National / International News

Could the dining car ever make a comeback?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 17:17
Should trains have a proper sit-down dining car?

Survivors' tales of WW2 disaster

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:47
Survivors' tales of WW2 Slapton Sands disaster

French Woman Believed To Be Gunmen's Associate Is Still At Large

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:26

French officials are searching for Hayat Boumeddiene, whom they say was involved in the killing of a policewoman in Paris on Thursday and possibly a later hostage-taking.

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VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:20
A round-up of social media from across the world

VIDEO: "Calling out the Taliban"

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:16
Facebook challenge to confront a firebrand cleric

US 'recommends charges' for Petraeus

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:07
US prosecutors recommend bringing criminal charges against ex-CIA director David Petraeus, the New York Times reports.

Pride people tell their story

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 16:07
People who inspired the film Pride tell their stories

The Voice 'is building careers'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:54
The Voice's coaches defend the show's output of talent

Would you be beautiful in the ancient world?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:44
Would you have been considered beautiful in the ancient world?

Wintry feel to US politics in 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:17
The Republicans have a majority in the US Congress - but they won't find it plain sailing, says the BBC's Tom Esslemont.

Pensioners 'could run out of cash'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:14
Pensioners could run out of cash by the age of 75, as a result of rule changes coming into effect in April, the charity Age UK has warned.

Solving squabbles over in-car sounds

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:05
Car squabbles over music could finally be over

Retired Gen. Petraeus Should Face Charges, Prosecutors Say

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-09 15:03

Attorney General Eric Holder must now decide whether to pursue charges against the former head of the CIA over a leak of classified documents.

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'Bloody end' - papers on Paris sieges

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 14:45
Saturday's front pages describe the end to three days of violence in France, picturing police officers storming two hostage sites as three gunmen die.

Palpable Relief On Parisian Streets After Hostage Crises End

NPR News - Fri, 2015-01-09 14:15

A Paris neighborhood found itself at the center of a violent stand-off on Friday, with shoppers taken hostage at a local supermarket

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VIDEO: Do Native Americans play soccer?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 14:00
Do Native Americans play soccer?

Six Nations fear for injured Morgan

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:59
England number eight Ben Morgan could be a Six Nations doubt after being carried off in Gloucester's win over Saracens.

Hackers 'declare war' on jihadists

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:44
The group Anonymous says it'll shut down jihadist websites in revenge for French attacks.

Smith shocks Green to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:43
Canadian qualifier Jeff Smith upsets tournament favourite Robbie Green to reach the semi-finals at the BDO World Championships.

A testing week for the NHS

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:36
The first week of the new year has already seen a number of challenges for the NHS, with a surge of patients and a healthcare company pulling out of a hospital contract.