National / International News

Will Nepal's earthquake bring historic change?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:54
Political leaders in Nepal have signed a deal on a new constitution. Could April's devastating earthquake be a catalyst for historic change?

GCSE paper gives away answer

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:54
An exam board has apologised after it accidently gave the answer to a chemistry exam question in a following question in the same paper.

Graduates in work but earning less

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:52
Graduates in England have seen a fall in their median salary of more than £1,000 in the past five years, according to official statistics.

US 'sent live anthrax to UK'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:50
A lab in the UK may have accidentally received a sample of live anthrax from the Pentagon in 2007, say US officials.

Custody fight mum and son 'on run'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:46
A judge lifts reporting restrictions in an effort to find a three-year-old boy and his mother, who disappeared after a court ruled he should live with his father.

Radio 1 'not scared' of Apple radio

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:35
Radio 1 boss says he is 'not scared' of Apple's new radio station Beats 1, and other industry reaction to the launch.

Luminaries Across Political Spectrum Filed Support Letters For Gen. Petraeus

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:23

In letters of support, Republicans and Democrats pleaded with a judge to keep Gen. David Petraeus from jail, after he pleaded guilty to revealing government secrets to his biographer.

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Scappaticci fails to stop BBC film

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:19
Lawyers acting for senior republican Freddie Scappaticci have failed in an attempt to prevent the BBC from running part of a Spotlight film on Tuesday.

To Beat Insomnia, Try Therapy For The Underlying Cause Instead Of Pills

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:19

A review of the medical evidence finds that therapy can break the cycle of chronic sleeplessness by addressing the anxieties that cause many people to stay awake.

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Virginia Court Is Ordered To Reconsider Injunction In Sweet Briar College Case

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:16

The legal battle over Sweet Briar's fate has been fast-moving — the private women's school is slated to close on Aug. 25.

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Eritrea accuses UN of 'vile slander'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:13
Eritrea's government dismisses as a "vile slander" a UN report accusing it of human rights violations on a scale "seldom witnessed elsewhere".

French PM scorned for Uefa jet trip

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:13
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls comes under fire for using a government Falcon jet to fly to the Uefa Champions League final in Berlin at the weekend.

Here's How Inflation Has Eroded American Workers' Overtime Eligibility

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:06

The Obama administration might soon make millions of workers newly eligible for overtime, but experts disagree over how the new rules should look.

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Inside Mosul: Life under IS control

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:43
Mosul's people reveal how militants overran their home city

Enrique to stay as Barcelona coach

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:39
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is rewarded for winning a treble in his debut season by having his contract extended until 2017.

VIDEO: Storm chasers film anti-cyclonic tornado

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:39
A US storm chaser has captured footage of a large anti-cyclonic tornado swirling over fields in Colorado.

£1bn tidal lagoon given go-ahead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:33
The building of a £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is given the go-ahead by the UK government.

Wanted Fifa suspect hands himself in

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:32
Argentine sports marketing executive Alejandro Burzaco, sought by police in connection with the Fifa bribery sandal, hands himself in to police in Italy.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:22
MPs take part in debates in Westminster Hall on subjects including air pollution.

Active cities 'boost bottom lines'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:21
Cities that actively promote physical activities enjoy increased economic activity and reduced healthcare and crime costs, research suggests.