National / International News

'Radical' Kenya madrassa closed

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:01
Kenya's authorities close a madrassa east of the capital for teaching radical Islamic ideologies and warns other religious schools may also be shut.

Mobiles cleared for use on flights

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:57
The European Aviation Safety Agency has cleared the way for airlines to allow passengers to use mobile devices on flights.

VIDEO: Where is North Korea's Kim Jong-un?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:46
Kim Jong-un the supreme leader of North Korea failed to show up at a meeting of parliament.

Missing Alice police search park

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:45
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross search a west London park, but rule it out of the investigation.

VIDEO: DLT 'mortified and disappointed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:44
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.

North Korean leader 'has illness'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:42
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has an unspecified illness, state media report, after he failed to appear at a key political event.

More Protests In Ferguson Follow Police Chief's Video Apology

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:31

Thomas Jackson, who apologized in a video released Thursday for the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, faced protesters calling for his resignation.

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Fears for life of blasphemy Scot

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:12
The family of a Scottish grandfather wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan say they fear further attempts on his life.

Asterix creator settles long dispute

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:06
The co-creator of the world-famous Asterix cartoons, Albert Uderzo, ends a seven-year legal battle with his daughter amicably.

Cricketers set Kilimanjaro record

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:02
A group of cricketers sets a new world record for the highest-ever match by playing at the top of Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.

Neck injury blow for Wales' Owens

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:52
Wales will be without hooker Ken Owens for their November Tests as he is set to undergo neck surgery.

DJ Travis given suspended sentence

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:49
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.

'Over 3,000 Europeans join jihadis'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:46
The EU's anti-terrorism chief tells the BBC the number of Europeans joining Islamist fighters in Syria and Iraq has risen to more than 3,000.

National prostitution ring 'smashed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:40
A prostitution ring in which women are believed to have been trafficked to the UK and forced to work in brothels has been smashed, police say.

NI leaders under fire over golf trip

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:38
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers are criticised for attending golf's Ryder Cup in Scotland in the midst of a "crisis".

U.K. Approves Joining Anti-ISIS Airstrikes In Iraq

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:38

The parliamentary vote comes after Prime Minister David Cameron urged MPs to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.

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Home Office takes charge of passports

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:34
The UK's Passport Office is to be brought under Home Office control and made accountable to ministers, with its chief executive replaced.

Day in pictures: 26 September

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:23
News images from around the world: 26 September

The end of growth in the West?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:23
Are decades of stagnation ahead for the UK, US and the eurozone?

VIDEO: Inside the 'UK's greenest homes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:13
How builders and architects in Chichester are embracing new technology to make houses greener and more attractive to buyers.

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