National / International News

What is the parliamentary dress code?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:59
MP Harriet Harman has worn a t-shirt with a feminist slogan to Prime Ministers questions. But what is the parliamentary dress code?

UK migrant rescue stance criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:52
A Home Office minister insists a change of policy on Mediterranean search-and-rescue operations would save lives - after MPs call it "shameful" and "a new low".

German motorway shooter sentenced

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:39
A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.

Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Suspends Campaign

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:36

After the latest in a flurry of decisions on whether his lack of fluency in the Navajo language disqualifies him from the presidential ballot, Chris Deschene's candidacy is now in limbo.

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'Drunk' pilot arrested before flight

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:29
A pilot for Flybe was removed from a plane and arrested on suspicion of being over the drink drive limit just before he was due to fly.

Rocket makers probe US explosion

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:27
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.

Is the traditional metal key becoming obsolete?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:26
Are the days of the humble key numbered?

VIDEO: You Don't Know Jack-O'-Lanterns

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:25

Explore the guts and glory of pumpkin science with Skunk Bear's latest video.

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New shop opening creates 366 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:24
Retailer Matalan creates 366 jobs with the opening of its Cardiff store, the chain's first in a city centre.

VIDEO: Breastfeeding photo deleted by Facebook

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:24
A photograph of a mother breastfeeding her premature baby has gone viral after it was deleted by Facebook.

BBC to show Warrington FA Cup tie

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:21
Warrington Town's FA Cup first-round tie against Exeter City will be televised live on BBC Two.

US faces Ebola quarantine test case

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:13
A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will.

Motorway fuel '£8 a tank dearer'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 04:05
Filling up at a motorway service station can cost the average motorist an extra £8 a tank compared with elsewhere, the RAC says.

VIDEO: Brits love Borgen, but cannot pronounce it

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:41
How the Borgen legacy of Birgitte Nyborg, Kasper Juul and others live on for some in Danish circles.

Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:41

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party's headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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VIDEO: How to build an engine in 42 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:34
Steph McGovern reports from the new Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton where robots can construct an engine from its component parts in under a minute.

Clark appointed Blackpool manager

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:30
Championship side Blackpool appoint ex-Birmingham City boss Lee Clark as their new manager on a one-year rolling deal.

VIDEO: Stars glow at Interstellar premiere

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:22
The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.

Pulitzer-winning poet Kinnell dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:11
Pulitzer Prize-winning US poet Galway Kinnell, best known for his spiritual poems connecting the experiences of daily life to larger forces, dies aged 87.

Tunisia's Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-30 03:09

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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