National / International News

Hola rocked by botnet accusations

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:18
Virtual private network Hola downplays concerns that its 47 million users could become part of a massive botnet used for illegal activity.

Woman jailed after 'loud sex noises'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:07
A woman who breached a court order which barred her from making "loud sex noises" is jailed.

'Tweeting' seals chart the oceans

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:07
A decade of information about the world's harshest seas has been gathered together from specially tagged wandering seals.

Scientists probe antelope deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:03
Around half the world's Saiga antelope have died suddenly in Kazakhstan since May 10th, possibly due to stomach bacteria turning on their hosts.

How will extra free childcare work?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:00
As concerns are raised about how the government will fulfil its pledge to boost free childcare for working families to 30 hours a week, the BBC News website asks key questions about how the scheme may work.

IS Iraq bomb attack 'kills dozens'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:56
Islamic State suicide bombers strike Iraqi army in Anbar province, killing at least 45 soldiers, security sources say.

The exquisite pain of life-changing throwaways

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:53
The pain of throwing away something valuable

Rail strikes suspended after talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:51
Rail strikes by RMT union workers in the UK in June are suspended after talks over pay deal.

VIDEO: Islamic State 'tortures' Syrian boy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:49
The group calling itself Islamic State is using children as young as 12 on the battlefield in the on-going conflict there.

Murder Charges In Bangladesh Over 2013 Garment Factory Collapse

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:48

More than 40 people were charged in connection with the collapse of the Rana Plaza that killed 1,137 people.

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In pictures: Exotic animal rescue

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:39
Reptiles rescued by the RSPCA centre in Brighton

Sharapova beaten in French Open

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:35
Defending champion Maria Sharapova is out of the French Open in the fourth round after losing to 13th seed Lucie Safarova.

Brazil TV punished for atheism views

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:30
China kids given 'wealth education'

Couch wins diving World Series title

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:25
Great Britain's Tonia Couch wins the Diving World Series title after taking her fourth bronze medal in Mexico.

Nigeria bankers held for 'mega scam'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:25
Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests six senior central bank officials over an alleged $30m (£20m) currency fraud.

After A Week Of Flooding, Sunshine Forecast For Much Of Texas

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:10

The rains gave the state its wettest May in history. Last week's flooding killed at least 25 people.

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A&E in England hits waiting-time target

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:08
The NHS in England has met its A&E waiting-time target for the first time since September.

EU quotas for migrants raise concern

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:02
France and Germany say an EU Commission plan to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers across the EU needs revision.

Video 'shows IS torturing Syria boy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:01
A graphic mobile phone video obtained by the BBC appears to show militants from Islamic State torturing a 14-year-old Syrian boy.

PODCAST: Researchers take an uber

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:00

First up, we'll talk about where all those disappearing Carnegie Mellon professors went. Hint: they took Uber. Plus, the spectrum auction does not happen until 2016, but there's already a lot of interest in what's for sale. The reason? The spectrum that's for sale is primo. And T-Mobile wants a big piece of it.