National / International News

Apple faces iPhone patent lawsuit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:03
Apple is being sued by a company two days after it was told to pay the same firm $533m (£344m) for infringing patents.

Harry 'considering Army options'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 04:00
Prince Harry is "considering his options" over his military career and could choose to leave the Army to focus on charity work, the BBC understands.

The 'what colour is this dress?' meme

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:53
Why everyone is asking 'what colour is this dress?'

SSE Airtricity reduces its prices

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:53
Energy provider SSE Airtricity is to drop natural gas prices by 7.8% and electricity prices by 8%.

The Past Of 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:51

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how he went from a well-to-do background to being internationally notorious.

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'Devo Manc' and the NHS

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:46
Greater Manchester is to take control of its health budget from April this year. While details are still to emerge, it's a significant move.

Pakistan climbers' 'killers' escape

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:44
Two militants on trial for killing a group of mountaineers in Pakistan in 2013 have broken out of prison, police say.

'Jihadi John': PM defends authorities

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:37
The prime minister defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" from travelling to Syria.

The Apprentice v The Master

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:37
Why England's novice fly-half George Ford could well shatter the poise of Ireland's master, Jonny Sexton, writes Tom Fordyce.

Tories are true 'party of Wales'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:33
The Conservatives are the true "party of Wales", the prime minister tells the party's Welsh conference in Cardiff.

Van Persie out with ankle problem

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:32
Robin van Persie could be out for more than two weeks with an ankle problem, says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.

VIDEO: Why is IS smashing statues in Iraq?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:29
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?

Everton face Dynamo Kiev in last 16

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:24
Everton face a trip to conflict-torn Ukraine after being drawn against Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Google buys .app web domain for $25m

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:24
Google has purchased the website address .app in an auction held by the organisation which assigns web domains.

Day in pictures: 27 February 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:22
Images from around the world: 27 February

Man cleared of dog walker murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:11
A 21-year-old man is cleared of murdering 53-year-old Jean Campbell in a Glasgow park.

Baby killed unlawfully inquest finds

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:09
A coroner records a verdict of unlawful killing in the inquest of a seven-month-old baby who died at the hands of her mother.

'Despicable' window cleaner jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:07
A "despicable" window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:05
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.

Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 03:03
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.