National / International News

More arrests in sterilisation case

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:34
Indian police arrest the owners of two pharmaceutical factories as part of the investigation into the deaths of 15 women after sterilisation surgery.

VIDEO: Sex abuse victim 'told to commit suicide'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:32
A report into sex abuse within the Asian community in Coventry has found that relatives are forcing some victims to stay silent for fear of bringing shame on their families.

England v South Africa (Sat)

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:04
Preview of Saturday's autumn international between England and South Africa at Twickenham.

Judge Denies BP's Attempt To Avoid $18 Billion In Fines

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:02

Last month, the company asked the judge to reconsider a ruling that could trigger fines under the Clean Water Act; Thursday, he said no. The company says it will appeal.

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Two die after 'infected' kidney op

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:49
Two south Wales men died after having a kidney transplant from the same donor whose organs were allegedly infected with a parasitic worm.

University marking ban talks agreed

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:38
A marking ban by academics angry at plans to change their pensions could be called off next week after the two sides agree talks.

'Possible homicide' in abuse inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:33
Police investigating historical sexual abuse allegations are looking at information on "possible homicide", Scotland Yard says.

Guscott on England v South Africa

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:29
England need to be inventive and raise the tempo if they are to end their dire run against South Africa, says Jeremy Guscott.

Search for missing Royal Marine

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:28
An air and ground search is being carried out for a Royal Marine who has gone missing in the Cairngorms National park.

Botswana gay group wins court battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:23
A gay and lesbian group in Botswana wins a landmark legal case in the country's High Court, allowing it to be officially registered.

Politicians and a "knock knock" joke

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:21
In the run-up to the 2015 general election, politicians have a lot to gain by knocking on people's doors and listening, Laura Kuenssberg says.

Mother 'killed children with nappy'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:19
A mother suffocated her three disabled children with a nappy because she "could not carry on", according to a letter to her nanny.

Eckert surprised at Garcia criticism

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:18
Hans-Joachim Eckert is "surprised" by criticism from Fifa counterpart Michael Garcia over the World Cup corruption report.

Oil price falls 'set to continue'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:13
Oil prices are likely to continue falling well into 2015, the International Energy Agency forecasts.

Obama Critiques Myanmar's Reforms Alongside Opposition Leader

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:12

President Obama split time between two leaders Friday, meeting separately with President Thein Sein, a former general, and opposition leader Ang San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner.

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Day in pictures: 14 November 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:07
24 hours of news images: 14 November

Jagger 'upset' by court disclosure

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:07
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is unhappy that confidential medical information was revealed during a court battle over a contested insurance claim

AUDIO: European science 'at a peak'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:06
Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith and Dr Jean-Claude Worms debate the reasons behind the success of scientific work in Europe.

A Botched Study Raises Bigger Questions

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:03

Why one education research technique, coming into use by most states, is proving so controversial.

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