National / International News

Van Gaal eyes instant Man Utd success

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:33
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants to become the fourth man to win the Premier League at the first attempt.

Minister killed in bridge crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:33
A minister attending the General Assembly in Edinburgh is named as the man who was knocked down and killed on Waverley Bridge.

'Why I decided not to have children'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:20
'Why I decided not to have children'

VIDEO: What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:20
Oscar Pistorius has been sent for psychiatric tests after a defence witness said he was suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder - but what is it?

VIDEO: Camden fire: 'Lucky no-one hurt'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:10
Camden traders talk about the effect on their businesses after a fire in the famous Stables Market.

Tupelo Man Who Sent Ricin Letters To Obama Gets 25-Year Sentence

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:09

After late wrangling that included a threat to withdraw his guilty plea and an offer to eat poison in a sandwich, J. Everett Dutschke accepted a 25-year prison sentence.

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No smoking gun, says Brooks lawyer

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:07
There is "no smoking gun" to link former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks to phone hacking, a jury is told.

India sets date for Modi swearing-in

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 04:03
Narendra Modi is to take the oath as India's new prime minister on 26 May following the BJP's landslide victory in the general election.

In pictures: Thailand comes under martial law

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:51
Images from Thailand as the army imposes martial law

The Secret Players In The Russia-Ukraine Game

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:44

Is the Chechen military fighting for Russia in Ukraine? If so, these covert operations could have significant and dangerous consequences.

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VIDEO: Angry Ukrainians in car horn protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:38
Drivers in Ukraine have been holding a car horn protest, against the ongoing crisis in the east of the country.

The Bank of England's capital problem

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:37
Can Bank of England stem property boom and bust?

PM 'alert' to risk of housing bubble

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:32
David Cameron says the government is "alert to any dangers and problems" associated with rapidly rising house prices.

VIDEO: Wingsuit daredevils fly over New York

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:28
Four members of an aerial sports team have used wingsuits to fly through the skies of New York City. Ed Ram reports.

AUDIO: Miliband fails to recognise Labour councillor's name

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:24
Labour leader Ed Miliband fails to recognise the name of Jim Grant, the Labour leader on Swindon Borough Council, in a BBC Wiltshire interview.

Day in pictures: 20 May 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:23
News photos from past 24 hours: 20 May

In China, Anger At U.S. Hacking Charges — And Claims Of Hypocrisy

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:20

Citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping operations, China says the U.S. has double standards on cybersecurity. The angry response came a day after the U.S. accused 5 Chinese officials of hacking.

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Man pepper sprayed by police drowns

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:18
A man pepper sprayed during a confrontation with police drowns after running into a lake in East Sussex.

New leads after voyeur teacher case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:09
Police investigate "four inquiries" after receiving information from the team which led to the capture of voyeur teacher Gareth Williams.

Sainsbury's removes 'slave' dummy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 03:05
Sainsbury's removes a dummy dressed as a slave from a display in Oxford after a complaints from customers and Twitter users.

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