National / International News

Chemicals and cylinders in unit fire

BBC - 21 hours 22 min ago
Police are advising residents to keep their windows and doors shut due to a fire at a large industrial building on Swansea enterprise zone.

VIDEO: When Freeman met Martin Luther King

BBC - 21 hours 26 min ago
John Freeman was best known for his direct interview style and spoke with Martin Luther King about an assassination attempt that left him fighting for his life.

Biker dies after crash with van

BBC - 21 hours 39 min ago
A 44-year-old man dies after his motorbike is involved in a collision with a van on the A84 near Stirling.

How German Christmas markets came to the UK

BBC - 21 hours 40 min ago
How German markets captured the UK's imagination

Norovirus shuts hospital wards

BBC - 21 hours 50 min ago
An outbreak of norovirus leads to the closure of four wards at Southampton General Hospital.

Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

NPR News - 22 hours 4 min ago

If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.

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Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

NPR News - 22 hours 4 min ago

If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.

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For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

NPR News - 22 hours 7 min ago

For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.

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For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

NPR News - 22 hours 7 min ago

For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.

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VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan

BBC - 22 hours 22 min ago
Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.

Jordan ends death penalty moratorium

BBC - 22 hours 31 min ago
Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.

VIDEO: Castro delivers defiant speech

BBC - 22 hours 36 min ago
The Cuban President, Raul Castro, has addressed the closing session of parliament just days after announcing an agreement with the United States to re-establish diplomatic ties.

Domestic abuse free helpline opens

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 23:12
A free helpline offers support to victims of domestic abuse over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Mild Pneumonia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 22:33

A spokesman said Saturday that the 72-year-old boxing great is in stable condition, and that his prognosis is good because the pneumonia was caught early.

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VIDEO: Pakistan 'in mourning and on edge'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:44
Pakistan has announced it will execute more militant prisoners in the next few days after lifting a moratorium in response to the Peshawar school massacre.

VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:40
The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

VIDEO: Knife attacker is shot dead in France

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:36
A man has been killed by police near the city of Tours in central France, after attacking officers with a knife.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Europe's Ryder Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:25
The moment Welsh rookie Jamie Donaldson secures the point that retains the Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles.

Ambulance targets plan revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:00
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.

Tunisians poised to elect president

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:49
Tunisians are set to vote for their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

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