National / International News

Row over rail electrification bill

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:37
A major upgrade to the railways in south Wales is thrown into doubt as a row escalates between the Welsh and UK governments over who will pay for it.

Crime fighting with big data weapons

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:35
How big data is helping combat - and even predict - crime

When Man Utd beat Maradona's Barca

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:34
Man Utd have not faced a 2-0 European deficit since beating Diego Maradona's Barcelona - almost 30 years to the day of their Olympiakos tie

What's going on in Scotland?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:27
The big questions ahead of Scotland's referendum

Is Scotland the 14th richest nation?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:27
Is Scotland the 14th richest nation?

Suicide Bomber Kills 15 Near Checkpoint In Northern Afghanistan

NPR News - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:26

Officials said the bomber was approaching a market in Faryab province when he detonated explosives hidden in a rickshaw. It was the latest attack in the countdown to the presidential election April 5.

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GitHub founder in harassment probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:14
Developer platform GitHub suspends an unnamed co-founder after an engineer quit, saying she was intimidated by leadership for the past two years.

VIDEO: Cancer 'existed 3,000 years ago'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:11
New research suggests that Cancer could have existed 3,000 years ago, according to journal Plos One.

Fly flag 'on all NI council HQs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 22:09
The flying of the union flag from all council headquarters in Northern Ireland on designated days is to be proposed by Alliance as part of new legislation at Stormont.

Jagger's grief and childcare boost - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 21:53
Images of Mick Jagger and girlfriend L'Wren Scott - who has been found dead - appear on many front pages, while some papers look ahead to Wednesday's Budget.

Met 'shredded lorry-load of papers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 21:01
New details about the "mass shredding" of documents relating to a corruption inquiry in the Metropolitan Police are uncovered by BBC News.

Standout moments from Tony Benn's diaries

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 20:27
The most notable moments of the Tony Benn diaries

Narwhal’s tusk is super sensitive

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 20:03
Narwhals’ distinctive long tusks are super sensitive, research finds.

VIDEO: Epson Moverio 'rivals' Google Glass

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 19:09
The Japanese imaging giant Epson is looking to create an innovative visual experience through an interactive head-mounted display.

Royal Festival Hall organ returns

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:52
Royal Festival Hall organ returns after nine-year refurbishment

Can bingo help Osborne hit Budget jackpot?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:46
A little-known formula that helps dictate government spending

Caesars to open in South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:39
South Korea grants approval to US firm Caesars Entertainment to open a casino with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo near Incheon airport outside Seoul.

Children's authors vie for Carnegie

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:36
Former winner Anne Fine makes this year's shortlist with Blood Family, as nominations for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are announced.

China 'has halved its TB problem'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:28
China has more than halved its tuberculosis (TB) prevalence, with rates falling from 170 to 59 per 100,000 of population, figures suggest.

Kanye West plea in assault case

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 18:25
Rapper Kanye West has been sentenced to two years probation for assaulting a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport in July.

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