National / International News

5 images about being black in America

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 16:03
Five images shared after South Carolina shooting

Man Who Filmed S.C. Shooting: 'You Pay For Your Decisions In This Life'

NPR News - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:50

Feidin Santana said he was walking to work when he witnessed the confrontation. He turned over the video because Walter Scott's family deserved the truth.

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Ukraine soldiers 'summarily killed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:47
The rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence pro-Russian separatists summarily killed four Ukrainian soldiers in their captivity.

The hardest form of grief

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:43
How do the parents of murdered children cope?

US deports El Salvador ex-general

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:31
The US deports Carlos Vides Casanova, a general during El Salvador's civil war, over alleged abuses while he was in command.

Blogger gets 20 years in son's death

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:18
An American woman has been sentenced to 20 years for making her five-year-old son sick and eventually killing him in order to gain attention online.

Red River Women

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:17
The unexplained murders of Canada's missing women

Plane made 'uncontrollable slide'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:14
A plane from Manchester with 48 passengers and four crew made an "uncontrollable slide" after landing at Inverness, according to a report.

VIDEO: Digital bee brain pilots drone

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:13
Scientists are aiming to recreate a complete honey bee brain on a computer.

Canada logs first Syrian air strikes

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:12
Canada carries out its first air strikes in Syria, as part of the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Why immigration is an election issue

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:11
A look at what we really know about immigration.

Parties campaign in town and country

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:08
The rural economy, apprenticeships and opportunities for women will be among the issues on the Scottish election campaign trail.

VIDEO: Artist moulds figures from Thames mud

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:08
Why an artist is making 650 figures from River Thames silt

Poll: Obama More Popular Than Fidel And Raúl Castro In Cuba

NPR News - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:06

The poll, based on 1,200 in-person interviews, found that while Cubans are optimistic about future change, they are unhappy about the present.

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Rory & Tiger top Masters 2015 bill

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:05
World number one Rory McIlroy bids for a career Grand Slam as Tiger Woods makes his comeback in the Masters 2015 at Augusta.

Labour vow on school careers advice

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:01
Teenagers will be guaranteed face-to-face individual careers advice if Labour forms the next government, according to the party's education manifesto.

Australian firms take to four wheels

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:00
Australian firms swap bricks and mortar for four wheels

GP workload harming care - BMA poll

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:00
Better funding and more time with patients are needed to improve services, according to a survey of GPs by the British Medical Association.

Short people's 'heart risk greater'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 15:00
Short people are at greater risk of developing heart problems, a study at the University of Leicester finds.

Downton exit more motivation for KP

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 14:57
Management shake-up is more motivation for Pietersen