National / International News

Flu jabs needed after outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:55
NHS staff and at-risk people are urged to immediately get flu jabs after an outbreak of the diseases in communities and hospitals across south Wales.

Heavy rain may bring local flooding

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:47
A warning is issued for heavy rain to hit parts of Wales from Tuesday night through to Wednesday.

VIDEO: WWI Hartlepool bombardment recalled

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:45
People have been paying tribute to those killed during the German bombardment of Hartlepool 100 years ago - the first attack on British soil of World War I.

Quantum thinking: Cats to computers

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:44
An interactive journey through quantum theory

Laundrette killer gets 16-year term

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:42
A 52-year-old County Londonderry man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.

Jeb Bush to explore White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:41
Ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother and son of US presidents, takes a step towards a run on the White House in 2016.

Calculate your inflation rate

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:34
The BBC's new inflation calculator will work out how much prices are rising for households like yours.

Jeb Bush Announces He Will 'Actively Explore' Presidential Run

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:34

Bush, a GOP favorite, said he would establish a political action committee in January to "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."

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What is an English law?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:33
How do we define an English law, when so much legislation has a knock-on effect for other parts of the UK population?

Reward offered after girl, 11, raped

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:29
A £3,000 reward is offered for information leading to the conviction of a man who raped an 11-year-old girl as she walked home from school.

Book News: James Patterson Makes Good On $1M Promise To Indies

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:26

With a final $437,000 push, his plan to donate $1 million of his own money to support independent booksellers is complete. Also: Judy Blume is set to publish her first adult novel in 15 years.

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Search intensifies for US gunman

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:07
Authorities in Pennsylvania continue to search for Bradley William Stone after his ex-wife and five of her family members are shot dead.

A&E units 'creaking under pressure'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:06
The medical director of NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh, says the "system is creaking" as winter begins to take hold.

Guards cleared over deportation death

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:50
Three G4S security guards are found not guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died during an attempted deportation at Heathrow airport.

Cosmic bangs 'common on Earth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:48
Scientists shed light on the energetic emission of radiation that occurs in thunderstorms.

Haenow in early Christmas chart lead

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:45
X Factor winner Ben Haenow is ahead of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars in the race for Christmas number one, the Official Chart Company reveals.

Kerry to discuss Israel pull-out bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:34
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet the chief Palestinian negotiator in London over moves to set a timetable for an end to the Israeli occupation.

Ofcom names Sharon White as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:32
Ofcom, the UK's telecoms regulator, has named senior Treasury official Sharon White as its new chief executive.

Thousands Lay Flowers At The Site Hostage Siege In Sydney

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:24

A day after two people, plus a gunman were killed in a hostage siege, thousands of Australians left bouquets of flowers. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife visited and signed a condolence book.

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Care home scalding death accidental

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 05:12
A care assistant at a nursing home where a dementia patient was scalded in a bath, had not been given any formal training, an inquest hears.

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