National / International News

Flu patients hit four year high

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:48
The number of patients being treated for flu in Wales is now the highest for four years, according to the latest figures for Public Health Wales.

VIDEO: Booze-free bar and club for London

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:47
As hundreds of Londoners attempt Dry January a new alcohol-free bar open helping to keep temptation at bay.

Gamekeeper jailed for killing bird

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:46
A gamekeeper is jailed after being found guilty of killing a rare bird and setting traps illegally to capture two others on an Aberdeenshire estate.

Who is in Germany's Pegida movement?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:44
Pegida has become a new force in German politics, rejecting conservative Islam. What is driving the movement, asks the BBC's Laurence Peter.

Ford's New Aluminum F-150, VW Golf Take Top Detroit Auto Show Honors

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:44

Also notable was the unveiling of General Motors' all-electric Chevrolet Bolt concept car, which seems a clear rival to the Tesla.

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Hackers 'disable extremist website'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:23
Hacking group Anonymous claim responsibility for disabling an extremist website based in France.

Pakistani School, At Center Of Taliban Massacre, Reopens

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:23

Taliban militants killed about 150 people at the military school in an attack last month. Students returned Monday amid heavy security.

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Rangers Q&A: What happens now?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:17
Why did US businessman Robert Sarver end his interest in buying Rangers after two rejected bids, and what happens now at Ibrox?

VIDEO: Inside an airplane 'black box' lab

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:07
Richard Westcott reports from an investigation centre where flight recorders, like the one being examined in Indonesia, are listened to and inspected.

5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where Did The $13.5 Billion Go?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:06

Governments and nonprofits have insisted on keeping control of their projects in Haiti. So projects have cost several times more than they should. And Haiti is a long way from "building back better."

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Kayak firm guilty over oven death

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:05
A kayak manufacturer is found guilty of corporate manslaughter after a worker became trapped and died in an industrial oven.

RSPB Scotland challenges windfarms

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:04
RSPB Scotland lodges a legal challenge against government consent granted to four major Scottish offshore wind farms.

Cuba completes release of prisoners

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:57
The US says it has verified the release of 53 political prisoners in Cuba, agreed as part of a historic deal to restore diplomatic relations.

Online killer was arrested for rape

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:50
A "sadistic" teenager who killed a 14-year-old he met online was arrested over the suspected rape of another boy almost three years before the murder, it emerges.

Kerry defends US 'no-show' in Paris

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:49
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to France after the White House was criticised for not sending a senior official to the Paris unity rally.

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You Think

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:46

Even if your avatar for games and social media doesn't look at all like you, it still says a lot about your personality, a study finds. Want to look friendly? Skip the shades, wear a sweater.

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VIDEO: What does a cyclist eat for breakfast?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:40
BBC Sport's Matt Slater catches up with Team Sky nutritionist Nigel Mitchell to find out the ideal breakfast for a cyclist before a big ride.

VIDEO: Elephant goes on rampage in Thai park

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:27
An elephant in Thailand is caught on camera as it goes on the rampage in Thailand.

Russia counts cost of rouble support

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:18
The Russian central bank has revealed the huge cost of trying to prop up the value of the rouble during 2014.

US to beef up privacy and data laws

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 06:04
US President Barack Obama is set to propose new laws covering privacy and how companies handle data breaches.