National / International News

Miliband 'sorry' over Sun picture

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:45
Ed Miliband apologises for any offence caused after he posed with a copy of the Sun newspaper, amid criticism from Labour MPs.

Vote to retain Suu Kyi election ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:34
A parliamentary committee in Burma votes to retain a constitutional clause barring opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from standing for president.

'Problem' in early years inspections

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:27
Ofsted has a "fundamental problem" with the quality of its inspections of early years education, says the Pre-School Learning Alliance.

Egypt asks YouTube to remove video

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:20
Egypt asks YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted during a rally supporting the country's newly elected president.

Thai junta lifts nationwide curfew

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:09
The military junta running Thailand lifts a nationwide curfew imposed when they seized power last month following anti-government protests.

How rape and violence returned India to the headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:07
How rape and violence returned India to the headlines

Trump skyscraper sign 'tasteless'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:05
Businessman and Apprentice star Donald Trump is fighting with the mayor of Chicago over a sign one architecture critic has labelled as "egotistical".

Hodgson urges supporters to believe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 07:01
England manager Roy Hodgson asks supporters to believe in his side as they prepare to start their World Cup campaign.

England lose in World Cup semis

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:52
England's men fail to reach the World Cup final as they slip to a 1-0 defeat by hosts Netherlands.

Rival Scots industry visions set out

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:39
The campaigns for and against Scottish independence set out their plans on boosting industry.

AUDIO: New online shopping rules explained

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:38
New regulations have come into place which give online shoppers better consumer rights.

Froome keeps Dauphine lead after crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:34
Britain's Chris Froome crashes near the end of stage six but retains his 12-second lead at the Criterium du Dauphine.

Soldier denies barracks murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:32
A 23-year-old soldier pleads not guilty to murdering a corporal found dead at an army barracks in Shropshire.

Ai Weiwei backs digital arts launch

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:20
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei helps to launch a website dedicated to digital art.

A boost for Kurdish aims in Iraq?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:18
Could Iraq conflict boost Kurdish dreams of independence?

Manchester City agree deal for Sagna

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:12
Premier League champions Manchester City reach an agreement to sign France defender Bacary Sagna from Arsenal.

VIDEO: Pattinson's back, in the future

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:05
Robert Pattinson ditches the vampire fangs for a dystopian future in new movie, The Rover.

In A First, Afghanistan Is Set To Change Leaders At The Ballot Box

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:04

In a country shaped by warlords, Saturday's presidential election features two urbane men with doctorates vying to replace Hamid Karzai. Both want close U.S. relations, including a security deal.

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PC dismissed over obscene images

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 06:03
A Downing Street police officer, who shared extreme pornography on his phone including scenes of defecation, while on duty is dismissed.

AUDIO: Retiring early: Freedom or boredom?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:55
The Pensions Minister warns workers to think carefully about retiring early, to avoid a life of "boredom and poverty".
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