National / International News

Dating apps 'expose' location data

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:08
Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.

Kieswetter injury 'could end career'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:58
Craig Kieswetter's eye injury could be "career-ending" for the England wicketkeeper, says Somerset boss Matthew Maynard.

Day in pictures: 19 January 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:48
Images from around the world: 19 January

US 'tapped N Korea computers in 2010'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:47
The US began looking into North Korea's computer network in 2010.

Boko Haram Cameroon captives freed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:43
At least 20 of up to 80 people taken hostage by Boko Haram in Cameroon at the weekend are now free, reports say.

£40,000 legal costs of gay blood ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:41
The legal costs incurred by a Stormont department in relation to a ban on the donation of blood from gay men was nearly £40,000 the assembly hears.

AirAsia crash 'not due to terrorism'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:38
The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 three weeks ago was not likely due to terrorism, say Indonesian investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder.

Wales star banned from driving

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:36
Wales and British Lions rugby star Adam Jones is banned from driving after being caught speeding on his way to a suit fitting.

Corrie drops actress over age claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:36
Coronation Street have dropped an actress who duped producers about her real age to win a part as a 14-year-old.

SFO closes probe into Autonomy sale

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:33
The Serious Fraud Office closes its investigation into the 2011 takeover of UK software firm Autonomy by computer giant Hewlett-Packard.

Military personnel hurt in crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:11
Military personnel are among four pedestrians hurt in a collision involving a car in Ardersier High Street.

'Hasty' school reforms criticised

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:09
Trillions of dollars are spent on education reforms around the world without any effective evaluation to see if changes have worked, says the OECD.

PM 'relaxed' about tax return details

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:07
Prime Minister David Cameron says he is "very relaxed" about calls to publish his personal tax return and predicts "no surprises" if it is made public.

Marussia ‘close to rescue deal’

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:01
Marussia boss John Booth says he is hopeful the team can exit administration and take part in the first race of the new season.

PODCAST: The World Economic Forum

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:00

It's the time of year when our January mood is lifted by the notion that other people are having a nice conference near the ski slopes in Switzerland. The annual world economic forum is convening in Davos at a time that the U.S. has been resurgent when other key economies are losing steam. Plus, a conversation with one of America's top entrepreneurs on the challenges that face female CEOs. And later this year, the US and the UK are set to conduct cyber war games with each other. It'll test the hardiness of the financial sector. More on that.

EE customers to share £1m refund

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:57
A "small" number of EE customers will share a refund of roughly £1m after they were wrongly charged VAT.

VIDEO: Anger at children's party no show bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:56
A five-year-old boy has been sent a bill for missing a friend's birthday party at a dry ski slope.

Dead magistrate family 'heartbroken'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:55
The family of a magistrate who died in a suspected murder-suicide at a house in the Stockport area say she was "a devoted mother".

Micro-machines journey inside animal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:55
In a case of science fiction meeting reality, microscopic machines have journeyed inside a living animal for the first time.

Cameroon punished for taking on Boko Haram

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:51
The new kidnappings in Cameroon by Nigeria's Boko Haram militants suggest the crisis is increasingly becoming a regional one, the BBC's Will Ross in Lagos reports.