National / International News

Police Federation's warning to May

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:13
The Police Federation in England and Wales will stand up to "bullying", its chairman Steve White says.

Thai general election to be delayed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:12
A general election in Thailand is to be delayed following a decision by the military government to hold a referendum on a new constitution.

Hezbollah leader's lemonade advice

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 06:04
Hezbollah leader swears by lemonade

Asda gloomy about 'challenging' 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:57
Asda says 2015 could be the most 'challenging year yet' for the big supermarkets, after reporting a fall in first quarter sales.

VIDEO: Girl canoes to school each morning

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:43
A primary school pupil in Kirkintilloch finds a new way to beat the traffic on the school run by canoeing there with her father.

Longtime 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Announces He's Quitting

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:33

"I will no longer be Charlie Hebdo, but I will always be Charlie," says Renald Luzier, the cartoonist known as Luz.

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Ecclestone 'wrong on hybrid engines'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:30
Mercedes rejects claims by Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone that the current turbo hybrid engines have no relevance to road cars.

Arrests in Hatton Garden raid probe

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:30
Detectives hunting the gang behind the Hatton Garden safety deposit raid arrest seven men aged between 48 and 75.

MEP quits UKIP role after Farage row

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:24
A UKIP MEP who launched a personal attack on Nigel Farage in the aftermath of the election has stood down from his role in the party.

Crush boy 'begged' police for help

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:20
A friend of a schoolboy who died after the Hillsborough disaster describes "trying to beg" a police officer for help in the crush.

Greggs: The baker that is stopping selling loaves

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:18
Why is Greggs stopping selling loaves?

VIDEO: Hatton raids: 'Exceptional operation'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:18
Detectives hunting the gang behind the Hatton Garden safety deposit raid have arrested seven suspects.

Study helps ash mapping for flights

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:16
New discoveries about ash clouds could help predict where planes can safely fly following volcanic eruptions, Edinburgh researchers find.

Reed pulls out of PGA and Irish Open

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:14
World number 15 Patrick Reed withdraws from the PGA Championship and next week's Irish Open at Royal County Down.

Disney Pixar reveal diversity push

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 05:03
Disney / Pixar chief John Lasseter says telling more animated stories about female and ethnic characters is "very important" to them.

VIDEO: Bakers guilty of 'gay cake' discrimination

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 04:58
A judge has ruled that a Christian-run bakery discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.

Iran sets trial date for US reporter

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 04:57
The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained in Iran for almost 10 months on espionage charges, will begin next week.

VIDEO: Prince Charles meets Gerry Adams

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 04:55
Prince Charles has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at a meeting at the University of Galway as part of a four-day visit.

Mob death trial exposes Afghan justice failures

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 04:52
The BBC's David Loyn says many feel the sentencing of 11 policemen for failing to protect Farkhunda was purely symbolic.

Man guilty of body-in-bin murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 04:48
A man is found guilty of the murder of a Romanian woman whose body was found in a wheelie bin in West Bromwich.