National / International News

Girl attacked in miscarriage bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:08
A jilted boyfriend told his pregnant ex-girlfriend he would "kick the baby out of her" as he attacked her, a court hears.

VIDEO: Iron Maiden's Dickinson on cancer recovery

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:07
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean's Greece?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 08:05
With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.

VIDEO: 'Help Greece - come to Faliraki'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:58
Which eye colour is linked to alcoholism?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:57
The best reads of the past week you may have missed

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:49
MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Solar Impulse 2 Hawaii landing

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:42
Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Andre Borschberg, lands in Hawaii after a historic solar-powered flight across the Pacific.

Parts Of Social-Sharing Site Reddit Go Dark In Apparent User Revolt

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:36

After the firing of a key figure at the website, moderators of many of Reddit's most popular sections have gone private in apparent protest.

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Kuwaitis pray for unity after attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:18
Sunni and Shia Muslims in Kuwait hold prayers together in a show of unity, one week after a suicide bomber killed 27 people at a Shia mosque.

Aetna Announces $37 Billion Merger With Rival Humana

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:11

If the deal passes anti-trust scrutiny, it would be the largest-ever such acquisition in the insurance industry.

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7 July attacks: What happened that day?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:09
What happened on 7 July 2005?

Argentina v Chile

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:08
Lionel Messi says Argentina are "desperate" to mark their status by winning the Copa America final against hosts Chile.

7/7 attacks: What happened that day?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:06
What happened on 7 July 2005?

IRA relatives in Lord Maginnis case

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 07:05
The families of three IRA men shot dead by the SAS in County Tyrone in the 1980s are taking legal action against former Ulster Unionist Lord Maginnis, the government and the chief constable.

When The Fish You Eat Have Eaten Something Toxic

NPR News - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:59

Toxins produced by algae that live in warm ocean waters can pass up the fish food chain. The toxins can sicken humans who eat large fish. A Florida study finds cases are underreported.

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Teen 'critical' after water rescue

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:55
A teenage boy is in a critical condition after being recovered from the water in Cardiff Bay, South Wales Police say.

Clifford faces indecent assault charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:50
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Hamilton only fourth from Rosberg

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:41
Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Is click-and-collect a 'cannibal'?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-03 06:39
Have retailers bitten off more than they can chew?