National / International News

VIDEO: Living in a shipping container

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:36
A new housing development has been built in Johannesburg, South Africa, using shipping containers and disused grain silos.

No signings in January - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:31
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Premier League leaders will not make any new signings in the January transfer window.

Ex-NoW journalist admits hacking

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:29
Ex-News of the World features editor Jules Stenson admits phone hacking, at an Old Bailey hearing

Climate Sticking Point: Who Cuts And By How Much?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:27

With the talks in their final day, rich and poor nations meeting in Lima, Peru, have yet to a agree on the central issue of emissions targets.

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VIDEO: Burnham: Worst week on record in A&E

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:25
The NHS in England has suffered its "worst week on record in A&E" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.

More grades changed after challenges

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:14
There has been a steep rise in the number of GCSE and A-Level grades changed after schools challenged the results.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:12
A look at some of the week's tech headlines including the mail service trialling 3D printing

What Does It Take To Bring Transparency To Medicine?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:06

Doctors in the U.S. don't have to tell patients about conflicts of interest. When physician Leana Wen asked her fellow doctors to open up, the reaction she got was frightening.

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Brand and Farage trade more insults

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:04
Russell Brand and Nigel Farage continue to trade insults after their clash on the BBC's Question Time show.

Remembering Michel du Cille: Photos Of Sorrow And Triumph In Liberia

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-12 05:04

The three-time Pulitzer winner died on Thursday while on assignment in Liberia for The Washington Post. About those tough assignments, du Cille always emphasized compassion and dignity.

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VIDEO: Protest against pornography laws

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:58
Hundreds of protestors gather outside Parliament to demonstrate against new pornography laws.

Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:53
Landing on a comet, laser fusion and a working tractor beam are among the physics breakthroughs of the year, as chosen by a leading magazine.

The anti-politics politician?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:48
Can he change things without getting any votes?

McCoist offers Rangers resignation

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:40
Ally McCoist offers his resignation as manager of Rangers but will remain in charge to face Queen of the South.

VIDEO: The BBC Music Awards' best bits

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:40
BBC News looked back at some of the highlights from the performances.

£500,000 Cardiff heroin gang jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:37
Six members of a gang who were caught with £500,000 worth of heroin to be sold on the streets of Cardiff are jailed.

My way: Ecclestone on F1's future

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:36
How do you replace a man who describes himself as Formula 1's answer to Frank Sinatra, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Quiz: The most popular computer in school

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:36

There’s a new top-seller in the U.S. edtech market, according to International Data Corp.

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Google moves engineers out of Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:29
The tech giant says it "remains committed" to Russia but has confirmed that it will be removing its engineering office staff.

AK-47 pose magistrate 'dismissed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 04:25
A city councillor who posted a picture of himself holding an AK-47 rifle on Twitter is dismissed from his role as a magistrate.