National / International News

Venue change for England's NZ match

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 04:19
England's Tri-series match with New Zealand at the Copper Box Arena is moved because of "damage inflicted to the floor".

EE rushes to fix broadband box risk

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 04:11
Network provider EE is to issue an emergency upgrade to broadband customers after a security flaw was discovered.

Link benefits to skills, says Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 04:05
Unemployed people who lack basic English, maths and computing skills should be stripped of benefits unless they take up training, Labour says.

Paisley says party told him to quit

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:56
Ian Paisley and his wife speak for the first time about events surrounding his departure as DUP leader and first minister.

Hospital withholds death findings

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:37
A hospital where a girl bled to death withholds the findings of an inquiry from the BBC for fear of "endangering the mental health" of its staff.

Family 'shocked' at St Lucia murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:33
The sister-in-law of a British man who was murdered after attackers boarded his boat in the Caribbean says the family is 'shocked and shattered'.

VIDEO: Assad: 'Talks must combat terrorism'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:27
Syria's President Assad has told the AFP news agency that any outcome of planned peace talks in Switzerland would be "worthless" if they did not "combat terrorism".

Malone and Adie voice BBC WW1 guides

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:24
Broadcasters including Gareth Malone, Kate Adie, Dan Snow and Radio 1's Greg James voice an interactive series of guides for BBC iWonder, as part of World War One season.

Patients 'not ill enough' for funds

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:22
BBC Scotland discovers further evidence that Scottish people are being wrongly charged care home costs.

Police probed over starved boy death

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:19
The police watchdog is to investigate officers' handling of concerns raised about a four-year-old boy who was found starved to death at his home almost two years after he died.

Snowden 'may have had Russian help'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:15
Several senior US lawmakers allege that intelligence leaker Edward Snowden may have been working with a foreign power, possibly Russia.

Runaway pupils found 'safe and well'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:14
Two pupils who ran away from a Lancashire boarding school to the Caribbean are found "safe and well", police confirm.

VIDEO: What biscuits represent the Lib Dems?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:11
A Sunday Politics focus group asks Glasgow voters what they think of the Lib Dems, as they are asked to name a biscuit that represents the party and whether they can name its key figures.

China economic growth rate stabilises

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:02
China's economy, the world's second-largest, shows signs of stabilising as 2013's 7.7% growth rate matches that for 2012.

The branding of bankrupt Detroit

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 03:00
Detroit’s history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy. So why have some companies been using the city’s name to sell their products?

Gangs 'hotwire power supply for £10'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:53
Criminal gangs are offering to help people avoid paying for energy by "hotwiring" supplies for as little as £10, BBC Inside Out learns.

UN invites Iran to Syria peace talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:52
UN chief Ban Ki-moon invites Iran to attend preliminary Syrian peace talks in Switzerland, prompting warnings from Syria's opposition and the US.

Huge data theft hits South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:46
Credit card details from almost half of all South Koreans have been stolen and sold to marketing firms.

Sex assault jacket image released

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:43
Police investigating a sexual assault in Aberdeen release a photo of the jacket the suspect left behind.

Police did not review Duggan tactic

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 02:40
The Metropolitan Police says it was "wrong" not to formally review its use of the "hard stop" tactic six years before it was used in the Mark Duggan shooting.

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