National / International News

Younger Adults with Alzheimer's Are Key to Drug Search

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:47

A very rare genetic mutation causes some people to develop Alzheimer's in their 30s. It also makes these people the ideal candidates for tests of potential Alzheimer's drugs.

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Detoxing The Buddhist Way: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:42

In South Korea, Buddhist temple food is viewed the way spa food is in the U.S.: curative, cleansing, perhaps even medicinal. Buddhist nuns have preserved these cooking techniques for 1,600 years.

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Daily Mail hit by lower ad revenues

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:36
The publisher of the Daily Mail has lowered its profits guidance after continued falls in print advertising revenues.

B&Q owner sees sales growth improve

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:30
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q, Screwfix and Castorama, says sales growth in the UK and France has accelerated in recent weeks.

Ugly scenes as Mexico beat Panama

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:24
Players clash and objects are thrown from the stands as Mexico win a controversial Gold Cup semi-final against Panama.

Many killed in Nile river boat crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:18
At least 15 people die as a cargo vessel collides with a passenger boat on the River Nile in Egypt.

Bag holding NZ$1m missing in airport

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:15
A bag carrying NZ$1m (£425,000) is missing after it fell while being carried from an airplane at Hong Kong International Airport.

Analysis: What's happening to Labour?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 23:00
With talk of relapses, morons, heart transplants and comparisons to Millwall Football Club, just what is happening to Labour?

VIDEO: Families 'shouldn't have to campaign'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:52
Sean Rigg's sister says the systematic failures in the police are "extraordinary" and families of those who have died in custody "shouldn't have to be campaigning" to get justice.

Trying To Keep Your Data Safe? You're Probably Doing It Wrong

NPR News - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:41

A new study by Google indicates that experts and non-experts have very different approaches to securing their online data. And the non-experts should probably rethink the way they're going about it.

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I joined for great Van Gaal - Depay

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:40
Man Utd forward Memphis Depay says his new boss Louis van Gaal is a "great manager" who can make players better.

VIDEO: Soyuz successfully docks at ISS

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:31
Astronauts from Russia, the US and Japan have successfully docked at the International Space Station.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:30
Man City are prepared to break the British transfer record to sign Kevin de Bruyne for £60, Pedro moves a step closer to Man Utd, plus more.

Kendall: I won't quit Labour contest

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:29
Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall dismisses calls for her to pull out of the race and back another candidate to stop Jeremy Corbyn winning.

VIDEO: Ainslie starts GB's America's Cup bid

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:27
Sir Ben Ainslie will begin Britain's bid to win the 35th America's Cup as the opening leg of the series gets under way in Portsmouth.

Pier dive girl has spinal injuries

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 22:12
A girl who dived off a pier and landed on part of the harbour wall is taken to hospital with spinal injuries.

Kincora claims in cabinet papers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 21:59
A new batch of files referring to allegations of abuse at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast is released by the government.

How to check a bungee jump is safe

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 21:48
What to check when you sign up for a bungee jump

Benefits safety net 'holes' warning

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 21:41
More people will be driven further into poverty unless Welsh policymakers react to a shake-up of the UK's welfare system, a think-tank warns.

Man arrested after two found dead

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 21:40
A 23-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after two people died at a house.