National / International News

For Europe-Bound Migrants, Desperation Outweighs Risks

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 12:12

At a charity center in Sicily, survivors of the dangerous sea crossings from Libya to Italy face legal and economic limbo and a frosty welcome. But it's still better than the places they fled.

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VIDEO: Nate Silver's election forecast

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 12:00
Statistician Nate Silver tells Panorama reporter Richard Bacon about his prediction for the General Election.

Don't Trust The Goats: Their Ticks Could Make You Sick

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:46

A goat is host to bacteria. A tick visits the goat, picks up the bacteria and spreads it to a human. And the bacteria turn out to cause a previously undiscovered disease.

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This summer will be tougher - Moeen

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:46
Moeen Ali says his second summer of Test cricket will prove more difficult as England face Australia and New Zealand.

LOOK: Historic Nepal Sites Before And After The Quake

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:43

The human toll of the weekend's toll is massive, but the temblor has also damaged some of Kathmandu's most historic structures.

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Nepal earthquake: How does the search and rescue operation work?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:37
As countries around the world send manpower and resources to Nepal, we look at how an earthquake search and rescue operation is carried out.

VIDEO: Chernobyl fox makes sandwich

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 11:22
A fox in Chernobyl has made a large sandwich using cold meats and bread fed to him by a radio crew in the area.

Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 10:48

Excess fluoride consumption is leading to tiny white marks on many people's teeth. It's mainly a cosmetic problem, but one that could be solved by lowering the fluoride in drinking water.

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Israel 'behind Gaza shelter attacks'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 10:44
At least 44 Palestinians were killed by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer's war in Gaza, a UN inquiry finds.

One dead after NI motorway crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 10:39
One person dies and another is seriously injured in a motorway crash in County Tyrone.

Rocky training pushed Mayweather

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 10:24
Floyd Mayweather says Rocky Balboa-style "throwback training" pushed him to the limit for his fight against Manny Pacquiao.

Sandwich Monday: Deep-Fried Cheese Curds

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 10:01

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They're a regional specialty and the reason we haven't left the Midwest.

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'Players would die for Olympic gold'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:57
Shaun Murphy says he cannot understand why any snooker player would not want to be part of the Olympic Games.

Charity's Tory support letter error

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:56
A Welsh charity says it was wrongly included as a signatory to a letter supporting the Conservative Party.

Chemist jailed over 875,000 tablets

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:53
An Armagh-based pharmacist has been sentenced to one year in jail for illegally supplying almost 875,000 prescription drugs.

Countdown to Iran nuclear deal - but resistance remains

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:52
A historic Iran nuclear deal is now within reach - but it's still uncertain whether a rare chance to resolve a major security challenge of our time through diplomacy will be grasped, says the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

Gorse fire close to homes shuts road

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:49
A large gorse fire close to homes in Carmarthenshire forces the closure of a road.

VIDEO: Journey to remote quake epicentre

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:46
The epicentre of the earthquake which devastated Nepal, in the district of Gorkha, has suffered "terrible destruction".

Nepal earthquake: Before and after

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:28
Satellite images and maps showing the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal that struck on Saturday 25 April.

VIDEO: Day 28: First-time buyers and entrepreneurs

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 09:24
A promise for first-time buyers and a boost from small businesses on campaign day 28.