National / International News

Three US migrant shelters to close

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:57
Three emergency shelters housing an influx of children from Central America who entered the US illegally will be closed because numbers are falling.

Ireland stun champions New Zealand

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:56
Ireland beat champions New Zealand 17-14 in the Women's World Cup and are on course to qualify for the semi-finals.

Doritos Inventor's Grandson Sees Dollar Signs ln Healthful Food

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:24

Tim West's grandfather was an executive for Frito-Lay, and the 30-year-old entrepreneur grew up on junk food. But he now wants to shake up the food system with healthful, sustainable eats.

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreads Across Southeast Asia

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:21

The most effective drug we have against malaria is losing its potency in Southeast Asia. Doctors can still cure most forms of the disease, but it takes longer and more medications.

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VIDEO: Trees felled over disease outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:19
Thousands of trees are being cut down in a Belfast forest following the discovery of a disease in some species.

In A Video, A Frank Back-And-Forth Between 'DREAMers' And Congressman

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:17

The conversation was a vivid illustration of the tough questions posed by current immigration debate.

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Warsi quitting won't change policy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:15
Baroness Warsi's resignation won't change UK policy on Gaza

VIDEO: End of the road for The Inbetweeners

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:12
The cast of The Inbetweeners talk to BBC Breakfast

Lorry fire causes 77-mile diversion

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
Drivers forced to make a 77-mile diversion after a fire breaks out on a lorry on the A9 just north of the Berriedale Braes in Caithness.

McIlroy plays down talk of 'Rory era'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
Open champion Rory McIlroy says his recent form is not 'the start of an era' as he prepares for the US PGA Championship.

Rosetta: The story so far

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:11
The challenges ahead for Europe's comet chaser

Sunderland sign Rodwell in £10m deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:09
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell joins Sunderland on a five-year-deal for an undisclosed fee, thought to be about £10m.

Overpayment row firms to repay £700k

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 09:08
Three firms of contractors accused of receiving £18m in overpayments will repay £700,000 to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

Pakistan says 30 militants killed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:59
Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 30 militants in air strikes in the North Waziristan tribal region.

BBC rebuffs Russian state complaint

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:43
The BBC rebuffs a Russian state request to remove an interview with a Russian artist and activist who called for a march to win more autonomy for Siberia.

Doyle estate ordered to pay costs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:42
The estate of Sherlock Holmes writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is ordered to pay the legal costs of an author at the centre of a long-running dispute over copyright.

Anderson row 'blown out of proportion'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:29
Ian Bell says England are determined to move on from the row involving James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja.

No recommendations from union inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:28
The QC leading an inquiry into trade union tactics during industrial disputes says he will not make any recommendations for a change in the law.

Alleyway prostitute killer jailed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 08:24
A teenager who lured a woman into an alleyway and then stabbed her to death is jailed for life.

Gervais to make David Brent movie

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 07:33
Creator of The Office Ricky Gervais is to make a film centred around the mock documentary's central character David Brent.

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