National / International News

We told the king we had HIV

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear

Drivers unclear over emergency numbers

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:06
Motorists crossing the Channel are confused about which three-digit number to dial in an emergency, the RAC is claiming.

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:05
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.

VIDEO: 'Cajun John Wayne' calls out criminals

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:04
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals

VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:03
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.

Anti-icebreaker activists face fines

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:02
A judge orders Greenpeace protestors to pay $2,500 (£1,600) for every hour they block an icebreaker from departing Portland, Oregon.

Anti-slavery powers come into force

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:01
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.

West Ham concern over Valencia injury

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:00
West Ham forward Enner Valencia is to have a scan on a knee injury he suffered against Astra Giurgiu.

VIDEO: India and Bangladesh enclave exchange

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:58
India and Bangladesh exchange more than one 160 enclaves on Friday.

More arrests in Chile burning case

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:41
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.

Worlds: Korean makes diving history

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:24
Kim Kuk-hyang, 16, makes history by becoming North Korea's first ever gold medallist at a World Aquatics Championships.

The Most Popular High School Plays and Musicals

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:18

Bye Bye Birdie, Our Town and Beauty and the Beast have all spent time at the top of Dramatics' high school theater rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:15

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.

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Many Colleges Have Armed Police Squads, But Are They Worth The Risk?

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:58

A University of Cincinnati officer faces murder charges for the traffic stop death of Samuel DuBose, and now critics are questioning the growing trend of giving campus cops weapons.

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Celebrity fitness chain to go public

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:56
SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.

Rutherford wins Stockholm long jump

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:50
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford prepares for the World Championships with Diamond League win in Stockholm.

VIDEO: Philae may have found 'primordial soup'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:42
The Philae lander, after successfully landing on a comet in late 2014, may have made a significant discovery about the ingredients which create life.

Ferrari rumours disturbing - Bottas

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:37
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas describes speculation linking him with a move to Ferrari as "disturbing".

Australia were pathetic - Boycott

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:35
Australia batted like "novices" on day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston, says Geoffrey Boycott.

Southampton 3-0 Vitesse Arnhem

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:30
Southampton make a successful return to European competition by defeating Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa League.