National / International News

Europe's crisis that won't go away

BBC - 3 hours 45 min ago
New drama five years after start of eurozone crisis

Clarke: Some Tories should be in UKIP

BBC - 3 hours 50 min ago
Former cabinet minister Ken Clarke says some of his Eurosceptic Conservative colleagues should be in UKIP.

Oscar de la Renta: Life and work in pictures

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Life and work of US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta

'Electrical fault' caused Didcot fire

BBC - 3 hours 55 min ago
Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service says an electrical fault could be to blame for a massive blaze at Didcot B power station.

AUDIO: Pooley's parents support his return

BBC - 4 hours 12 min ago
The parents of William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, support his return to Sierra Leone to resume his work.

Protests against controversial opera

BBC - 4 hours 15 min ago
Politicians including former Mayor Rudy Giuliani protest against controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer.

VIDEO: Presenter Mike Read sings UKIP calypso

BBC - 4 hours 29 min ago
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read sings a comic pro-UKIP song prompting criticism from some who object to him affecting a Caribbean accent for the calypso style song

Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

NPR News - 4 hours 44 min ago

The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

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Winners And Losers Of The Fall TV Season Begin To Emerge

NPR News - 4 hours 59 min ago

One month into the TV season, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.

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The Short Shelf Life Of Urban School Superintendents

NPR News - 4 hours 59 min ago

Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?

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Kurds Leave Life In Europe To Fight ISIS In Their Iraqi Homeland

NPR News - 4 hours 59 min ago

Until August, 24-year-old Aza Betwata was in Holland, enjoying beef and cabbage and studying to be a social worker. Now, he's among the hundreds of exiled Kurds who have returned and taken up arms.

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Six Words: 'Must We Forget Our Confederate Ancestors?'

NPR News - 4 hours 59 min ago

The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.

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VIDEO: British medics head to Sierra Leone

BBC - 5 hours 3 min ago
Some 80 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

BBC - 5 hours 4 min ago
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".

Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence'

BBC - 5 hours 6 min ago
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.

VIDEO: New smart glasses 'look to rival Google'

BBC - 5 hours 8 min ago
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.

Taarabt hits back at weight claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 23:53
Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is three stone overweight and unfit to play.

Graham to lead England against Samoa

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 23:47
James Graham captains England in their Four Nations opener with Samoa on Saturday as Sean O'Loughlin is out injured.

Disabled students: Molly goes to university

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 23:38
A deafblind student on life away from home

Baker Street saxophone player dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 23:36
The musician behind one of the most recognisable saxophone solos - on Gerry Rafferty's hit Baker Street - has died, it is announced.

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