National / International News

State funeral for India minister

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 21:02
India's newly appointed rural development minister, who died in a car crash in Delhi on Tuesday, is to be given a state funeral.

'Zombie' coalition's 'last stand' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 20:43
Several papers focus on the measures to be announced in the last Queen's Speech of the Parliament, while many focus on Liberal Democrat relations.

YouTube access restored in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 20:12
Turkey lifts its ban on YouTube, after the country's highest court ruled that it violated laws on freedom of expression.

Cochran, McDaniel Neck And Neck In Mississippi Senate Primary

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-03 19:23

Veteran GOP Sen. Thad Cochran is in danger of losing his bid for re-nomination to a seventh term against Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel.

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Australia beats growth forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 19:20
Australia's economy grows more than forecast in the first three months of the year, boosted by a rise in exports and domestic consumption.

Nuclear plant safety limit raised

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:59
The operator of a UK nuclear power station wants a key safety limit raised to allow the life of the reactor to be extended, the BBC learns.

Memorial for Bletchley codebreaker

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:53
A memorial service commemorating Raymond "Jerry" Roberts - a World War Two Bletchley Park codebreaker - takes place later.

FBI cracks down on laser attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 18:18
In the face of an increased number of laser attacks on aircraft, the FBI has expanded a reward programme for information leading to arrests.

A risky campaign for a lost son

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:25
How a soldier's father waged a risky freedom campaign

VIDEO: Computex: Intel shows off new tech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:23
Intel is showcasing a laptop with a 3D camera and motion control technology at the Computex show in Taiwan.

US seeks fresh China solar tariffs

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:21
The US Department of Commerce proposes fresh duties, and seeks to increase the scope of such tariffs, on Chinese solar panels.

Anti-slavery powers in Queen's Speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:00
Courts in England and Wales are set to get new powers to help protect victims of slavery in a new bill featuring in the Queen's Speech.

Queen's Speech - coalition’s last chance

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:55
The Queen's Speech - the coalition’s last chance

Website Linked To Stabbing Of 12-Year-Old Posts Disclaimer

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:49

Two girls charged in the near-fatal assault tell investigators they were inspired by a fictional online character known as Slender Man.

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Gunshot residue 'matched accused'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:48
Gunshot residue found on the body of a British man killed in Sri Lanka matches weapons found in the possession of the six accused men, a forensics expert tells a court.

AUDIO: Ice cream sprinkles prompt 999 call

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:43
Police have released a recording of a woman who dialled 999 to request help in a row over the number of sprinkles on an ice cream.

'Provocative' Rihanna ad restricted

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:25
A "provocative" poster advertising singer Rihanna's perfume is to be restricted to areas where children are unlikely to see it, a watchdog rules.

Arcade Fire: Dressing up and falling over

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:05
Arcade Fire on dressing up and falling over on stage

Stevenage: A Monaco without the sun?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:01
How does Lewis Hamilton's home town compare?

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