National / International News

VIDEO: Inside factory as production grows

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:11
The BBC visits a factory in Cheltenham after the latest GDP figures suggested that manufacturing grew by about 0.9% in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Finance tech firm promises 100 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:09
A hi-tech firm promises 100 new jobs in Bridgend developing specialist web services for the financial sector.

Hamilton upbeat despite Jerez crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:03
Lewis Hamilton insists he had a "positive day" despite crashing his new Mercedes on day one of pre-season testing in Spain.

'Loss of control' caused plane crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:00
A "loss of control" during an aborted landing was what probably caused a plane travelling from Belfast to Cork to crash with the loss of six lives, a report finds.

Council 'failings' in coal clear-up

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:59
East Ayrshire Council is discussing a damning report on its handling of local mining projects amid a £132m shortfall to restore opencast sites.

Prince fans' shock at $22m action

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:58
Fans of Prince express shock at the musician's $22m (£13m) legal action against 22 people who posted copies of live performances online.

Paul Flowers 'good at aptitude test'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:48
Disgraced former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers did very well in psychometric tests in interviews for the role, a committee of MPs has heard.

AMs want review of assembly powers

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:45
Many AMs want a comprehensive review of the way the Welsh assembly works because they think there are problems with the way it operates, a survey suggests.

Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:45

Seeger had been a mentor and an influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.

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Concern as Malala book launch halted

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:12
An event in north-west Pakistan to launch activist Malala Yousafzai's memoir was cancelled after pressure from local officials, organisers say.

UK-built cameras go on space station

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:12
Two British-built Earth-observation cameras are installed successfully on the outside of the International Space Station.

Newcastle in talks with De Jong

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 03:07
Borussia Monchengladbach striker Luuk de Jong is travelling to Newcastle for a medical ahead of a possible loan deal.

Warburton on bench against Italy

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:58
Alun Wyn Jones leads Wales in Saturday's Six Nations opener against Italy with regular captain Sam Warburton named on the bench.

Open up palace 'when Queen out' call

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:49
Buckingham Palace should be opened up to the public when the Queen is not in residence to help close a gap in the royal finances, MPs say.

NSA 'gets data from Angry Birds'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:42
US and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says.

Immigration Bill 'won't do the job'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:42
Government attempts to make it easier to deport foreign criminals "are well-intentioned but they won't do the job", a Conservative MP warns, as he calls for tougher controls.

Horsemeat in food 'three years earlier'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:33
Thousands of tonnes 'probably in food years before the scandal'

More calls on detention centre abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:33
More than 60 calls are made to police offering information after a BBC TV programme about sexual abuse at a former County Durham detention centre was broadcast.

VIDEO: Shark victim 'stitched up own leg'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:31
A doctor from New Zealand has managed to stitch up his own wound after he fought off a shark that had bitten his leg.

In pictures: Pete Seeger

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 02:24
Images of the late Pete Seeger, folk singer and political activist

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