National / International News

Cardiff City Deal funding doubts

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:11
A deal to provide hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for building and transport projects in Cardiff and the surrounding areas could be in doubt.

'I want to be best of my generation'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:00
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.

DUP bullying claim councillor quits

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:56
A DUP councillor who claimed she had been "bullied" by the party resigns ahead of an internal disciplinary inquiry.

MPs gather to be sworn into Commons

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:50
David Cameron is among the first MPs to take the oath - and retake his seat - at the start of the new parliamentary session.

Deepcut family in exhumation plea

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:47
The family of a soldier found dead at Deepcut Barracks urges a coroner to let her body be exhumed so a "full inquiry" can be held.

King passes 'fit and proper' test

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:39
Dave King is free to take up the chairman's role at Rangers after being passed "fit and proper" by the Scottish FA.

Next is hit with £22.4m tax bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:34
High Street retailer Next has been hit with a £22.4m tax bill after a court found it diverted profits made in the UK offshore to avoid paying tax.

George Galloway referred to police

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:28
A complaint against former Respect MP George Galloway over his use of parliamentary funds has been referred to the police, the parliamentary standards watchdog has confirmed.

Date set for Clinton email release

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:23
The US State Department says it expects to release emails from Hillary Clinton's private server in January - just two weeks before the Iowa caucus.

BBC devotes all day to FA Cup final

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:20
The BBC announces it will devote an entire day of programming to the 2015 FA Cup final across TV, radio and online.

The angry harassment retort that hit home

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:15
Woman hailed after robust retort to online harassment

VIDEO: Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:08
Ian Pannell takes a flight over the Andaman sea, where thousands of people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

British Police Arrest 7 Over Audacious Easter Jewelry Heist

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:00

"A number of large bags containing significant amounts of high value property have been recovered from one address," Scotland Yard says.

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How Medicare Advantage Investors Profited From Loose Government Lips

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:54

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a memo to insurers saying government audit policies could be relaxed, investors privy to the news pounced, sending shares upward.

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Help to Buy scheme almost full

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:48
The Scottish government says its Help to Buy scheme is almost fully subscribed - less than two months into this year's round of funding.

Froch needs Vegas fight - Hatton

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:38
Carl Froch would regret retiring from boxing without fighting in Las Vegas, says fellow former world champion Ricky Hatton.

The Repast Is Not Even Past: Old L.A. Menus

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:33

Culling through the culinary offerings of thousands of old menus in the collection of the Los Angeles Public Library, we can learn a lot about a city and its history.

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Man's murder arrest after fatal fire

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:24
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman, Samantha Thomas, 29, dies in a fire in Cwmbran.

Eleven care homes may be closed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:19
Eleven care homes across Northern Ireland could be set to close, the BBC understands

Bloodhound gets tough underbelly

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:17
A titanium floor will protect the Bloodhound supersonic car from a maelstrom of grit when it tries to break the land speed record later this year.