National / International News

Israel And Gaza Struck By Rockets, Bombs And A Sense Of Deja Vu

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:37

For the third time in five years, Israel has bombed Gaza in response to Hamas rocket fire. As Israel considers a ground invasion, Israelis note the grisly repetition, skeptical things will change.

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How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:37

Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?

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Tech Week: Google's World Cup Play, Amazon Sued And Kids Tracked

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:36

Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.

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Tech Week: Google's World Cup Play, Amazon Sued And Kids Tracked

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:36

Also in this week's roundup, a tech company that may not exist, using sensors to keep your plants alive and what the debate over sandwich taxonomy teaches us about innovation.

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Inquiry call over police misconduct

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:10
A report obtained by the BBC reveals 23 Suffolk police officers and staff were sacked or resigned for misconduct over two years.

VIDEO: World Cup takes over Beirut streets

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:05
As the World Cup draws to a close, football fans in Lebanon have been enjoying the action - despite the fact that their country has not been involved in the tournament.

VIDEO: Germany v Argentina - World Cup rivals

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:04
BBC Sport looks at some of the key statistics surrounding Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

VIDEO: Best World Cup commentaries

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:02
Watch and listen to how fans from other parts of the world experienced some of the World Cup's best goals.

Arrests over Jean Campbell murder

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 01:00
Police arrest a 21-year-old man in connection with the death of Jean Campbell, whose body was found in a Glasgow park.

VIDEO: Untaxed foreign cars 'cost millions'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:57
The government is urged to clamp down on untaxed foreign vehicles, as the RAC warns they are costing the UK millions of pounds a year.

Biffy Clyro: T in the Park an honour

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:36
As day one closed at T in the Park, Biffy Clyro performed for the 10th time at the festival

Parole Board hearings 'to treble'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:23
The Parole Board says it will have to hold about 11,500 more hearings every year for prisoners who want to be released - even though there is no prospect of them being let out.

Crete search police return home

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:19
North Wales Police say they will keep in touch with the search in Crete for a missing pensioner from Denbigh as their officers return home from the Greek island.

Eye waiting list more than doubles

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:18
The number of eye patients waiting more than nine months to see a consultant has more than doubled in a year, BBC Wales learns.

VIDEO: Study sparks organic foods debate

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:17
Scientists argue over the merits of a review which concludes that organic foods have higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticide residues.

VIDEO: Parole Board hearings 'to treble'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-12 00:13
The Parole Board says it will have to hold about 11,500 more hearings every year for prisoners who want to be released - even though there is no prospect of them being let out.

Butler-Sloss criticism rejected

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 23:51
The retired judge chosen to head an inquiry into child abuse is "beyond reproach", the Home Office says, as it rejects one victim's call for her to step down.

McIlroy struggles at the Scottish Open

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 23:42
Rory McIlroy follows his course-record 64 with a 78 to fall back to level par after two rounds at Royal Aberdeen.

The 'little boss' comes to Argentina's rescue

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 23:41
Midfielder Javier Mascherano has made up for Argentina's 'fantastic four' failing to shine at the World Cup, says Tim Vickery.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 22:48
Arsenal chasing Bender and Khedira, Inter want Medel, Swansea angry with Liverpool, Palace make Caulker bid.
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