National / International News

Call for further cut in sugar intake

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:36
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.

No English parliament yet - Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:23
The UK government is not "remotely" near creating an English parliament, as some Conservative MPs have called for, PM David Cameron says.

VIDEO: Kashmir floods leave thousands stranded

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 16:08
Thousands of people are still thought to be stranded in Indian administered Kashmir nearly two weeks after devastating floods there.

Rugby players 'bug sharing' warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:55
Rugby players who share towels, razors and cold baths are at risk of sharing serious skin infections too, public health experts warn.

Noisy neighbours 'top nuisance list'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:49
More than a quarter of UK adults have had a problem with a nuisance neighbour in the past year, a survey for consumer organisation Which? suggests.

VIDEO: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:45
Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to land on a 4km-wide comet later this year, identifies what it thinks is the safest place to touch down.

Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:44

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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What makes a global top 10 university?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:39
What are the world's best universities?

Freed prisoners 'lack home and job'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:32
Only one in six of prisoners in England and Wales have somewhere to live and a job or training placement when they are freed, inspectors suggest.

Can EU-Ukraine trade pact survive Russian pressure?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:23
Why EU-Ukraine trade pact is at risk

VIDEO: Friends again: Cafe marks 20 years

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:19
In honour of the 20th anniversary of the start of the Friends series, a pop-up coffee shop is opening in New York City.

The church described as a 'symbol of evil'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:15
Should a ruined church linked to Hitler be rebuilt?

Scots vote sparks 10m Facebook hits

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:07
Social media giant Facebook has seen 10 million interactions concerning the Scottish independence referendum in a five-week period.

Rio police 'corruption' arrests

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:06
Police in Rio de Janeiro have arrested 22 of their own officers for alleged involvement in a bribery and extortion racket.

How is the referendum affecting markets?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:06
How is the Scottish referendum affecting markets?

Scots NHS 'faces £400m funding gap'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:05
Confidential papers passed to the BBC suggest a radical cost-saving plan will be implemented in the Scottish NHS after the referendum.

Africa's first education tablet

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:01
How Africa's first education tablet computer was created

Build your Martian dream home

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:00
Is this how the cities of Mars will be built?

Tech firms want 'digital ministers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 15:00
An influential group of major technology firms is calling on the UK to appoint "digital ministers" in every government department.

Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-15 14:55

Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.

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