National / International News

QUB announces jobs and student cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:59
Queen's University Belfast cuts 236 jobs and 290 student places after DEL funding reduction

Mobster held in Spanish post office

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:56
One of Italy's most wanted gangsters is detained on the Costa del Sol in Spain while trying to withdraw money from a post office.

People are human - PFA on Sterling

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:55
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling is only human and made a mistake, according to the PFA's deputy chief executive Bobby Barnes.

Atlanta Teachers Convicted In Cheating Scandal Await Sentencing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:48

A judge on Monday gave the 10 defendants a chance to negotiate with prosecutors. They each face up to 20 years in prison for their role in the largest cheating scandal in U.S. education.

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VIDEO: Mountain lion hides under LA house

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:46
A young mountain lion has taken up residence under a house in Los Angeles, and is resisting all efforts to dislodge it.

Perkins on Twitter break after threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:34
TV presenter Sue Perkins says she is taking a break from Twitter after receiving threats over reports she was replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.

Dutch court bid on climate change

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:32
Campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the government to court for allegedly failing to protect its citizens from climate change.

At-a-glance: Conservative manifesto

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:29
The Conservative Party launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

New wildfires spread in east Siberia

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:28
New wildfires take hold in eastern Siberia, after 23 died in similar blazes to the south-west, Russian officials say.

Tory manifesto - the cross-dressing goes on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:27
David Cameron tried to re-brand the Conservatives as the party of working people - the day after Ed Miliband claimed that it was the party of economic responsibility.

Garmin unveils two HD action cameras

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:16
Sat-Nav maker Garmin unveils two new high definition action camera models to compete with market leader GoPro.

Game of Thrones sets ratings record

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:10
The season five premiere of Game of Thrones sets a new overnight ratings record for Sky Atlantic, with 1.57m tuning in.

Senate Panel Weighs Bill Giving Congress Final OK On Iran Deal

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:10

A vote in the Foreign Relations Committee could come as soon as today. The White House has threatened a veto, saying any congressional action could imperil talks with Iran on its nuclear program.

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VIDEO: Conservatives 'party of working people'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:06
The Conservative Party has launched its manifesto, with David Cameron declaring, "we are the party of working people, offering you security at every stage of your life".

'Clintonomics' Ruled The 1990s; 'Hillarynomics' Would Be Different

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:03

The name "Clinton" remains magic for many Americans who got jobs, bought homes and invested savings in the 1990s. But key elements of "Clintonomics" may not be popular with today's Democratic voters.

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