National / International News

'Corruption sank' South Korea ferry

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:26
An interim report says the 16 April sinking of South Korea ferry Sewol was partly due to government negligence and corruption.

Welfare reform 'takes toll on poor'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:06
Vulnerable people are being forced into hardship due to welfare reform, Citizens Advice Cymru claims, with a big impact on their mental and physical health.

VIDEO: Japan braced for 'huge' Typhoon

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:06
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.

'Biggest ever' child sex inquiry - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 20:48
Most of Tuesday's papers focus on the home secretary's launch of inquiries into the way historical child sex abuse claims were handled by public bodies.

VIDEO: Germany's World Cup semi-final record

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 20:37
BBC Sport takes a look at Germany's impressive record at World Cup semi-finals, featuring goals from all their last-four games since 1966.

Israeli Army Launches Offensive On Gaza Strip

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-07 20:13

Israeli army launches offensive on Gaza Strip

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In Pictures: Ryan Gander in Manchester

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:57
Artist Ryan Gander on why painting is "an illogical act"

What is 'raw' chocolate?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:46
Chocolate claimed to be a "superfood" is hitting shops and cafes.

The Jehovah's Witnesses' new tactic

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:44
Why are the Jehovah's Witnesses targeting train stations?

India to unveil new railway budget

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:39
India's new government is expected to recommend a bigger role for the private sector as it prepares to present its first railway budget.

Israeli Army Launches Offensive On Gaza Strip

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-07 18:03

Israel said it launched an offensive operation early Tuesday to quell rocket attacks from Gaza, and a Palestinian official said Israeli airstrikes injured at least nine Palestinians.

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VIDEO: Samsung faces smartphone challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:26
As Samsung forecasts a 25% drop in profit, the BBC's Puneet Pal Singh looks at the challenges facing the company.

Samsung forecasts 25% drop in profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:09
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 25% drop in profit for the April-to-June quarter due to a slowdown in the smartphone market and a strong Korean currency.

Disc awards include streaming data

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:04
The disc awards for 80 singles including Jessie J's Price Tag are upgraded after the incorporation of streaming data, the BPI has announced.

VIDEO: The councillor with Down's syndrome

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:35
How one man with learning difficulties serves his local community

Fertility clinic 'used wrong sperm'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:25
A clinic used sperm from the wrong donor as part of fertility treatment, the regulator says.

In Mississippi, The GOP's Not-So-Civil War Continues

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:23

As of Monday, Chris McDaniel, loser in June's Mississippi Republican Senate primary, still questioned Sen. Thad Cochran's victory, despite minuscule evidence of voter fraud.

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NHS 'falling short on complaints'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:22
The NHS still has a long way to go to improve the way it handles complaints, although there are signs of improvement, a survey suggests.

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:03

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

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Israel hit by Hamas rocket salvo

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 15:57
Hamas fires a volley of rockets into southern Israel, prompting air strikes on Gaza, as Israel calls up hundreds of reservists.
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