National / International News

VIDEO: Queue for Putin T-shirts in Moscow

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:26
Hundreds of people gathered in one of Moscow's stores to buy T-shirts with Vladimir Putin's image on them.

Teenage fire victim, 17, named

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:17
A teenager who died following a house fire in Cwm, Blaenau Gwent, on Sunday is named as Alex Lewis.

'Tractor beam' created in water

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:10
Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.

VIDEO: Stuck rollercoaster evacuated mid-ride

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:54
Fire-fighters have rescued more than 20 people who were stuck for hours on a rollercoaster in the US state of Maryland.

Jaguar Land Rover boosts Tata profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:45
Tata Motors reports a big jump in profits thanks to strong sales at its Jaguar Land Rover business.

How do Real Madrid keep £500m of talent happy?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:44
It sounds like a manager's dream but Carlo Ancelotti must solve the puzzle of juggling the most expensive squad in history.

Ostrich conman to be extradited

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:39
A fugitive drug dealing conman from Swansea who swindled ostrich farm investors and then went on the run in South Africa is to be extradited to the UK.

Trial Of Alleged German Autobahn Shooter Begins

NPR News - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:36

The suspect is accused of firing more than 700 shots at other vehicles on German highways over five years. A three-judge panel will determine if he should face attempted murder charges.

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Man jailed for murdering immigrant

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:33
A man is jailed for at least 15 years for the murder of a Portuguese immigrant who was about to travel home after failing to find work in the UK.

Day in pictures: 11 August 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:25
24 hours of news photos: 11 August

What happens when airdrops land?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:24
The UK has started dropping aid into Mount Sinjar in Iraq. But how effective are airdrops?

Fabregas is the future - Mourinho

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:12
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the club have moved on from the exit of Frank Lampard by signing Cesc Fabregas.

New Leader Of Iraq Is Nominated, But Maliki Insists He'll Stay In Office

NPR News - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:07

"Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him on his nomination," the White House says.

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'Autobahn gunman' goes on trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:02
A man appears in court in the German city of Wuerzberg accused of firing more than 700 bullets at vehicles on motorways over five years.

Drugs farm in disused hospital ward

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:49
A cannabis factory is discovered in the grounds of a psychiatric hospital, police confirm.

Klose announces Germany retirement

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:44
Germany's all-time leading goalscorer and World Cup winner Miroslav Klose retires from international football.

Alcohol drinks 'should carry warning'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:35
Health warnings on alcoholic drinks should be introduced and the drink-drive limit cut, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse says.

VIDEO: Afghan Romeo and Juliet 'live in fear'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:27
A young Afghan couple - who faced prejudice, threats and even jail after falling in love - are now finally married and living together.

EDF shuts two nuclear power stations

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:22
Electricity company EDF temporarily shuts down two of its nuclear power stations, Heysham 1 and Hartlepool.

Iraq thrown into political turmoil

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 04:22
Iraq appears to be in the grip of fresh political turmoil, as Shia parties nominate an alternative to embattled PM Nouri Maliki.
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