National / International News

Woman in 1989 murder arrest released

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:21
A 76-year-old woman questioned by detectives investigating the murder of a teenager 25 years ago is released.

Employer Health Costs Are Expected To Rise In 2015

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:21

Although medical costs will increase as the economy improves, the shift of expenses to workers by employers will help restrain the overall cost of care a little.

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Suicide bomb hits Lebanese capital

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:16
A suicide bomber blows up his car near a Lebanese army checkpoint in a southern suburb of the capital Beirut, killing a security officer.

VIDEO: Coulson 'showed no emotion' in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:14
Robin Brant describes the scene in court as former UK tabloid editor Andy Coulson is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones.

Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In Ukraine

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 06:14

The Kremlin said the move is intended to "normalize the situation" in Ukraine. European foreign ministers had threatened Russia with sanctions if it didn't de-escalate the situation with its neighbor.

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VIDEO: 'Neymar' gets funky at Copacabana

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:59
He looks like Neymar, styles his hair like Neymar and can even play a bit of football, but Rio's Tiago Mendes wants to leave his lookalike career behind and start a more lucrative one as a funk artist.

In pictures: Bouncing beneath Blaenau

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:58
The world's largest underground trampoline?

Juncker 'common sense' dig at UK PM

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:56
Jean-Claude Juncker says he expects to be the next European Commission president by the end of the week - "if common sense prevails".

Hibernian appoint Stubbs as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:46
Hibernian appoint former Bolton, Celtic and Everton defender Alan Stubbs as their new head coach.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:45
MPs are told nearly 50,000 immigrants may have fraudulently obtained English certificates.

1 Editor Cleared, 1 Found Guilty In U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:45

Former News of the World editor Andrew Coulson was found guilty Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a trial centering on illegal activity in the Murdoch newspaper empire.

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Uber and Indiegogo - tales of disruption

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:44
In Silicon Valley, everyone wants to be "disruptive"

Serpentine unveils giant 'doughnut'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:43
London's Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park unveils a sculpture resembling a giant misshapen doughnut as its annual temporary pavilion.

Henry criticises BBC diversity plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:38
Comedian and actor Lenny Henry criticises the BBC's plans to increase diversity on air by 5% within the next three years.

Woman in mobility scooter mud rescue

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:37
Coastguard crews called to help a woman whose mobility scooter became stuck in mud near a Denbighshire beach.

VIDEO: Giant Cocoon on display at the Serpentine

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:29
Chilean Architect Smildjan Radic talks to Brenda Emmanus about the pavilion he has designed for the Serpentine Gallery in London

Man charged over Queen's baton grab

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:24
A man appears in court charged with attempting to grab the Queen's Commonwealth Games baton in Kilmarnock.

Fewer offered chosen school places

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:23
The number of children in England who got into their first choice secondary school has fallen for the first time in five years, official data suggests.

China abuse victim avoids execution

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:22
China's supreme court has overturned the death sentence for Li Yan, who killed her husband after months of abuse.

Prison for Coulson, questions for Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 05:01
PM in spotlight after ex-spin doctor's hacking conviction
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