National / International News

Second Dauphine stage win for Froome

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:23
Britain's Chris Froome wins a second successive stage the Criterium du Dauphine to lead by 12 seconds overall.

Eurofighter crashes at Spanish base

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:22
A pilot has died after his Eurofighter jet crashed at a military base in southern Spain, defence officials say.

Japan signals resumption of whaling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:11
Japan says it will step up efforts to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic, despite a ruling by a UN court banning it.

'Spelling lessons' for road painters

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 06:05
Workmen correct the spelling of road markings at Cambridge railway station by covering the offending letter with black paint.

Bishops bemoan 'desolate' Eritrea

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:51
Four Eritrean bishops publish a letter criticising the country - a rare move in one of the world's most tightly controlled states.

Seven held over Egypt sex assaults

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:41
Seven men have been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of sexually assaulting women at Sunday's celebrations for the inauguration of President Sisi.

Pakistan Taliban claim airport raid

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:41
The Pakistan Taliban say they carried out an attack at Karachi airport, in which at least 28 people died, including 10 militants.

World's oldest man dies aged 111

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:34
The world's oldest man, retired chemist and parapsychologist Alexander Imich, dies in New York aged 111.

Inzaghi replaces Seedorf as Milan coach

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:31
AC Milan sack head coach Clarence Seedorf and name former team-mate Filippo Inzaghi as his successor.

Police Investigating Las Vegas Shooters' Supremacist Ties

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:25

Two officers were killed after an ambush at a pizza restaurant in Las Vegas. The shooters then went into a Wal-Mart where they reportedly committed suicide after killing another person.

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Commonwealth back-up fund 'used up'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:23
A £45.8m back-up budget for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been fully committed, it emerges.

VIDEO: Special advisers fall on their swords

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:03
Matthew Doyle, who worked for Tony Blair, on footage of special advisers, including Fiona Cunningham, in the news.

2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:02

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

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Libyan PM quits after court ruling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 05:00
The disputed Libyan Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteg has said that he will abide by a court ruling which said his election was unconstitutional.

VIDEO: Ofsted chief on 'culture of fear'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:59
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has described some of the findings of inspections at 21 schools, in connection with the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot, as "deeply worrying and in some ways quite shocking".

Appeal over 2004 dumbbell killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:58
A new appeal to find the killers of a man who died 10 years ago this month after getting into an argument with people from Pontypridd is being made by police in Oxfordshire.

Fall in police dog and horse numbers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:56
There have been significant reductions to police dog and horse units as a result of government spending cuts, figures obtained by BBC News reveal.

Tough Week For The Common Core

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:53

Two more states opt out. Politics are heating up. What's next?

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Smith CPS files 'must be revealed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:50
The Crown Prosecution Service is told it must reveal details about its decision not to prosecute the late Cyril Smith for alleged offences against children.

Schools hit back at Ofsted criticism

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:48
A trust denounces the decision to put three schools in special measures, as Ofsted prepares to publish reports on the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot.

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