National / International News

Farage requests police bodyguards

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 06:08
UKIP has requested police bodyguards for Nigel Farage as he prepares to tour the country for the general election campaign.

MLA speaks about losing baby girl

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 06:02
Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Ó hOisín speaks about what it is like to lose a baby due to a fatal foetal abnormality.

NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 06:01

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.

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Algeria hostage death 'unlawful'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:59
The judge in the inquest into the deaths of seven British men killed in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis begins giving his verdicts.

Savile's brother 'also an abuser'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:58
The older brother of Jimmy Savile was implicated in seven sex attacks at south London's Springfield Hospital, a report finds.

Buhari rules out Boko Haram talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:48
Nigeria's main presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari rules out negotiating with Boko Haram militants if he wins elections next month.

China's loans to Latin America rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:48
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.

Afghans Make History, Winning Thriller Against Scotland In Cricket's World Cup

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:46

The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.

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How do you catch a drone?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:44
Five ways to force a mystery drone to land

Gutierrez set for Newcastle return

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:37
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could make his first league appearance on Saturday since overcoming cancer.

Samsung hit by latest smart TV issue

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:32
Many of the firm's smart TVs were unable to connect to servers for two days after a problem emerged as the firm carried out a security update.

Sturgeon backs Police Scotland chief

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:31
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.

VIDEO: Savile's brother 'also abused patients'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:22
Jimmy Savile's brother, Johnny, was also abusing patients an investigation reveals.

VIDEO: Scotland's shock defeat in numbers

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:21
Scotland are still searching for their first World Cup win after suffering a shock one-wicket defeat by Afghanistan in Dunedin.

How do you make rugby a safer sport?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:21
Exercise passports, proper rest, compulsory head-guards for juniors, return to rucking? Tom Fordyce gauges opinion across the sport.

Killer frog disease hits Madagascar

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:21
A devastating disease that has wiped out amphibians around the world has been discovered in Madagascar, scientists report.

VIDEO: Threat of war looming in Gaza

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:21
There are growing fears that the war in the Gaza strip could start again.

Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:10

It's not exactly for knee replacements. But a website from the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute could helping patients shop around for the best values.

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German nurse gets life for murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:03
A German former nurse, who admits killing more than 30 patients with lethal drug overdoses, has been jailed for life by a court in Lower Saxony.

Ex-Japan PM opposes nuclear plant

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 05:01
Anti-nuclear campaigners greet the former Prime Minister of Japan to fight plans for the £8bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey.