National / International News

Santa Barbara mourns rampage victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 18:13
Thousands of mourners gather at a university in California to remember the six slain and 13 wounded in a rampage on Friday night.

Google Is Becoming A Car Manufacturer

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 18:01

The company that started as a search engine is making a big leap into the auto industry. Scientists at Google X are building self-driving cars they plan to debut (at least in test mode) this summer.

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VIDEO: The day I said goodbye to Cuba

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 18:00
One woman recalls the day she "said goodbye to Cuba" for US

Google to build self-driving cars

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 18:00
Google has announced that it will start building its own self-driving cars. They will have a stop/go button but no controls, steering wheels or pedals.

China to 'clean up' messaging apps

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 17:40
Chinese authorities launch a campaign to "eliminate" malpractice on instant messaging services which have become hugely popular in the country.

Looking back at Friends

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 17:20
Remembering the much-loved sitcom a decade after it ended

The seven-year paternity battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 17:17
My seven-year battle to prove I’m a politician's son

The smell of dreams

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 17:14
The people who say they smell things while sleeping

The cornucopia of comics

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 17:09
Did the UK really invent the comic book?

'Lose a little' advice on obesity

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:52
New weight loss guidelines for the NHS in England will advise people that they should "lose a little and keep it off" for life.

Clampdown on student binge drinking

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:35
Alcohol-based initiation ceremonies and pub crawls may become a thing of the past on university campuses in England and Wales under a new project.

Snowden: I was a high-tech US spy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:26
Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden describes himself as a spy specialising in electronic surveillance, in his first interview with US TV.

Gone Girl author takes on Hamlet

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:25
Gillian Flynn, author of the bestseller Gone Girl, is to write a new twist on Hamlet as part of a series to mark 400 years since Shakespeare's death.

Gene test for heart risk rolled out

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:24
A blood test for a preventable form of heart disease, caused by inherited high cholesterol levels, is being rolled out in the UK.

Interpol seek Ecuador ex-President

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:07
Interpol issues an international alert for the former President of Ecuador Jamil Mahuad, who is wanted on charges of embezzlement in his home country.

Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 16:02
Police in Brazil use tear gas on anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators near the National Stadium in the capital, Brasilia.

Grave find may be early false tooth

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:58
Archaeologists have identified what they say is the earliest dental implant known from Western Europe.

Carphone Warehouse and the art of innovation

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:55
Carphone Warehouse and the art of technological innovation

The silent brand killer

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:54
When a brand's size becomes its death sentence

State Department Issues Warning For Americans To Leave Libya

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:48

The upgraded travel warning says "various groups" have called for attacks against U.S. personnel in the country.

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