National / International News

Pub Christmas meal death pair jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 06:00
A chef and a manager of an east London pub are jailed for perverting the course of justice after a Christmas meal diner died.

Ofsted defends free school inspectors

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:52
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.

Appy days: Must see tech stories

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:48
Rory Cellan-Jones, technology reporter and presenter of the Tech Tent radio show, gives a round-up of the BBC's coverage of the week's big tech stories.

Victorian epics & rejecting Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:46
Six disallowed goals, a never-ending game and the man who rejected Mourinho - some great FA Cup fourth-round stories.

Yemeni Rebels Call For Mass Rallies After President Steps Down

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:45

The Houthis, who control the capital, Sanaa, are apparently hoping to exploit a power vacuum left by the resignation of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government.

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No plans to buy or sell - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:35
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it would take a "phenomenal" offer to part with Andre Schurrle in January.

What next for Saudi oil policy?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:19
BBC economics correspondent, Andrew Walker, with his assessment of what a new ruler in Saudi Arabia will mean for oil policy.

Man accused of rape at nursery

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:18
A 30-year-old man denies raping a young boy and sexually abusing two other children at a nursery in the Highlands.

Pinterest to give ad firms user info

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:17
Pinterest is planning to tell advertisers more about what its users are posting in a bid to help target ads.

Watchdog probes voyeur teacher case

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:11
A police watchdog is to investigate how evidence was handled about paedophiles who bought child abuse images online, including a Cardiff deputy head.

Country blocked on club Facebook page

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:10
Notts County blocks Hungary from its Facebook page after it was deluged with comments concerning the signing of a new player.

Seven-party TV debate plan announced

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:06
Broadcasters publish new plans for TV general election debates, including leaders of seven UK political parties.

Plot was not distraction - Morgan

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:05
Eoin Morgan says revelations of a blackmail plot did not distract him from his job of captaining England.

The man who wants to add O2 to Three

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:59
Li Ka-shing - the man who wants to add O2 to Three

New Saudi king promises continuity

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:55
Saudi Arabia's King Salman pledges continuity, as funeral ceremonies for King Abdullah are held in Riyadh hours after his death.

Thai Lawmakers Vote To Impeach Ousted Premier

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:43

Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was removed from office in a military coup in May, has been accused of criminal negligence related to a failed program to prop up the price of rice.

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Day in pictures: 23 January 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:37
Images from around the world: 23 January

VIDEO: Crew plucked from sinking boat

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:35
Dramatic video has emerged of the moment a coastguard helicopter rescued the crew of a sinking fishing boat off the western coast of Scotland.

Pensioner killed 'for rejecting sex'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:33
A man described as having a sexual interest in much older women is found guilty of killing a widow in his village in Cornwall.

Man linked to Jewish museum killings

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:25
Belgian authorities are looking for a possible accomplice of Mehdi Nemmouche, the gunman charged with killing four people at a Jewish museum in May.