National / International News

Police criticised in new inquest bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:48
A man seeking a fresh inquest into his stepdaughter's death tells the High Court that Norfolk Police "did not effectively investigate".

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:43
An MP demands a government statement amid fears over the accuracy of cattle TB statistics.

Uganda troops battle S Sudan rebels

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:41
Ugandan troops are fighting alongside South Sudanese government forces against rebels, President Museveni confirms.

GB medal targets for Sochi announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:40
Team GB target at least three medals from the Winter Olympics in Sochi as well as two Paralympic medals.

Hariri murder trial begins at Hague

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:40
The in-absentia trial of four men accused of murdering Lebanese ex-PM Rafik Hariri in 2005 begins at a special tribunal at The Hague.

What do our cars know about us?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:34

If you've got a newer car, chances are it's got GPS. That's useful, but it also might be collecting data on you. A Ford executive recently stirred up controversy when he said the automaker knows when drivers of its cars break traffic laws.

Alan Mulally, Ford's CEO, later said that Ford doesn't track cars -- and won't even down the road. He also called for better privacy laws as cars add new location-based technology.

Ryan Calo, Law Professor at the University of Washington, joins Marketplace's Mark Garrison to discuss. 

More Christmas retail winners emerge

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:23
Argos, Dixons and Halfords become the latest UK retailers to report strong trading over the crucial Christmas period.

Home sales 'highest for six years'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:16
The number of UK homes sold per surveyor has more than doubled since the depth of the housing market downturn, a survey suggests.

What Cortese exit means for Southampton

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 03:04
The departure of a visionary chairman in Nicola Cortese will have far-reaching consequences for Southampton, says Ben Smith

Fallon to be Minister for Portsmouth

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:53
The government is to appoint a Minister for Portsmouth, with former Conservative Party deputy chairman Michael Fallon in line for the job, the BBC learns.

US marines probe Iraq burning images

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:50
The US Marine Corps says it is trying to determine the authenticity of photographs that appear to show marines burning bodies of Iraqi insurgents.

Clegg: EU poll an 'uphill struggle'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:45
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says his party faces an "uphill struggle" in the European elections - while Tory Liam Fox admits "anything could happen".

Virus warnings for XP to continue

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:41
Microsoft has decided to continue providing warnings about viruses for the ageing Windows XP operating system until 2015.

How I Met Your Mother creators sorry

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:32
The writers of the US comedy apologise after accusations the latest episode was "racist".

Driver injured after car overturns

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:31
A 19-year-old driver is left critically ill after his car overturns on a dual carriageway sliproad near Portlethen in Aberdeenshire.

Hull agree Long fee with West Brom

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:28
Hull City are set to sign West Bromwich Albion striker Shane Long as the clubs agree a deal which could rise to £7m.

Tennis medic defends heat policy

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:26
The chief medical officer at the Australian Open defends their "extreme heat policy" after Jamie Murray is treated for heatstroke.

Runaway pupils 'safe' in Caribbean

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:23
Police searching for two school pupils who ran away from a Lancashire boarding school to the Caribbean have a "good idea" of their location.

Your pictures: Taxis

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:15
Readers' photos on the theme of taxis

Jordan: Israeli Prime Minister On Unexpected Visit To Jordan

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-16 02:00

Jordan's Royal Palace says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Amman for talks with the king on the latest in Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations.

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