National / International News

London Grammar lead indie awards

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:59
London Grammar head the nominations for the Association of Independent Music awards, with nods in four categories.

Ancient sites show up in dry weather

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:56
A number of prehistoric and Roman sites have been spotted by an aerial archaeologist during recent good weather.

In A Shift, China Allows Pope Francis To Use Its Airspace For Asia Trip

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:55

The Vatican hasn't had formal relations with China since 1949, when the communists took charge. Pope Francis is flying to South Korea today for a five-day visit.

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Non-residents may lose tax allowance

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:32
Hundreds of thousands of non-residents could lose their tax-free allowance on UK earnings, under Treasury proposals.

Bank of England cuts wage forecast

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:31
The Bank of England cuts its forecast for average wage growth in half, predicting average wages to rise by 1.25% this year.

Trains halted after man climbs tree

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:24
A suspected burglar who climbed up a tree in south-east London to evade police causes several hours of disruption to commuters.

UK jobless rate nears six-year low

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:18
The UK unemployment rate falls to 6.4% in the three months to June, close to a six-year low but wage growth is the slowest on record.

VIDEO: Fort on River Thames up for sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:17
A seven-bedroom disused fort on the River Thames is on the market, but it can only be reached by a boat or during low tide.

VIDEO: Video shows US hospital hit by flood

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:17
Security camera footage captures the moment a wall of water gushes through a Nebraska hospital.

VIDEO: UK squad prepares for Invictus Games

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 05:06
A British Armed Forces team is preparing for the first ever Invictus Games - a series of para-sport events for wounded, injured and sick service personnel.

Suarez is 'accident waiting to happen'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:47
Luis Suarez comes in for criticism ahead of the result of his appeal against a four-month ban for biting being announced.

Family pays warm tribute to Williams

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:39
The children of late US actor Robin Williams say "the world will never be the same" without their father.

Suicide pact theory over shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:36
An elderly couple are found shot dead at their Herefordshire home, in an apparent murder followed by a suicide or a suicide pact, police say.

Bribery hotline 'traps Delhi police'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:35
Five policemen in India are being investigated for alleged corruption after officials receive complaints on a newly-launched WhatsApp helpline number.

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis Suburb

NPR News - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:34

News of the shooting follows another night of protests over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday afternoon.

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Gruff Rhys up for Gordon Burn Prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:31
The Gordon Burn Prize for writing announces a shortlist which includes a novel by Gruff Rhys of Welsh band Super Furry Animals.

VIDEO: US Yazidis lobby for Iraq community

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:30
The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher meets Yazidi Americans who have dropped everything to keep Washington's attention on the tragedy in their homeland.

Call to bar rape footballer's return

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:26
More than 60,000 people sign a petition calling on Sheffield United not to re-employ footballer Ched Evans once he completes his rape sentence.

VIDEO: North Korean daily life on film

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:22
A new film called Enter Pyongyang chronicles daily life in the North Korean capital, a city rarely covered by Western mainstream media.

I did not order killings - Mubarak

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 04:21
In his first statement in court, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denies ordering the killing of hundreds of protesters in 2011.

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