National / International News

Caption Challenge: Naughty-looking man

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:20
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Tear gas used on Turkey protesters

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:07
Police have used water cannon and tear gas on May Day protesters in Istanbul as hundreds of people tried to defy a ban on demonstrations in Taksim Square as Selen Girit reports.

AUDIO: Poets fascinated by Dylan lyrics

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:47
Musician Pat Kane and poet Roger McGough discuss a manuscript showing Bob Dylan's original hand-written lyrics for the song Like a Rolling Stone.

Nevin wary of annual England fixture

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:40
Former Scotland international Pat Nevin warns that regular meetings with England run the risk of "boring" players.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:37
The government insists it is acting to prevent abuse and poor care in residential homes.

Kiev holds 'spying' Russia diplomat

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:32
A Russian military attache is detained in Ukraine on suspicion of spying and ordered to leave the country, as tensions grow between Kiev and Moscow.

Lorry crashes into garden of house

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:31
A lorry has crashed into the garden of a house in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

VIDEO: Family 'devastated' at teacher's death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:30
The family of teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death at a school in Leeds, have described her as "a shining light" who "brightened the world".

Dutch arrest Greenpeace activists

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:30
Dutch police board a Greenpeace ship and arrest 30 activists trying to prevent a Russian oil tanker from docking in Rotterdam port.

Explosion At Florida Jail Kills 2, Injures Dozens Of Inmates

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:27

Local authorities were describing the incident at the Pensacola jail as a possible gas explosion. It's not yet clear whether the extensive flooding that has hit the region may have played a role.

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EU force in charge of CAR airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:26
European Union (EU) troops have taken control of security at the Central African Republic's (CAR) main airport, in their first major operation to help end conflict in the country.

Gooch leaves England coaching role

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:24
England batting coach Graham Gooch leaves his role with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board announces.

Simeone thanks players' mothers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:23
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone praises his players' mothers for nurturing sons with a winning mentality.

Son says he knows mother's killers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:17
Jean McConville's son on knowing but not saying who killers were

'Significant' rise in syphilis cases

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:08
There has been a huge rise in cases of the sexually transmitted infection syphilis in north Wales, according to health experts.

AUDIO: 'Justice denied' by unreported crimes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:06
HMIC's Tom Winsor and ACPO's Jeff Farrar discuss a new report suggesting a fifth of crimes in England and Wales could be going unrecorded by police.

Man jailed for wife's knife murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:04
A man is jailed for life for murdering his wife at their home in Glasgow after finding out she was in a relationship with another woman.

Call for smear tests for under-25s

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:35
The twin sister of a Liverpool woman who died of cervical cancer says smear tests should be made available routinely to under-25s.

Iraq vote count gets under way

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:32
Vote counting is under way in Iraq as the US and UN hail the country's first parliamentary poll since the withdrawal of US troops three years ago.

Travel problems ease after IT fault

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:27
Airports and sea ports are returning to normal following an IT glitch which led to lengthy delays at immigration desks.
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