National / International News

Coking oven workers win day in court

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:53
Hundreds of former National Coal Board coke workers are told they can launch a legal challenge for compensation over illnesses.

Who owns the Happy Birthday song?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:48
Should you have to pay when you sing the famous song?

GB skater detained for sex offences

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:37
A Great Britain figure skater is sentenced to three years in a young offenders' institution after admitting child sex abuse charges.

Man jailed after chip shop stabbing

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:29
A man who repeatedly stabbed a takeaway owner for forgetting his regular chips order is jailed for 14 years.

NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:22

After it began an air campaign against the so-called Islamic State, Turkey called a meeting of the 27 allies to raise the possibility of a need for NATO involvement.

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Crossbow murderer's wife jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:12
A woman who helped her husband evade arrest after he murdered a man with a crossbow is jailed for two years.

Man jailed over missing Paige murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:10
A man convicted of murdering missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers is jailed for life and will serve at least 33 years in prison.

OU students' progress to be monitored

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:06
Students at the Open University will have their working patterns monitored to see if they need extra support during their course.

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:05

Cancer patients who get what some people are calling prehabilitation can recover more quickly, early research suggests. Getting insurance to cover it can be tricky, though.

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VIDEO: Migrants filmed scaling Calais fence

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:04
Migrants are captured on camera climbing over a security fence into the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais.

Cameron plan 'won't stop dirty cash'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:03
David Cameron's plans to crack down on "dirty money" being used to buy UK property have been criticised by tax and property experts.

Drawing A Line From The Chinese Stock Market To Your Wallet

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:03

U.S. commodities — copper, corn, coal and more — are cheaper because of China's economic cooling. Producers got caught up in China's "teaser" demand for more of everything. It couldn't last.

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Should church introduce transgender baptism?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 04:00
A vicar has asked the Church of England to debate introducing a ceremony akin to a baptism to mark the new identities of Christians who undergo gender transition, reports Caroline Wyatt.

Stephen Merchant play to close early

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:59
The Mentalists, starring Stephen Merchant, is to close one month early in London's West End.

Wood an injury doubt for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:58
England seamer Mark Wood is an injury concern ahead of the third Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston.

Kurdish peace 'impossible' - Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:51
Turkey's president says Kurdish attacks on Turkish targets make peace impossible, as Nato members discuss its campaigns against border militants.

People's president: India mourns Abdul Kalam

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:33
The death of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam has triggered an outpouring of grief in India.

Hamilton's 'out-of-body experience'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:32
David Coulthard watches an erratic Lewis Hamilton "dance a fine line between genius and disaster" at the Hungarian GP.

'I lost all honour in gender case'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:19
Sprinter Dutee Chand is glad others will not face similar abuse after being cleared to compete following a gender case.

Turkey vs Islamic State vs the Kurds

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 03:16
What lies behind Turkey's decision to bomb the Kurds and Islamic State - while pushing for a 'buffer zone' in Syria? The BBC Neil Arun explains.