National / International News

NI threat to G4S staff is condemned

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:34
A dissident republican threat against staff working for the global security firm G4S is condemned by Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford.

Housing Market Fake-Outs Stump Economists

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:31

More than six years after the housing crash, the housing market may be better-than-dismal, but the slog back to normal is still disappointingly long and slow.

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Bulgaria makes arrests over bank run

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:20
Bulgarian authorities arrest three more people on suspicion of plotting to destabilise the country's banking system.

Sale 'agreed' for oil refinery

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:13
Hundreds of jobs at closure-threatened oil refinery in Milford Haven could be saved after the sale of the site was agreed in principle.

MoJ recruits reserve prison officers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:08
The government has started recruiting a reserve force of prison officers for England and Wales, the BBC learns.

Banksy deal 'close to being done'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:56
A deal is close to being done to keep a Banksy artwork on the side of a house in Cheltenham, according to a London art dealer.

Jets crash report 'highly critical'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:54
Investigators find that if a collision warning system had been fitted to RAF Tornados, it would have prevented the jets from crashing.

Man, 69, dies after street robbery

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:31
A 69-year-old man dies in hospital after he was robbed in the street.

VIDEO: Nasa tests Mars landing technology

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:25
US space agency Nasa has sent a flying-saucer shaped vehicle high into the earth's atmosphere in an effort to discover future Mars landing technologies.

VIDEO: Dolly Parton: 'I can't do sad songs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:20
Country and western singer Dolly Parton holds a news conference ahead of her set at the Glastonbury music festival.

Three attacked in hate crime

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:19
Three men are attacked in Belfast in what the police have described as a "racially motivated hate crime".

Hebridean cattle help save butterfly

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:18
One of England's and Wales' most endangered butterflies, the high brown fritillary, is given a helping hand by cattle at a Lake District hill farm.

AUDIO: Eyewitness says fan had ear 'bitten off'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:10
England fan Billy Grant describes the incident at the Sao Paolo Arena where an England fan had part of his ear bitten off by a fellow fan during the match against Uruguay.

Battle joined at Bannockburn Live

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:07
Two days of historical re-enactments are held to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn.

VIDEO: Thousands attend Bannockburn events

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:03
One of the most famous military clashes in British history - the Battle of Bannockburn - has been commemorated in Scotland.

Prince 'wanted more grammar schools'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:46
The Prince of Wales tried to influence government decisions in areas including grammar schools expansion and GM crops, former Labour cabinet ministers reveal.

'Scores trapped' in India collapse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:41
More than 100 workers are still feared trapped following a building collapse in southern India, while 10 die in a similar tragedy in Delhi.

VIDEO: Giant 20kg jellyfish in Cornwall

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:34
A giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted swimming in an estuary near St Mawes in Cornwall.

Prince 'wanted complementary medicine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:07
Former cabinet minister Peter Hain says Prince Charles encouraged him to press the Welsh government to introduce complementary medicine on the NHS.

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:03

President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.

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