National / International News

'Mystery' beavers permitted to stay

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:10
A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.

Fighting for the spoils of Libya's revolution

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:05
Libya's perilously thin semblance of normality

BBC 'should improve local news'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:02
BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said.

Two truck fires forced tunnel closure

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:01
Firefighters spent more than three hours tackling two blazing trucks 10 miles (16km) inside the Channel Tunnel, it is revealed.

Future of News: News v Noise

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:48
What will the news be like in the next decade?

Tesco to shed hundreds of Scots jobs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:47
Tesco is to shut four stores and cut more than 300 jobs in Scotland as part of UK-wide plans to reduce costs.

Force India pull out of first test

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:41
Force India pull out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test, which starts at Spain's Jerez track on Sunday.

Ex-Plaid leader's 'Auschwitz' remark

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:20
Former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley compares the Trident base in Scotland to Auschwitz concentration camp as the MoD says the facility will not move to Wales.

'World can cut carbon emissions and live well'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:15
Cutting carbon emissions can be achieved while improving living standards - but big trade-offs in land use and energy are needed, say ministers.

Vallverdu expected Murray reunion

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:12
Andy Murray's former coach Dani Vallverdu says he expected to face the Briton for the first time at the Australian Open.

Why is Apple sitting on $142bn?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:11
Apple has a shed load of money but seems to have no clue what to do with its $142bn (£93.5bn) cash pile.

England lose four for Wales opener

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:11
Brad Barritt, Tom Wood, Geoff Parling and Kyle Eastmond are ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February.

137 jobs to go at three Tesco stores

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:10
Up to 137 jobs are under threat as part of plans to close three Tesco stores across Wales.

Greece markets hit by default fears

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 04:07
Greek financial markets were in turmoil on Wednesday with investors fearing the new anti-bailout government was determined to defy its international creditors.

Jordan Says It's Willing To Swap Prisoner For Hostages Held By ISIS

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:58

A video released by the Islamic militants demanded the release of the convicted terrorist within 24 hours, or two hostages — a Jordanian military pilot and a Japanese journalist — would be killed.

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Care spend 'cut by fifth in decade'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:53
Spending on care for people aged 65 and over has fallen by a fifth in England over the last 10 years, an analysis by the BBC shows.

China tech giant in spat with state

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:46
China's biggest internet retailer, Alibaba, is involved in a harshly worded spat with one of the country's regulators in a highly unusual public clash.

Figo makes bid for Fifa presidency

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:44
Former Barcelona and Real Madrid forward Luis Figo aims to challenge Sepp Blatter for Fifa's top job.

Perth win thrilling Big Bash final

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:43
Perth Scorchers defy Brett Lee's heroics to beat Sydney Sixers off the final ball and win the Big Bash.

Sri Lanka reinstates chief justice

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 03:37
Sri Lanka's new president reinstates Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years after she was controversially sacked by his predecessor.

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