National / International News

Judge Orders Release Of Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 03:10

In her opinion, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler said it "strains credulity to conclude that the release of these videos has a substantial probability of causing the harm the government predicts."

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First womb-transplant baby born

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 03:07
A 36-year-old woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb in a medical first, doctors say.

I am not running away - Vettel

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 03:06
Sebastian Vettel says his decision to leave Red Bull has not been influenced by the performance of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.

A Montana Doctor Is Humbled By A Month Of Treating Ebola Patients

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 03:03

George Risi spent a month in Sierra Leone. The infectious disease specialist cared for more than 300 patients. About 100 died. Nothing could have prepared him for the experience.

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A Virologist Takes You Inside The Ebola Protective Suit

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 03:03

Virus hunter Joseph Fair speaks about the needs and challenges ahead for containing the outbreak, and why he thinks things will get worse before they get better.

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Prince challenges council over homes

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 02:48
The Crown Prince of Dubai is challenging a decision to approve plans for more than 100 new homes near land he owns in Surrey.

Tesco buys Gulfstream jet worth £30m

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 02:48
Tesco confirms it has taken delivery of a new private jet worth £30m, a week after major errors were discovered in its accounts.

North and South Korea 'agree to talks'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 02:45
North and South Korea agree to resume formal high-level talks that had effectively been suspended since February, reports from Seoul say.

Polio hits record high in Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 02:08
Health officials in Pakistan say attacks on immunisation teams have led to the country's highest number of polio cases for 15 years.

VIDEO: Cameron: Henning murder 'unforgivable'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:59
The murder of hostage Alan Henning is "abhorrent, senseless and completely unforgivable", Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Top Gear crew 'chased by thousands'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:50
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says his team was told to leave Argentina over a car number plate that appeared to reference the Falklands war.

Tech Week: Who's Offline, How Hong Kong Connects, How Google Works

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:49

Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.

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Gambling in Macau: A Reversal of Fortune ... And Values

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:46

From a quiet backwater, the former Portuguese colony of Macau has developed a sparkling skyline and 35 casinos with revenue six times that of Las Vegas — and more on the way.

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Gambling in Macau: A Reversal of Fortune ... And Values

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:46

From a quiet backwater, the former Portuguese colony of Macau has developed a sparkling skyline and 35 casinos with revenue six times that of Las Vegas — and more on the way.

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Drivers face 40-mile diversion on A2

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:23
A six-mile stretch of a major road in Kent will be closed for the next nine weekends for carriageway improvements.

VIDEO: 'Hills Bandit' caught after car chase

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:16
A suspected bank robber is caught after leading police on a four-road car chase in southern California.

VIDEO: GPs at weekends: How will it work?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 01:06
The BBC's Nina Warhurst reports from a surgery in Greater Manchester which has experimented with extended opening hours.

AUDIO: Why do butterflies shimmer?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 00:52
New research published by the Natural History Museum has shown that it is possible to culture cells from butterfly wings to produce iridescent colours in the laboratory.

Boy flying to US for leg surgery

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 00:50
A 15-year-old boy with an undiagnosed brain abnormality flies out to the US for a specialist leg operation after £30,000 was raised to pay for the treatment.

City arcades and market 'need help'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 00:30
Cardiff's Victorian market and its famous arcades need urgent help after a decline in business in the wake of the revamp of the St David's shopping centre, a review finds.
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