National / International News

Furnishers rapped over discounts

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 00:35
Carpetright and four other carpet and furniture chains have agreed to change pricing practices, following an investigation by regulators.

Nine killed in Kabul hotel attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 00:24
Nine people, including four foreigners, are killed when Taliban gunmen burst into a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul.

EU extends Crimea sanctions list

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 23:49
The EU extends sanctions to another 12 individuals over Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and prepares to sign a key accord with Kiev.

Warning over UK war criminal numbers

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 23:42
Official figures may significantly underestimate the number of suspected war criminals living in the UK, the former head of the UK Border Force warns.

What Wenger’s 1996 rivals made of ‘Arsene who?’

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 23:23
"Charming", "stubborn" and "ruthless". Managers from Arsene Wenger's first season in England discuss his 1,000-game reign at Arsenal

VIDEO: Flashmob for Syria refugee camp

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 23:14
A flashmob has taken place in New York's Times Square to raise awareness about the conflict in Syria and the situation at the Yarmouk refugee camp

VIDEO: Independence Square: One month on

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 22:36
As Russia consolidates its control over Crimea, and sanctions intensify, BBC News takes a look at the events that took place in Kiev exactly one month ago.

Pension supercars and Corden/Cameron - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 22:15
Many papers are still digesting the effects of Wednesday's Budget, while the Sun gets its guest editor, the comedian James Corden, to interview the prime minister.

Advani agrees to Gujarat poll seat

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 21:47
Veteran Indian politician LK Advani agrees to contest the upcoming general election from the western state of Gujarat after initially rejecting the seat assigned by his party.

Rat Poison Kills 2, Sickens Dozens At Chinese Kindergarten

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-20 21:44

Investigators did not yet know how the children ingested the poison at the school in Yunnan province. It also wasn't clear whether the poisoning was intentional or an accident.

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Taliban Militants Attack Kabul Hotel, Killing 9

NPR News - Thu, 2014-03-20 21:20

The gunmen apparently entered the Serena hotel and made it through security with pistols in their socks. They were killed in a standoff.

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Poor care 'resulted in baby's death'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 20:47
A hospital in Leeds admits failings in the medical care given to a pregnant woman and poor communication resulted in her daughter being delivered stillborn.

Microsoft in email privacy storm

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 20:38
Microsoft is caught up in a privacy storm after the technology firm admits it read the Hotmail inbox of a blogger while pursuing a software leak investigation.

VIDEO: Twitter website 'blocked' in Turkey

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 19:38
Twitter users in Turkey report that the social media site has been blocked in the country.

MtGox finds 200,000 lost bitcoins

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 19:17
Bankrupt Japanese firm MtGox says it has found 200,000 lost bitcoins worth millions of dollars in a digital wallet from 2011 that it no longer uses.

Your pictures: Wild spring rituals

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 18:55
Wildlife spring rituals captured on camera across the UK.

Kylie Minogue: 'I earned my stripes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 18:42
Kylie Minogue on her pop career and Tom Jones's dance moves

'Ban junk food TV ads until 21:00'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 18:33
Television adverts for unhealthy food aimed at children should be banned until after 21:00, says the Children's Food Campaign group.

Miscarriage link to low IVF success

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 18:29
Women who produce fewer eggs during IVF treatment are more likely to miscarry, research suggests.

Over 100 on military honours list

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 17:53
A soldier who was shot in the neck and continued his duties during an ambush in Afghanistan is among those recognised in the latest military honours.

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