National / International News

Addict gets 20 years for Taff murder

BBC - 8 hours 48 min ago
Heroin addict is jailed for life and must serve a minimum 20 years for murdering "vulnerable" man days after being released from prison.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - 9 hours 3 min ago
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Sunrise vigil opens Poppy Appeal

BBC - 9 hours 3 min ago
A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

McGuinness 'believes rape claim'

BBC - 9 hours 5 min ago
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he believes west Belfast woman Maíria Cahill was raped.

Caterham F1 site staff locked out

BBC - 9 hours 7 min ago
Staff working at the Caterham F1 team site in Oxfordshire have been locked out of the firm's premises, the administrator confirms to the BBC.

FA charges Warnock with misconduct

BBC - 9 hours 18 min ago
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct for comments he made following defeat by Chelsea on Saturday.

VIDEO: Joss Stone's Poppy Appeal vigil

BBC - 9 hours 20 min ago
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.

Your pictures: Steps

BBC - 9 hours 22 min ago
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"

Charge over Commons marble throwing

BBC - 9 hours 22 min ago
A man who was escorted from the House of Commons after allegedly throwing a bag of marbles during Prime Minister's Questions is to appear in court.

Man jailed for murdering brother

BBC - 9 hours 31 min ago
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering his brother at their mother's home in Govan, Glasgow

Google offers new email app, Inbox

BBC - 9 hours 31 min ago
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.

PODCAST: Amazon search

This week, we've gotten good news about the third quarter from Yahoo! Comcast's revenue was up 4 percent. Boeing reported profit up 18 percent. This morning, we've heard from Southwest Airlines and Jet Blue. They both had record earnings last quarter. More on the current state of the markets.  And we know what Amazon sells, but how about what the company buys? Analysts say they're going to pay close attention to the company's investments. We take a look at why. Plus Marketplace's economics guy, Chris Farrell, has been thinking a lot about water. How we use it. How we pay for it. And he's been asking himself a lot of questions many consumers don't. More on that.

'I am not a virus'

BBC - 9 hours 34 min ago
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma

Dead voter gaffe was 'human error'

BBC - 9 hours 47 min ago
"Human error" results in ballot papers being sent to dead council house tenants, admits a Cambridgeshire council.

Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row

BBC - 9 hours 48 min ago
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.

Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'

BBC - 10 hours 7 min ago
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.

Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

BBC - 10 hours 7 min ago
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".

Fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs

BBC - 10 hours 10 min ago
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.

Commons mice 'out of control'

BBC - 10 hours 12 min ago
The House of Commons Commission rejects an offer of a rescue cat to deal with its 'significant rodent problem'.

Mayor 'ordered attack on students'

BBC - 10 hours 14 min ago
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.
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