National / International News

VIDEO: Hurricane Gonzalo hits Bermuda

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 18:19
Hurricane Gonzalo has hit Bermuda with winds of about 185km/h (115mph).

Top 10 tips for interior design

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 17:40
How to succeed as an interior designer

UK police to probe Thailand murders

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:44
British police officers are to travel to Thailand to help investigate the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge.

Labour pledges cancer test wait cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:43
Labour will pledge that by 2020 no-one in England need wait more than a week for cancer tests and results if it is in power.

Citizens Advice to give pension help

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:39
Citizens Advice is to provide free face-to-face guidance following the government's announcement of new pension rules.

Hurricane Gonzalo Makes Landfall In Bermuda As A Category 3 Storm

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:31

With maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, the hurricane gave Bermuda a direct blow. There were reports that 80 percent of the island chain had lost power.

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Emotional return to a changing Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 16:05
Journey home reveals a changing Afghanistan

Why Chinese couples are having their wedding photos taken in London

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:57
Why Chinese couples are having their marriage photos taken in London

The 'handsome minister' who's set hearts aflutter

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:52
The politician who has set thousands of pulses racing

The island that links Irish monks and jedi knights

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:49
Why the new Star Wars film was shot on a small Irish island

Do US presidents carry cash?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:33
Do US presidents carry cash around with them?

Dallas Hospital Chief Shares Lessons Learned In Battle With Ebola

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:32

Dr. Daniel Varga, the chief of the Dallas hospital that treated index patient Thomas Duncan, says the entire hospital carries the weight of the mistakes that led to the infection of two of its nurses.

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VIDEO: A 'cloud of glass' in Paris

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:30
Frank Gehry's "cloud of glass", otherwise known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has finally been unveiled in Paris.

Clashes continue over Scottish powers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:12
Scottish and UK ministers continue to argue over more Scottish Parliament powers, exactly one month on from the independence referendum.

West Indies tour of India is over

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:08
The West Indies' tour of India is over after the West Indies' players and board failed to resolve a pay dispute.

MPs demand 'Rotherham files' answers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:07
MPs call for an urgent investigation into allegations files relating to the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal went missing.

UK city planning advice for China

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 15:01
UK planning experts are to advise Chinese mayors on the benefits of building environmentally friendly cities.

Sturridge suffers new injury setback

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 14:36
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge, who has been sidelined since September, faces up to another month out with a calf injury.

Houston Narrows The Scope Of Controversial Subpoena Of Pastors' Sermons

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-17 14:36

The subpoenas — at the crossroads of church and state and born out of a lawsuit over an equal rights ordinance — drew ire from national organizations and Sen. Ted Cruz.

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Oscar Pistorius' Sentencing And The Classic True Crime Novel

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-17 14:33

Oscar Pistorius, superstar athlete, was back in court this week for his sentencing hearing, after a culpable homicide conviction. Journalist Mandy Wiener says his case reminds her of a favorite book.

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