National / International News

VIDEO: Abuse probe 'scrapped after MP arrest'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 16:00
The BBC has heard claims that an investigation which allegedly uncovered child abuse by the late Liberal MP, Cyril Smith, was scrapped just after he was arrested in 1981.

Prince Harry to leave Army in June

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 16:00
Prince Harry says he is looking forward to a "new chapter" in his life after Kensington Palace confirms he will leave the Army in June.

Teens joining IS 'misguided' says PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 15:26
Young people who attempt to travel to Syria to join Islamic State are "deeply misguided," Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Obama, 2016 Contenders Deal With Changing Attitudes On Marijuana

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:57

As Americans move toward more favorable views of pot, politicians are, too — in some cases.

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Is there hope for Man City & Arsenal?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:51
As Manchester City and Arsenal face daunting tasks in the Champions League, we assess their prospects of upsetting the odds.

Advocaat 'in talks' with Sunderland

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:46
Former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat will hold talks with Sunderland over replacing Gus Poyet, according to reports.

Deadly gunfight after Boston bombing

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:40
Three officers told a court in Boston that Dzhokar Tsarnaev lobbed explosives at police and fired shots as he and his brother tried to escape capture after bombing the city marathon.

'Kidnapped' Dutch kids brought to IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:36
A Chechen woman in the Netherlands takes her two young children against their father's will to join Islamic State militants in Syria, prosecutors say.

Woods comeback could help McIlroy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:34
Paul McGinley says the return of Tiger Woods at next month's Masters would divert attention from world number one Rory McIlroy.

Smith child abuse probe 'scrapped'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:30
An undercover police probe into Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith and other high-profile figures was scrapped after his arrest, the BBC learns.

Reading 3-0 Bradford City

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:21
Reading end Bradford City's FA Cup run with a comfortable 3-0 replay win to earn a Wembley semi-final against Arsenal.

Swansea City 0-1 Liverpool

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:21
Jordan Henderson's freak goal moves Liverpool back within two points of a Champions League place as they win at Swansea.

VIDEO: US 'could walk way' from Iran talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:19
The US threatens to "walk away" from talks with Iran, after the latest round of negotiations on limiting Iran's nuclear programme fails to reach an agreement.

Clues To Autism, Schizophrenia Emerge From Cerebellum Research

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:15

The brain's cerebellum helps shape thinking and emotion, as well as physical coordination, research shows. Could stimulating that part of the brain help ease some aspects of autism and schizophrenia?

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Woman robbed of thousands in street

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 14:05
A woman transferring cash is robbed of a five-figure sum after being forced to the ground and threatened outside a post office.

Failings over baby with broken arm

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 13:40
A baby suffered broken bones in the care of relatives after failings by agencies - including the council at the centre of the "Baby P" scandal.

Murray battles past Kohlschreiber

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 13:33
Britain's Andy Murray sees off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in three sets to reach the last 16 at Indian Wells.

Gunfire, Bombs And An Arrest: Boston Police Detail Tsarnaev's Capture For Court

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-16 13:24

Police officers on Monday described a fierce gunbattle that included thrown explosives, at the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Teenagers' funeral dates announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 13:21
Funeral dates of three teenagers killed in a two-car crash in Brecon are announced.

FEMA Plans To Reopen All Sandy Claims, Regain Trust In Overhaul

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-16 13:17

It's the latest step in a growing controversy after thousands of homeowners said insurance companies lowballed damage estimates and insurance insiders called the appeals process "rigged."

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