National / International News

How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:47

Virginia is dependent on coal mining and export, but it also faces routine flooding from rising sea levels. That irony is a very real, day-to-day problem for residents.

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Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:47

NPR's Steve Henn, along with two tech experts, allowed Internet traffic through his laptop and cellphone to be monitored. If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would they find out?

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In Booming San Jose, Businesses Settle Into A Minimum Wage Hike

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:46

Since an increase in 2013, the minimum wage in San Jose is now one of California's highest. Some businesses have thrived in the past year, but for others, it's a more complicated picture.

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Midnight march over sex attacks

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:05
Thousands of people take part in a midnight march in the south side of Glasgow after a series of rapes and sex attacks in the city.

Abbey Rembrandt verified as genuine

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:04
A painting gifted to the National Trust is verified as a genuine Rembrandt estimated to be worth £30m.

Can Messi or Ronaldo join the immortals?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:03
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are global icons but must dominate a World Cup to rival all-time greats, says Tom Fordyce.

Home care agency shut over failings

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:59
A home-care agency is closed down by its owners after it is found not to be delivering safe and effective care.

Study warns of future Scots poverty

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:50
One in seven working-age adults and children in Scotland could still be living in poverty by the mid-2020s, according to new research.

Five year high for Samaritans calls

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:33
Money worries are blamed as a key cause of suicidal feelings as the Samaritans in Wales report their highest number of calls for five years.

VIDEO: Demand for data on primate pets

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:33
MPs are calling for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.

EU leaders spar over top Europe job

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:15
Swedish, German, Dutch and UK leaders meet at a mini summit, amid controversy over Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to head the European Commission.

E3: Games expo press day photostream

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:12
Striking photos from press day at the games expo

Apology for cancer diagnosis delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:58
A hospital apologises over a cancer patient who suffered "unnecessarily" because of delays in diagnosing his condition.

'Winning the US Open was a 14-month blur'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:56
Graeme McDowell on winning the 2010 US Open, this year's tournament at Pinehurst and sending the trophy back in the post.

Lejla's story: Mum would strangle me

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:40
One girl explains how her mother being raped affected her life

'Fostering Britishness' and RIP Rik - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:37
Two stories dominate Tuesday's front pages: the findings of the probe into the "Trojan Horse" schools, and the sudden death of comic Rik Mayall.

Sony gets new Uncharted and Sack Boy

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:08
Sony unveils exclusive games and the price of a new budget console, but critics are divided over whether it had a better E3 show than Microsoft.

Japan whaling move sparks anger

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:06
Australia and New Zealand heavily criticise Japan's stated intention to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.

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