National / International News

Nervy Ireland beat UAE in World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:56
Kevin O'Brien and Gary Wilson hit fifties as Ireland recover from a nervy start to beat UAE by two wickets at the Gabba.

Day in pictures: 25 February 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:54
Images from around the world: 25 February

Egypt league to resume without fans

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:52
Egypt's Premier League will resume from its suspension next month with fans banned from attending matches following violent clashes.

Lego hails 'highly satisfactory' year

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:50
Lego reports a 15% rise in sales and profits for 2014, hailing the performance as "highly satisfactory".

VIDEO: Replica US ship targeted in Iran drills

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:48
Iranian military fires at replica US aircraft carrier during exercises in the Strait of Hormuz.

Leaders in PMQs second jobs clash

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:46
Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron to back his party's proposed ban on MPs from working as consultants or directors of private companies.

French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:45
The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead, two hurt after crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:44
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.

Brown out after concussion setback

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:42
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.

Galloway rival withdraws in Bradford

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:41
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.

Red Arrows reveal tail fin redesign

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:37
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.

New commission on primary assessment

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:25
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.

France Warns Russia And Its Allies Not To Advance On Ukrainian Port City

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:24

The foreign ministers of the four signatories to the Minsk ceasefire agreement met in Paris to discuss the fighting in Ukraine. Kiev worries the separatists' next target will be Mariupol.

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Civil service exit scheme to launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:13
A scheme for voluntary redundancy within Northern Ireland's civil service will be launched next Monday.

Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

NPR News - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:08

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.

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How will 2022 affect English season?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:07
With the 2022 World Cup likely to be played in the winter of 2022, how will the English club season adjust to cope?

Clarke v Love: How do they match up?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:05
They are good friends with vast Ryder Cup experience, but how do 2016 captains Darren Clarke and Davis Love III compare?

PODCAST: Will June be busting out interest rates?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:00

Imagine June: the smell of freshly cut grass, barbecue ... and higher interest rates? More on that. Plus, a sex discrimination suit in Silicon Valley involving the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins opens another window on complaints that women are treated unequally in the tech world. Also, we talk Allan Sloan at the Washington Post about two companies that recently merged with inverted companies after failing to invert themselves.

What happened to the air-conditioned stadium?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:57
Can you really air condition an open stadium?

WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:56
Measles vaccinations must be immediately stepped up across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks, the World Health Organization says.