National / International News

US widow wins $23.6bn tobacco payout

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:39
A US court orders the country's second largest cigarette company to pay huge damages to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.

Woman struck by two taxis dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:32
A 20-year-old woman dies after a being hit by two taxis in Greater Manchester following an "altercation", police say.

Monster typhoon buffets south China

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:28
The biggest typhoon to hit southern China in 40 years kills at least 17 people, after wreaking death and destruction on the Philippines.

Tributes to Ukraine air crash victim

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:25
Tributes are paid to a former RAF search and rescue co-ordinator who was among 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash in east Ukraine.

'Tombstoning' danger warning at dock

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:00
Young people in Milford Haven are being warned about the dangers of "tombstoning" into the town's dock.

Problems for BBC iPlayer continue

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:00
BBC services including iPlayer and a variety of online material are still affected by technical problems.

Scot among Ukraine air crash victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:56
One Scot is known to have died after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine, First Minister Alex Salmond confirms.

Afghanistan election audit suspended

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:37
Afghanistan's election commission suspends an audit of votes from June's hotly-disputed presidential run-off because of a "misunderstanding".

Foreign firms 'create 66,000 jobs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:27
More than 66,000 jobs have been created in the UK by foreign businesses over the past year, government figures show.

Steyn & Morkel inspire SA to win

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:15
Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel take four second-innings wickets each to help South Africa beat Sri Lanka in the first Test.

A YouTube Video Is Doctor's Secret Weapon Against Back Pain

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:05

Back pain is common. Nearly all of us have at least one episode in our lives, and two-thirds of us will have it repeatedly. Exercise, though it may seem counterintuitive, is often the best medicine.

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Manhunt for hotel murder suspect

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 01:00
Police are still searching for a man wanted in connection with the death of a hotel landlady in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

In pictures: Royal first birthdays

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:54
A long line of royal baby photos

Man is rescued after bridge fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 00:47
A 19-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after falling into water at Bloody Bridge near Newcastle, County Down.

Court halts Arizona inmate execution

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:36
A US court orders the execution of an Arizona death row man to be delayed until he gets more details about the lethal injection procedure he faces.

Savings threat to day care services

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:32
Day care services for older people and those with learning disabilities in Caerphilly county could be brought to an end in a bid to save money.

Shaw will be a Man Utd star - Irwin

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:30
Manchester United's £27m summer buy Luke Shaw is a "fantastic signing" for the club, says ex-defender Denis Irwin.

Pressure grows on Russia over crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 23:26
Western leaders urge Russia to pressure rebels in Ukraine over access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site, where monitors are being impeded.

Escaped suspect leaps from ambulance

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:57
Police in Manchester are looking for a man arrested on suspicion of burglary, who jumped from a moving ambulance.

'Russia in the dock' - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:25
Sunday's papers continue to examine stories around the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine with some reporting pro-Russian militiamen have been hindering investigators.
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