National / International News

Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:48

Oxfam is scoring the 10 biggest food companies on a scale of 1 to 10 on a host of issues, from worker rights to climate change. But will promises translate into concrete changes?

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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 02:35
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

Man Utd agree £13.8m fee for Blind

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:46
Manchester United agree a fee of £13.8m with Ajax for versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind.

Diana wedding cake slice sold for £828

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:42
A private collector pays £828 at auction for a 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding.

George Galloway leaves hospital

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
George Galloway leaves hospital after being treated for injuries he suffered in an attack that his spokesman believes was prompted by the MP's views on Israel.

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:32
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

Bid to identify body after 34 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:27
DNA samples are to be taken from the family of a woman who went missing 36 years ago to see if they match remains found in the sea in 1980.

MH17 crash: Briton's body identified

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:20
The Foreign Office confirms the body of John Alder, one of 10 Britons killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash, has been identified.

Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:12

A healthy man paid $150 for a battery of tests at his church. The findings frightened him and didn't give his doctor any information that changed the man's care.

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Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:12

A healthy man paid $150 for a battery of tests at his church. The findings frightened him and didn't give his doctor any information that changed the man's care.

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AUDIO: Should you recline your plane seat?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:11
The use of gadgets to prevent passengers putting their seat back has lead to mid-air arguments, should airlines allow them to go back at all?

Three held over murder bid released

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 01:07
Three men arrested in connection with the attempted murder of prominent loyalist John Boreland are released.

Girl's killer 'may never be caught'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 00:48
A killer who stabbed a teenager to death in 1997 may escape justice after evidence was contaminated during forensic work, the BBC can reveal.

Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 00:45

Also in this week's roundup, Amazon's $1 billion purchase surprises some tech watchers. Yet we're most excited about finding a way to avoid physical exertion at lunch.

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Man stabbed to death in Notting Hill

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 00:41
A murder inquiry begins after a man is stabbed to death in Notting Hill in west London, the Metropolitan Police says.

Women injured as car hits bus stop

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 00:33
Two women are taken to hospital after driver loses control of his car and crashes into a bus stop in Glasgow.

Maher ruled out of world title bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 00:22
British showjumper Ben Maher will miss the World Equestrian Games after his horse Cella picked up an injury.

VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:16
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 22:00
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

'Climate of fear' - the front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 21:10
Papers focus on the prime minister's warnings that the terrorism threat to the UK is currently higher than at any point in history, and look forward to the return of X Factor.
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