National / International News

Is lunch an an economic indicator?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:18
What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health

Banks must review impact of closures

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:16
Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.

HMRC 'failing to check tax reliefs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:12
The UK's tax authority has been accused by MPs of failing to properly monitor the system of tax reliefs.

Crash mystery, Clarkson exit and a chicken scare

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:08
The mystery of what happened to Germanwings flight 9525, the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson, and allegations of a cover-up on chicken safety are three subjects on Thursday's front pages.

Where did the word 'king' come from?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:07
The week's event have shown what a powerful, almost mystical ring, the word "king" still has.

Why are people so mean online?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:06
Why do we continue to be so mean online?

Saving Gaza's only grand piano

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:06
Bringing Gaza's only grand piano back to life

Fake service dogs under attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:02
The increasing popularity of fake support animals

VIDEO: Talking Movies: Vertical Cinema

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:01
A group of vertical cinema pioneers from Amsterdam are travelling to different cities to promote a new way of watching moving images.

21,000 miles, three days, one final

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 15:13
A London-based New Zealand fan prepares to travel 21.000 miles in under three days to watch the World Cup final.

Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:54
At least four people are killed after a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-held town in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.

This is how hard Zayn's been working

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:51
How hard did Zayn Malik work in five years with One Direction?

Lee Kuan Yew: How will Asia remember him?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:38
The BBC's South East Asia correspondent examines the legacy of the Singaporean statesman in the wider region.

FA plan contract talks with Hodgson

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:30
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke plans contract talks with England boss Roy Hodgson within the next year.

Peruvian mudslide emergency declared

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:29
A state of emergency is declared in the Peruvian town of Chosica after it was engulfed by mud and rocks during heavy rain on Monday.

VIDEO: Met police 'monitored MPs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:24
A former undercover police officer has told BBC News that Scotland Yard kept intelligence files on MPs during the 1990s.

US TV star in rant against atheists

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:07
The star of reality show Duck Dynasty is facing criticism after a speech that included a graphic story about a atheist family being raped and killed.

Scotland 1-0 Northern Ireland

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 13:49
Christophe Berra scores late winning goal for patient Scotland against a game and well-organised Northern Ireland side.

VIDEO: 'Everyone is in a state of shock'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 13:44
A ski patroller from a resort two kilometres from the site of the Germanwings crash tells the BBC the region is shocked by the crash.

Heinz And Kraft: Before They Were Food Giants, They Were Men

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-25 13:20

Henry Heinz was big into pickles before ketchup came along. James Kraft gave the world American cheese. (Ironically, he was Canadian.) Now, two companies that revamped how we eat will become one.

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