National / International News

Greece's Left-Wing Prime Minister Takes Charge

NPR News - 13 hours 42 min ago

Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.

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Lotus aim for 'pinnacle' of F1

BBC - 13 hours 47 min ago
Lotus expect a "huge leap forward" after a disappointing season last year as they release an image of their 2015 car.

Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

BBC - 13 hours 48 min ago
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.

Saudi men call for 'no girls on Twitter'

BBC - 14 hours 3 min ago
How Saudi women mocked men calling for gender segregation

VIDEO: Prince to be knighted by Australia

BBC - 14 hours 11 min ago
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers.

NHS 'most important issue' - poll

BBC - 14 hours 29 min ago
A Populus/BBC poll suggests the NHS, the economy and immigration are the issues people think are the most important ones to be covered by the news ahead of the general election.

Smith would have 'slapped' twirl man

BBC - 14 hours 42 min ago
England striker Kelly Smith says she would have "slapped" the interviewer who asked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard to "twirl".

VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?

BBC - 15 hours 43 sec ago
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains.

New property website targets rivals

BBC - 15 hours 9 min ago
A consortium of estate agents has launched a new property website to rival Rightmove and Zoopla, which dominate the market.

American Sniper remains US number one

BBC - 15 hours 16 min ago
American Sniper spends a second week at the top of the US box office, with takings of $64.4m (£42.8m), according to studio estimates.

VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau

BBC - 15 hours 26 min ago
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

VIDEO: Mexico's 'Fire' volcano erupts

BBC - 15 hours 28 min ago
The most active volcano in Mexico erupted on Sunday for the first time in 12 years.

The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

BBC - 15 hours 46 min ago
Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

£8,670 to end council Porsche deal

BBC - 15 hours 48 min ago
Pembrokeshire council paid £8,670 to get out of a hire contract for a Porsche its former boss used to drive, it confirms

In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration

BBC - 16 hours 3 min ago
Church of England's first female bishop

'Drone' found in White House grounds

BBC - 16 hours 5 min ago
The US Secret Service is reported to have recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, but the presidency plays down the incident.

Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

BBC - 16 hours 18 min ago
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.

'Device,' Possibly A Small Drone, Discovered On White House Grounds

NPR News - 16 hours 25 min ago

The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.

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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

BBC - 16 hours 31 min ago
Images from around the world: 26 January

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

BBC - 16 hours 39 min ago
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.