National / International News

VIDEO: Help for Heroes fraudster 'humbled'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:46
A man who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds form the Help for Heroes charity is facing a lengthy jail sentence after pleading guilty in court

VIDEO: 'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:44
One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.

Domestic abuse law planned - Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:43
Labour would bring in laws on domestic violence to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary says.

Death link drug 'mainly NI problem'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:40
A drug linked to the deaths of 20 people is "principally a Northern Ireland problem", a coroner has said.

Gaza march violence footage plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:25
Police are seeking video footage of violence which broke out during a protest march in Cardiff opposing Israel's military action in Gaza.

Passport workers go on strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:23
Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.

Koala survives speedy ride under car

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:17
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.

Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:15
Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.

VIDEO: Amateur video of Sussex storms

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:11
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.

SNP considers Scottish minimum wage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:58
An independent Scotland would consider introducing a minimum wage that would rise in line with the cost of living, the SNP says.

Review after NI ambulance shortage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:56
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) is reviewing its operations after staff shortages led to delays in its 999 response times over the weekend.

Hacker McKinnon turns search expert

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:52
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.

Lawmakers Announce $17 Billion Deal Intended To Fix VA System

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:42

The package would overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide extra funding to hire more doctors and nurses. Lawmakers unveiled the plan on Monday.

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VIDEO: Marvel stars on appeal of superheroes

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:41
Actors Samuel L Jackson and Chris Hemsworth have been talking about the enduring appeal of superheroes at Comic-Con

Villiers condemns arson attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:24
Secretary of State Teresa Villiers condemns arsonists who attacked a Sinn Féin constituency office.

Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:00
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.

PODCAST: Turning over a new Leaf

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:00

More on the news that Dollar Tree will purchase Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, and what it means for both businesses moving forward. Plus, Nissan is hoping to turn over a new Leaf; While the company most likely loses money on its electric car, it hopes that it will see profits in the longrun. Also, the Muslim American community adds billions to the U.S. economy, especially during Eid Al Fitr, which follows Ramadan. So why haven't marketers caught on?

Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-28 02:55

Despite a demand from the United Nations Security Council for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, fighting continued in Gaza, where the death toll has surpassed 1,000.

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Wonder Woman unveiled at Comic Con

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 02:40
The first picture of actress Gal Gadot in costume as Wonder Woman is unveiled to coincide with this year's Comic Con.

Anti-Semitism comes back to haunt Europe

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 02:36
Anti-Semitism has come back to haunt Europe, says Gavin Hewitt
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