National / International News

Janner faces sex abuse prosecution

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:37
Lord Janner is to be prosecuted over claims of historical sex abuse after an independent review overturns a decision by the CPS.

VIDEO: 'It's not the Tunisians' fault'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:36
Rick Harber and Daisy Lambert tell the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire why they want to remain on holiday in Sousse, Tunisia, despite a gun attack on a beach resort which resulted in 38 fatalities.

Egypt prosecutor 'wounded in attack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:34
Egypt's public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, is hurt in an apparent bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say.

Manufacturers plan greater investment

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:33
UK manufacturers intend to invest more money over the next two years as the number of firms saying the UK is more competitive rises, a survey finds.

VIDEO: Baghdad's year under shadow of IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:32
Jonny Dymond reports from Baghdad on the first anniversary of the declaration of a caliphate across Syria and Iraq by the so-called Islamic State.

Top Gear farewell divides critics

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:31
Reviews for Jeremy Clarkson's final episode of Top Gear are divided over whether the programme was at its best or past its prime.

Salazar athlete: truth will come out

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:27
Kara Goucher says more people have passed her information about coach Alberto Salazar after doping claims made against him.

Janner case spotlights legal options

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:27
The various legal options over a possible prosecution of Lord Greville Janner are examined by the BBC's legal correspondent, Clive Coleman.

VIDEO: DPP 'accepts decision to prosecute'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:20
The director of public prosecutions, Alison Saunders, speaks to the BBC's Clive Coleman after a review into her decision not to prosecute Lord Janner over child sex allegations.

Suspicious package with 'wires' found

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:16
A suspicious package with "wires hanging out" is found in Exeter, prompting a primary school and streets to be evacuated, police say.

6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States Burn, Investigators Probe

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:05

Authorities are investigating fires that have damaged or destroyed black churches in South Carolina and nearby states following the murder of nine people at Charleston's Emanuel A.M.E. Church.

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Cruz: Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Will Be 'Front And Center' In 2016 Campaign

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-29 01:00

As a result of the Supreme Court's two landmark decisions last week, Cruz is calling for justices to be subject to elections and lose their lifetime appointments.

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Joni Mitchell 'able to speak well'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:27
Joni Mitchell did have an aneurysm in March but is able to speak, a friend who acts as her conservator reveals.

Rates 'burden' for tourism industry

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:17
The burden of business rates is falling heavily on the tourism industry, with some paying more than a fifth of their surplus earnings on rates bills.

VIDEO: Passengers leap from derailed train

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:15
Footage shows a passenger train at Mumbai's Churchgate station overshooting the platform and injuring several people.

Can Technology Ease The Burden Of Caring For People With Dementia?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:15

Things like activity trackers and sensors might make it easier to keep people with dementia safe and help caregivers. Researchers are going to test that idea in the real world.

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Britons won't accept 'rigid' EU - PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:13
British voters will not accept a "rigid" EU that cannot handle the Greek crisis and the UK's demands for reform, David Cameron says.

Scots return home after Sousse attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:11
Scots holidaymakers have returned home from Tunisia in the wake of the Sousse terror attack that left 38 people dead, the vast majority of them British.

Radio drama to focus on Archers fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 00:00
One of the most dramatic plotlines in The Archers - the death of Grace Archer in a fire - is to be the subject of a special BBC radio drama.

Couple engaged after Tunisia attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 23:53
A south Wales couple get engaged in Tunisia hours after a gunman murdered 38 people, saying they did not want the killer to stop them.