National / International News

Judge overturns Uber ban in Germany

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:50
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.

Nigerian bank robbery nets millions

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:34
Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked.

Hazard set to sign new Chelsea deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:23
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard could sign a new long-term contract within a month, manager Jose Mourinho reveals.

Was there a time British people couldn't buy olive oil?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:20
There are grave predictions of a shortage of olive oil. But once the UK didn't consume much at all.

Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:08
Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

UDA murder plot accused in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:06
Four men appear in court charged with attempting to murder two former leaders of the loyalist Ulster Defence Association.

First US strike under new IS plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:02
The US carries out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.

VIDEO: S Yorks PCC Shaun Wright quits

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:53
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright has resigned over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

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

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