National / International News

BBC host makes on-air rape apology

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:02
A BBC radio presenter makes an on-air apology for remarks he made about rape in a live debate about disgraced footballer Ched Evans.

VIDEO: Sports tech aims to boost performance

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 01:01
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.

NFF accepts blame for Nigeria exit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:55
The Nigeria Football Federation accepts the blame for the champions' failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Does free food make for a happier office?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
Does free food make for a happier workplace?

Five arrested over Argyll Arcade raid

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
The men, aged between 23 and 31, are being held after a robbery at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow in September.

In pictures: US snow chaos

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:52
North-east US hit by massive snowstorm

Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most eccentric figures, has died aged 88 in Seville.

SA police suspended over mob justice

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
Three South Africa police officers are suspended for allegedly not helping a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob and later died.

Your pictures: Movement

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:39
Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"

Zoo fined for birds' park escape

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:27
An animal park in Cumbria and its owner are fined for allowing a "threatening" species of bird to escape.

VIDEO: Stunt biker's loop on Thames barge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:21
BMX stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.

EU rejects UK's bonus cap challenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:03
Europe's Advocate General rejects UK's bonus cap challenge.

Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 00:02
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over a fire at a Philippines night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996.

Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:59
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq

Eight mile traffic queues on M4

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:58
Traffic is queuing for eight miles on the M4 between Newport and Cardiff following an earlier accident on the motorway.

PSNI station hours cuts 'ludicrous'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:57
Plans to cut opening times at police stations across Northern Ireland are "ludicrous", the Police Federation has said.

Despite Low Employment, Millennials Hold Key To Reviving South Texas

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:55

The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.

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Matthew faces Elshorbagy in semis

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:54
World champion Nick Matthew sets up a semi-final with world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy at the World Squash Championship.

Despite A Massacre By ISIS, An Iraqi Tribe Vows To Fight Back

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:52

The Albu Nimr tribe recently had some 600 members slaughtered by ISIS in western Iraq. The Sunni tribesmen says they will back, but need help, which the U.S. has now pledged.

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Officer's Death Raises Safety Concerns For Alaska's Unarmed Cops

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-19 23:48

Remote Alaskan villages are some of the last places in America patrolled by unarmed law enforcement officers. But an officer's death last year has challenged ideas about policing on the last frontier.

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