National / International News

Robotic surgery linked to 144 deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 07:16
A study says that surgical robots were involved in operations that resulted in at least 144 deaths over a 14-year period in the US.

12 Lost American Slangisms From The 1800s

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 07:13

Today's lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit as colorful.

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Sweden loses top marks for education

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 07:11
Swedish schools, once championed by former education secretary Michael Gove, have started to slip down the rankings, says Branwen Jeffreys.

PCSO killed in crash on holiday

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 07:02
A police community support officer from south Wales dies following a crash while cycling on a family holiday.

Team Sky release Froome's Tour data

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:59
Team Sky release Chris Froome's riding power data in an effort to end speculation about doping at the Tour de France.

Tea Sommeliers Are The Hot New Thing In Food Pairing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:59

Which black tea goes best with blue cheese? It turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in your food by pairing it with tea. And a whole new breed of experts has risen up to spread the word.

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Ohio governor makes White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:53
Ohio Governor and former Fox News commentator John Kasich is expected to announce his presidential campaign on Wednesday.

Anonymous targets IS sympathisers

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:37
Social media users sympathetic to the Islamic State group are being targeted by the hacktivist group Anonymous

VIDEO: News briefing on Bosley mill explosion

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:31
Emergency services are holding a news update on the latest search effort in the Bosley flour mill explosion.

Bairstow included in England squad

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:18
Yorkshire batsman Jonny Bairstow replaces Gary Ballance in the England squad to face Australia in the third Ashes Test.

Prince George birthday photo released

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:06
Prince George's second birthday is marked by the release of an official picture showing the toddler smiling as he is held by his father.

Midwife training review ordered

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:05
The way midwives are trained and supervised in north Wales is undergoing an "extraordinary review" by the profession's watchdog.

How Sporty Is Your Sport?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 06:02

How beneficial are some of the sports that we play? We follow the average American woman to see how many calories she burns while breaking a sweat.

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Man arrested after sexual assault

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 05:49
Police arrest a man after an alleged sexual assault in Powys.

Man 'tried to buy 1,400 ricin doses'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 05:28
A man goes on trial accused of trying to buy enough ricin to kill up to 1,400 people.

Farmer faces smoking-in-tractor fine

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 05:11
A farmer who lit up a cigarette in his tractor could face a fine of up to £1,000 after he was deemed to be smoking in his workplace.

VIDEO: Record breaking Blue Bird back in action

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 05:11
It is 90 years since Sir Malcolm Campbell set a world land speed record of 150mph and his grandson plans to mark the occasion by driving the same Blue Bird car.

China curator forged 140 paintings

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 05:07
A man in China admits stealing more than 140 paintings from a university he was working for and replacing them with his own forgeries.

Ant-Man towers at UK box office

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 04:55
Marvel's latest superhero Ant-Man is head and shoulders above rivals at the UK box office.

VIDEO: Orchestra's 'pay what you like' concert

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 04:45
Audience members will be invited to pay what they like for what they hear at an upcoming Halle Orchestra concert.