National / International News

What can Turkey gain from Nato meeting?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:33
Turkey has requested a special Nato meeting to discuss military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group and PKK Kurdish separatists - Paul Adams asks what it will achieve?

Turkey 'planning Syria buffer zone'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:26
The US and Turkey are working on plans to oust Islamic State (IS) fighters from a strip along the Turkish-Syria border, US officials say.

China says share purchase continues

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:24
In an effort to prop up its stock market, Chinese regulators said they are continuing their purchase of shares.

Fall in Parliament porn site attempts

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:20
More than 247,000 attempts to access websites classed as pornography were made from parliamentary computers in 2014, it has been revealed.

Air strikes pierce truce in Yemen

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:18
A Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes in Yemen, hours after a humanitarian truce came into effect.

Rapper 'hologram' stopped by police

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:12
A digital performance by American rapper Chief Keef has been halted by police.

Tweets welcoming #ObamaInEthiopia

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:10

One of the many burning questions: "Can we get footage of President Obama eating injera?"

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Drug row peer granted leave from Lords

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:59
Lord Sewel is granted a "leave of absence" from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.

Australia take ODI series with win

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:53
Australia beat England by 89 runs in the third one-day international at Worcester to take a 4-2 lead in the Women's Ashes.

VIDEO: Huge wildfire hits Spain's Catalonia region

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:53
The Catalonia region of Spain has seen its biggest forest fire this year, with more than 1,200 hectares burned in less than 24 hours.

Boris Johnson bike backie 'naughty'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:40
Boris Johnson should have known better when he gave his wife a "backie" on his bicycle in London, safety campaigners say.

Obama attacks Huckabee Israel remarks

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:39
US President Barack Obama says attacks on him by Republican presidential candidates are "outrageous" and would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad".

SA police dispute Marikana report

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:29
South Africa's embattled police chief criticises a judge-led inquiry which blamed her officers for the killing of 34 miners in Marikana.

'Offensive,' 'Sad': Reaction To Huckabee's Holocaust 'Oven' Reference

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:28

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."

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Burger King gets 'chicken fries' lift

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:15
Burger King has credited the return of its "chicken fries" for helping to drive a better-than-expected rise in second quarter profit.

Experiment In Coordinated Care For Medicare Failed To Show Savings

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:05

The test aimed to help high-risk Medicare patients navigate the health care maze. But after three years, expected improvements in quality and savings failed to materialize.

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Burnham wants party membership review

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:02
Labour's policy of allowing people to vote in its leadership contest for a £3 fee should be reviewed once the new leader is in place, one of the candidates says.

Kutcher legal action over paparazzi

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:01
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis take legal action against MailOnline over pictures of their daughter.

A&E unit closed over virus outbreak

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:01
Manchester Royal Infirmary temporarily shuts its A&E unit after a suspected outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

Living Wage 'could cripple home care'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 08:00
The National Living Wage could result in a "catastrophic failure" in the home care market, the industry is warning.