National / International News

Exercise advice is 'unrealistic'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 16:20
Researchers say current exercise guidelines are unrealistic and argue doctors should promote small increases in activity instead.

Bill to set out new Scottish powers

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 16:18
The prime minister will be in Scotland as the UK government publishes the draft bill to transfer extensive new powers to the Scottish Parliament.

EBay to cut 2,400 jobs this quarter

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 16:14
US e-commerce giant eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday.

Has the last taboo in sport been broken?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 16:08
Does menstruation really affect elite sportswomen's performance? BBC Sport analyses the 'last taboo in sport'.

Why Obama's India Republic Day visit is significant

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:59
The symbolism of Barack Obama's trip to India will be much greater than the substance on this visit, writes analyst Pramit Pal Chaudhuri.

Has Libya been let down by the West?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:54
The West has failed to support nation-building in Libya, and we are now seeing the consequences, says Mark Mardell.

'Power of Scotland' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:49
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's declaration that her party's MPs would vote on English health matters if it helps to protect the Scottish NHS makes the front pages.

Will anti-austerity party win Greek vote?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:47
Will anti-austerity party win in Greece?

VIDEO: #FreeSpeechStories: The limits of Spanish humour

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:33
The political joke that went too far?

Can a city sue a TV channel?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:20
Can a city sue a TV channel for defamation?

Real stay top of football rich list

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:11
Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.

ECB set to announce QE programme

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:09
The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce a massive bond-buying programme aimed at revitalising the eurozone economy.

Morales attends Andean ritual

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:07
Bolivian President Evo Morales attends a colourful swearing-in ceremony dressed as an Inca emperor, a day before his inauguration for a third term.

Cyber attacks worry Davos elites

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:03
The World Economic Forum has issued a report that warns failing to improve cyber security could cost the global economy $3tn.

What makes a good business leader?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Are chief executives human enough?

Five things money rich list tells us

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Deloitte's football rich list makes good reading for English clubs, with Manchester United tipped to lead the way by 2017.

Brazil's tribal groups adopt tourism

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Helping Brazil's tribal groups make the most from tourism

VIDEO: State of the world in seven snowballs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:56
Swedish statistician Professor Hans Rosling uses snowballs to illustrate how inequality around the world is changing.

California Prisons Aim To Keep Sex Between Inmates Safe, If Illegal

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:53

A new state law requires that condoms be made available to all inmates in all jails and prisons — even though state law also forbids sex between prisoners.

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Shouts Of Protest At Supreme Court On Citizens United Anniversary

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:48

The day's session had just begun when protesters in the back of the chamber began yelling things like, "One person, one vote" and "We are the 99 percent."

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