National / International News

See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:03

In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

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Victim's daughter killed by train

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:00
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.

Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:56
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.

China cuts bank reserve requirements

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:54
China's Central Bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.

VIDEO: Cameron and Sturgeon on UK's future

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:49
Prime Minister David Cameron and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon speak to Andrew Marr about the future of the United Kingdom.

SNP reject Tory and Labour attacks

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:48
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".

Pellegrini fears axe for fifth place

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:45
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four.

Man found dead after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:30
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.

Twitter abuse after UKIP assault

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:24
A campaigner who was assaulted by a UKIP councillor receives homophobic abuse on Twitter.

VIDEO: Cameron on foxhunting and fishing

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:22
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he has not been foxhunting for "years" after being asked if it was his favourite sport.

Two men charged over Tredegar attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:21
Two men are charged over the alleged attack of a 31-year-old man in Tredegar, as the victim remains in a serious condition.

Rally to prove county 'is not flat'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 02:14
About 60 cars built before World War Two take part in a rally to prove that Lincolnshire is not flat.

Woman hurt in Trafalgar lion fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:48
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.

Former MSP Tom McCabe dies aged 60

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:34
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.

Other party deals difficult - Cable

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:28
Working with either the Conservatives or Labour would be "difficult" for the Liberal Democrats, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:20

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.

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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:20

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.

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Saudi industrial in profits fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:09
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.

Murder suspect 'may be in London'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 01:01
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.

Dujardin retains World Cup title

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 00:47
Britain's Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin retains her World Cup title in Las Vegas after a stunning freestyle routine on Valegro.

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