National / International News

Hospital patients to get named doctor

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:26
Hospital patients in England should know which senior doctor is responsible for overseeing their care, according to new guidelines.

Amputee women tell their stories

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:19
The friendships made in a prosthetics fitting room

The site of the world's most famous power station

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:15
The site of the world's best-known power station

Fred Talbot faces further sex charge

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:07
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is set to appear in court to face a further allegation of indecent assault.

Remembering A Civil Rights Swim-In: 'It Was A Milestone'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:04

Fifty years ago, J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo jumped into a whites-only pool in Florida as part of a civil rights protest. They were taken to jail — after the hotel owner poured acid into the water.

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Here's One Big Way Your Mobile Phone Could Be Open To Hackers

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:03

Unsecure Wi-Fi networks have been a well-known vulnerability in the tech industry for years. They can let even an unsophisticated hacker capture your traffic and possibly steal your identity.

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Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:02
Danny Welbeck says he is fit, Lukaku rejects West Ham again, Manchester United want Bastian Schweinsteiger, plus more.

Care questions over husband killer

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 23:02
The family of a mentally ill woman from Cornwall who killed her husband say questions should be asked about her care before the tragedy.

Meltdown is about 'something joyous'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 22:40
Label founder James Lavelle on curating the ultimate mixtape

Renewed appeal over park murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 22:40
Police renew their appeal for information over the murder of a woman who was killed while walking her dog in a Glasgow park six months ago.

VIDEO: Exoskeleton helps paralysed to walk

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 22:37
Disability Affairs correspondent Nikki Fox reports on the development of exoskeleton technology which is helping those suffering from paralysis to walk again.

Bank hints at rate rise this year

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 22:35
The Bank of England's governor hints that interest rates may rise earlier than expected, while the Chancellor George Osborne says he will give the Bank new powers to cap mortgages.

UKIP AMs on the way, poll suggests

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:57
Labour will struggle to win a majority at the next assembly election and UKIP will win its first seats in Cardiff Bay, a new opinion poll for BBC Wales indicates.

Bloodhound unveils '1,000mph office'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:54
The cockpit is fitted out for the British Bloodhound supersonic car, which will try to break the World Land Speed Record next year.

S Korea reshuffle after ferry deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:45
South Korean President Park Geun-hye revamps her cabinet in an apparent bid to win back support after April's passenger ferry disaster.

India steel plant gas leak kills six

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:39
Six people are now known to have died from a poisonous gas leak at one of India's largest steel plants, factory officials said.

Exam body denies results delay claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:33
The examinations body CCEA denies claims by the union Nipsa that industrial action by its members could delay GCSE and A-level results.

Iraq crisis and World Cup - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 21:16
The Iraq crisis - and what the US will do about it - and the opening of the World Cup in Brazil share the front pages.

Croatia's agony is Brazil's ecstasy

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 20:59
Neymar's double gets Brazil's World Cup campaign off to a winning start but Croatia will rightly feel aggrieved, writes Ben Smith.

Obama: All options open on Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 19:41
US President Barack Obama says his government is looking at "all options" to help fight Islamist militants in Iraq, including military action.
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