National / International News

Madeleine police focus on new areas

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 04:28
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann focus their attentions on two new patches of land within the 15-acre search area in Praia da Luz.

Signs of a UKIP backlash in Newark?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 04:21
Signs of a UKIP backlash in Newark?

Google blunder over D-Day doodle

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 04:16
Google's failure to honour the D-Day anniversary in its famous daily doodle has angered some users.

The U.S. Finally Gets Past Pre-Recession Jobs Total

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-06 04:15

With today's monthly jobs report meeting predictions, the U.S. has surpassed the number of jobs before 2008. But the recovery has been slow and long, economists say.

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Yemen sinking 'worst this year' - UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 04:01
The UN reports the deaths of 62 people off the coast of Yemen in what it says is the worst sinking incident in the region this year.

Move to boost Mandarin students

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:55
The number of students in England learning Mandarin could double by 2019, says Education Minister Elizabeth Truss.

Pakistan TV channel ordered off air

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:53
Pakistani regulators order one of the country's top TV channels off air after it is accused of maligning the powerful ISI intelligence agency.

Man arrested over Canada shootings

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:51
Canadian police arrest a man suspected of killing three policemen and wounding two in Moncton, New Brunswick, after a day-long manhunt.

VIDEO: Why is Mumbai's new airport on hold?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:46
Sameer Hashmi talks to the villagers who are refusing to give up their land for a new airport in Mumbai, until their demands are met.

I'm not in race for EU job - Lagarde

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:40
IMF chief Christine Lagarde appears to rule herself out of the race to be the next president of the European Commission.

'World-changing' D-Day remembered

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:39
France's president leads the D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations, paying tribute to those who died on a day that "changed the world".

Boyfriend admits hairdresser murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:18
The ex-boyfriend of a hairdresser stabbed to death while working at a salon admits her murder.

Queen 'used to get Tory message out'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:15
Labour makes an official complaint about the use of Tory slogans in government statements including the Queen's Speech.

Six charged in care home abuse case

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:14
Six men are charged with a total of 27 serious sexual assault charges in an investigation into historical abuse in children's homes.

IMF warns UK over housing risk

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:12
The International Monetary Fund warns the UK government that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK's economic recovery.

Police question Islam row pastor

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:11
North Belfast pastor James McConnell who called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" is questioned by police on Friday.

Afghan candidate survives bombing

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:09
The front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, survives a deadly suicide bomb attack on his convoy in Kabul.

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:07
The political week up to 6 June is reviewed in one minute by Adam Fleming, looking back over the headlines.

Coe fails to rule out BBC Trust job

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:05
Lord Coe tells BBC 5 Live he has "some thinking to do" about whether to apply for the job as chairman of the BBC Trust.

In San Antonio, Spurs Beat The Heat Twice In One Game

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:02

The air conditioning in San Antonio's arena broke down, leaving the host Spurs and the Miami Heat sweating in 90-degree temperatures as the NBA Finals began.

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