National / International News

Paisley bombing comments criticised

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:56
Former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley has made controversial comments about the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings.

Target Says 70 Million Individuals' Data May Have Been Stolen

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:28

The number of people affected by a data breach during the holiday shopping season has increased dramatically. Target says customers names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses were taken. It's offering free credit monitoring and "zero liability" for any fraudulent charges.

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Two suspended over footballer death

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:25
Two members of staff at an Edinburgh leisure centre where a teenage footballer died are suspended.

Economy Adds Only 74,000 Jobs In December; Jobless Rate At 6.7 Percent

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:15

The unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since late 2008, but the labor force has shrunk. That could be a sign that many Americans still think there just aren't that many job openings out there.

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Driver jailed for killing dad-of-two

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:14
A drink driver who killed a father of two after his vehicle swerved onto the pavement is jailed for five years.

Israel plans new settlement homes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:09
Israel announces plans to build more than 1,400 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Crash pilot 'truly enjoyed' flying

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:09
A pilot who was killed when a United States Air Force (USAF) helicopter crashed died "doing what he truly enjoyed, flying", his father says.

India seeks US official's withdrawal

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:08
India asks the US to withdraw an embassy official as a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York shows no sign of abating.

'Corpse' wakes up in Kenyan mortuary

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 05:00
Kenyan authorities launch an investigation into how a man declared dead in a hospital woke up alive in its mortuary the next day.

Heathrow calls price cap 'draconian'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:57
Heathrow accuses the UK's aviation regulator of draconian action, after it capped the amount it is allowed to charge its airlines.

Labour hints at free movement curb

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:47
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna suggests Labour may be interested in restricting free movement for EU workers without a job offer.

Murray draws Soeda in Australian Open

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:45
Andy Murray will play Go Soeda of Japan in the Australian Open first round, while Laura Robson faces Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.

VIDEO: Jedward split up... for TV battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:33
John and Edward Grimes, otherwise known as Jedward, talk to BBC Breakfast about battling each other in their TV show

VIDEO: Can a puppet be a terrorist?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:30
Abla Fahita - the YouTube star accused of terrorism

Civilians told to leave S Sudan city

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:30
The army in South Sudan tells all civilians to leave the city of Bentiu, saying it is on the verge of recapturing the oil hub from rebel forces.

Woman warns father 'will kill again'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:29
A killer's daughter says she is "frightened to death" after learning he can leave the secure hospital where he is held for hours at a time.

'Chip fault' in crash helicopter

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:13
A helicopter had been cleared to fly when 94 metallic chip detections were discovered in its gearbox eight days before it crashed, an inquiry hears.

Doctor faked own Viagra prescription

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:07
A doctor with "marital difficulties" forged prescriptions for Viagra because he was too embarrassed to see his GP, a court hears.

Shared education campus scheme opens

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 04:02
Schools across Northern Ireland can now apply for funding to set up shared education campuses.

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