National / International News

Constance stands for SNP deputy job

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
Scottish Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance will become the third person to contest the deputy leadership of the SNP.

Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham.

MP sting investigation 'urgent'

BBC - 3 hours 20 min ago
Chairman of press watchdog says an investigation into the sting that led to a Conservative minister's resignation is of "urgent public concern"

Ofqual warns on essay cheating

BBC - 3 hours 20 min ago
Students who submit essays bought online are not only cheating but may also be paying for a poor product, says England's exams regulator.

Family call for answers after death

BBC - 3 hours 23 min ago
The family of a disabled man who died after a routine operation at Wrexham Maelor Hospital tell an inquest his death should never have happened.

VIDEO: 'I hid from boulders when volcano erupted'

BBC - 3 hours 23 min ago
A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.

EU to keep Russia sanctions in place

BBC - 3 hours 24 min ago
The EU decides to keep sanctions on Russia in place, judging that Ukraine's peace deal is not fully effective.

May: Our values will beat extremists

BBC - 3 hours 24 min ago
A future Conservative government would seek new powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of "harmful" individuals, Theresa May says.

Ireland gave 'state aid' to Apple

BBC - 4 hours 10 min ago
The European Commission publishes a letter it sent to Ireland accusing the country of giving Apple illegal state aid through special tax arrangements.

Tax and tech

BBC - 4 hours 16 min ago
Rory Cellan-Jones on relationship between government and tech giants

Death of three-week-old baby boy

BBC - 4 hours 19 min ago
The unexplained death of a three-week-old baby boy which is being investigated by police is not being treated as suspicious.

Billy Elliot show tops UK box office

BBC - 4 hours 21 min ago
A special live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical Live tops the UK and Ireland box office taking £1.9m - making it the highest grossing event cinema release.

Afghanistan Signs Deal Allowing 10,000 U.S. Troops To Remain

NPR News - 4 hours 25 min ago

The Bilateral Security Agreement, approved by newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani, will keep some U.S. forces in Afghanistan past the end of the year.

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Ex dental prof struck off register

BBC - 4 hours 27 min ago
A former consultant at the Royal Victoria Hospital's School of Dentistry has been struck off the dental register and is under immediate suspension.

Recalculation boosts Kenyan economy

BBC - 4 hours 28 min ago
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated.

Things that could only happen in a Hong Kong protest

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
Things that could only happen in a Hong Kong protest

Murray fights back to beat Janowicz

BBC - 4 hours 43 min ago
Andy Murray follows up his first title for 15 months with a hard-fought win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the China Open.

Islamic State 'adapting to air strikes'

BBC - 4 hours 43 min ago
IS militants seem to be changing tactics after air strikes

Virgin asks for football TV inquiry

BBC - 4 hours 53 min ago
Virgin Media asks Ofcom to investigate the way that the Premier League sells its TV rights, saying the present system is causing "significant consumer harm".

Ominous Tremors At Mount Ontake Force Rescue Crews Off Volcano

NPR News - 5 hours 2 min ago

More than 20 bodies remain on a Japanese volcano as new tremors force search teams to abandon their efforts. Officials don't yet know precisely how many climbers remain trapped on the mountain.

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