National / International News

Sex assault charge for radio host

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:43
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.

VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:41
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.

Legendary London lamb chop enters stratosphere

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:32
How legendary London Lamb chop went airborne

Care home owners charged over neglect

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:31
Care home owners and staff member charged with mistreating vulnerable adults, in Preston, Lancashire

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:26
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:22
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Britons jailed over Syria terror camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:15
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:06
MPs take evidence on flood risk management.

Runner tells of relief at rescue

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:02
An activities instructor who went missing in the Cairngorms has spoken of his relief at being found after a five-hour search operation.

VIDEO: Unsafe Christmas toys seized at Dover

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:55
Thousands of dangerous and counterfeit goods have been prevented from entering the UK after they were seized by Kent County Council Trading Standards from a huge consignment entering Dover Docks.

Murder inquiry into Prestwick death

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:41
Police have begun a murder inquiry into the death of a 60-year-old man found in his home in Prestwick on 20 November.

Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure; Is Resting Comfortably

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:34

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81-years-old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.

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VIDEO: How Ferguson protests spread

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:23
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown.

Ghana cocaine bust turns political

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:20
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.

Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:19
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.

Sun reporter cleared over Budget leak

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:18
The Sun's former Whitehall editor is cleared of paying civil servant for information, including details of the 2010 budget.

'Contaminated petrol' at supermarket

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:17
A supermarket in Carmarthenshire closes its unleaded petrol pumps over suspected contamination after cars break down.

Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:14
Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.

Your pictures: Insects

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:12
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects"

EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:12

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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