National / International News

Watson wins second Masters title

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:24
American Bubba Watson clinches his second Green Jacket in three years by winning the 78th Masters at Augusta.

Fund cancer research, insurers urged

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:14
Lung experts have called for the insurance industry to fund research into the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.

The self-storage millionaires

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:13
The men who got rich selling empty space

Gas from coal: The future or fantasy?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:10
Can coal become the low carbon energy of the future?

Mormon triumphs at Olivier Awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:06
The Book of Mormon dominates the musical categories at the 2014 Olivier Awards, while political drama Chimerica is main winner with five prizes.

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:04
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.

Bubba Watson Dons Green Jacket For Second Time At Masters

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:04

After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.

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Why insurers should fund medical research

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:02
Insurers should fund medical research, lung expert urges

VIDEO: India election: Political lookalikes

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:00
A number of Indians who bear an uncanny resemblance to political figures, past and present, are seizing the opportunity to make some money.

Wages to pass inflation 'this month'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:00
Wages are set to rise by more than inflation for the first time in almost six years as the UK economy enters a "long period of low inflation", EY says.

10 inventions that owe their success to World War One

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:51
...and nine other inventions that owe their success to WW1

The IPCC and the elephant in the room

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:15
Matt McGrath on the IPCC's latest climate change findings

Drought Could Complicate Already Difficult Food Crisis In Syria

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:07

The World Food Programme is moving about 40,000 tons of food around Syria each month, navigating conflict zones and checkpoints. And now a potential drought could hurt food production in the country.

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Mexico bus crush kills 36 people

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 13:52
The authorities in Mexico say 36 people have been killed after a bus crushed in Veracruz state in the south-east of the country.

3 Dead After Shootings At Jewish Facilities Near Kansas City

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 13:21

One shooting took place at a Jewish community center and another happened at an assisted-living facility. Authorities say a person of interest is in custody, The Associated Press reports.

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Huge Fire Kills At Least 11 And Destroys Hundreds Of Homes In Chile

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 13:03

In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.

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Outdated Tax Code Gives Some Working Spouses A Bad Deal

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 12:59

The U.S. tax code, which dates back to the days of Ozzie and Harriet, can work against dual-income spouses. In some cases, it's cheaper for one spouse to stay home.

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Keep It Brief, Commencement Speakers! No One Will Remember Anyway

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 12:59

Former college President Hal Wilde has endured dozens of graduation ceremonies. He says procuring the speaker was one of his most annoying tasks. And for what? Students rarely remember the message.

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Savage: Liverpool show why title is in their hands

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 12:59
Robbie Savage on how Liverpool's win over Premier League title rivals Manchester City summed up their "incredible" season

O'Connor claims second British title

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 12:56
England's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor breaks the 200m individual medley record to win her second gold in Glasgow.

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