National / International News

Man falls to death on Snowdon

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:59
A 21-year-old man is killed in a fall near Snowdon summit, North Wales Police reveal.

Ukraine calls Easter truce in east

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:41
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.

Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:33
An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.

Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:17

Prince has re-signed with Warner Bros. Records 18 years after an acrimonious split, and will release an expanded edition of Purple Rain in time for its 30th anniversary.

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WRU to appoint first woman to board

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:15
The Welsh Rugby Union is set to appoint its first woman board member in its 133 year history.

Tech Week: Earnings, A Heartbleed Arrest And Digital Distraction

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:08

Fears of a bubble continue as tech titans reported their quarterly earnings; the culture of digital distraction finds more critics; and fallout from the Heartbleed bug raises questions for government.

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Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:07

The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.

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Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:07

The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.

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Man, 69, held as woman dies at house

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:58
A 69-year-old man is arrested after a woman dies at a Wiltshire house.

Flats evacuated by bomb experts

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:49
A tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated as bomb disposal crews investigated the discovery of "suspicious items".

'Rogue directors' crackdown planned

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:35
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

Woman killed and seven hurt in crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:06
A woman is killed and seven people are seriously injured in a crash on a Lincolnshire road.

Captain Of Sunken S. Korean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 00:03

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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O'Sullivan 'not motivated by record'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:55
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may not have the motivation to equal Stephen Hendry's record of seven World Championship titles.

HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:50
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

Demise of the 'mouth of hell'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:49
Should this bus station be mourned?

Three missing in Everest avalanche

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:48
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.

VIDEO: Buttock silicone injections 'lethal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:44
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela

VIDEO: East Ukraine Jews told 'pay tax or go'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:37
Posters and leaflets have appeared in Donetsk, Eastern Ukrainian, demanding Jews register, pay a new tax or leave, because of 'their support for the Kiev government'.

Plane search at 'critical juncture'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-18 23:37
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.
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