National / International News

Obama and Perry agree on border force

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:48
President Barack Obama sides with Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry on ideas to shore up security on the US-Mexico border.

Obama Turns To Gov. Perry In Seeking A Solution To Border Crisis

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:28

After a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama addressed the influx of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 16:04
Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years.

Netherlands 0-0 Argentina (2-4 on pens)

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:45
Argentina will play Germany in Sunday's World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in a drab semi-final.

Sculpture park wins museum award

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:42
The open-air Yorkshire Sculpture Park is named the museum of the year for its "bold artistic vision".

Bieber gets two years' probation

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:38
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is sentenced to two years' probation and community service over the egging of his neighbour's home in California.

The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:30
How ancient treasures in Syria are being bombed to pieces

Congress Has The Ability To Fix Immigration Crisis, Obama Says

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:29

His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.

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VIDEO: Watch Netherlands v Argentina shootout

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:27
Watch the whole penalty shootout between the Netherlands and Argentina, with the South Americans emerging as 4-2 winners following a goalless match.

10 World Cup stars' tattoos decoded

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:23
Nine World Cup players' tattoos decoded, and one who refuses

Pilot buys pizza for entire plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:19
A US pilot ordered pizzas for a plane full of passengers after their Washington, DC to Denver flight was delayed in Wyoming.

Last-Resort Antibiotics In Jeopardy As Use Rises Globally

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:18

Antibiotic sales in clinics and pharmacies around the world rose by more than a third over a decade. Now drugs reserved for the most dangerous bacteria are at risk of losing their effectiveness.

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For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch As Catch Can

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:14

Advocacy groups have sued the federal government for not providing lawyers to children in deportation proceedings. Unlike criminal courts, these courts don't provide representation for defendants.

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VIDEO: Jazz on the lake and more arts stories

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:07
The Montreux Festival gets going, intricate Chinese engraving on eggshells and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: Why Boyhood took 12 years to film

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:01
Richard Linklater's latest film Boyhood, is a coming-of-age story shot over a 12 year period with the same group of actors.

Interpreting The IRS Emails, Washington-Style

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:01

Throughout the yearlong investigation, congressional Republicans and Democrats have taken the same evidence and come to diametrically opposed conclusions.

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VIDEO: Gove criticises 'damaging' strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Michael Gove criticises what he calls "an ideologically motivated minority" of NUT members for a planned walkout by teachers on Thursday.

What's in a name?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Would Google have made it as BackRub?

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
A London start-up hacks Google Glass so it can be controlled by a person's brainwaves.

Kenny intervenes in Garth Brooks row

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 14:48
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny intervenes in an effort to resolve the controversy over five Garth Brooks Dublin concerts.
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