National / International News

Two Detained In Killing Of Russion Opposition Politician

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-07 01:36

The two suspects, detained in the killing a week ago of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, are said to be from Russia's North Caucasus region.

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Egyptian executed over Morsi clashes

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 01:27
The authorities in Egypt carry out the first execution over the violence that followed the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

SF to discuss abortion at conference

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:53
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams says he is backing a change to his party's policy on abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, ahead of the party's conference in Londonderry.

Woman, 18, raped waiting for bus

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:53
A teenager waiting at a bus stop in Leeds late at night is attacked and raped, suffering serious hip and head injuries.

Two men held over Nemtsov killing

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:50
Two men have been arrested over the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the head of the security agency announces.

Man is charged with kidnapping

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:39
A 29-year-old man is due to appear in court in Newry charged with various offences including kidnapping, false imprisonment and attempted robbery.

China takes pollution film offline

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:39
The authorities in China remove from websites a popular documentary which highlights the country's severe pollution problem.

Two dead and five injured in crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:34
Two men have died and five others are taken to hospital after a crash on the A470 near Brecon, Powys, promoting five arrests.

Pakistan beat S Africa in thriller

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:17
Pakistan's pace bowlers stun South Africa to earn a well-deserved 29-run victory in Pool B of the World Cup.

VIDEO: Mystery over Germany's Eurovision winner

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 00:11
The winner of the contest to pick Germany's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest has turned down the chance to represent his country live on TV.

VIDEO: On the front line in battle against IS

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 23:55
Iraqi government forces and their Shia militia allies are reported to be making significant progress towards recapturing the city of Tikrit from Islamic State (IS) fighters.

VIDEO: Where are all the smart meters?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 23:29
Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are at risk of veering off track, MPs has warned.

Plaid success is 'vital' for Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 23:27
Wales could be "completely sidelined" unless Plaid Cymru wins more seats at Westminster, election campaign co-ordinator Lord Wigley will tell the party's conference in Caernarfon.

Pregnancy drug inquiry concerns

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 23:20
Campaigners who believe a hormonal pregnancy test damaged their unborn children say they are "disappointed" with the initial actions of an inquiry into their claims.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 22:26
Rodgers not interested in Man City job, Liverpool want Real Madrid's Vazquez, Spurs chase Alderweireld, plus more.

Derailed Oil Train Continues To Burn In Illinois

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-06 21:30

It's the third fiery derailment of trains carrying Bakken crude oil in three weeks, raising more questions about the volatility of the oil and the safety of the tank cars used to transport crude.

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Tory-Labour coalition 'may be needed'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 21:02
A Conservative-Labour coalition may be needed after the election to prevent the SNP holding the balance of power, a former Tory party chairman says.

VIDEO: Baltic nations' nervous about Russia

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 20:48
Baltic nations are increasingly nervous about the threat posed by an increasingly confident Russia, as Katya Adler reports.

Funeral whip-round for one-county man

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 20:06
Friends and strangers club together to pay for the funeral of a man who had never left Norfolk until he was rushed to hospital following a fire that ultimately took his life.

Saturday night Tube strike due

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-06 20:00
London Underground staff are due to go on strike in protest at the sacking of a Tube driver who failed two alcohol breath tests.