National / International News

VIDEO: Charlie Hebdo cartoon in the press

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:44
The world's newspapers and websites have found different ways of covering the Charlie Hebdo front cover depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

In pictures: Snowfall across Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:39
Your images of snowfall across Scotland

Motorcyclist dies in lorry collision

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:26
A motorcyclist dies following a crash on the Larne Road in Ballycarry, County Antrim.

VIDEO: French MPs sing anthem in parliament

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:25
French MPs, including Prime Minister Manuel Valls, hold a minute's silence and sing the national anthem, La Marseillaise, in the National Assembly to honour the victims of last week's Paris attacks.

VIDEO: 'We tried our best to free her'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:21
Eyewitness Mark English describes attempts made to help a Waterstones worker who was killed when the shop's sign fell on her.

Facebook To Post Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Kids

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:10

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says social networking and sharing are essential in helping to find minors who may have been abducted.

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'Watch Out, Guinea Worm, Here Comes Jimmy Carter'

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:08

Those words were written on a poster that greeted the former president on a visit to Nigeria. His Carter Center has vowed to wipe out the nasty worm. And right now we're down to 126 cases.

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Science Can Help

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:59

When your friends say it's time to stop wallowing in despair and move on, you can say that reflecting on a recent breakup can speed recovery. Oh, and maybe some Taylor Swift.

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VIDEO: Metro smoke: 'We sprinted for our lives'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:47
One of Washington DC's busiest Metro stations, L'Enfant Plaza, is evacuated after smoke fills the station and trains, leaving one person dead.

Former Wolves owner Hayward dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:47
Former Wolves owner Sir Jack Hayward dies at the age of 91, the Championship club have announced.

Tanzania outlaws witch doctors

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:40
Tanzania outlaws witch doctors in a move intended to stop the killing of albino people for their body parts.

AirAsia Search: Divers Recover 2nd Black Box

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:38

The cockpit voice recorder was removed from the Java Sea. The aircraft's flight data recorder was recovered Monday. Flight 8501 disappeared Dec. 28, killing all 162 people on board.

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Allen to create TV show for Amazon

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:37
Woody Allen is to create his first ever television series, writing and directing a show for the Amazon Prime Instant Video service.

O'Sullivan equals centuries record

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:34
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry's all-time centuries record of 775 in the Masters.

Android security shift exposes users

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:29
Millions of Android users could be at risk as Google changes the way it handles security updates for older versions of the smartphone operating system.

Tear gas used after Ohio State win

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:13
Police make multiple arrests and use tear gas to disperse crowds of American football fans following Ohio State's victory in the college championship game.

Oldham owner open to selling club

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:11
Oldham Athletic owner Simon Corney says he would consider selling the League One club after the Ched Evans saga.

HIA witness can have own lawyers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:54
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry was wrong to refuse a woman's bid for legal representation at public expense, the High Court has ruled.

Ennis-Hill to make heptathlon return

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:53
Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill to contest her first heptathlon since winning gold at London 2012 in May's Hypo-Meeting.

Almodovar gives blessing to musical

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:48
Film-maker Pedro Almodovar joins the cast of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown for the curtain call at its opening night in the West End.