National / International News

VIDEO: Fruit snacks 'worse than sweets'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:57
If you are someone who worries about how much sugar your child eats you may well buy a fruit snack rather than, say, a packet of sweets.

China on alert after first Mers case

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:50
China is trying to track at least 193 people who may have come in contact with a man with Mers - the country's first confirmed case of the virus.

Anderson takes 400th Test wicket

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:45
James Anderson becomes the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets in the second Test against New Zealand.

How good are Kim Jong-un's hackers?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:44
A high-profile North Korean defector has warned the country is capable of severely dangerous cyber attacks.

Campaign to stop attacks on schools

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.

Ivanovic makes short work of Vekic

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
Former champion Ana Ivanovic advances to the French Open fourth round with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Croatia's Donna Vekic.

Marine unit in search for man, 71

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:36
Marine unit officers and volunteers are helping in the search for a south Wales pensioner who has gone missing on the Isle of Wight.

India's economy surges by 7.5%

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:31
India's economy grew 7.5% in the three months to March, above expectations and outpacing China's economic expansion for the second straight quarter.

Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:23

Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.

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Fish fossils found by 'creationist'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:14
A man from Calgary reported to be a committed creationist finds five fish fossils dating back 60 million years whilst digging a basement.

Bomb attack at Saudi Arabia mosque

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing at least four people.

Girl, 4, 'was stabbed by father'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A girl who was seriously injured in an incident that left a man dead was reportedly stabbed by her father, neighbours say.

Corfu mother angry at shares payment

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:00
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.

Porn, adware found on FBI web domain

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:50
Porn and adwarehave briefly taken over several web domains formerly owned by the FBI and used them to direct people to adware and malware sites.

Woman's body exhumed over test errors

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
A mother speaks of her grief at seeing her daughter's body exhumed a year after her death because of post-mortem examination errors.

UK assessing Fifa allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:35
Serious Fraud Office says it is actively assessing "material in its possession" relating to Fifa corruption allegations.

Child hearing man jailed for abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:09
A former children's panel chairman is jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing two boys and a young man.

VIDEO: David Cameron and Angela Merkel news conference

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:06
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a news conference following face-to-face talks.

Greek bank deposits at decade low

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:02
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.

PODCAST: FIFA sponsorship

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:00

First up, we'll talk about the New York Stock Exchange and its mid-day happy hour. Plus, we'll talk about what corporate sponsorship looks like in the wake of the arrests of several FIFA officials.