National / International News

Swiss 'reject immigration curbs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:24
Swiss voters look likely to reject a referendum proposal to cut immigration, according to projections on state TV.

Health service set for £50m boost

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:09
Northern Ireland is likely to receive between £50m and £70m in additional spending next year.

VIDEO: 'Osborne's NHS cash is crisis money'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:34
An extra £2bn funding for the NHS pledged by George Osborne is "crisis money", according to Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, who accused the Conservatives of putting the NHS in danger.

Hughes stays '63 not out forever'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:28
Phillip Hughes's final innings has been adjusted to show him being 63 not out after an update from Cricket Australia.

Runaway car traps and kills man

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:23
A man is killed and a woman is injured after a runaway car rolled down a street in Swansea, trapping them underneath.

Tarantulas part of high pest rate

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:15
More pests were dealt with in Wales per person than in any other country in the UK last year, pest controllers say.

Crossing payment system changes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:09
A new payment system is introduced at the Dartford Crossing between Kent and Essex.

With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

When you think of Iraq, you may picture a desert battlefield. But life is not like that everywhere. The southern Shiite heartland of Najaf is full of religious pilgrims and bustling business.

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For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium — and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.

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With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

When you think of Iraq, you may picture a desert battlefield. But life is not like that everywhere. The southern Shiite heartland of Najaf is full of religious pilgrims and bustling business.

» E-Mail This

For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium — and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.

» E-Mail This

Revisiting 2001: A Space Odyssey

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:31
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey revisited

Action on bouncers unlikely - ICC

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:26
Chief executive David Richardson says the ICC is unlikely to restrict bouncers despite Phillip Hughes's death.

Airport reopens after security alert

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:17
Edinburgh Airport reopens after a security alert saw hundreds of passengers being evacuated.

Hostility in the air after Boko Haram attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:09
Mosque bombing highlights staggering scale of violence

Teenager killed after car hits tree

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 00:47
A teenager is killed and four others are injured after their car leaves the road and crashes into a tree.

Two charged over Ballymena burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 00:42
Two men, aged 39 and 35, are charged with intent to endanger life, aggravated burglary, grievous bodily harm and firearms offences.

VIDEO: Russia sanctions hit UK businesses

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 00:38
Caroline Bayley reports on how US and EU sanctions imposed on Russia have had an adverse impact on some British businesses.

VIDEO: Plane wheeled through Kiev streets

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 00:34
There was an unusual sight on the streets of Kiev on Saturday night, as a 30-year old Soviet-made aircraft was moved from the international airport to an aviation museum.

NI 'not ready for corporation tax'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 00:18
A leading businessman calls into question the ability of politicians to deliver a lowering of corporation tax for Northern Ireland.

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