National / International News

Proton failure to delay Inmarsat

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:51
The roll-out of Inmarsat's Global Xpress network, the UK's biggest commercial space venture, is facing several months of delay because of a Russian rocket failure.

Fraudster probe as woman found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:47
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if a woman found dead was a Northern Ireland woman wanted for fraud.

Woman denies attempted murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:46
A woman who is accused of trying to kill two children in Newport may have been suffering from an amphetamine-induced psychiatric illness, a jury hears.

VIDEO: UK team snow-kite to Greenland record

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:43
A team of four British adventurers has broken the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap.

Pushy parents 'stress out' children

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:32
There has been a rise in the number of parents "living their lives through their ambitions for their children", the head teacher of Eton says.

US biker shoot-out: 192 face charges

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:19
Texas police say 192 people are to face charges of organised crime after the Waco bike-gang shooting in which nine died.

VIDEO: Chua victim: 'I'm lucky to be here'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:16
One of Victorino Chua's victims says he thought he was "a goner" after being treated by the nurse.

Did the flight hacker really do it?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:08
FBI document reveals flight hacker told them he was able to issue commands to the aircraft engines from his seat.

Burundi soldiers clash with protesters

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:08
Soldiers fire warning shots as protests resume in Burundi despite the return of President Pierre Nkurunziza after last week's failed coup.

Greece seeks loan deal by end of May

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:06
Greece has said it wants to reach a loan deal with its international creditors by the end of this month.

Why Saudi has lost faith in the US

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:03
The BBC's Kim Ghattas analyses Saudi Arabia’s regional ambitions post-Camp David.

Many pupils 'not in good schools'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 04:00
School improvements in Suffolk demanded by Ofsted are happening too slowly and pupils' attainment remains below average, a new study says.

Obama To Limit Police Acquisition Of Some Military-Style Equipment

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:55

In an executive order, President Obama will curb the kind of equipment local police can acquire from the federal government. Obama will also demand more accountability in exchange for other equipment.

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£32k damages for Bronson jail guard

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:53
A prison officer left with post-traumatic stress disorder after being attacked by inmate Charles Bronson receives £32,500 in damages.

Gucci sues Alibaba over 'fake goods'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:47
The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.

ITV commissions Queen Victoria drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:38
The life of Queen Victoria is to be dramatised in an ITV series, starting with when she took the throne aged 18.

Race crash 'freak accident' says mum

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:27
The mother of a woman who has been seriously injured while she was watching the North West 200 at the weekend has said it was a "freak accident".

Former tennis star jailed for rape

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:21
Former Grand Slam tennis star Bob Hewitt is jailed for six years by a South African court for raping underage girls.

Ofcom clears 'impartial' UKIP drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:20
A Channel 4 docudrama that imagined a future where the UK Independence Party won the general election is cleared by broadcasting watchdog Ofcom.

The dressing up of Narendra Modi

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:16
The dressing up of Narendra Modi on the global stage