National / International News

Air France Relatives Have Sad Bond With Malaysia Air Families

NPR News - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:59

One group that knows about "days of utmost anxiety" reaches out to another. In 2009, Air France Flight 447 crashed in the Atlantic. Debris was found after 5 days. Bodies weren't recovered for 2 years.

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Aberdeen fans score Human League hit

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:55
A social media campaign by Aberdeen FC fans propels a 1980s hit by The Human League into the iTunes top 5.

Coulson 'urged silence on hacking'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:52
The former royal editor of the News of the World tells the Old Bailey editor Andy Coulson promised to give him his job back if he "kept silent" about phone hacking.

What is an annuity?

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:48
Annuities: What are they and how do they work?

Madeleine police seek sex attacker

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:42
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are seeking an intruder who sexually assaulted five girls in Portugal between 2004 and 2006.

VIDEO: 'More generous' savings rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:36
George Osborne has unveiled measures to boost the income of pensioners and savers hit by low interest rates.

Pro-Russians seize Crimea naval base

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:34
Pro-Moscow activists take over Ukraine's key Crimean naval base in Sevastopol, a day after Crimea signed a treaty to become part of Russia.

Exam board to re-mark GCSE papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:33
Welsh exams board WJEC is to re-mark some of the new GCSE English papers taken in January following an internal review.

Pistorius 'on stumps when shooting'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:25
A key police ballistics expert tells the Oscar Pistorius trial the South African athlete was not wearing his prosthetic legs when he fired his gun.

Scotland's Hogg given three-week ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:23
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg is suspended for three weeks following his Six Nations sending off against Wales.

Toyota in deal over US safety probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:12
Japanese carmaker Toyota agrees a $1.2bn settlement with US regulators after a four-year inquiry into its reporting of safety issues.

Alan Turing Institute to be set up

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:10
The Chancellor, George Osborne, announces in his Budget speech that an Alan Turing Institute will be set up to research big data.

French rogue trader to go to jail

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:04
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, who caused huge losses at bank Societe Generale, loses his appeal against jail but his fine is to be reviewed.

Mother and daughters found stabbed

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 07:01
Two sisters and their mother are stabbed in what police say is a "domestic incident" at a house in Birmingham.

Britain Plans New 12-Sided £1 Coin To Combat Counterfeiting

NPR News - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:54

The new coin is being described as the most secure ever produced, but it won't be introduced until 2017.

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Families dragged from plane briefing

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:45
There are chaotic scenes in Malaysia as Chinese relatives of missing flight MH370 passengers are forcibly prevented from speaking to journalists.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:43
Inter Milan watch Torres, Batshuayi wants Arsenal move, Tesco would not take Moyes, plus more

VIDEO: The 2014 Budget in four minutes

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:28
Huw Edwards reviews the headlines announced in George Osborne's Budget speech in a four-minute video guide.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:23
Chancellor George Osborne sets out his tax and spending plans for the year ahead.

MPs 'told of Westminster grope'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 06:22
A man who claims former deputy speaker Nigel Evans sexually abused him at Westminster told two MPs about the alleged attack, Preston Crown Court hears.

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