National / International News

Google drops Chinese net regulator

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:17
A Chinese internet regulator has hit out at Google for no longer accepting its security certificates.

VIDEO: Cause of Holborn fire 'unknown'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:15
Firefighters have said they are still unsure what caused an electrical fire which has closed a road in central London.

VIDEO: Maysak moves closer to Philippines

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:12
Typhoon Maysak is likely to bring strong winds and heavy rain to parts of the Philippines. Philip Avery has the latest

Arrests after guns and drugs seized

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:11
Two men have been arrested in north Belfast after a significant quantity of firearms and £90, 000 worth of illegal drugs were seized, police say

Shares in Rangers are delisted

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:11
Shares in Rangers International Football Club plc are delisted from the AIM Stock Exchange.

VIDEO: 'Loudest purr' cat finds home

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:09
A homeless cat shunned because it purred "like a tractor" has found a new home after a rescue centre released a film of it.

Dozens Killed In Sinking Of Russian Fishing Trawler

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:03

The vessel reportedly capsized while bringing in its nets off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Authorities in Moscow have denied reports that it was overloaded.

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VIDEO: Did drug giant 'block' eye treatment?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:57
A drugs firm has been accused of trying to block access to what some doctors believe is a cheap, safe and effective drug to treat a common eye condition.

Coach Thompson suspended by Leeds

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:54
Championship club Leeds United confirm assistant coach Steve Thompson has been suspended.

Funeral for murdered 18-year-old

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:54
The funeral of an 18-year-old man who died after being attacked at a south Wales caravan park is set for 11 April.

Llyn Padarn trwy'r tymhorau // Padarn Lake, Snowdonia through the seasons

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:40
Seasonal changes to Padarn Lake in Snowdonia

Man murders woman before double rape

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:33
A 38-year-old man pleads guilty to murdering an escort at his Falkirk home before raping two other women.

Woman in '£100,000 assembly fraud'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:14
A London woman who denies defrauding more than £100,000 from the Welsh assembly has her case sent to the crown court.

Soldier killed in 'hit-and-run'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:05
Police are investigating the possibility that a Scottish soldier who died on holiday in Florida was involved in a hit-and-run incident.

Tax warning over pension withdrawal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:05
Hundreds of thousands of people are being warned by the IFS think-tank about a big tax bill, if they decide to cash in their pension pots from next week

Why 'secular stagnation' matters

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 04:01
A debate between three major economists highlights a key macroeconomic issue.

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:53
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign.

Mars beckons for European satellite

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:52
The satellite Europe will be sending to Mars early next year enters its final test programme.

VIDEO: Kenya university attack 'kills 70'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:48
At least 70 hostages have been killed in an attack by al-Shabab Islamist militants on a university in north-eastern Kenya, officials say.

Racism affects job chances - Ramsey

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:46
QPR manager Chris Ramsey says being black will make it more difficult to find another job should he leave Loftus Road.