National / International News

How UK indie No Man's Sky 'won E3'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 22:04
How a tiny UK studio created E3's 2014 break-out video game

VIDEO: The job causing a rift in the EU

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:55
Matthew Price explains why the appointment of a new European Commission president is causing divisions among members.

US drone hits 'resume in Pakistan'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:46
The US carries out its first drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal north-west for six months, killing at least 16 militants, reports say.

Firefighters stage 24-hour strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:45
Firefighters across Wales stage a 24-hour strike in their long running dispute with the UK government over pensions.

VIDEO: Brazil's year of World Cup protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:37
As the World Cup begins in Brazil, Julia Carneiro looks back at a year that saw millions of Brazilians take to the streets in protest.

VIDEO: Lineker's four teams to win World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:37
BBC Sport's Gary Lineker picks the four teams that he believes can win the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

Report due on NI care home closures

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:36
A review into the future of Northern Ireland's residential care homes is to be published later.

VIDEO: E3: No Man's Sky wows games critics

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:33
A small indie studio from England is wowing jaded games critics with its galaxy-exploring game No Man's Land. Dave Lee asks the studio how it did it.

VIDEO: E3: PS4 gets a psychedelic love tale

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:29
Sony's latest games studio has done something relatively rare for E3 - shown off a new type of game. Richard Taylor discovers how Entwined came about.

Passport delays and Iraq violence - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:26
Delays affecting passport applications and gains by Islamist militants in Iraq are the main stories on the front pages of the papers.

'Joint promise' on Holyrood powers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:18
Leaders of the main unionist parties in Scotland could soon share a platform, jointly promising more powers for Holyrood.

3D cameras to help in crash clear-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:14
Waiting times for roads to re-open after serious accidents could be cut with the introduction of 3D laser cameras.

McGuinness to meet Queen again

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 21:01
Martin McGuinness confirms he will again meet the Queen when she visits Belfast later in June.

Ill man living in squalor was failed

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 20:18
Health and social care officials are criticised for letting a severely mentally ill patient continue living in his Bedfordshire home in "squalor".

E3: Views from the games expo

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 18:06
The fun and fury at this year's video games show

Eight things you need to know about the World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:54
How bad can a team be and still qualify? Why has the "official noisemaker" been banned? All you need to know about the World Cup.

China takes new steps to boost growth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:37
China announces new measures, including infrastructure spending and increased lending for exporters, to bolster its economic growth.

Call to decriminalise W Africa drugs

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:20
Low-level drug offences should be decriminalised in West Africa, according to a commission headed by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Disability 'here' and 'there'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 17:06
Exhibition shows disabled people photographed doing their jobs

Cantor's Loss In Va. Is Immigration Issue's Death Knell. Or Not.

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-11 16:58

Immigration was a key issue in Tuesday's primary. Rep. Eric Cantor's defeat may discourage others from promoting policy changes. But some advocates say the outlook for overhaul isn't so bleak.

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