National / International News

Former Anglo staff jailed over fraud

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:41
Three former Anglo Irish Bank employees are jailed for conspiring to hide accounts connected to the bank's former chairman from Irish tax authorities.

Chemical Brothers top album chart

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:39
The Chemical Brothers' Born in the Echoes gives the dance act their sixth UK number one album, as Little Mix top the singles chart for a third week.

Charleston gunman pleads not guilty

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:34
Charleston gunman Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges including hate crimes

Russia 'considers gay emoji ban'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:29
Russia may ban emojis depicting same-sex couples from social media if a state watchdog rules they infringe controversial "gay propaganda" laws.

We are playing with 10 men - Clarke

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:21
Australia captain Michael Clarke says his team are "playing with 10 players" because of his lack of batting form.

Mental health services to get £143m

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:06
The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns.

Ukraine court backs self-rule plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:04
Ukraine's top court says rebel-held areas in the east can get limited self-rule - but MPs are yet to vote on the changes.

Familiar feel to Premiership season

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:04
Few surprises are expected in Scotland's top flight but intrigue can still be found lurking in its midst, writes Richard Wilson.

Arsenal v Chelsea

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 08:00
After a 64-day break the English domestic season returns on Sunday when Arsenal face champions Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Israel vows to find W Bank arsonists

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:51
Israel vows to catch arsonists, suspected to be Jewish settlers, who killed a young Palestinian child in an attack on a West Bank village.

Afghan militant leader 'has died'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:38
Jalaluddin Haqqani, the Afghan founder of the militant Haqqani network, died at least a year ago, sources tell the BBC.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
The Beatles forgot dozens of their songs, and more nuggets

Phoneless in Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
'I lost my iPhone in Paris - and learned a surprising lesson'

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
The best features of the week to enjoy, including your comments

Plane crashes into car warehouse

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:35
A private plane crashes into a car auction warehouse at Blackbushe Airport.

Arson Attack That Killed Toddler In West Bank Is Called Terrorism

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:33

An 18-month old died in the fire. The perpetrators scrawled slogans in Hebrew on an outside wall of the house. Palestinian leaders blamed the Israeli government.

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England win to take 2-1 Ashes lead

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:27
England take a 2-1 lead in the Ashes series as Ian Bell's 65 not out guides them to victory in the third Test at Edgbaston.

Wiggins relishes special road return

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:27
Sir Bradley Wiggins relishes a return to road racing in front of the home crowd at the London-Surrey Classic on Sunday.

Ai Weiwei to get 6-month UK visa

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:26
UK home secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full 6-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.

New Ebola Vaccine Has '100 Percent' Effectiveness In Early Results

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-31 07:22

The trial of the VSV-EBOV vaccine was called Ebola ça Suffit – French for "Ebola that's enough." Researchers say it's both effective and quick, with no new Ebola cases 6 days after vaccination.

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