National / International News

VIDEO: 'Religion made me a better player'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:01
England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.

Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:51
Mosul diary: Inside the city ruled by Islamic State

'Sunshine can slow weight gain'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:45
Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:45
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

EU Leaders Agree To Cut Emissions By At Least 40 Percent

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:44

The president of the European Council said the agreement marked the "world's most ambitious" energy policy. Environmentalists worry it still falls short of what's needed to curb global warming.

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VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:41
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".

Spanish art gems head for UK town

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:39
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:37
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:26
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.

Job centres to get digital makeover

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:12
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

Are robots too cute for comfort?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:09
Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:04
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 15:03
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.

US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:53
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.

Predictions: Lawro v Mark Wright

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:49
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.

Martinez hails 'incredible' support

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:33
Boss Roberto Martinez says he is "immensely proud" as up to 10,000 fans Everton travel to watch the 0-0 draw with Lille.

Calling 911 On Your Cell? It's Harder To Find You Than You Think

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:24

If you call 911 from inside a tall building, emergency responders may have difficulty finding you. Cellphone GPS technology currently doesn't work well indoors — but the FCC hopes to change that.

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Second White House Fence Jumper Had Been Arrested Before

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:19

Dominic Adesanya, 23, has been charged with two misdemeanors. Adesanya was stopped on the White House lawn by two Secret Service dogs.

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Park Service Construction Damaged Native American Burial Sites

NPR News - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:13

National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most sacred American Indian burial sites in northeast Iowa.

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SF: Cahill 'should meet Gerry Adams'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 14:07
A Sinn Féin minister says Maíria Cahill, the woman who claims she was raped as a teenager and later interrogated by the IRA, should meet with the party's leader Gerry Adams.

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