National / International News

Redknapp laughs off sack rumours

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:50
QPR boss Harry Redknapp laughs off rumours he is facing the sack but admits any decision is out of his hands.

Man remanded over Tesco murder bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:45
A 25-year-old man appears before magistrates charged with attempted murder at a Tesco supermarket in Flintshire.

VIDEO: 'I lost £6,000 in betting in one day'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:35
The first in a series of reports on the Smith Commission looks at the new power the Scottish Parliament could have over fixed odds betting terminals.

Worst A&E waiting times since 2009

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:31
The number of people waiting more than four hours to be seen at A&E units in Wales rises to the highest level since October 2009.

VIDEO: Rhinos flee from Israel's safari zoo

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:28
Three female rhinos escaped from Israel's safari zoo after one of the security guards fell asleep by an open side gate.

Chad to join Boko Haram campaign

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:22
Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent of troops to help it fight incursions from the Nigeria-based militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.

What does Beagle2 say about how we handle failure?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:20
David Shukman looks at the lessons of Beagle2 for how we handle failure.

Inquiry into Scottish milk crisis

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:16
An urgent inquiry into the milk pricing crisis is launched by the Scottish Parliament's rural affairs committee.

Search under way for missing student

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:13
A search is under way for a Durham University student missing following a night out in the city.

Released From Prison After 22 Years, But Still 'Locked Up'

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:10

Before Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn left office, he granted clemency for Tyrone Hood, who had served more than two decades for a murder Hood says he did not commit. Now Hood is fighting to clear his name.

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Ethiopia 'terror plotters' jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:08
Two British citizens and a Somali man are jailed in Ethiopia for trying to establish an Islamic state, a radio affiliated to the government reports.

‘Keep Falcao; no new deal for RVP’

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:02
Robbie Savage on which of the 18 Manchester United first-team players near the end of their deals should stay - and who should be let go

BBC & FA launch 5-a-side competition

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:00
BBC Get Inspired and the FA launch the People's Cup, a new competition which will give 100,000 players a chance of Wembley glory.

Lost Beagle2 probe found on Mars

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 01:00
High-resolution images taken from orbit identify the landing location of the lost Beagle2 probe, and it appears to be in one piece.

Keaton takes awards stage tumble

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:57
Michael Keaton rounds off a successful awards day by falling off the stage at the Critics' Choice Awards after collecting a clutch of trophies.

Wales and NI A&E waits 'worsen'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:56
A&E waiting times in Wales and Northern Ireland got worse last month - well below performance in England.

Power restoration battle continues

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:35
Engineers work to restore power to about 200 properties still without electricity after high winds hit Dumfries and Galloway.

Council offices '85%' fire damaged

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:34
Roughly 85% of council offices targeted in a suspected arson attack are damaged, with the planning department "completely destroyed".

VIDEO: Could you afford £700 a week for care?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:23
BBC Breakfast poll reveals many people are unprepared for the cost of care in old age with the average bill for a residential home in England standing at £27,000 a year.

How 'stealthy' are the new speed cameras?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 00:22
Speed cameras on the M25 have caught nearly 700 people in just over a month.