National / International News

Crash driver did not report blackout

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:17
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people did not report a blackout episode to a previous employer, an inquiry hears.

Engineer killed by car was newly-wed

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:15
A telecoms engineer who died after being hit by a car while working in Wolverhampton had been married for a week, police say.

Can demolished pubs come back from the dead?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:05
Can a demolished pub really be rebuilt brick by brick?

Turkey Grants U.S. Permission To Use Air Base Near Syrian Border

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

The U.S. now has permission to use a Turkish air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, U.S. officials say.

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Germany Moves Quickly To Restore Business Ties With Iran

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

Germany has already sent a delegation to Iran as it looks to restore trade ties. Under the recent nuclear deal, many sanctions will be lifted. But not everyone is thrilled with Germany's move.

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Mass Shootings In America By The Numbers

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

Mass shootings as defined by the FBI happen about every two weeks in America. For nearly a decade, USA Today has been tracking these incidents on a website that paints a grim picture.

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Donald Trump Visits The Border And Calls For Tougher Enforcement

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

Donald Trump visited the border with Mexico and said he would crack down on illegal immigration if elected president. But he was less strident than he has been in other recent remarks.

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The Financial Times, A Newspaper Success Story, Is Sold For $1.3 Billion

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

One of the world's oldest and most famous newspapers is changing hands. The Financial Times, based in London, will be sold to Nikkei Inc. of Japan for $1.3 billion dollars.

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Baseball Writer To Be Honored By Hall Of Fame, But He's Out Of A Job

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

Baseball writer Tom Gage is being honored by the Hall of Fame for his long and illustrious career at The Detroit News. But he didn't leave his beat voluntarily. He recently lost his job at the paper.

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Doctors Plan Database On Cancer Drugs, Showing Effectiveness And Cost

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:03

A group of cancer doctors is trying to create a database on cancer drugs. It would give a score for each drug, reflecting how well the drug works, and also how much the drug costs.

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Clutha pub to reopen after crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 01:00
A new bar is to open at the Clutha pub in Glasgow more than a year and a half after a police helicopter crashed into its roof.

'Hundreds' of migrants target tunnel

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:43
Incursions by migrants into the Eurotunnel terminal in France have become a "nightly occurrence", the rail operator says

Corbyn could be PM - Livingstone

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:29
Ex-London Mayor Ken Livingstone defends Jeremy Corbyn's electoral appeal, saying the left-wing Labour leadership contender could be prime minister.

VIDEO: Train smashes into limo stuck on track

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:26
A group of teenagers managed to escape from a stretch limousine moments before it was struck by a freight train in Indiana.

Fishing boats in collision at sea

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:23
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch is to investigate a collision between two fishing boats off the Western Isles.

Step forward for computing by light

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:23
Engineers and physicists have discovered a property of silicon which could aid the development of faster computers.

'Arsenal can buy almost any player'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:12
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has the financial backing to break the club's transfer record, says club director Lord Harris.

Council proposes city name change

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:03
A proposal from Sinn Féin to change the name of Londonderry to Derry is described as "sectarian" by unionists.

VIDEO: How has Amazon become so profitable?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:03
As Amazon announces better-than-expected sales figures, Michelle Fleury explains how the company has become so profitable.

Man charged with double murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:55
A 23-year-old is accused of murdering a man and woman who were found dead in a house in Essex.