National / International News

Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:20
Authorities in Malaysia find several mass graves near the border with Thailand suspected of containing the bodies of trafficked migrants.

Foster not wanting assembly to fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:16
Finance Minister Arlene Foster says she hopes the current impasse over social welfare does not lead to the collapse of the Assembly.

No Resume? Criminal Background? No Problem At This Yonkers Bakery

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:10

Social justice is part of the recipe at New York's Greyston Bakery. The firm, whose clients include Ben & Jerry's, hires locals whose legal status or work history might otherwise make them unhirable.

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Labour to back EU referendum bill

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:00
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.

Ashley regime 'from another planet'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:54
Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan claims owner Mike Ashley "runs the club from another planet" and "disrespects fans".

Labour party in its 'deepest crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:49
Former Labour minister Kim Howells says the party is in the "deepest crisis" he can remember.

Unrest follows US police acquittal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:41
US police say they have made multiple arrests in protests in Cleveland after an officer was cleared over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple.

Ancelotti to take year off if sacked

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:23
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says he will take a year off from management if he is sacked by the Spanish club.

Injured man rescued from Snowdon

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:51
A man is airlifted to hospital in Bangor after becoming injured while walking on Snowdon.

Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:49
Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.

VIDEO: Leeds loco survives in Sierra Leone

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:40
A Leeds museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of a steam engine built in the Yorkshire city that founded a railway in Sierra Leone.

15,000 to compete at Urdd Eisteddfod

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:33
One of Europe's biggest youth festivals - the Urdd Eisteddfod - begins in Caerphilly county.

New pharmacy rules 'to cut errors'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:30
The government hopes a new "no-fault" airline-style error reporting system for chemists will help identify and reduce dispensing mistakes.

Activists make rare Koreas crossing

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 22:53
A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.

Cleveland Protesters Arrested After Officer's Acquittal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 22:48

Cleveland police in riot gear made a number of arrests overnight Saturday as angry residents protested the acquittal of a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects.

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Nepal flood alert after landslide

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 22:27
Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.

Pilates put Murray in Paris picture

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 21:53
If Andy Murray is to make his maiden Roland Garros final, he will have done it with the help of a new training regime.

Perfectly scripted: Eurovision 2015

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 20:54
The twists and turns of Eurovision 2015

Ferdinand: Wife's death 'difficult'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 20:21
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken publicly for the first time since his wife's death to cancer and says it has been "the most difficult period of his life".

VIDEO: US policeman cleared over deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 19:37
A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.