National / International News

Female suicide bomber hits Istanbul

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:34
A female suicide bomber blows herself up in the Turkish city of Istanbul, injuring two police officers, reports say.

VIDEO: Muslim drag act 'gets death threats'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:33
A gay Muslim man from west London who dresses up and performs as a woman in a nightclub says he faces regular death threats from fundamentalists

Republicans gain control of Congress

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:30
The US Congress begins a new term with the Republicans in control of Congress for the first time in eight years, but with a leadership headache to overcome.

Second seed Norris edges through

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:26
Number two seed Alan Norris twice comes from behind to beat Sweden's Daniel Larsson in round one of the BDO World Championships.

Man City approach Swansea for Bony

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:24
BBC Wales Sport understands Manchester City have contacted Swansea City over the possibility of signing striker Wilfried Bony.

Sell-out for game that never was

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:13
Souvenir tickets for an Accrington Stanley FA Cup tie against Manchester United which will never happen sell out.

Peers debate Wellers' privacy case

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:10
Parliament is urged to change the law over publishing photos of children without parental consent, after a campaign by the wife of rock star Paul Weller.

How A Too-Strong Dollar Might Lead To A Too-Weak World

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:57

There are upsides to having global investors stash their savings in the United States. But their embrace of the dollar can start to feel like a death grip if it goes too far and chokes off exports.

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Watkins' ex-lover was 'nuisance'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:53
An ex-lover of paedophile singer Ian Watkins was trying to expose his abuse but viewed as a "nuisance" harassing the rock star by police, a trial hears.

Gerrard to seal move to LA Galaxy

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:39
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is on the brink of finalising an 18-month deal to join MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy.

Jordanian Prince To Challenge 4-Term FIFA Chief For Presidency

NPR News - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:27

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said he is running against Sepp Blatter because he believes "it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport."

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Lorry crash report due by end of Jan

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:26
Police Scotland is set to complete a formal report into the Glasgow bin lorry crash by the end of January.

Why London v Scotland suits Jim Murphy

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:22
Why the row over 'mansion tax' suits new Scottish Labour leader

G4S £800k theft driver 'in on plot'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:14
A security van driver accused of stealing more than £800,000 from the company he worked for was "in on the plot", a court hears.