National / International News

Kidman to return to London stage

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:01
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.

Tinnitus mapped inside human brain

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:00
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.

EU leaders in migrant crisis talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:49
European leaders hold an emergency summit on how to deal with the large numbers of migrants risking a journey across the Mediterranean.

Warren Weinstein, American Killed In U.S. Operation, Was Veteran Aid Worker

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:44

The USAID contractor was kidnapped in 2011 from his home Pakistan just days before he was scheduled to leave the country. He spent much of his career in some of the world's toughest places.

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Fognini stuns Nadal in Barcelona

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:41
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal loses in straight sets to Italy's Fabio Fognini in round three of the clay-court Barcelona Open.

Sherwood issues warning to Grealish

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:35
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is warned by boss Tim Sherwood after he was pictured apparently inhaling nitrous oxide.

Exam board investigates question leak

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:34
A UK exam board says some overseas students taking an IGCSE exam last week knew in advance what questions they would face.

VIDEO: Who's saying hello to David Cameron?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:31
The little voice saying hello to David Cameron, clapping for Ed Miliband and probably the best speech in the world.

Nobody better than me - Rodgers

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:30
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.

Labour: unqualified teachers must go

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:27
Labour would fire unqualified teachers if they are not working towards qualification by 2020, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says.

Election 2015 in pictures: 23 April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:27
Images from the campaign trail: 23 April

Three bailed over Claudia murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:25
Three men arrested on suspicion of murdering York chef Claudia Lawrence are released on bail.

Police Facebook selfie goader jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:25
A man who taunted police on Facebook by posting selfies during a hunt for him is jailed after admitting two offences.

Man charged with murder bid on baby

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:16
A man appears in court charged with attempted murder after a baby girl suffered a serious head injury at a house in Kilmarnock.

Body found at scene of house fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:15
The body of an adult is found inside a house in north Belfast following a fire at the property.

Trump holds off Carrington to win

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:06
Judd Trump holds off a fightback by Stuart Carrington to win 10-6 and reach the World Snooker Championship second round.

7 Lost American Slang Words

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:03

Remembering cool words that are no longer cool — or even used much.

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Annuity payments 'at record low'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:00
The average annual income from a standard annuity has fallen to a record low within three weeks of a major overhaul of the pension system.

Germany's Largest Bank Fined $2.5 Billion In Rate-Fixing Scandal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:58

At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the Libor rate from 2005-2009.

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Fireman charged over blaze deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:54
A firefighter who owned the house in which five people died in an arson attack is to appear in court accused of manslaughter.

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