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Andy Burnham: North 'needs transport investment now'
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:38

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham made the comment as leaders gather at a summit in Leeds. BBC News - UK Politics

North Korea calls Trump's tweeting habits 'weird,' 'ego-driven'
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:17

North Korea mocked U.S. President Donald Trump's tweeting habits. Top News -

North Carolina woman finds copperhead snake in apartment
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:58

A pair of North Carolina residents said they found a venomous copperhead snake and a black snake inside their apartment -- and one might still be insi...

Trump voices mild optimism about ties with North Korea
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:35

PHOENIX (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump expressed cautious optimism on Tuesday about a possible improvement in relations with North Korea afte...

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:17

TOKYO — North Korea's state news agency released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles.

North should 'take control' of transport, says Grayling
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:32

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says the north of England must design and manage its transport. BBC News - UK Politics

North Korea's Kim orders production of more rocket engines, warhead tips: KCNA
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:28

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the production of more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips, the North's offici...

Londonderry and north west hit by serious flooding
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:28

Motorists have been left stranded following road closures caused by heavy rain. BBC News - Northern Ireland

Defense Ministry to ask for record ¥5.2 trillion budget amid North Korea concerns
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:35

The Defense Ministry plans to seek a record-high budget of ¥5.26 trillion ($48.1 billion) for fiscal 2018 as the country seeks to beef up its...

US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:18

Ten companies and six individuals in Russia and China are subject to a new round of US sanctions. BBC News - Asia

US imposes new sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies to cut off North Korea support
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 23:08

The US announced a set of secondary sanctions against Chinese and Russian companies as part of its efforts to cut off trade with North Korea and starv...

Tim Roxborogh's travel bugs: Buying Beer In North America - The Tipping Dilemma
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:23

A weekly ode to the joys of moaning about your holiday, by Tim Roxborogh. Tipping and I have never been especially good friends. It's not that I don't...

North Korea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over joint U.S.-South Korea military drills
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:24

North Korea’s military on Tuesday greeted the start of annual U.S.-South Korean military drills with its standard fiery threats, vowing “m...

North Korea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-South Korea drills
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:21

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's military unleashed its standard fiery threats to greet the start of annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that...

Huge stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized in north Germany
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:20

Around 5,000 ecstasy pills shaped like the head of the US President were confiscated by police in Lower Saxony on Saturday. The Local

The border between North and South Korea
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:54

The BBC visits the border between North and South Korea and talks to the European observers who monitor the ceasefire. BBC News - Asia

Man arrested in relation to robberies in Lower Hutt and Palmerston North
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:26

A Whakatane man has been arrested in relation to two robberies in Wellington and Palmerston North.The 36-year-old has been charged with aggravated rob...

Poll: Most Americans oppose military threats against North Korea
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:18

The majority of Americans oppose U.S. military threats against North Korea, according to a new poll. Top News -

PACOM chief Harris arrives in South Korea as North likens joint war game to ‘pouring gasoline on fire’
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:54

The head of the U.S. military’s Pacific Command (PACOM) arrived in Seoul on Sunday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said as the two allies rea...

U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:23

A reduction in U.S. troops taking part in a joint exercise with South Korean forces this year simply reflects a need for fewer personnel and is not be...

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