National / International News

Night-eating syndrome 'is real'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 16:32
People woken at night by insatiable hunger may have their genes to blame, research suggests.

Hospital admissions cut plan 'risky'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 16:02
A £3.8bn scheme to cut hospital admissions in England and treat more people at home is risky, and "overly optimistic", health researchers warn.

Admitting fewer patients 'won't cut costs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 16:02
The risks of a plan to admit fewer patients

Smart guns: How smart are they?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:48
Just how smart are they?

VIDEO: Hands on with a 'smart' firearm

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:48
A handgun that can only be fired if its owner is wearing a special watch has been developed in the hope of making firearms safer.

Sporting chance for disadvantaged youth

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:44
Charity giving youth a sporting chance

VIDEO: Life as Cannes concierge to the stars

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:41
Concierge to the stars at the film festival

Nature inspires flying robot design

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:32
Engineers and biologists are working together to create the next generation of nature-inspired flying robots.

VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:31
US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.

Can we 'green' our toxic buildings?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:30
Can technology 'green' our homes and offices?

VIDEO: Why doctors are simulating the heart

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:29
Rory Cellan-Jones looks at how software is helping doctors to improve treatments, by using "virtual patients".

VIDEO: Nature inspires flying robot design

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:23
Engineers and biologists are working together to create the next generation of nature-inspired flying robots.

Bloomsbury's forgotten novel

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:18
The Bloomsbury Group's forgotten Sri Lankan novel

Whole nine yards of what?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:13
Where does the term 'whole nine yards' come from?

Sen. Isakson: Boggs Fight Won't Break White House Deal

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:10

Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson says if the judicial nomination of Michael Boggs gets derailed, it won't unravel the deal he worked out with the White House on federal bench nominees.

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Student helps child soldiers recover

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:04
A toy designed by a Scottish student is being used to help child soldiers recover from the stresses of war.

Kidney dialysis machine for babies

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:02
Italian scientists have designed a dialysis machine specifically to treat babies with acute kidney failure, which they say could improve treatment.

One hundred years of Leica cameras

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 15:01
100 years of famous images from a famous camera

Rooney 'ready' to captain Man Utd

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 14:52
Wayne Rooney hopes to be named Man Utd captain, despite reports suggesting Robin van Persie will be handed the armband.

McDonald's CEO Says Fast-Food Jobs Can Lead To 'Real Careers'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-22 14:45

Donald Thompson told an audience at the company's annual meeting that McDonald's has a legacy of providing opportunities to employees.

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