National / International News

Why would you buy a prison?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:32
Why would you buy one of England's redundant prisons?

Senators agree veterans health deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:29
Senior US senators agree a package of measures aimed at addressing the problems that have engulfed the healthcare system provided to veterans.

VIDEO: D-Day: From the other side

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:13
The BBC's Stephen Evans spoke to a German soldier who was one of the first to encounter the invading Allied troops

VIDEO: D-Day: As it was reported in 1944

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:07
The BBC's Caroline Wyatt looks at how D-Day was reported in Britain in 1944.

China to deport Australian artist

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 21:03
Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, detained before the Tiananmen anniversary, will be deported from Beijing, Canberra says.

VIDEO: Deadly shooting at US university

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:59
One person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

'Back to the beaches' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:55
Many papers use poignant photographs from events marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day on their front pages, while the Times examines a "new battle for Europe".

Vatican financial regulators sacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:50
Pope Francis dismisses the entire board of the Vatican's financial regulator as part of his reforms in the city-state.

N Korea 'detains third American'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 20:07
North Korea says it arrested an American tourist, reportedly for leaving a Bible at a hotel - the third US citizen to be held by Pyongyang.

CAR foes both commit war crimes - UN

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:36
A UN report suggests both sides in the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) have committed war crimes, but says talk of ethnic cleansing is premature.

China defence spend tops $145bn - US

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:30
China under-reports its defence spending by about 20%, the US says in an annual report likely to anger Beijing.

Whitehall chief to probe cabinet row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:20
Britain's most senior civil servant is to investigate the row between two senior cabinet ministers over alleged Muslim extremism in schools.

Tories shaken, but no UKIP quake in Newark

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 19:07
BBC political correspondent Alex Forsyth says UKIP shook the Conservatives in the Newark by-election but there was no "earthquake".

VIDEO: Darfur United and the alternative World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 18:02
An international football tournament is taking place in Sweden for teams not recognised by FIFA. Darfur United are among the teams challenging for the CONIFA World Football Cup.

EU hopeful criticises British press

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 17:52
European Commission presidential hopeful Jean-Claude Juncker criticises the British press, saying their attention on him was a "rather desperate move".

VIDEO: ARM boss on the 'Internet of things'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 17:37
The boss of British chip company ARM Holdings talks about the "Internet of things" and the future impact of technology on our lives.

US girl stabbed 19 times recovering

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 17:14
The family of a 12-year-old stabbed 19 times by two classmates trying to impress a fictional horror character says she is able to walk in hospital.

Bosses urged to promote lunch breaks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 16:58
Employers have been urged to encourage staff to take decent breaks after a study suggested many people are working through their lunch hour every day.

Madeleine search keeps focus on resort

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 16:34
Madeleine search keeps focus on Algarve resort

Explaining The Bergdahl Swap Hasn't Been Obama's Finest Hour

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 16:26

Some aspects of how Obama and his team told the world about the trade for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have raised eyebrows, even among congressional allies, prompting questions like: What were they thinking?

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