National / International News

Murphy unaware of exiled IRA abusers

BBC - 18 hours 11 min ago
A Sinn Féin MP has said he has never heard of cases of IRA sex abusers being exiled to the Republic of Ireland.

Thousands enjoy Diwali celebrations

BBC - 18 hours 14 min ago
Leicester's Golden Mile lights up for Diwali celebrations

VIDEO: Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

BBC - 18 hours 15 min ago
A police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has been described as inept by a group of MPs.

NY axe attack: Islamist link probed

BBC - 18 hours 23 min ago
Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

BBC - 18 hours 32 min ago
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

BBC - 18 hours 34 min ago
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.

Iraq's Abu Ghraib Is Back In The News, Now As A Front-Line Town

NPR News - 18 hours 39 min ago

A town west of Baghdad and home to a notorious prison, Abu Ghraib is where Iraq troops are bracing for a possible attacks by Islamic State militants. Many local residents feel caught in the middle.

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European Scientists Conclude That Distant Comet Smells Terrible

NPR News - 18 hours 39 min ago

A European spacecraft has picked up a foul odor emanating from a comet called 67P/C-G. Imagine sharing a stable with a drunk person and a dozen rotten eggs.

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With Ferguson Protests, 20-Somethings Become First-Time Activists

NPR News - 18 hours 39 min ago

Near Ferguson, Mo., young people are taking the lead in protesting police brutality. Many say they had never considered activism before, but saw Michael Brown's shooting death as a call to action.

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A Tale Of Immigration Unleashed In 'Green Dragons' Film

NPR News - 18 hours 39 min ago

The film Revenge of the Green Dragons is based on the true story of a Chinese-American gang in New York City that helped traffic unauthorized immigrants from China in the 1980s and '90s.

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VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

BBC - 18 hours 43 min ago
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.

Standalone TSB picks up customers

BBC - 18 hours 45 min ago
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.

More charges over New Forest killing

BBC - 18 hours 50 min ago
Two more people are charged over the death of a mother of five in the New Forest.

Ashya King due to finish treatment

BBC - 18 hours 55 min ago
Brain tumour patient Ashya King will receive his final dose of proton beam therapy later, the clinic treating him says.

GP shortage could shut practice

BBC - 19 hours 17 min ago
Health officials are due to make a decision on whether to close a doctors' surgery in Gwynedd amid concern over recruiting GPs.

'England can win Four Nations'

BBC - 19 hours 18 min ago
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.

Caption Challenge: You crazy arms

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:59
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Where are the unhappy West Ham fans?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:58
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage on how West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has turned things round after fans called for him to go.

Sex, drugs and the EU budget

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:46
The surprising reasons why UK owes more to Europe

'Execute travellers' Tory suspended

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 23:44
A Tory councillor from Maidenhead who joked that travellers refusing eviction should be "executed" is suspended by his party.
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