National / International News

Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

BBC - 52 min 35 sec ago
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.

VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

BBC - 53 min 2 sec ago
The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.

UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - 1 hour 6 min ago
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

BBC - 1 hour 12 min ago
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.

VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

BBC - 1 hour 16 min ago
In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.

U.S. Marine In Mexican Jail Is Now Free, Mexican Judge Orders

NPR News - 1 hour 34 min ago

Andrew Tahmooressi said he made a wrong turn and ended up across the border in Mexico with his legally registered guns, which were illegal in Mexico. He has been in a Mexican jail for seven months.

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Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC - 1 hour 47 min ago
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.

Charity defends airport green tax

BBC - 1 hour 49 min ago
The conservation charity WWF Scotland cautions against moves to scrap Air Passenger Duty for departures from Scotland.

An unlikely naval battle remembered

BBC - 1 hour 49 min ago
Relatives of those killed in Britain's first naval defeat of World War One pay tribute in Chile

The blind man leading the blind orchestra

BBC - 1 hour 59 min ago
The blind maestro leading an all-blind orchestra

'Men can end up mentally broken'

BBC - 2 hours 26 min ago
Movember turns its attention to men's mental health

England's unusual listed places

BBC - 2 hours 29 min ago
Zebra crossings to bus stations: unusual listed buildings

Are Corsica's days of militants and the mafia over?

BBC - 2 hours 30 min ago
Are Corsica's days of mafia and militants over?

Why should women change their names on getting married?

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
Why do wives take a man's name after marriage?

Love to Patrick

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
The official whose over-familiar letters infuriated his boss

Meulensteen criticises Rodgers

BBC - 2 hours 39 min ago
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is paying the price for not investing in his backroom staff, says Rene Meulensteen.

Burkina Faso's president resigns

BBC - 3 hours 33 sec ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.

European strikers are soft - Wenger

BBC - 3 hours 51 sec ago
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says the decline of street football means Europe struggles to produce players like Alexis Sanchez.

The talented students denied funding

BBC - 3 hours 12 min ago
The students educated in British schools but denied student loans

On Eve Of Promotion, NYPD's Top Uniformed Official Resigns

NPR News - 3 hours 44 min ago

Philip Banks III was set to become Commissioner William Bratton's deputy. The reasons for his abrupt resignation are not clear.

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