National / International News

'Systematic abuse where I grew up'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:56
Author tells of sexual abuse he suffered in care

Another Former Champion Abandons Tour De France After Crash

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:56

Alberto Contador apparently hit something in the road, sending him into a crash so violent that it tore his shoe apart.

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Farah's fitness in doubt for Games

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:40
Mo Farah tells the BBC he will take a decision "further down the line" on whether he will compete at the Commonwealth Games.

Butler-Sloss quits abuse inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:26
Baroness Butler-Sloss steps down as the head of an inquiry into historical child abuse - the home secretary responds by insisting she does not regret appointing her.

BBC Breakfast line-up confirmed

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:19
The presenter line-up for BBC Breakfast is cemented, with Naga Munchetty confirmed as a co-host alongside Charlie Stayt.

Church to decide on women bishops

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:12
The Church of England has a second opportunity to approve the introduction of women bishops in a crucial vote of its ruling General Synod later.

VIDEO: Inside the latest Boeing Dreamliner

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:06
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst took a tour of a 787 Dreamliner at the Farnborough Airshow.

Citigroup pays $7bn in settlement

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 07:05
Banking giant Citigroup will pay $7bn (£4bn) to US authorities to settle an investigation into risky sub-prime mortgages.

Former Captive Bergdahl Will Return To Regular Duty In Army

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:50

The Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, whose freedom from the Taliban was gained by a prisoner exchange in May, has been cleared for active duty and assigned to a unit in Texas.

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VIDEO: Rare bluefin tuna found in Cornwall

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:48
A rare bluefin tuna fish has been discovered by group of friends in Kingsand, Cornwall.

Facing A Toxic Dump In South Africa, He Cleaned Up

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:38

Desmond D'Sa fought a landfill that took over a beautiful valley and sickened residents with its awful smell. He lost his job but won the battle — and the Goldman Environmental Prize.

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VIDEO: Timelapse of Costa Concordia operation

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:33
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, as shown by this timelapse footage.

France sets up anti-Islamist force

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:23
France is to set up a new military operation in the Sahel region of northern Africa in an effort to stop the emergence of jihadist groups.

Memorial fund thief spared jail

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:20
A woman who stole £8,500 from a memorial fund set up after her friend died in a car crash is given a two-year suspended jail sentence.

VIDEO: Is appointment to a job by gender right?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:12
How the construction industry tries to recruit more women, and diversity in Parliament, the BBC and Hollywood films

PM announces £1.1bn defence spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:10
The prime minister announces where £1.1bn of defence spending will go, including on drones and intelligence gathering to tackle terrorism.

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Winning Chronicler Of Apartheid, Dies

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:10

Gordimer found her central theme exploring the human effects of racial injustice, but her work continued long after South Africa's apartheid regime had ended.

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VIDEO: 'Cosplay' craze comes to London

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:03
'Cosplay', a craze that first started in Japan, is becoming more and more popular here in London.

Ukraine 'bombs Luhansk targets'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:02
The Ukrainian air force says it has hit targets near the city of Luhansk, as troops try to push pro-Russian rebels away from the airport.

Woods, Cabrera & Stenson in Open group

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:59
Tiger Woods is in the same group as Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson for the first round of the 2014 Open.
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