National / International News

'No hipsters injured' in London fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:55
London Fire Brigade is criticised on social media for tweeting a joke about "no hipsters being injured" in a fire that partly destroyed a building in Shoreditch.

VIDEO: Largest Zumba class breaks records

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:38
A new world record has been set in Mandaluyong, Manila for the largest ever Zumba class held in a single venue.

Q&A: North Korea's local elections

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:23
Local elections are being conducted in the world's joint most corrupt nation. Why, and how, are they being held?

Murder charge over 'pregnant' woman

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:21
A man is charged with murdering a woman, believed to be pregnant, whose body was found in a property in Essex.

Big News: Tiny Parks Coming Soon To A Parking Spot Near You

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:15

The District of Columbia opened its first semipermanent tiny park. The parklet's creators hope the new space will encourage pedestrians to hang out, while others worry about losing parking spaces.

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VIDEO: Mass fly-past at Royal Air Tattoo

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:08
More than 65,000 spectators attended the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, where a mass fly-past of historical planes was staged.

Chilton dedicates victory to Bianchi

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:55
Max Chilton dedicates his victory in the Indy Lights race in Iowa to his friend and former team-mate Jules Bianchi.

Farron: I absolutely support equality

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:52
New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says he "absolutely supports equality" amid questions over how his Christian faith affects his politics.

F1 must 'never relent' on safety

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:39
Senior figures in Formula 1 pledge to continue their pursuit of increased safety in the wake of the death of Jules Bianchi.

Former AC/DC drummer Rudd rearrested

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:34
Ex-AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is arrested in New Zealand, less than two weeks after being sentenced for drug possession and making threats to kill.

Rescuers airlift collapsed woman, 61

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:30
A 61-year-old woman is rescued by a mountain search team and a helicopter crew after collapsing at an isolated beauty spot.

'Road-rage' murder questions continue

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:23
Detectives continue to quiz a man about the fatal stabbing of Don Lock, 79, after a car crash in West Sussex.

Inquiry after body of man, 70, found

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 00:21
The unexplained death of a 70-year-old man is being investigated in Port Talbot after his body was found near a busy road, say South Wales Police.

VIDEO: Sunday deadline for £20 note nominations

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 23:55
Members of the public have just hours to nominate the new face of the £20 note before Sunday's deadline.

Mata told of Man Utd rebuilding plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 23:46
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says he was told about the club's rebuilding task before he joined in January 2014.

Bomb plot 'designed to kill police'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 23:23
An attempted bomb attack in County Armagh on Saturday night was "absolutely designed to kill" police officers, the Police Service of Northern Ireland says.

Five held over Uniqlo sex tape

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 23:07
Police in Beijing arrest five people, including a young couple, over a sex tape filmed in a branch of the Uniqlo clothes shop, Chinese state media say.

S Korea spy dead in hacking scandal

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 23:01
An employee of South Korea's NIS spying agency apparently kills himself in his car on a mountain road as a scandal over phone-hacking rages.

Could Corbyn be Labour's next leader?

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 22:23
Speculation is mounting that Jeremy Corbyn might do what many thought impossible and win the Labour leadership contest - Iain Watson looks at whether it could happen.

Cosby 'paid off accusers after sex'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-18 22:18
American comedian Bill Cosby admitted trying to pay women to keep quiet after having sex with them, in testimony found by the New York Times.