National / International News

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.

Prince Charles to visit Ireland

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:13
The Prince of Wales is to visit the Republic of Ireland next month for four days of engagements.

Russian economy shrinks 2% in slump

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:11
Russia's economy shrank by 2% in the first quarter of this year under the pressure of sanctions and a weak oil price, Russian PM Medvedev says.

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