National / International News

Scottish force to police railways

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:28
Police Scotland will take over railway policing from the British Transport Police when the function is devolved, Scotland's justice secretary has decided.

Can a trademark stop Twitter trolls?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:26
Can a trademark stop online trolls?

One-man rule in Israel's hippy micro-state

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:19
The strange tale of Israel's independent hippy state

Birds that bring gifts and do the gardening

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:18
The birds who bring readers gifts and help do their gardening

VIDEO: Deporting dad

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:15
Why a father went on hunger strike to try to stay in the US

HRT-users 'may risk clots and stroke'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:14
Women taking HRT pills for the menopause should be aware that there is a small chance it could increase their risk of blood clots and possibly stroke, according to a study.

Crufts and cops - the front pages

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:08
Controversy at Crufts continues to make front pages, with papers reporting suggestions that six more animals were poisoned at the dog show where one animal has died.

Ice cold water heats whole city

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:06
Could freezing water provide for all our heating needs?

Where benefit sanctions bite hardest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:01
A benefits sanction map of the UK shows how claimants are being treated with cruelty, according to the homeless charity Crisis.

Hundreds of sex offenders 'missing'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:56
Some 396 registered sex offenders have gone missing across the UK, including some who have not been located for more than a decade, police records show.

Vulnerable children 'held in cells'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:56
Children involved in domestic disputes in England and Wales are being held in custody unnecessarily because police feel under pressure to make arrests, a report says.

Ofsted concerns on child social care

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:55
Ofsted finds social care for children in England is "inadequate" or "requires improvement" in three-quarters of the local authorities it inspected last year.

VIDEO: Watch Aluko's brilliant England goal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:53
Watch Eni Aluko score a brilliant individual goal for England against the Netherlands at the Cyprus Cup.

'Pru boss to head Credit Suisse'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:51
Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam is expected to leave the insurance firm to take the top job at Credit Suisse, according to reports.

Sam Simon, Co-Creator Of 'The Simpsons,' Dies At 59

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:28

Simon's previous experience as a writer and producer helped make the show a success. And the money Simon made from the animated sitcom allowed him to live much of his adult life as a philanthropist.

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Can McIlroy win the green jacket?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:17
Rory McIlroy prepares for Augusta trying to rectify the faults that have undermined his efforts on the PGA Tour so far this year.

VIDEO: Will anyone want an Apple Watch?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:13
The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones investigates whether smartwatches are really the next big thing.

Helicopters crash in Argentina

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 14:55
Two helicopters have crashed in north-west Argentina, killing at least 10 people during the filming of a TV programme, police say.