National / International News

Plan to jail armed muggers longer

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:17
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.

To walk again - the people behind the story

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:12
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again

What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:56
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites

VIDEO: UKIP spokesman defends UKIP Calypso

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:53
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".

Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real Estate

NPR News - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:48

Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.

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Wildlife award for seal rescuer

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:47
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.

Edinburgh bids to attract bike races

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:46
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.

Living with smoker risks highlighted

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:45
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.

CDC Announces New Guidelines For Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

NPR News - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:40

The new guidelines call for a site supervisor, who makes sure healthcare workers put on and remove their personal protective equipment correctly.

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Hobbit find rewriting human history

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:32
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution

Salisbury in 'top 10 world cities'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:29
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.

VIDEO: Man vs. Subway

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:24
How racing the tube went global

PSNI's On the Runs approach 'flawed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:20
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.

Assembly votes for Trafficking Bill

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:11
The Northern Ireland Assembly votes by 81 to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.

The man who magically made maths fun

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:08
The man who magically made maths fun

VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 14:44
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.

Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 14:22
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".

Taarabt hits back at weight claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 14:18
Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is three stone overweight and unfit to play.

Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 14:09
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.

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