions of the UK now have average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.

Guinea-Bissau army chief sacked

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:34
Guinea-Bissau's president dismisses the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai, who has been indicted in the US on drugs-trafficking charges.

Morrissey bemoans acting elitism

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:26
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.

VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:24
Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.

Whyte's former castle home sold

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:24
The 16th Century Highland castle repossessed from former Rangers owner Craig Whyte by the Bank of Scotland is sold.

Heads attack no-notice inspections

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:23
Head teachers say that carrying out Ofsted inspections without warning is like treating school staff as "naughty children".
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