National / International News

Murder-suicide link investigated

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 00:10
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if the deaths of a married couple were a murder-suicide, according to reports.

Amazon launches music streaming in UK

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 00:01
Retailer Amazon enters the UK streaming market with Prime Music, a new service available to Amazon Prime customers as part of their annual subscription.

Tired Of The Big City? Consider Telecommuting From Montana

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 23:33

Greg Gianforte, a successful high-tech entrepreneur, is recruiting — not for his company, but for telecommuters to move to rural Montana and bring their high-paying jobs with them.

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Welter named first female NFL coach

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 23:16
Jen Welter becomes the first female coach in the NFL after being appointed by the Arizona Cardinals.

Drugs claim peer resigns from Lords

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 23:08
Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords and apologises for "the pain and embarrassment" caused after he was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.

Malaysia PM sacks deputy over 1MDB

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 23:04
Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his prime minister and attorney general who had both criticised him over a financial scandal.

BP profits fall on low oil price

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 22:54
BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.

Call for change after child's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 22:51
The mother of a baby girl from Londonderry who died at one of the world's leading children's hospitals has said lessons must been learned from the fatality.

VIDEO: Seagulls: Evil pests or misunderstood?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 22:49
Recent attacks by gulls on people and their pets have been widely reported. But are the birds misunderstood?

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 22:43
Man Utd set to miss out on Sergio Ramos, Pedro wants Barcelona exit, Spurs to bid for Berahino, plus best of social media.

VIDEO: Giving driving lessons since 1938

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 22:40
Laura Thomas has been working as a driving instructor since 1938 and it is thought she is the United Kingdom's oldest.

Roadside shooting probe continues

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:37
Police continue to question a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a roadside shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Scouts found after overnight search

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:29
Five scouts, all aged 13, are found safe and well after an overnight search in a forest in south-west Scotland.

NI man's body due back from Ibiza

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:28
The body of Alan Drennan, the County Antrim man who died in Ibiza last week, is due to be flown to Dublin later on Tuesday.

Undercover inquiry: Why it matters

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:27
Seven key themes and allegations that lie ahead for the undercover policing inquiry - and some of the real practical and legal problems it faces.

£750k campus fails to gain students

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:13
No students sign up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.

Recruiting foreign nurses 'expensive'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 21:00
It is "distracting, frustrating and expensive" to have to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas, the head of a leading NHS hospital says.

VIDEO: Bill Cosby accusers speak to magazine

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 19:48
Thirty-five of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault have been interviewed by New York Magazine.

Obama to address African Union

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 19:41
US President Barack Obama is to deliver a keynote speech at the African Union's headquarters in Ethiopia, on the last day of his trip to East Africa.

Journey's end for 55-year road trip

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 19:08
Finishing the ultimate road trip, 55 years after it began