National / International News

Police memo 'tried to denigrate fans'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:04
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.

VIDEO: Aden's 'DIY' defence force

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:52
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.

Joan Collins: I've not been arrested

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:52
Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin

Corroboration 'needed' in some cases

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:46
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.

119mph drink driver jailed over death

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:44
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.

US court issues writ for chimpanzees

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:27
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.

Evans' 10-year reign ends in semis

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:23
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.

Blue Bell Widens Recall To All Of Its Products Over Listeria Worries

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:20

The CDC has called it "a complex and ongoing multistate outbreak of listeriosis occurring over an extended period of several years."

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SA army to tackle migrant attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:12
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.

Bomb explodes at Somali restaurant

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:09
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.

Man guilty of New Forest murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:02
A man is found guilty of the murder of mother-of-five Pennie Davis, who was found stabbed to death in a field in the New Forest last year.

Killed woman's 999 call under review

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:01
The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets mystery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:59
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.

Magna Carta copy for every UK school

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:59
Every state primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many modern freedoms.

Villa charged over pitch invasion

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:54
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.

Council loses £14m airport dispute

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:48
Shetland Islands Council loses a £14.2m appeal in a dispute with Highlands and Islands Airports (HIAL).

Doctors charged with manslaughter

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:45
Two doctors are charged with manslaughter after a woman dies giving birth by emergency caesarean.

Norway jails five over wolf hunting

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:39
Five men are sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution in such a case.

Bali suitcase murder: US pair jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:15
An Indonesian court sentences a US man to 18 years in jail for killing the mother of his girlfriend and hiding her body in a suitcase.

Saudi Arabia's new muscular foreign policy

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:14
Saudi Arabia's offensive in Yemen has fuelled patriotic fervour, as the kingdom seeks to counter what it sees as growing threats, says the BBC's Kim Ghattas.

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