National / International News

Canada troops home from Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:04
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomes home the last of his country's troops to leave Afghanistan.

Moyes defiant over Man Utd future

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:02
Manchester United boss David Moyes says he is not concerned about his future at the club despite his team's struggles.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:02
William Hague condemns Russia's annexation of Crimea as a violation of international law.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:00
Liverpool want Rojo, Vidal will not 'dream' of transfer, Wenger could be given £100m budget, plus more

Somali militants attack army hotel

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:00
Somali Islamist fighters attack a hotel where African Union and army commanders were staying, in a strategic town the militants lost control of last week.

Feminism Is Fashionable For Nigerian Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-18 07:00

Adichie might be Africa's best-known young writer, and she's making a big mark on this side of the Atlantic. She talks about feminism and fashion and the possibility of filming with Lupita Nyong'o.

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Is Premier League failing disabled fans?

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:42
Awash with cash, top-flight clubs are under scrutiny from a leading disability charity.

Fears student was on missing plane

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:42
The University of Hull says it is deeply concerned about reports one of its students could have been a passenger on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

Here Are The 24 Heroic Stories Behind Today's Medals Of Honor

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:35

At the White House, the nation's highest honor for valor in action will go to 24 men — three of whom are still alive. Most were Jewish or Hispanic and had been unfairly passed over.

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MP Evans 'had hands all over me'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:32
A man tells a court former deputy speaker Nigel Evans told him "you're gorgeous" as the MP tried to kiss him.

Yes, It's A Headache. No, You Don't Need A Brain Scan

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:28

In 2010, 15 percent of people who went to the doctor for a headache got a brain scan, even though the vast majority of headaches aren't symptoms of something seriously wrong.

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'Waves' detected on Titan’s lakes

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:27
Scientists believe they have detected liquid waves on Saturn’s moon Titan – the first to be observed on the surface of another world.

The people who are happy to call themselves 'fat'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 06:07
Clarissa Dickson Wright, of cookery show Two Fat Ladies, has died. She was one of a select group of celebrities happy to admit being "fat", writes Tom Heyden.

Briton jailed for life in Pakistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:59
A British woman is sentenced to life imprisonment in Pakistan after being convicted of trying to smuggle heroin out of the country.

VIDEO: Home rule or more powers for Shetland?

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:54
The northernmost parts of the UK have lost powers under the Scottish government, says an MSP talking of home rule.

Church review to hear from victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:54
Victims of abuse within the Catholic Church in Scotland will be asked to speak to a special commission set up to look into the issue.

Google and Viacom end seven-year row

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:49
Google and Viacom have resolved a long-running legal battle regarding copyrighted material on YouTube.

Pensioner arrested over 1972 murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:44
A 77-year-old man is arrested by police investigating the abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.

Village phones cut off for weeks

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:42
A village in Denbighshire is still without phone lines or internet connection more than a month after storms cut them off.

Japan drags down world music market

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 05:06
A sharp decline in the consumption of music in Japan caused overall global growth to slow down in 2013, new figures reveal.

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