National / International News

The Myth Of The Private Naked Selfie

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:40

When hackers steal credit card numbers, the banks and major retailers pay. When they steal personal photos from an Apple account, the user shoulders the cost and can't take back the images.

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Food Crime Unit to be set up in UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:34
Britain is to get a Food Crime Unit to fight the trade in fraudulent foods, following last year's horsemeat scandal.

China editors 'held for extortion'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:26
Top staff of a business news website have been arrested for extorting money from companies, Chinese state media say.

Murder inquiry as woman's body found

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 00:14
A woman's body is found on a street in Smethwick, West Midlands.

Dead Chickens, A Tiny Motor And The Story Of Alibaba

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:33

Alibaba is the biggest e-commerce company in the world. It may also save the lives of a few chickens in northern California.

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CBS's Thursday Night Football: An Ambitious Alliance With A Lot At Stake

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:32

On Sept. 11, CBS and the NFL will debut Thursday Night Football games. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says it's a sure bet that two of the world's biggest corporations have a lot riding on.

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VIDEO: UK charity reports anti-semitism rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:22
A charity set up to protect Britain's Jewish community has recorded its highest-ever monthly total of anti-semitic incidents.

England ties 'will not excite fans'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:18
Manager Roy Hodgson admits England may continue to play in front of small crowds at Wembley during their Euro 2016 qualifiers.

VIDEO: 'Right policy not to pay hostage ransoms'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 23:02
PM David Cameron says he is convinced that the UK's approach of not paying "ransoms to terrorists who kidnap our citizens" is the right policy.

VIDEO: Blast fishing 'epidemic' sweeps coast

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 22:57
The rich marine life off Tanzania's coast is coming under threat because of blast fishing - a technique using explosives that some fishermen use to maximise their catch.

Eight in court over child sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 22:51
Eight men are due in court charged with sexually abusing girls following an inquiry into child sexual exploitation dating to 2005.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 22:27
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to reach the US Open semi-finals in New York.

Joan Rivers out of intensive care

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 22:17
Comedian and TV host Joan Rivers has been moved out of intensive care and is "being kept comfortable" in a private room in hospital.

Where are England going wrong?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:52
Simon Hughes analyses how England can dominate in Test cricket but struggle against the same opposition in one-day cricket.

Royal tower reopened after 350 years

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:52
A castle tower built to try and woo Queen Elizabeth I is reopened for people to visit after lying in ruins for more than 350 years.

Gas works set to disrupt town centre

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:52
Work to replace gas pipes in the centre of Aberystwyth is set to cause several weeks of disruption in the run up to Christmas.

Williams, Nishikori, Makarova into semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:37
Serena Williams, Ekaterina Makarova of Russia and Japan's Kei Nishikori reach the semi-finals of the US Open in New York.

A&E human rights inquiry under way

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:29
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Inquiry into Emergency Health Care will begin on Thursday with the health minister and the chief medical officer due to give evidence.

'We will not be cowed' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 21:00
The press sees David Cameron and US President Barack Obama presenting a united front against Islamic State militants as Nato leaders meet in Wales.

VIDEO: Burst water main floods San Diego

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 20:09
A water main has burst causing flooding in a San Diego neighbourhood, where locals took the opportunity to use their inflatables.
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