National / International News

Few 'will hit social care cost cap'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 21:04
Pensioners expecting a government cap on the cost of elderly social care in England to help cover their bill are "in for a shock", a report warns.

NI private sector recovery continues

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 20:58
A survey of businesses suggests the recovery of NI's private sector moved up a gear in April.

Thai Senate faces protest call

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 20:51
Thailand's Senate is to hold talks, as protesters call on it to replace the current government of ousted leader Yingluck Shinawatra.

VIDEO: Final day of Indian voting

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 20:33
Voting has begun in the battleground of Varanasi as India votes in the final phase of its mammoth general election.

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 20:03

The journalist, who received a cache of highly classified documents, says no one disputes that the security agency should be reading emails from al-Qaida, but the system has become too powerful.

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WW1 'digital memorial' goes live

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 19:53
An online archive remembering the millions of people from Britain and the Commonwealth who served in World War One goes live.

Reliance and BP in India arbitration

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 19:46
India's Reliance Industries, UK oil giant BP and Canada's Niko file an arbitration notice against the Indian government over gas prices.

Death discussions 'taboo' for many

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 19:16
Discussing dying and making end of life plans remain taboo for many Britons, a survey finds.

From jail to jihad?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 18:49
The threat of prison radicalisation

Blue plaque honour for Tony Hancock

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 18:39
Radio and TV comedy star Tony Hancock is commemorated with a blue plaque outside his London home on what would have been his 90th birthday.

Mozilla to test sponsored tabs

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 17:22
Mozilla says it will test a plan that puts ads and sponsored content on the boxes that appear when Firefox users launch a new tab on the browser.

Small investors join Pajama party

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 17:20
Is West End theatre chasing a new breed of investor?

Inmarsat offers free airline tracking

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:49
UK satellite operator Inmarsat is to offer a free, basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airliners, following the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Deadly stampede at DR Congo match

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:41
At least 15 people are killed in a stampede at a football match in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, officials say.

China to build new Africa railway

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:26
Agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

Lithuania president faces run-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:16
Lithuania's incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite emerges as the clear leader in presidential elections, but looks set to face a run-off vote.

Coeliac disease diagnoses rise in UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:02
The number of people in the UK with coeliac disease has increased fourfold between 1990 and 2011, scientists say.

Germany's youth rebels against EU

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:46
The young German rebels who have had enough of the EU

'WW1 was world's first sci-fi war'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:34
Why WW1 was the world's first sci-fi conflict

The wisdom of barbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:30
Six close shaves in unlikely locations
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