National / International News

'Flying bricks' miss pregnant woman

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
A sleeping pregnant woman narrowly escapes injury when a car crashes into a wall outside her home, throwing bricks and glass into her living room.

Sir Cliff police given 'information'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:07
Police say "a number of people" have "provided information" after Sir Cliff Richard's apartment was searched in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Has Health Law Helped Young People Get Mental Health Treatment? Maybe

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:55

The Affordable Care Act has allowed many young adults to stay on their parents' insurance. A study suggests the coverage may be helping more of them get treatment for mental health issues.

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Favourite Mackay keen on Palace job

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:33
Malky Mackay is keen to fill the vacant manager's position at Crystal Palace following the departure of Tony Pulis.

GB's Rooney wins European 400m gold

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:32
Martyn Rooney wins 400m gold but fellow Briton Christine Ohuruogu finishes fourth in the women's race at the European Championships.

VIDEO: Tattoo convention arrives in Belfast

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:29
Tattoo artists from all over Europe are in Belfast this weekend for an international convention on body art.

VIDEO: BBC on board RAF mission in Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:29
A BBC crew has joined an RAF reconnaissance mission over Iraq to see how British Tornado aircraft are helping to plot Islamic State positions on the ground.

VIDEO: 'Mental illness can happen to anyone'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:16
Sam Bailey spoke to BBC News about his experiences with depression.

EU OKs Arms Shipments To Iraqi Kurds

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:15

In an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union also called for an investigation into possible crimes against humanity carried out by Islamic State militants.

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While Films And TV Shows Miss Latinos, A YouTube Outlet Grows

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:15

Since it was created in 2012, the MiTú network has been rapidly expanding to meet demand for Latino Web content. Now, it's partnering with Televisa, a Spanish-language media company.

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Hundreds mourn Crete holiday walker

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:11
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of a Denbighshire man who died while on a walking holiday on the Greek holiday island of Crete.

VIDEO: Beatle bids farewell to Candlestick

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:08
Sir Paul McCartney performed at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Thursday night ahead of its demolition.

Police investigate hospital death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:08
The police confirm they are conducting inquiries into the death of a 22-year-old man at Belfast City Hospital more than a year ago, after his mother claimed staff let him "starve to death".

Former Corrie set to be demolished

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:59
The former set of Coronation Street is to be demolished to make way for flats, shops and offices following the soap's move to a new site.

UK summons Russian envoy over Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:55
Moscow's ambassador to the UK is summoned by the Foreign Office to "clarify" reports of a Russian military incursion into Ukraine.

EU condemns 'atrocities' in Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:30
EU foreign ministers condemn "atrocities and abuses" against religious minorities in Iraq, with Germany warning it cannot stand by and watch "slaughter".

Murder victim's sister's in plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:29
A sister of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson calls for two women whose blood was found during a search linked to the investigation to come forward.

Degree honours for stabbed students

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:26
Two students who were killed in Borneo are awarded honorary degrees by Newcastle University as more tributes pour in for them.

VIDEO: Dolphins squeal with delight

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:25
A study of trained dolphins has suggested that the marine mammals use express pleasure with squeals of delight.

Wide Range Of Hospital Charges For Blood Tests Called 'Irrational'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:24

An analysis of hospital charges in California couldn't explain the wide variation in listed prices for routine lab work. Teaching hospitals and government-run hospitals charged the least.

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