National / International News

City's prison 'not safe enough'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:42
A highly critical government report says Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor.

The forgotten history of Christianity

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:41
At one time there were probably as many Christians in Asia as in Europe - this, says former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, has been forgotten.

How can Jordan aid the fight against IS?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:37
Jordan may have a key role in helping to combat IS, but must guard against domestic upheaval, says Omar Ashour.

How will Pope Francis change the Church?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:35
Pope Francis has proved to be serious about reform - but there remain limits, says Ed Stourton.

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:14
Scientists gain new insights into what lies at the very centre of the Earth, with a US-Chinese team saying its inner core is made of two parts.

Anwar verdict due in Malaysia court

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:58
Malaysia's top court is to deliver its ruling on an appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against his sodomy conviction.

Qualcomm's $975m record China fine

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:54
US chipmaker Qualcomm will pay $975m (£640m) to Chinese authorities to end a 14 month anti-trust investigation into its patent licensing practices.

Catching burglars by remote control

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:49
The app that lets you stop burglars in their tracks remotely

HSBC scandal shows 'dilly dallying' on tax crackdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:45
HSBC scandal shows lack of urgency on tax crackdown

Egypt's president allegedly mocks Gulf wealth

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:25
Egypt's president in trouble over starchy 'leak'

Why onions can cause more than tears

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:18
The allergy that makes it almost impossible to eat out

VIDEO: Samsung's Tizen TV range launches

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:17
South Korea-based Samsung has just begun domestic sales of high-end televisions with a smart interface powered by its own Tizen operating system.

Town centres get lottery funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:09
Paisley, Govan and Fraserburgh are awarded £5.68m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore historic buildings and boost the economy.

Premier League TV gold rush goes on

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:05
With the Premier League set to announce a record £4.4bn TV rights deal, the money keeps on pouring in, says Dan Roan.

'England have a chance in World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:55
England are taking momentum into the World Cup, which starts on Saturday, says former captain Michael Vaughan.

PM's pay call and HSBC claims - papers

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:50
Calls from the prime minister for firms to give employees a pay rise lead some newspapers, while other titles focus on revelations about HSBC's Swiss banking arm.

Haiti protest over high cost of fuel

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:33
Police in Port-au-Prince clash with thousands of anti-government protesters angry about the high cost of fuel.

VIDEO: Tipper truck crash kills four in Bath

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:23
Four people including a child have been killed, and several others injured, in an accident involving a tipper truck in Bath.

Search after Australia shark death

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:06
A huge search operation is under way to find the shark that killed a Japanese surfer off the New South Wales coast.

If Apple Made iMilk And Nike Sold Fruit: Designer Groceries As Art

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:04

A designer has reimagined a host of everyday edibles as high-end grocery items. It's a project that explores how branding influences our purchases — and where the ethical boundaries lie for designers.

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