National / International News

Hundreds report mystery 'explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 23:09
A mysterious explosion heard across parts of Manchester and Salford remains unexplained.

Review after child grave upset

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 23:09
The National Assembly are considering creating a Wales-wide law for grave items after Torfaen council took decorations to the landfill.

Rare Malayan tapir born in Kent zoo

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:45
The birth of an extremely rare Malayan tapir gives hope for the endangered species say keepers at Kent animal reserve.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:37
Balotelli to stay in England, Chelsea pull out of race for Reus, Gundogan keen on Premier League, plus more.

Ferguson Businesses Burn, Crowds Confront Police In Overnight Chaos

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:26

Vandalism and violence broke out in pockets of St. Louis County in the tense hours following a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Sister's fight to end domestic abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:20
The sister of a woman murdered by her estranged husband is taking part in a campaign to stamp out domestic abuse, saying people should not be living in fear.

'Reject pay hike' union tells AMs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:10
A £10,000 pay rise for Welsh assembly member should be rejected, says leading public sector workers' union Unison.

VIDEO: Ferguson: Protesters attack police car

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 22:01
Protesters in Ferguson, St Louis, attempt to overturn a police car as demonstrations turn violent after a grand jury decision over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

VIDEO: The unlikely city with 446 bridges

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 21:52
The unlikely city that claims it has the most in the world

Hughes critical after ball hit head

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 21:34
Australia left-hander Phil Hughes is in a critical condition having surgery after being hit by a short ball in Sydney.

Pope to address European Parliament

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 21:33
Pope Francis will address the European Parliament and Council of Europe on Tuesday, but will not meet Strasbourg's Catholics.

NI Ebola case inevitable: consultant

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 21:29
A consultant in the infectious diseases unit at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital says it is likely Northern Ireland will have to deal with an Ebola case in the next few months.

VIDEO: Ferguson pharmacy ablaze amid protests

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 21:11
A pharmacy is set alight during the protests in Ferguson after the announcement of the grand jury decision.

VIDEO: 'Chaotic scenes' in Ferguson

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 20:41
Police in Ferguson fire tear gas at protesters, following the decision of the grand jury not to indict the police officer who shot Michael Brown.

Death fall police inquiry criticised

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 20:02
The father of Lauren Eley who died after a fall from a Northampton multi-storey car park ten years ago, calls for a fresh police investigation.

Key polls begin in India's Kashmir

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 19:49
Voting begins in India's Jammu and Kashmir state where PM Narendra Modi's BJP is making an attempt to win power for the first time.

Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-24 19:34

Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.

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David Mellor recorded in taxi row

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 19:26
Former cabinet minister David Mellor has been secretly recorded having a heated row with a taxi driver about the quickest route to take, a tabloid newspaper reports.

VIDEO: No indictment over Ferguson killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 19:07
The grand jury in Missouri decides not to charge the police officer who shot the unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson.

VIDEO: 15 secs: Female astronaut pioneer

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 19:04
Samantha Cristoforetti is spending almost six months on the International Space Station.