National / International News

'First natural birth' for diabetic

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:56
A diabetic woman is the first in the world to give birth naturally after using an artificial pancreas while pregnant, experts say.

Farage accuses BBC of election bias

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:53
Nigel Farage accuses the BBC of "bias" in its coverage of UKIP's election campaign.

Pearson apologises for 'ostrich' rant

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:48
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson apologises for calling a journalist an "ostrich", "stupid" and "daft".

Cash machine explosion men jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:48
Two men who blew up at cash machines at banks in south Wales and stole more than £80,000 are jailed.

No action over Ched Evans website

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:35
No action will be taken against a website supporting rapist Ched Evans following an inquiry into whether his victim was identified.

Leaders in last TV election set-piece

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:31
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg are to be quizzed by a BBC Question Time audience later, the final leaders' TV event - a week before polling day.

Is Bashar Assad Just Losing Some Ground ... Or His Grip On Power?

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:26

After four years of the ebbs and flows in Syria's civil war, rebel fighters are pushing back Assad's forces. He's having trouble replacing soldiers. And his allies may be providing less support.

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Safe Surgery Is A Dream In The Developing World

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:21

One third of global deaths occur because people don't have access to safe surgery, a study finds. Dirty operating rooms and unskilled attendants make going under the knife extremely risky.

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Arsenal ban player's mother after row

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:19
Arsenal ban the mother of young player Ainsley Maitland-Niles after she confronted executive Dick Law and the player's agent.

'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Says He Will No Longer Draw Prophet Muhammad

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:55

"He no longer interests me," Luz said in an interview. Militants attacked the magazine Jan. 7, killing editorial staff and others, in apparent retaliation for its depiction of their prophet.

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S Africa court backs 'right to die'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:53
A South African court grants a terminally ill man the right to die, in a landmark ruling on assisted suicide.

Murray makes winning start on clay

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:50
Andy Murray begins his clay-court season with a comfortable win over Germany's Mischa Zverev at the Munich Open.

NIE: Power cut hits 100,000 in NI

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:46
Around 100,000 premises are affected by a power cut in Northern Ireland on Thursday afternoon.

What happens at Weight Watchers clubs?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:45
What happens at Weight Watchers clubs?

Dead man cleared of attempted rape

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:35
A man who was convicted of attempting to rape a doctor is cleared of the crime six months after his death.

VIDEO: The election 'muffinometer'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:26
Jon Kay visits a family of bakers in Manchester to see what they think about the election campaign

VIDEO: Woolly promises? Knitted party leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A woman in Deal has knitted versions of all the seven main party leaders.

Police boss 'asked to concoct story'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A former South Yorkshire Police chief told a man he had been asked to "concoct a story" blaming Liverpool fans for the Hillsborough disaster, the inquests hear.

'No mercy' if CAR abuse proven

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 04:47
French President Francois Hollande says there will be "no mercy" for any soldiers found to have abused children in the Central African Republic.

UKIP complains over BBC quiz show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 04:44
UKIP objects to police over comments about leader Nigel Farage on an episode of BBC One's topical quiz Have I Got News For You.

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