National / International News

American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 07:11

In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.

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Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 07:08
Chelsea enjoy their biggest win against Arsenal on Arsene Wenger's 1,000th game in charge of the Gunners.

Apology over faeces in the street

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 07:06
Villagers who have complained about sewage being on roads weeks after flooding are told it will be cleaned up.

China checks new 'debris' image

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:59
China is investigating a new image of debris in the southern Indian Ocean, potentially from missing flight MH370, Malaysian officials say.

Missing man search ends for day

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:52
A search of a lake in the Republic of Ireland for an NI angler, missing after a boat sank, ends for the day.

China's Xi starts first Europe tour

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:52
Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in the Netherlands with a 200-strong business delegation for his first trip to Europe as leader.

Doubt cast on evidence for wet Moon

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:50
Scientists cast doubt on a major part of the case for the Moon having once held abundant water.

US returns rogue tanker to Libya

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:42
The US says it has returned the rogue tanker Morning Glory - filled with oil at a rebel-held port - to Libya after a Navy Seals operation.

Cops Can't Have Sex With Prostitutes, Hawaiian Lawmakers Say

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:40

Legislators were surprised and outraged to learn that a decades-old state law made it legal in some cases for undercover cops to have sexual relations with prostitutes. They're vowing to change that.

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Q&A: Erdogan's troubles

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:33
Why Twitter tussle is not the only battle Turkish PM is fighting

In Pictures: Mini enthusiasts gather

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:03
Annual Mini day at Brooklands Museum

Lo defends united Ireland comments

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 06:02
The Alliance Party's Anna Lo defends comments in a newspaper interview in which she declared her preference for a united Ireland.

Sri Lanka deny South Africa at World T20

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:42
Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five runs in their Super 10 Group One match at the World Twenty20 in Chittagong.

Top Stories: Crisis In Ukraine; Search For Missing Jet

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:41

Also: Michelle Obama touts free speech in address to Chinese students; Turks strike back at attempt to ban Twitter; and upsets bust almost everyone's NCAA brackets.

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Commuters Ditch Cars For Public Transit In Record Numbers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:37

More Americans are hopping on a bus or taking a train to get to work. Public transit ridership in the U.S. is now at the highest that it has been in more than half a century.

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Driver arrested after cyclist killed

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:36
A woman is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a cyclist dies in a collision in Kent.

Dungeness reactor shut for £25m work

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:15
One of two reactors at Dungeness B nuclear power station in Kent has been shut down for maintenance.

Lab-Lib coalition idea 'nonsense'

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:15
Labour will "deliver a majority" at the 2015 general election and talk of a coalition with the Lib Dems is "nonsense", Douglas Alexander says.

Buffett's Billion Dollars Are Safe As Upsets Bust Brackets

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 05:01

None of the estimated 8.7 million entries in Quicken Loans' "Billion $ Bracket Challenge" have survived the first wave of games in the men's college basketball tournament.

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Study wanted on reopening rail link

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 04:52
A campaign group aiming to reopen a rail link between Aberystwyth and Carmarthen is to press the Welsh government to conduct a feasibility study.

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