National / International News

Call to halve target for added sugar

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:09
People need to more than halve their intake of added sugar to tackle the obesity crisis, according to scientific advice for the government in England.

VIDEO: Suarez banned over 'bite' incident

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:08
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been banned for nine matches after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Bad review couple win compensation

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:04
A long-running dispute between an online retailer and a couple unhappy with its customer service comes to an end.

UK population grows by 400,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:04
The UK population grew by more than 400,000 last year, according to the latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Will Ferrell, Teddy Goalsevelt Pump Up U.S. Fans

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:48

"I'm not going to lie to you – I'm not in the best shape," Will Ferrell told American soccer fans in Brazil last night, after being announced as U.S. Soccer's "secret weapon" in the World Cup.

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South Sudan 'most fragile state'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:38
The world's newest country, South Sudan, tops the list of fragile states in this year's index released by a leading US-based research institute.

UK bid to block Juncker set to fail

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:29
UK PM David Cameron's bid to stop ex-Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next European Commission president suffers another blow.

Pharrell publicist denies gig claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:23
Investigations are under way to discover if a County Down nightclub has been scammed into believing they would stage a Pharrell Williams gig.

VIDEO: Fifa World Cup news briefing

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:19
Fifa is holding a daily World Cup news briefing, as a panel decides Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's fate

Shooting neighbour heard gun shots

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:13
A neighbour heard two loud bangs "like fireworks" as a man shot his wife dead in the street, Newport Crown Court hears.

Williams powers into third round

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:12
Top seed Serena Williams eases into the third round at Wimbledon after beating Chanelle Scheepers in straight sets.

VIDEO: Fears of Spy Booth Banksy removal

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:10
Scaffolding erected around the Banksy work Spy Booth prompts fears that it could be removed and sold at auction.

Raonic and Nishikori claim easy wins

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:10
Eighth seed Milos Raonic and 10th seed Kei Nishikori make it into the men's singles third round at Wimbledon.

Abu Qatada not guilty of terror plot

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 05:03
Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada is found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan, over an alleged plot in 1998.

Thai general denies coup was planned

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:55
A senior Thai general has told the BBC that last month's military coup had not been planned in advance.

Savile: could it happen again?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:42
The measures in place to prevent a repeat of Savile's crimes

Airlines halt flights to Peshawar

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:34
Qatar Airways joins Emirates and Etihad in stopping its jets flying to the Pakistani city of Peshawar after a deadly attack on an airliner.

'Drastic action' needed on Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:32
"Drastic action" is needed to contain the spread of deadly Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Libyan human rights activist killed

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:28
Prominent Libyan human rights lawyer Salwa Bughaighis is assassinated by unknown men in her home in Benghazi.

Why the NHS must heed the lessons of Savile

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 04:26
Why NHS 'must learn lessons' of Savile

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