National / International News

Wembley to host Euro 2020 final

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:06
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Hampden Park is also awarded games but Cardiff misses out.

Why 'Is Corporal Punishment Abuse?' Is Such A Loaded Question

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:03

An NFL star's indictment on child abuse charges has reignited a national debate about parents using corporal punishment. But how people feel about this issue is tied to some very personal questions.

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Wales 'must receive more funding'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:56
Wales cannot play second fiddle when the future of devolution is discussed following the Scottish independence No vote, First Minister Carwyn Jones says in an unequivocal speech.

'No World Cup ruling until spring'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:55
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.

Train stuck in floods after storms

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:54
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.

Savile officers under investigation

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:48
Two detectives from Sussex Police who dealt with a sex crime allegation against Jimmy Savile are served with gross misconduct notices.

VIDEO: Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:47
The developer behind the new Bitcoin tech on the fears it will hide criminal activity.

Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:31
Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

Whitehall must give up powers - Clegg

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:24
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the Scottish referendum has opened the doors to greater devolution across the UK.

Assou-Ekotto ban for 'quenelle' post

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:23
Tottenham's Benoit Assou-Ekotto is banned for three games for his comments on the Nicolas Anelka "quenelle" incident.

Elvis tribute act admits gun charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:20
An Elvis impersonator who sparked a police manhunt in Cornwall appears in court and admits firearms offences.

VIDEO: Tory MP: We want proper federal system

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:16
A Tory MP calls for a "proper federal system" with an English first minister, in addition to the UK prime minister.

VIDEO: US jet in emergency landing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:12
A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.

Fla. Man Kills 6 Grandchildren, Daughter Before Suicide

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:05

The shooter, Don Spirit, 51, had done time in prison on firearms violations in connection with the shooting death of his 8-year-old son during a 2001 hunting accident.

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NI poll 'not needed after No vote'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:04
A vote on the future of Northern Ireland's border is not necessary following Scotland's 'No' vote, says First Minister Peter Robinson.

Murray Scottish stance stirs feelings

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:59
Andy Murray's public backing for an independent Scotland might complicate his career, says BBC's tennis correspondent Russell Fuller.

NHS finances - pressures, deficits and challenges

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:58
NHS finances - what are pressures, deficits and challenges

Scottish 'No' vote 'relief' for firms

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:51
Businesses speak of 'relief' over Scotland's rejection of independence, and banks say they will no longer be shifting operations out of Scotland.

Mugabe critic killed in Lagos church

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:42
A Zimbabwean opposition politician is among at least 80 people who died when a church hostel in the Nigerian city of Lagos collapsed a week ago.

Father admits baby daughter murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:35
A father admits murdering his two-month-old daughter by repeatedly striking and violently shaking her.

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