National / International News

VIDEO: Learning disabled adults train on the job

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 15:02
Cafe trains learning disabled people for work

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Resigns

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 14:46

Wilson, the Ferguson Police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown nearly four months ago, has resigned, according to his attorney.

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'Plenty of power but little spark'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 14:16
Have England progressed this autumn? And if so, have they done so by enough to challenge the best, asks Tom Fordyce.

Osborne to pledge extra £2bn for NHS

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 14:08
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce an extra £2bn in funding for the health service across the UK in his Autumn Statement on Wednesday.

Missing boy found behind false wall

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 14:05
A boy missing for four years in the US is found "frozen with fear" behind a false wall in a house in Atlanta, Georgia.

David Beckham involved in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 13:52
A female driver is taken to hospital after her car is involved in a road collision involving former England footballer David Beckham.

Wenger rejects criticism from fans

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 13:30
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not concerned by criticism from a section of the club's supporters.

Egypt anger as Mubarak cleared

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 13:10
Egyptian police break up a demonstration in Cairo over the dropping of charges against ex-President Mubarak over the killing of protesters in 2011.

More World Cup bid corruption claims

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 13:02
Further allegations of corruption during the bidding process to stage the World Cups in 2018 and 2022 are made.

'The Banh Mi Handbook': A Guide To A Viet-French Sandwich

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 12:57

Food writer Andrea Nguyen dives into the story of banh mi, a Vietnamese street sandwich with a French colonial past that's been popping up on menus around the country.

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Millennials Might Be 'Generation Twin.' Is That A Bad Thing?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 12:57

Between 1981 and 2012, 1 million extra twins were born in the U.S. One economist says all of those twins could be hurting the economy — but another expert points out some perks of twinhood.

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Apology over Obama daughters attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 12:37
A Republican congressional aide apologises after attacking US President Barack Obama's daughters for their choice of outfits for a Thanksgiving ceremony.

VIDEO: From truck driving to balloon twisting

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 12:31
The truck driver turned balloon artist

'Clever defending' gets Costa booked

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 12:27
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa's fifth booking of the season was down to "clever" defending by Sunderland.

Barclays set to offer video banking

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:49
Barclays is set to offer some customers face-to-face video banking from 8 December, before rolling the service out to other customers from next year.

Van Gaal pleased with 'best' match

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:28
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says the 3-0 win over Hull was their best performance of his time in charge.

England could do better - Lancaster

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:27
Head coach Stuart Lancaster insists England still have "lots to work on" despite beating Australia 26-17 at Twickenham.

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dies At 80

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:10

The Canadian-born poet was known for his wit and introspection. He also won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and Yale University's Bollingen Prize.

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Sunderland 0-0 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:02
Premier League leaders Chelsea are held to a goalless draw at Sunderland, with the hosts missing late chances to take the points.

The Market For Low-End Smartphones Is Looking Up

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 11:00

Smartphones that don't scrimp on performance but sell for less than $200 off contract are gaining traction. And the low end is quickly becoming one of the most innovative spaces in mobile tech.

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