National / International News

NHS 'most important issue' - poll

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:14
A Populus/BBC poll suggests the NHS, the economy and immigration are the issues people think are the most important ones to be covered by the news ahead of the general election.

Smith would have 'slapped' twirl man

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:01
England striker Kelly Smith says she would have "slapped" the interviewer who asked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard to "twirl".

VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:43
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains.

New property website targets rivals

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:34
A consortium of estate agents has launched a new property website to rival Rightmove and Zoopla, which dominate the market.

American Sniper remains US number one

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:27
American Sniper spends a second week at the top of the US box office, with takings of $64.4m (£42.8m), according to studio estimates.

VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:17
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

VIDEO: Mexico's 'Fire' volcano erupts

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:15
The most active volcano in Mexico erupted on Sunday for the first time in 12 years.

The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:57
Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

£8,670 to end council Porsche deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:55
Pembrokeshire council paid £8,670 to get out of a hire contract for a Porsche its former boss used to drive, it confirms

In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:40
Church of England's first female bishop

'Drone' found in White House grounds

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:38
The US Secret Service is reported to have recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, but the presidency plays down the incident.

Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:25
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.

'Device,' Possibly A Small Drone, Discovered On White House Grounds

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:18

The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.

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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:12
Images from around the world: 26 January

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:03
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.

Competency-Based Degree Programs On The Rise

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:03

A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.

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Prisoner absconds from jail leave

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:57
A prisoner whose convictions include killing three people while driving a stolen car has gone on the run.

CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:56
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:55
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.

Obama Attends India's Republic Day Celebrations

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:49

The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.

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