National / International News

VIDEO: Honda eyes India car market growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:27
Honda is battling other Japanese carmakers such as Suzuki and Toyota for a piece of India's growing car market.

US approves Baucus as China envoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:23
The US Senate unanimously approves Senator Max Baucus as the new US ambassador to China, replacing outgoing envoy Gary Locke.

News Corp profits beat estimates

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:05
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posts better-than-expected profits, even as advertising revenues continue to fall at its newspaper businesses.

Why sharing data is for greater good

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:02
Outlining the case for why it is for the greater good

Mass grave found in Michoacan state

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 18:28
Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.

Mr Peabody 'respectful' to original

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:36
Recreating Mr Peabody & Sherman

Scots 'bedroom tax' arrears are £5m

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:15
Rent arrears of at least £5m are owed to Scottish councils and housing associations as a result of the so-called "bedroom tax", figures suggest.

'No leukaemia risk' from power lines

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:03
Children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia, a study has said.

The Jewish fear of intermarriage

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:02
Why the news that the prime minister of Israel's son was dating a Norwegian caused a storm.

Man travels 1,000 miles to claim bogus prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:00
Why no-one should believe they've won the 'BBC lottery'

Man on GBH charge over baby injuries

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:59
Police investigating injuries sustained by a baby charge a man with grievous bodily harm.

Keeping a Colossal secret

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:49
Lifting the lid on a Colossal WW2 code-breaking secret

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:39
In which unusual venue did Prince play an impromptu show?

Michael Gove's favourite history book

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:35
The strange story of Michael Gove's favourite book

SAC trader guilty of insider dealing

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:10
A former manager at SAC Capital, a major US hedge fund founded by billionaire Steven Cohen, is found guilty of insider trading.

Painting in the skyline above New York's streets

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:01
How New York's billboard artists are staging a comeback

Poland church in first abuse lawsuit

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:00
A man abused as a child by a priest in Poland seeks $64,500 from the country's Catholic Church - the first such civil case in the country.

US bans liquids on flights to Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 15:55
The US government bans all liquids from carry-on bags on nonstop flights to Russia, the latest security threat for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

TSA Temporarily Bans Liquids, Gels On Flights To And From Russia

NPR News - Thu, 2014-02-06 15:53

The ban follows Wednesday's warning over explosives potentially hidden in toothpaste. Delta, which flies directly to Russia, said passengers have to check in for their flights with an airline representative, not through their mobile phone or a kiosk.

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A Legend At The Plate And In The Booth: Ralph Kiner Dies At 91

NPR News - Thu, 2014-02-06 15:47

Ralph Kiner, a home run-hitting Hall of Famer who starred for the Pittsburgh Pirates and later helped define the New York Mets' broadcasts, has died at 91. He was a frequent all-star who later became a favorite of Mets fans and players.

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