National / International News

VIDEO: Murat questioned over McCann case

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:58
British ex-pat Robert Murat is being questioned as a witness as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in 2007.

Palestinian Minister Dies In West Bank Protest Against Israel

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:55

The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Medics say he died from exposure to tear gas. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.

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Scots police to examine CIA report

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:52
Police Scotland are to consider a report on the CIA's treatment of al-Qaeda suspects as part of its probe into rendition flights.

VIDEO: Health Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:48
MPs take evidence for an inquiry into public expenditure on health and social care.

Baby's dog mauling death 'horrendous'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:36
A coroner calls the case of a baby being mauled to death by a pit bull terrier-type dog the "most horrendous" he has dealt with in 20 years.

Kenya women sue over sterilisation

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:28
A group of HIV-positive women in Kenya takes legal action against the government, accusing it of arranging for them to be forcibly sterilised.

'Bullied' teenager took overdose

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:26
A schoolboy whose family claim he was bullied took a fatal overdose and told his mother "I've had enough of being pushed around," an inquest hears.

Who wins from Google tax?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:26
Will the UK be richer or poorer for its attempt to increase taxes paid by giant technology multinationals such as Google and Amazon?

Bomb explodes near Nigerian market

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:25
A bomb explodes near a busy textile market in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with no immediate details of casualties.

Rain delays fifth SL-England ODI

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 06:24
England's fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka is delayed by rain and will resume on Thursday.

After Raid On Its Servers In Sweden, Pirate Bay Goes Offline

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:58

Pirate Bay is one of the world's largest file-sharing sites. In the past, it has been targeted by authorities around the world.

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Who is still on Hong Kong's streets?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:49
The BBC's John Sudworth meets some of the remaining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong ahead of a major operation to clear one of their main camps.

Royal couple attend New York gala

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a fundraising dinner for their former university as their three-day trip to the US comes to an end.

A Crowd Of Scientists Finds A Better Way To Predict Seizures

NPR News - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:21

The winners of an online competition identified electrical patterns in the brain that often precede a seizure. The victors included a mathematician and an engineer, but no neuroscientists or doctors.

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Son jailed for dismembering father

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:18
A man who killed his father, chopped up his body and used the boxes containing the parts as a TV stand, is jailed for life

Dominican 'killer' wife was suicidal

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:15
A Cardiff mother jailed for 12 years in the Dominican Republic for killing her husband says she contemplated taking her own life.

VIDEO: 'Labour behind only NHS privatisation'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:15
The only privatisation of an NHS hospital came under Labour, Nick Clegg tells MPs as he points at Andy Burnham.

VIDEO: Clegg teased about women and numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:11
Nick Clegg is teased over his private life and a lack of female appointments to the Cabinet by Harriet Harman.

'Manbeast' bully revenge hit 'crazy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:08
A woman whose letter to a former school bully who called her "manbeast" went viral on Facebook describes the response as "crazy and overwhelming".

Harman and Clegg clash over women

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:02
Deputy PM Nick Clegg defends the government's record after Labour's Harriet Harman says at PMQs he is "out of touch with women's lives".