National / International News

Kane earns first England call-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:48
England manager Roy Hodgson names Tottenham striker Harry Kane in his squad to face Lithuania and Italy.

VIDEO: Twitter, The Simpsons and the Budget

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:45
BBC News finds out why a City firm watches Twitter and hears The Simpsons while following a modern Budget.

SNP suspends member over Tory abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:44
An SNP member who is alleged to have subjected the Scottish Conservative leader to homophobic abuse on Twitter is suspended from the party.

Caption Challenge: Difficult jump

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:43
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Hillsborough activists receive CBEs

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:41
Two Hillsborough justice campaigners are presented with the CBE at Buckingham Palace.

Council writes off £4m cricket debt

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:35
Cardiff council agrees to write off a £4.4m debt owed to it by Glamorgan County Cricket Club following the redevelopment of the Swalec Stadium.

Parties to attend Villiers meeting

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:31
Representatives of the five main Stormont parties are to attend what is being billed as a stock taking meeting with the secretary of state over welfare reform.

Graffiti attack on philosopher Kant

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:15
Russian police are hunting an unusual vandal, who sprayed graffiti on the walls of a site where philosopher Immanuel Kant is thought to have lived.

Ashe and Grant start for Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:12
Glasgow Warriors' Adam Ashe and Ryan Grant start for Scotland against Ireland for the Six Nations finale.

CPS barristers 'lacking flair'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:04
Too many Crown Prosecution Service barristers lack "presence, self-confidence and flair" in Crown Court trials, a report by inspectors says.

Questions To Ask About Ed-Tech At Your Kids' School

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:03

America's schools are rocketing into the digital age. But parents are often in the dark as to how or, more importantly, why.

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A First For Joe: Biden Could Break Tie For Attorney General

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-19 04:01

Vice presidents have cast 244 tie-breakers in the Senate, but if Biden rescues Loretta Lynch's nomination it will be the first time it has been used for a Cabinet nomination.

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Toddler's murder 'not preventable'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:50
The death of a toddler killed by a violent kick to her stomach inflicted by her mother's boyfriend could not have been foreseen, a serious case review concludes.

Pietersen called about England return

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:48
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves has spoken to Kevin Pietersen about a return to the England side.

Beds shortage sparks hospitals alert

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:44
A major incident is declared at hospitals in north Cumbria because of a shortage of beds.

One Direction duo face drug penalty

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:43
One Direction stars Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson face losing more than £3000 each if they are caught using, or promoting, illegal drugs in Manila.

Australian Leader Raises Furor In Parliament With Goebbels Comment

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:38

Roars of disapproval rang out in Australia's Parliament Thursday, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott called Labor leader Bill Shorten "the Dr. Goebbels of economic policy."

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Rohit stars as India reach last four

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:30
Defending champions India coast into the World Cup semi-finals with a 109-run victory over Bangladesh in Melbourne.

Skipper jailed over diver death

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:17
A shellfish boat skipper whose safety failings led to the death of a diver is jailed for nine months.

'I love football, but this is me making a difference'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 03:03
Why Bristol Academy captain Grace McCatty will swap the Champions League mid-season for volunteer work in Zambia.