National / International News

House prices 'up 1.6% in April'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:23
House prices rose 1.6% last month, according to the latest survey from the Halifax, with the annual rate of increase rising slightly to 8.5%.

Election 2015: 10 brief conclusions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:11
Ten brief conclusions after an extraordinary general election night.

Dramatic election could reshape UK

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:04
Not since the fall of Thatcher or the Blair landslide has there been a political moment quite like this one.

Silicon Tally: Anyway, here's Powerball

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:52

It's time for Silicon Tally! How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

This week, we're joined by Lily Hay Newman, lead blogger for Slate's Future Tense.

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VIDEO: How the SNP 'cleaned up' in Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:32
BBC Scotland's Andrew Kerr rounds up the winners and losers in the general election in Scotland.

Wales set to commemorate VE Day

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:17
Wales prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a weekend of official and community-organised events.

VIDEO: George Galloway speech as he loses seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:06
George Galloway, candidate for the Respect Party, has lost his Bradford West seat to the Labour Party.

Arrest over China child beating

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 21:30
A man allegedly caught on camera stamping on a toddler, in a random attack in China which sparked outrage, is under arrest, state media say.

VIDEO: 'Positive response to positive campaign'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 21:04
David Cameron keeps his seat in Witney, saying it was "a positive response to a positive campaign".

VIDEO: 'Very difficult and disappointing night'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 21:03
The Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband has won his seat in Doncaster but he apologised to his colleagues in Scotland for a "very difficult and disappointing night".

Pound rallies to over one week high

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:43
The pound rallied to its highest in over a week as exit polls in the UK election suggested that David Cameron would remain as prime minister.

Climate 'a UN hoax' - Abbott adviser

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:39
A key business adviser to the Australian government says the UN is using climate change to control a new world order.

VIDEO: 'A cruel and punishing night'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:37
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg holds on to his seat but says it has been a 'cruel and punishing night' for his party.

SNP wins all seven Glasgow seats

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:31
The SNP wins all seven seats in Glasgow as the party sweeps to victory across Scotland.

VIDEO: Vince Cable loses seat to Tories

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:26
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, loses his Twickenham seat to the Conservatives.

VIDEO: Boris Johnson wins Uxbridge

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:25
London Mayor Boris Johnson has been elected as a member of parliament for the constituency Uxbridge and Ruislip South.

Clegg retains South Yorkshire seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:14
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg keeps his seat in South Yorkshire.

Jutting case sent to HK's High Court

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 20:00
The case of British banker Rurik Jutting, accused of murdering two women, is sent to Hong Kong's High Court, as he declines to enter a plea.

Bollywood star Khan bail plea due

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 19:53
A court is due to hear a plea for bail by Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who has been convicted of killing a man in a Mumbai hit-and-run.

Rogue spacecraft burns up on re-entry

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 19:39
The Russian space agency says its out-of-control Progress spacecraft has burnt up after re-entering the Earth's atmosphere.