National / International News

Aberdeen 2-0 St Johnstone

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:51
David Goodwillie and Cammy Smith score as Aberdeen beat St Johnstone to move top of the Scottish Premiership.

VIDEO: Hopes and fears for Cuban tourism

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:51
Will Grant reports on what the historic thaw between the United Stated and Cuba could mean for the island nation.

China leader seeks Shanghai answers

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:51
China's President Xi Jinping demands an investigation into a crush in Shanghai on New Year's Eve that killed 36 people and injured 47.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Says He's Open To Summit With South Korea

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:37

During a New Year's address, Kim said he would talk to South Korean President Park Geun-hye if the "atmosphere and environment are right."

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VIDEO: Ecstasy suspected in two deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:33
Three men have died and another is in hospital after taking drugs from a suspected dangerous batch of ecstasy.

Murray beats Lopez in Abu Dhabi

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:28
Andy Murray beats Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in three sets in the opening match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.

Six people stabbed at The Belfry

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:02
Three men are arrested after six people are stabbed during New Year celebrations at The Belfry resort in Warwickshire.

First AirAsia victim laid to rest

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 07:00
The funeral is held of the first AirAsia Flight QZ8501 victim, whose body was recovered from the Java sea after a crash on Sunday.

Dragons 9-11 Blues

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:56
Cardiff Blues hold on to win 11-9 in their Pro12 festive derby at Rodney Parade against Newport Gwent Dragons.

Thomas Piketty rejects France award

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:55
Economist Thomas Piketty, author of a much-lauded book on capital and inequality, turns down France's Legion D'Honneur and criticises the government.

Japan's Population Declined In 2014 As Births Fell To A New Low

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:45

The country's aging and shrinking population have been issues of concern and could have severe economic consequences.

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VIDEO: Students create healthy snack range

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:28
Six teams of students from University College, Birmingham, competed to create healthy snacks which will be sold in hospital vending machines.

Family Buries First Victim Of AirAsia Plane Crash

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:08

Authorities returned the remains of Hayati Lutfiah Hamid to her family in a ceremony in Indonesia. It was the first of many more to come.

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Are the US and UK ready to raise interest rates?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 06:05
After years of lows, 2015 could well see the US and UK begin to raise interest rates, writes Linda Yueh.

Crowds join London's New Year parade

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:59
Thousands of people take part in London's New Year's Day parade, which this year is celebrating "London on the Move".

Goldman Sachs UK staff get top bonus

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:59
US investment bank Goldman Sachs paid the highest bonuses to senior staff among banks operating in the UK in 2013, according to research by Reuters.

Jeb Bush 'clears decks for 2016 run'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:58
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother of ex-president George W Bush, reportedly scales back his commitments as he considers a White House run.

Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:50
Manchester United look likely to lose ground on the Premier League's top two after battling to a draw at Stoke.

VIDEO: Counting the cost of bridge tolls

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:46
Renewed calls are made to scrap the Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing tolls on the day prices go up.

Transfer deals - January 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 05:38
Track all the latest signings day by day throughout January in England, Scotland and across Europe.