National / International News

Real stay top of football rich list

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:11
Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.

ECB set to announce QE programme

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:09
The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce a massive bond-buying programme aimed at revitalising the eurozone economy.

Morales attends Andean ritual

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:07
Bolivian President Evo Morales attends a colourful swearing-in ceremony dressed as an Inca emperor, a day before his inauguration for a third term.

Cyber attacks worry Davos elites

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:03
The World Economic Forum has issued a report that warns failing to improve cyber security could cost the global economy $3tn.

What makes a good business leader?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Are chief executives human enough?

Five things money rich list tells us

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Deloitte's football rich list makes good reading for English clubs, with Manchester United tipped to lead the way by 2017.

Brazil's tribal groups adopt tourism

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 15:01
Helping Brazil's tribal groups make the most from tourism

VIDEO: State of the world in seven snowballs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:56
Swedish statistician Professor Hans Rosling uses snowballs to illustrate how inequality around the world is changing.

California Prisons Aim To Keep Sex Between Inmates Safe, If Illegal

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:53

A new state law requires that condoms be made available to all inmates in all jails and prisons — even though state law also forbids sex between prisoners.

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Shouts Of Protest At Supreme Court On Citizens United Anniversary

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:48

The day's session had just begun when protesters in the back of the chamber began yelling things like, "One person, one vote" and "We are the 99 percent."

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Real Madrid agree deal for Odegaard

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:48
Real Madrid reach an agreement to sign 16-year-old Norwegian forward Martin Odegaard from Stromsgodset.

Ukraine rebels in land grab, says US

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:47
US Secretary of State John Kerry accuses rebels in east Ukraine of a "blatant land grab", amid talks in Berlin to try to de-escalate the violence.

Why Some GMO Foods Don't Have Genetically Modified DNA

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:13

It may surprise you to learn that some processed foods made from GMOs — say, canola oil, for example — don't actually contain any genetically modified DNA or proteins.

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The Battle Over Open-Internet Rules Shifts To Congress

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 14:06

President Obama is urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect the principle of net neutrality. But Republicans presented their own set of rules at a subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

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Meet The YouTube Stars Who Will Interview The President

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:40

On Thursday, President Obama will sit down for a round of unconventional interviews with some unconventional questioners.

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VIDEO: Trailer park living for America's poor

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:35
The harsh - and happy - reality of living in a trailer

Pickles 'breached Gypsy rights'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:31
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles "unlawfully discriminated" against Romany Gypsies wanting pitches in the Green Belt, the High Court rules.

VIDEO: New papers in Prince Andrew sex case

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:30
The woman who has accused Prince Andrew of sexual misconduct has repeated the claims in fresh US court documents.

Tribute to Kirkbride at TV awards

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:26
Coronation Street star William Roache leads a special tribute at the National TV Awards to on-screen wife Anne Kirkbride, who died on Monday.

'No learning' on periods - Radcliffe

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 13:25
Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says sport hasn't learned how to deal with elite athletes' periods.

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