National / International News

No evidence from PC murder accused

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:19
A man accused of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the riots in Broadwater Farm in 1985 will "exercise his right not to give evidence".

VIDEO: Royal Mail - a sale nobody wanted?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:17
David Cameron responds to Ed Miliband's criticism of the Royal Mail sell-off claiming it was in the Labour manifesto.

'Fatal error' in NI hospital care

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:14
A County Antrim family whose father died unexpectedly in a Northern Ireland hospital six years ago is told there was inadequate medical cover the night he died.

Afghanistan: Before and after the Taliban

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:13
How has the country changed since the fall of the Taliban?

Police killed in Kabul suicide blast

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:07
A suicide bomber kills six police officers outside a ministry building in the Afghan capital Kabul, the latest attack in the run-up to Saturday's polls.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:05
The Labour leader attacks the government's handling of the sale of Royal Mail.

US Navy tests robot fire-fighters

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:00
A humanoid fire-fighting robot is to be tested by the US Navy as the latest move towards a more robotic military.

Tinder singles spammed by game bots

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:59
Tinder dating app users complain they are being spammed by bots pretending to be singles that urge them to download a Chinese firm's game.

PM would welcome shirt price 'rethink'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:55
The Prime Minster would welcome a rethink on the price of England football shirts, according to his spokesman.

A good man in Rwanda

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:51
'The story of the bravest man I've ever met'

VIDEO: Saharan dust visible on cars

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:49
High levels of air pollution has caused a thick layer of dust to form on cars and buildings around the country, as Pallab Ghosh reports.

Deal on Visteon pension compensation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:45
A deal is reached to offer compensation to former Visteon workers who saw the value of their pensions slashed when the car parts firm went bust in 2009.

Police training college put on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:32
Plans for a joint training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat near Cookstown are put on hold after the programme team decided that the preferred bidder could not deliver the project within budget.

App helps boycott of Russian goods

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:32
A smartphone app to help identify - and boycott - goods made in Russia is becoming popular in Ukraine.

VIDEO: Amazon to reveal TV streaming device

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:28
The Internet retail giant Amazon is set to reveal a video-streaming device, putting it in the same competitive field as Apple TV and Google's Chromecast.

Pietersen 'buzzing' after break

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:25
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he is getting a "big buzz" from cricket after his longest break in 10 years.

The e-cigarettes phenomenon

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 03:13
How safe are e-cigarettes – and should they be banned?
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