National / International News

VIDEO: Sainsbury's boss on 'good results'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:26
Sainsbury's has reported a 16.3% rise in annual pre-tax profit - chief executive Justin King explains what he thinks is behind the "really great performance".

VIDEO: The risks of sitting all day long

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:56
British researchers believe sitting for long periods of time can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease and even death

Alibaba files for public share sale

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:49
Chinese internet giant Alibaba files documents for a public share sale in the US, which is widely expected to be one of the biggest in history.

Hawaii Releases Video Of Teen Dropping From Jet

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:45

Hawaii transportation officials released video Tuesday of a California teen hopping from a jet's wheel well April 20 after stowing away for a 5½-hour flight.

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VIDEO: 'You can't teach skills without facts'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:44
Memory is vital for learning, says a former teacher in a personal film.

Selfies, Pirates and the battle for eighth place

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:41
Selfies, Pirates and the election campaign in North West England

Man is arrested over 1998 car bomb

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:29
Detectives arrest a man over a 1998 car bomb attack on a County Down police station that injured 11 people.

Buttler wants to be England's Gilchrist

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:22
England one-day keeper Jos Buttler hopes to force his way into the Test team by modelling his game on Adam Gilchrist.

Concern over S4C's peak-time figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:21
The director of BBC Cymru Wales Rhodri Talfan Davies says he is concerned about a fall of a sixth in those watching S4C's evening programmes.

VIDEO: Carers 'must be able to speak English'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:14
A government adviser says agencies should make sure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes.

Settlement Fund Would Compensate 2012 Meningitis Victims

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:13

A settlement filed with a federal bankruptcy judge would create a fund of more than $100 million to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmacy.

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Cancer waiting time overhaul trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:55
An overhaul of the way cancer waiting times are measured is expected to be trialled throughout Wales.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's 2014 F1 report card

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:47
Formula 1 commentary legend Murray Walker gives his thoughts on who has performed well and who has struggled in the 2014 season so far.

Gandhi district votes in election

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:43
Amethi, a stronghold of India's governing Congress party, is among the 64 seats voting in the eighth phase of India's mammoth general election.

Australia cull catches 172 sharks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:33
More than 170 sharks have been caught and 50 destroyed under a controversial cull policy in Western Australia, after a spate of fatal attacks.

Springwatch migrates to new location

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:19
The BBC nature programme, presented by Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan, relocates to a reserve in Suffolk for a new season of wildlife drama.

'Bubble' warning and 'Maddie' digs - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:11
Concerns over house prices lead some newspapers, while others focus on the latest police activity in the search for missing girl Madeleine McCann.

VIDEO: McCann police in Portugal 'activity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:08
Police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance say "activity" is expected to begin in Portugal soon.

Hamza trial hears from woman hostage

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:52
A woman who was among a group of western tourists taken hostage in Yemen in 1998 gives evidence in the terror trial of Abu Hamza.

Will we see more Tube strikes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:35
Will London see more Tube strikes ahead?

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