National / International News

Mickelson 'was wrong over Watson'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:54
Ex-Ryder Cup captain Mark James says USA's Phil Mickelson broke an unwritten rule by criticising his captain Tom Watson.

Roundabout named best in Britain

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:50
A roundabout in Tewkesbury that features a wooden horse statue is named Roundabout of the Year.

Osborne - Benefit freeze and 'Google tax'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:44
Osborne aims to put Labour on spot with benefits and tax moves

Hong Kong Tense As Democracy Activists Face Down Police

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:42

Thousands of protesters used umbrellas to deflect tear gas canisters as authorities tried unsuccessfully to break up demonstrations in the city's Central business district.

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Microsoft beats Sony to China launch

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:40
Microsoft launches the Xbox One in China to become the first major console maker to enter a potentially lucrative market.

VIDEO: Will protests harm HK economy?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:34
China editor Carrie Gracie asks if Hong Kong's finance workers believe China's claim that protests will harm its economy.

Prisoner Bronson's art has 'humour'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:31
Artworks by one of Britain's most notorious prisoners are described by auctioneers as having "sense of humour".

Ferguson yard secures first contract

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:23
The Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow wins its first ferry building contract since being rescued from closure.

Slade in Cardiff 'consultant' role

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:21
Cardiff owner Vincent Tan says managerial target Russell Slade is helping them "a little bit on consultancy".

EU commissioners face MEP grilling

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:16
MEPs begin questioning each new European Commissioner in turn at public hearings, putting EU policies under close scrutiny.

VIDEO: Mirror challenged on Newmark coverage

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:16
Kevin Maguire is challenged over the coverage of a Brooks Newmark photograph that led to the minister standing down.

VIDEO: Fatal accident at 'monster truck' show

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:16
Three people including a child are killed by a "monster truck" at a motor show in the east of the Netherlands.

AUDIO: Partner stopping chemo was 'dreadful'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:13
A 5 live caller describes the "dreadful situation" he faced when his partner decided to stop cancer treatment.

PODCAST: The strength of the Indian-American community

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-09-29 03:00

First up, the federal government has been accused of not aggressively going after individuals who had a part in the financial crisis. Today, it's the federal government being sued in a federal court over its bailout of the insurance giant American International Group. A former CEO of AIG thinks the bailout cheated him and shareholders. And India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the U.S. right now. He'll meet with President Obama today, but he also appeared before a sold-out crowd of 20,000 at Madison Square Garden in New York this weekend, which speaks in part to the strength of the Indian-American community. Plus, let's check the ingredients list for the recipe here: A cup and a half of Big Data, stir in an algorithm, heat in a saucepan before sprinkling in the apps. Venture Capitalists believe the food industry is next in line for disruption, and tech startups have some ideas. 

Instagram appears blocked in China

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:52
The photo-sharing platform, owned by Facebook, has reportedly been blocked in China following protests in Hong Kong.

Aldi rings up big rise in profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:51
The Aldi supermarket chain posts a big rise full-year profits as its market share continues to grow, and 2014 looks to be an even better year.

VIDEO: Memorial service for stabbed teacher

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:48
Hundreds of people are at a memorial service for teacher Ann Maguire who was stabbed to death at a Leeds school

No compensation over city water loss

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:39
Residents of 24,000 homes that lost water supplies for up to 48 hours when a main burst in Bristol will not receive compensation.

Scotland thrashed in tour opener

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:34
Scotland make a miserable start to their World Cup 2015 warm-up tour, suffering a 186-run hammering by Tasmania.

Tragedy at Dutch monster truck show

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 02:15
Three people are killed and many others injured as a "monster truck" ploughs into onlookers at a motor show in the Netherlands.
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