National / International News

Hunt for man after derelict pub rape

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:26
A man who dragged a woman to an area next to derelict pub and raped her after she got off a night bus in east London is wanted by the police.

Peta dairy ad dubbed 'misogynistic'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:21
An animal rights group is branded "misogynistic" for using a sexually suggestive image of a woman in an anti-dairy products advert.

'I will have to come back stronger'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:16
Lewis Hamilton says he will have to come back stronger in 2015 if he is to stay ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg.

American Hostage In Yeman Killed In Failed Rescue Attempt

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:19

An American journalist held captive by al-Qaida militants in Yemen for more than a year was killed in a failed U.S. rescue attempt.

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US hostage dies after rescue bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:18
UK-born US hostage Luke Somers dies after a rescue operation by US and Yemeni forces against his al-Qaeda captors, US and Yemeni officials say.

Rail fares to rise by at least 10p

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:08
Fares on Arriva Trains Wales services are to go up by at least 10p from 2 January 2015.

Pedestrian dies in motorway crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:52
A man dies in a collision on the M8 motorway on the outskirts of Edinburgh between the Gogar and Hermiston junctions.

Al-Qaeda chief 'killed in Pakistan'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:16
A senior al-Qaeda militant, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has been killed in Pakistan, the country's military says.

VIDEO: Teen thanks medic who saved his life

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:16
A teenager thanks the air ambulance crew who helped save his life, two years after a devastating accident.

VIDEO: 'Largest ever' white truffle to be auctioned

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:04
An Italian white truffle, reportedly the largest in the world, will be sold at an in-house and online auction in New York on Saturday.

'Bid to rescue' US hostage in Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:02
US and Yemeni forces launch an operation to rescue British-born US hostage Luke Somers who has been held by al-Qaeda militants, reports say.

Three killed in car crash with lorry

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:02
Three people die following a crash between a car and a lorry in Wiltshire.

Suicide 'not always inevitable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:55
Spotlight on one woman's efforts to help prevent suicide

VIDEO: 'Shocking' disability access to shops

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:51
Access for disabled people on the High Street in Britain is "shocking", a government audit of more than 30,000 shops and restaurants finds.

VIDEO: Denial over RAF 'broken jets' claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:42
The MoD denies claims by an RAF serviceman that raids against Islamic State are being conducted with "broken jets and tired and fed up people."

VIDEO: Smith's Grammy nods 'dream come true'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:32
British singer/songwriter Sam Smith says his six Grammy nominations are "a dream come true".

'Terror preparations' teen quizzed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:14
Police continue to question a 19-year-old man under anti-terror laws following a series of raids on properties in Cardiff and Barry.

Half A Million Flee To Shelters As Super Typhoon Nears Philippines

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 20:26

Typhoon Hagupit is projected to slam the archipelago early today, hitting an area still recovering from a November 2013 typhoon that killed 7,300. This storm could drop 2 feet of rain in some areas.

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Xi cages big tiger in anti-corruption drive

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 20:18
Mighty fall in China's anti-corruption drive

Swiss hostage flees in Philippines

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 20:15
Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra escapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.