National / International News

The difficult task of reading the brain

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:00
What do brain scans actually tell us?

The strange demands of life as a cheerleader

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:38
The trials and tribulations of making it as a cheerleader

Could Vietnam have been nuked in 1954?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:35
Did the US offer France A-bombs to use in Vietnam?

VIDEO: India's beef industry under threat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:29
Shilpa Kannan reports on India's booming beef industry - under threat of closure if the BJP Party win the national election.

VIDEO: Reducing sugar for a week

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:19
A family of four try to go without sugar for a week, as a BBC poll shows two thirds of people support a ban on sugary drinks in all UK schools and academies.

Call for construction health checks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:19
Tackling work-related ill health among construction apprentices could save more than £30m over the next decade, figures suggest.

Growth reported in oil supply work

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:17
Export sales from Scotland's oil and gas supply chain grew to £10bn in 2013, according to figures from Scottish Enterprise.

VIDEO: Poland's path to a free-market

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:14
How Poland has embraced the path to capitalism, 25 years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Timing of arrest wrong says Adams

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 14:25
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams criticises Northern Ireland police for arresting him over the 1972 murder of Jean McConville in the middle of an election campaign.

O'Sullivan leads Selby in world final

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 14:16
Ronnie O'Sullivan edges closer to a sixth World Snooker crown as he takes a 10-7 overnight lead against Mark Selby.

Nigeria leader ends silence on girls

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 14:11
Nigeria's president admits he still does not know the whereabouts of the schoolgirls seized last month by Islamist militants, in his first public comments on the matter.

Libya Congress rejects new PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 14:03
Libya's Congress leader rejects the appointment of a new interim prime minister only hours after he was sworn in.

Amid Statewide Drought, California Races To Burn Wildfire Fuel

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 14:02

Officials are trying to protect fire-prone areas by targeting the grasses, brush and trees that fires feed off of. But until recently, conditions for controlled burning have been too dangerous.

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VIDEO: Gerry Adams released from custody

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 13:35
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been released from custody and a file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland.

Atletico fans 'made monkey noises'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 13:23
Levante's Papakouly Diop says he was responding to monkey chants when he danced in front of Atletico Madrid fans.

Ranch-To-Table Trend Has Some Diners Asking: Where's The Steak?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:53

Just about every bite of meat that a Pittsburgh chef served in 2013 was raised in Pennsylvania. He learned from his locavore experiment that diners prefer prime cuts of beef over sausage and offal.

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Portugal needs no more loans - PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:48
Portugal's prime minister says the country will exit its three-year bailout this month without needing an emergency line of credit.

US acrobats injured in circus fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:40
Eleven people have been injured, one critically, after female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island.

Circus Performers Injured During Hair-Hanging Stunt

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:33

Nine performers were seriously injured Sunday when a support apparatus failed at a show by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Rhode Island.

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Labour wants AstraZeneca deal probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:30
Labour urges an inquiry into whether Pfizer's bid to take over AstraZeneca is in the UK's national interest.
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