National / International News

Pakistan 'hero' proposed for award

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:10
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recommends a bravery award for a teenager killed when tackling a suicide bomber who targeted his school.

Franklin McCain, One Of 'Greensboro Four,' Dies

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:09

In February 1960, four young black men sat down at a whites-only lunch counter in North Carolina. Their protest would be followed by others across the nation and become a key moment in the civil rights movement. McCain once said that he wasn't scared. He was angry.

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Injuries in Thai protest clashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:08
A clash between pro- and anti-government groups outside the Thai capital, Bangkok, leaves six people injured, three of them seriously.

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A selection of news photos: 4-10 January

AUDIO: Hospital tags linen to stop thieves

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
A hospital laundry service has decided to electronically tag its sheets after £400,000 worth of items went missing in a single year.

Iranian MP gets spoof MI6 ID card

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
Iranian MP issued with spoof James Bond ID card

See no evil

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:01
Some things we know but prefer not to think about, be it the truth about the invasion of Iraq or the failures of the financial system.

Mivan goes into administration

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:59
Mivan, one of Northern Ireland's best known construction companies, which employs 289 people, is placed into administration.

Costa Concordia 'removed in June'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:57
The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship will be towed away from the coast of north-west Italy in June, salvage officials say.

VIDEO: New Zealand beach take-off fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:47
Two pilots have attempted a dramatic take-off from a beach after their plane made an emergency landing on Martins Bay in New Zealand.

Pietersen released in IPL team revamp

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:41
Kevin Pietersen is among a squad of players not retained by IPL side Delhi Daredevils and will be a free agent for February's auction.

Children used as drugs couriers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:29
Children as young as 13 are being employed by London gangs to sell drugs in Kent, it emerges.

Human remains found near village

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:23
Police Scotland investigate the discovery of human remains near the village of Arrochar, near Loch Long, in Argyll.

VIDEO: CES 2014: Gadgets on show

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:07
Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the announcements and more unusual gadgets on show at CES 2014

VIDEO: CES 2014: Steambox reviewed

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 07:07
Click's Marc Cieslak takes a look at some of the latest Steambox consoles.

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