National / International News

Britons Daley & Gallantree win gold

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 10:15
British divers claim a second medal of the World Aquatics Championships as Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree win team gold.

VIDEO: Calais migrant crisis leads to chaos in UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 10:11
Duncan Kennedy spends the day in Kent to see how the migrant crisis in Calais is causing chaos in the UK.

Texting While Walking: Are You Cautious Or Clueless?

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-29 10:10

People who text while walking change their pace and seem to walk more cautiously, a study says. But that doesn't mean you're not a menace to yourself and others.

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Fed keeps interest rate on hold again

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 10:03
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, keeps its key interest rates on hold for now.

Audit finds Kenya accounts 'disturbing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:54
Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been fully approved in an annual audit, with the auditor-general noting "disturbing problems".

'Bruising' on body after Ibiza death

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:53
Initial results of a fresh post-mortem examination of the body of a County Antrim man who died in Ibiza contradict the findings of an autopsy by Spanish authorities, his family's solicitor has said.

China mall blamed for escalator death

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:46
A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.

England on top after Anderson burst

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:46
England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.

Hackers tweet photos with hidden code

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:40
A hack attack involving instructions hidden in photos, malicious tweets and the coding community Github is discovered by cybersecurity researchers.

When is hunting not poaching?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:37
After a US dentist invokes the wrath of many by paying to kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion, BBC News looks at the difference between poaching and hunting.

University Of Cincinnati Police Officer Charged In Killing Of Unarmed Black Man

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:21

The Hamilton County Prosecutor said the shooting of Sam DuBose was "asinine" and "totally unwarranted." Officer Ray Tensing, the prosecutor said, should have never been an officer.

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Union rejects North Sea shift changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:13
Unite members of the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) reject proposals over changes to shift rotas and terms and conditions.

'Monkey gestures' fan found guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:58
A fan who made "monkey gestures" towards black footballers at a Championship match is found guilty of racism.

Mullah Omar: The myth and the movement

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:55
As fresh claims surface that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead, the BBC's Lyse Doucet looks at what the future for the Taliban movement - and Afghanistan - might be without him.

US 911 dispatcher hangs up on caller

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:54
An emergency call handler in the US resigns after officials release the audio of him hanging up on a frantic caller after a shooting in New Mexico.

Windows 10 Rolls Out, Along With Concern Over Sharing Wi-Fi Passwords

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:49

The new operating system includes user-friendly features, such as a personal assistant named Cortana. But its Wi-Fi Sense feature has sparked security concerns.

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'Booker Dozen' Stirs In A Hefty Batch Of American Authors

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:28

Thirteen novels are in the hunt for the Man Booker Prize, the U.K.'s biggest literary award. The Booker is open to Americans for only the second year, and this year's list pits rookies against titans.

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VIDEO: O'Sullevan's Grand National greats

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:16
Speaking in April 2012, Grand National commentary legend Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who died on Wednesday, recalls some classic memories from Aintree.

VIDEO: Sir Peter O'Sullevan remembered

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:16
BBC Sport's Joe Wilson remembers the life and career of former BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who has died aged 97.

Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:13
Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, dubbed the 'Voice of Racing' in a 50-year career, dies aged 97.