National / International News

VIDEO: Egypt trial: Family 'devastated'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:46
The father of one of three of the al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to seven-year jail terms in Egypt have said he is "devastated and shocked by the finding".

'He saved my life that night'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:40
The mental health heroes turning lives around

Mullered and 61 other words for beaten at sport

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:25
...and 59 other words for being beaten at sport

The world's greatest living artist?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:12
The little-known Frenchman who paints only in black

VIDEO: UK boys 'lured to Syria to fight'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:05
Three teenage boys from Coventry have been lured to Syria to fight for Isis, their families have told BBC Newsnight.

How the CIA secretly published Dr Zhivago

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:04
How the CIA was the first to publish Dr Zhivago in Russian

What was the Battle of Bannockburn about?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 16:03
What was the Battle of Bannockburn about?

Steely Sharapova set on Wimbledon reprise

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:41
Ten years on from a breakthrough title that brought her global fame and vast wealth, Maria Sharapova has unfinished business at Wimbledon.

Glasgow cycle hire scheme launched

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:41
A £600,000 initiative to offer 400 bikes for hire at 31 locations across Glasgow is due to be launched.

Families struggle with funeral costs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:36
Bereaved Scots are finding it harder to pay the growing costs of burying their loves ones, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.

VIDEO: A World Cup honeymoon

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:24
When Luke Prior proposed to Katy Franks he quickly suggested Brazil as an exotic honeymoon destination - then he mentioned it would coincide with the World Cup.

Congressman Rangel Battles For Political Survival

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:07

The New York representative runs a real risk of losing to Dominican-American rival Adriano Espaillat in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Rangel is one of the longest-serving members of Congress.

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As Heart Attacks Rise In China, So Does Attention To Quality Of Care

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:03

There's been a quadrupling of hospitalizations for heart attacks in China since 2001. An in-depth look finds improvements in some heart attack care and significant quality gaps for others.

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Erin Brockovich says Essure unsafe

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
Erin Brockovich is back, fighting for a new cause

Business travel in hi-tech facelift

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
The technologies making business travel less of a drag

Today at the World Cup: Day 13 at a glance

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 15:01
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who does our expert think will win? Everything you need on day 13 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

How many schools are ready for digital testing?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:44
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VIDEO: Close-up look at Harley's electric bike

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:26
Iconic motorbike manufacturer Harley-Davidson has revealed its first electric motorcycle.

World Cup: Cameroon 1-4 Brazil

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:23
Two goals from Neymar help hosts Brazil reach the last 16 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup, where they will meet Chile.

VIDEO: Highlights: Croatia 1-3 Mexico

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 14:23
Mexico beat Croatia 3-1 to finish above their opponents in Group A and confirm their place in the last 16.
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