National / International News

Ex-jockey fined for racial comments

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:56
Ex-jockey Carl Llewellyn is fined £1,500 by the British Horseracing Authority over alleged racial comments.

VIDEO: 'Lack of vision' in Welsh education

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:55
Schools in Wales are struggling to improve and suffer from a lack of a long-term vision, according to a review.

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To Near 7-Year Low

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:48

There were 300,000 applications filed last week. That's the fewest since May 2007. Economists say the data are another sign that the labor market is gaining some strength.

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'Lack of vision' in Welsh education

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:36
A major review of the schools system says the Welsh government lacks a long-term vision and needs to do more to help teachers.

Test chance for Ireland and Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:35
A play-off system that will give Ireland and Scotland the chance to play Test cricket is approved by the ICC.

VIDEO: How to avoid password meltdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:35
Rory Cellan-Jones looks at some of the ways people can manage multiple passwords online, to increase security.

Heartbleed: Do you need to worry?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:32
Everything you need to know about the bug

US company to create 1,000 new jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:30
US company Concentrix is to create around 1,000 new jobs in Belfast.

Why London Marathon will be Farah's toughest test

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:10
Fans used to seeing Mo Farah's many triumphs need to temper expectations of what he will achieve on his marathon debut

'Super jumbo' arrives in Glasgow

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:10
Thousands of spectators watch the world's largest passenger aircraft, the A380 Airbus, land in Scotland for the first time.

Ukraine offer to pro-Russian rebels

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:07
Ukraine says it will not prosecute pro-Russian activists occupying official buildings in two eastern cities if they surrender their weapons.

'Stay With Me, Bud,' Mom Told Baby After Mudslide Trapped Them

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-10 04:00

Amanda Skorjanc's home in Oso, Wash., was among those engulfed in mud and debris on March 22. But she managed to hold on to her 6-month-old son, Duke. "I thought I was losing him," she says.

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Road reopens after lorry gets stuck

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:58
A road reopens after a large lorry earlier became stuck under a railway bridge in Powys forcing the cancellation of trains.

Bank keeps UK interest rates on hold

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:50
UK interest rates have been kept on hold at 0.5% again by the Bank of England, with most analysts not expecting rates to rise until next year.

Kenyan bullet-hit boy discharged

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:40
A Kenyan toddler is discharged from hospital after recuperating from surgery to remove a bullet lodged in his brain during a shooting at a church.

M&S clothing sales recover

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:33
Marks & Spencer reveals sales of its clothing range have risen but sales across its wider general merchandise division have fallen for the 11th quarter in a row.

Lung cancer 'still biggest killer'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:30
Lung cancer continues to kill more people in Wales than any other type of cancer with almost 1,900 people dying of the disease in 2012, new figures show.

Caption Challenge: Seven days to file

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:24
It's the Caption Challenge.

Possible new signal in plane search

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:20
A plane searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has detected a possible new signal in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian officials say.

Co-op: A very public power struggle

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 03:09
Lord Myners’ resignation is about future of UK’s biggest mutual

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