National / International News

Poisoning led to Neknominate death

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:45
A rugby fan was nearly six times over the drink-drive limit after downing a bottle of vodka in the NekNominate craze, a Cardiff inquest hears.

Mobile money - ready for lift-off?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:37
Paym big step to cashless society but won't replace wallet yet

E-Z Rock, hip-hop pioneer, dies at 46

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:37
E-Z Rock, the Harlem DJ who found fame with rapper Rob Base with 1988 hip-hop track It Takes Two, dies at the age of 46.

Alerts over Apple and Samsung phones

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:35
Apple and Samsung have issued alerts about faults on some models of their handsets.

Employers to help rate training

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:32
Ofsted asks employers to play a bigger role in rating the effectiveness of skills training and education.

Hollande meets GE boss over Alstom

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:31
French President Francois Hollande meets General Electric (GE) boss Jeff Immelt over GE's potential takeover bid for French train maker Alstom.

Indian wins top environment award

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:25
An Indian who helped villagers fight coal mining is among six environmental activists from around the world to win this year's prestigious Goldman Prize.

VIDEO: Greens want 'society for common good'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:22
The Green Party would deliver a "society for the common good", their leader in England and Wales has said.

Tube strike: Why are we here again?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:21
Why has Tube deal supposedly settled in February unravelled?

Alves eats banana thrown on pitch

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:19
Barcelona's Dani Alves reacts to having a banana thrown at him during Sunday's win at Villarreal by eating it.

Three generations killed in fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:18
Three generations of the same family, including a nine-week-old baby and two young children, are killed in a house fire in Sheffield.

U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine Unrest

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:17

President Obama says the U.S. and European partners want the new economic sanctions against Moscow to change the calculus over the situation in Ukraine.

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Greens launch elections campaign

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:14
The Green Party of England and Wales launches its campaign for the local and European elections.

Reviews in for Good Morning Britain

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:10
Critics give their verdict as ITV's latest breakfast show, fronted by Susanna Reid and Ben Shepherd, makes its debut.

Killer compensated for nose clippers

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:10
A triple killer wins £800 compensation after belongings such as nose hair clippers, cranberry juice and a clock were lost or broken in prison.

486 new jobs at NI accountancy firm

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:04
Almost 500 jobs are being created in Belfast by EY, formerly known as auditors Ernst and Young.

VIDEO: 'Worst game ever' found in landfill

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 03:04
A film production team has found potentially "thousands" of copies of the infamous computer game "ET: The Extra-Terrestrial" in a landfill site in New Mexico.

Ecclestone avoids potential £1bn tax

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 02:58
The threat of a possible £1.2bn tax bill was lifted as a result of a secret HMRC settlement with Ecclestone family trusts for £10m, Panorama learns.

Tributes to air crash servicemen

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 02:53
Tributes are paid to two Welsh serviceman who died alongside three others in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.

New unemployment rules in force

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 02:50
The Help to Work scheme, which requires long-term unemployed people to do voluntary work, training or visit the Job Centre each day, comes into force.
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