National / International News

VIDEO: Chile open Copa America with win

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:50
Hosts Chile begin their quest for a maiden Copa America title with victory over Ecuador in Santiago.

French Court Clears Dominique Strauss-Kahn In Pimping Case

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:49

The court said the former head of the International Monetary Fund did not promote or profit from the prostitution of seven women.

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Car CCTV plea over custody death

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:47
Drivers of nine vehicles seen in Kirkcaldy about the time a Fife man, who died in police custody, was being arrested, are being sought.

Warning to US jail break workers

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:45
New York's governor warns of criminal proceedings after US media identify a female prison worker alleged to have helped in the escape of two murderers.

VIDEO: Tinie Tempah on 'true style'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:44
Rapper Tinie Tempah talks to BBC News about his role promoting British fashion, and what he thinks true style is.

Interpol suspends Fifa partnership

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:43
The international police agency Interpol suspends a €20m (£14m) joint anti-match-fixing programme with Fifa over corruption allegations.

Arsenal charged over Chambers signing

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:41
Arsenal are charged with allegedly breaching football agents regulations over the transfer of Calum Chambers from Southampton.

MoD searched bins at SAS inquest

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:33
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) searched bins at the inquest of three soldiers who died during an SAS reservist selection exercise, an inquest hears.

McGowan's 'revolting' Savile praised

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:33
Alistair McGowan wins critical praise for his lead performance in controversial play An Audience With Jimmy Savile.

Bridge & chess for 2020 Olympics?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:25
Bridge, chess, floorball, flying disc and tug of war are among the sports to apply for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games.

Abuse doctor has sentence reduced

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:01
A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer patients in his care has his 22-year sentence reduced to 16 years on appeal.

PODCAST: Binge is the new black

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-06-12 03:00

It isn't clear if the House of Representatives will go along with streamlining a package of trade deals. More on that. Plus, investors seem nervous about the near-term outlook for airline stocks. They’re worried about increased competition leading to overcapacity. So what’s the outlook for ticket prices in the current environment? And with the third season of ‘Orange is the New Black’ on Netflix, we look at whether we’re headed to a world of all-binge-all-the-time.

Person injured after city 'incident'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:57
A person is injured and taken to hospital following an incident in Cardiff.

Pluto's dark and light terrains

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:57
The Long range camera on Nasa's New Horizons probe reveals clear evidence of discrete bright and dark regions on the dwarf planet Pluto.

Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:56

The country's top prosecutor said investigators had been unable to find solid evidence the U.S. eavesdropped on Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone calls.

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Sahinovic kept in coma after surgery

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:53
Synchronised swimmer Vanessa Sahinovic is kept in an induced coma after she was in collision with a bus at the European Games.

North Korea's mysterious hotel fire

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:53
One of the tallest buildings in North Korea catches fire - but no evidence of the blaze emerges online.

Burundi opposition to boycott poll

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:52
A group of 17 political parties in Burundi agrees to boycott next month's elections, saying they will not be free and fair.

Lego professor to be created by uni

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:43
A Lego professor could soon be in post at Cambridge University after funding of £2.5m was provided to further research children's development through play.

Lorry fire closes M74 in Lanarkshire

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 02:37
A lorry fire has resulted in the closure of the M74 motorway in both directions in South Lanarkshire.