National / International News

Union fears over distribution jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:13
A trade union raises concerns for 120 jobs at a freight distribution centre, that is run by DHL, on the outskirts of north Belfast.

Caesareans 'to save time, not money'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:07
Stormont's spending watchdog questions whether the high number of caesarean sections in Northern Ireland's hospitals is to save time rather than money.

'Death in the classroom' - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 21:03
The fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire, in the classroom of a Leeds school, and the conviction on sex abuse charges of publicist Max Clifford lead the papers.

UN 'should ignore Syria aid curbs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:19
A group of top legal experts urges the UN to ignore "arbitrary" government restrictions on delivering aid into Syria.

VIDEO: Inside West Bank cave-turned-home

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:14
The latest round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians was due to reach its deadline on Tuesday. Jeremy Bowen report.

Minor fire in India PM office doused

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 20:06
A minor fire which broke out in the prime minister's office in the Indian capital, Delhi, is put out, the fire department says.

VIDEO: US storm chaser on tornado devastation

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 19:57
Deadly storms are again barrelling down on the southern US, a night after tornadoes claimed 16 lives.

Miliband warning to PM over debates

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 18:51
Labour leader Ed Miliband accuses Prime Minister David Cameron of "dragging his feet" over agreeing to general election debates next year.

Mexico begins disarming vigilantes

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 17:17
The Mexican army begins registering the weapons carried by vigilantes opposed to the Knights Templar drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan.

Samsung's mobile phone sales decline

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 17:02
Samsung Electronics reports a 4% decline in sales at its mobile phone division in the first quarter of 2014.

Stabbing school 'to open as usual'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 16:52
The Leeds school where a teacher was stabbed to death in front of pupils is expected to open as usual later as police continue to question a 15-year-old pupil.

Guilty plea in salon mass shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 16:51
Scott Dekraai will plead guilty in the 2011 shooting rampage which left eight people dead, including his ex-wife, his attorney says.

Dad's Army: a box office battle?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 16:36
Will a new Dad's Army film have a battle at the box office?

London domain name goes on sale

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 16:22
The new .london internet domain name goes on sale for the first time for Londoners.

Robust UK growth figures expected

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 16:21
The UK's gross domestic product is expected to have risen by 0.9% in the first part of 2014, reaching the highest level in almost four years.

VIDEO: Close-up: Mobile money app launches

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 15:58
Paym system which links your mobile phone number to your bank account goes live on Tuesday - and may have a better chance than others of finally gaining widespread acceptance for mobile payments.

Another Round Of Tornadoes Rakes Through The South

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 15:50

Severe damage was reported in Tupelo, Miss., where the mayor said homes and business were destroyed. The severe weather is expected to continue through the night.

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Broken skull man 'fixed' by plate

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 15:47
A man who had chunk of his skull removed after a balcony fall says he feels good after his head was "fixed".

Has wealth made Qatar happy?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 15:44
It's the wealthiest country in the world - but is it happy?

VIDEO: Drones may soon assist with tornadoes

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 15:43
How drones may soon assist in search and rescue efforts

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