National / International News

Body bag demo over EU migrant crisis

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:27
Two hundred body bags are placed on Brighton beach to highlight the UK's "shameful" response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

Tesco hits the bottom

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:16
Dave Lewis will hope there is no more bad news for the supermarket to announce

Saudi-led jets resume Yemen strikes

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:07
Saudi-led coalition jets have bombed Houthi rebels in Yemen's third city of Taiz, hours after announcing the end of a military campaign against them.

Creamer calls for women's Masters

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:05
American Paula Creamer calls for a women's Masters to be held at Augusta National a week after the men's event.

Jobs under threat at dairy firm

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:03
Jobs could be lost at a a Ceredigion dairy firm after supermarket chain Tesco ended the contract for its yogurt range.

Dog 'drives tractor' on to motorway

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 01:00
Delays are caused on a busy stretch of motorway "due to a dog taking control of a tractor".

Three held over Claudia murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 00:52
Three men are arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence.

London's FTSE index turns negative

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 00:24
Shares in the FTSE 100 turns negative, but Tesco rises despite reporting its biggest ever loss.

Paltrow and Martin file for divorce

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 00:08
Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage, it is confirmed.

France arrest over 'churches' plot

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 00:06
Man suspected of planning imminent armed attack on churches arrested in Paris, French interior minister says

Merchant Ships Called On To Aid Migrants In Mediterranean Feel The Strain

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:50

Commercial ships have rescued tens of thousands of migrants trying to cross by boat to Europe from Africa and the Middle East. But the vessels and their crews aren't equipped to handle these missions.

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Last Armenian Village In Turkey Keeps Silent About 1915 Slaughter

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:49

The Ottomans killed some 1.5 million Armenians a century ago, and many Armenians are talking about that terrible time as the centennial begins this week. But not the Armenians in one Turkish village.

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Bruce Jenner's Long History Of Clearing Hurdles

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:48

Ahead of a highly publicized interview where the reality-TV star is expected to talk about his gender identity, a look back at Jenner's younger days as an Olympic athlete adjusting to new fame.

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National Guard Members Struggle To Keep Civilian Careers

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:47

National Guard soldiers live in two worlds: They can be deployed in a crisis, but must support themselves and their families with civilian jobs. That's made harder by the Guard's unpredictable needs.

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Thailand faces possible EU fish ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:30
Thailand says it is "confident" it can address concerns over illegal fishing that may lead to a trade ban from the European Union.

Europe 'must do more' for migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:16
A Greek minister tells the BBC that the "great powers of Europe" need to take more responsibility for the unfolding crisis in the Mediterranean.

Rolls-Royce announces new boss

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 23:02
Rolls-Royce announces that John Rishton will retire as chief executive on 2 July and be replaced by Warren East.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 22:55
Toure hints at departure, Lloris to assess future, Torres in Gerrard tribute, Spurs plan clear-out, plus more.

Samuels rebuke for England's Stokes

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 22:42
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels mocks England all-rounder Ben Stokes and his attempts at sledging in the second Test.

Labour cash pledge for cancer care

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 22:19
A future Labour government would invest £150m a year in cancer diagnostic equipment in England up to 2020, Ed Miliband will say later.