National / International News

Science does theatre with a bang

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 17:44
Can a play teach science and be exciting at the same time?

Prince George on first overseas tour

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 17:29
Will William and Kate shine in Australia and New Zealand?

VIDEO: Brazil troops in Rio slum operation

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 17:08
Nearly 3,000 Brazilian troops have begun occupying one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous shanty towns.

Author, Environmentalist Peter Matthiessen Has Died

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-05 17:04

Peter Matthiessen's publisher says he died Saturday after being ill "for some months." He had been diagnosed with leukemia. Matthiesen was 86.

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The sadness of the mango trees

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 16:55
How mango trees tell a story of bloodshed in the centre of Africa

Kentucky To Play UConn In NCAA Final

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-05 16:50

The eighth-seeded Wildcats will face the seventh-seeded Huskies in an unlikely NCAA title matchup Monday with the highest combined rankings in tournament history.

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HIV home test kits given go-ahead

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 16:30
Kits allowing people to test themselves for HIV at home can be bought over the counter in the UK for the first time - but no kits exist yet in Britain.

Cape Town ready for Dewani honeymoon murder trial

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 16:08
Cape Town ready to try extradited British suspect

VIDEO: Explosive theatre: Bringing science to life

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 15:06
Could live theatre be the best way to engage children's passion for science?

VIDEO: Rwanda's genocide, 20 years on

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 15:05
In just three months in 1994, some six million Rwandans were displaced and more than 800,000 were killed.

Americans Are On The Move, But In The Wrong Direction

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-05 15:05

People are having a harder time moving toward the places with the most economic opportunity. High cost of living is driving them to cheaper places, where job options are more limited.

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VIDEO: From prison to the theatre

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 15:04
Errol McGlashan, a repeat offender for 30 years, speaks to the BBC about how he went from prison to the theatre.

VIDEO: The Voice crowns a new would-be star

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 14:08
Jermain Jackman has been voted the winner of BBC's The Voice and becomes the show's first male winner.

Cardiff need a miracle - Solskjaer

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 14:08
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Cardiff need a "miracle" to avoid relegation after they lose to Crystal Palace.

League table is fake - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 13:42
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the league table is "fake" after his side reclaim top spot with victory over Stoke.

Twitter hacker targets Maria Miller

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 13:00
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is to investigate after a hacker posted rogue tweets about Maria Miller on its Twitter account.

A country in love with the cane?

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 12:56
A country starts to question its love for the cane

Missing angler's body identified

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 12:49
A body which was recovered from Lough Ree in County Westmeath is formally identified as missing County Armagh angler Darryl Burke.

Ten reasons for Leicester's success

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 12:47
BBC Sport takes a look at why Leicester City have won promotion from the Championship with six games to spare

Millions turn out for Afghan poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 12:33
More than seven million Afghans voted in Saturday's presidential poll, officials say, but there are reports of ballot paper shortages and sporadic violence.

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