National / International News

Police 'spied on dead man's family'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 10:10
A woman calling for an inquiry into her son's death in 1997 says she has been told she was spied on by undercover police officers.

This Aspiring Astronaut Might Be The World's Most Amazing Teen

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 10:03

He lived in a village in Tanzania. He dreamed of being an astronaut. Now he's studying in a Florida flight academy — and hoping his secret potato salad recipe will bring support to pay the tuition.

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Man City racism claim 'baseless'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 10:00
Manchester City's claim a player was racially abused in an Under-21 game is "baseless", say the Croatian club City walked off against.

VIDEO: Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:57
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.

Woman mauled to death by her dog

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:56
A 43-year-old woman was mauled to death by her Staffordshire bull terrier, Merseyside Police say.

Character actress Dora Bryan dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:48
Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.

Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:45
Two blasts targeting an opposition leader and an Islamic cleric have hit the Nigerian city of Kaduna, killing at least 40 people, police say.

Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies In U.S. One Day Before Extradition Order

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:33

A Philadelphia judge issued an order today granting a request for Johann "Hans" Breyer to be extradited to Germany. But Breyer's lawyer said the 89-year-old former Auschwitz guard died Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:31
More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies.

VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:13
Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood

After Two Disasters, Can Malaysia Airlines Still Attract Passengers?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 09:12

Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.

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VIDEO: Is this the most ridiculous kit ever?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:59
Spanish second tier side Cultural Leonesa have revealed their new kit for the forthcoming season - a black and white shirt designed to look like a tuxedo.

Bulgarian prime minister resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:58
The embattled Socialist prime minister of Bulgaria resigns after only a year in office to allow for an early election on 5 October.

Obituary: Dora Bryan

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:58
Remembering the talented character actress

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:57
More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:56
More than 40 people die when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashes after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Somali musician-MP is shot dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:54
Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.

Tor creator works to debug dark web

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:47
One of the co-creators of Tor says he is working with others to tackle a "bug" that undermines the anonymity offered by the dark web system.

Majka wins stage as Nibali extends lead

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:42
Poland's Rafal Majka clinches his second Tour de France stage win as Vincenzo Nibali moves further ahead on stage 17.

FAA Extends Ban On Flights To Tel Aviv For Another 24 Hours

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-23 08:40

The Federal Aviation Administration banned flights to the region on Tuesday after a rocket landed about a mile from Ben Gurion International Airport.

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