National / International News

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:41
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.

Royal Mail hit by parcel revenue fall

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:36
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.

MH17 bodies out of rebel area

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:36
A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory.

Coroner in dealers manslaughter call

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:35
Northern Ireland's senior coroner, John Leckey, calls for manslaughter charges to be brought against those supplying drugs linked to a number of deaths.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Subsidies In Federal Health Exchange

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:31

If the decision stands, at least 5 million Americans would face an insurance premium increases of at least 76 percent, according to one estimate. The case could wind up in the Supreme Court.

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Children dead in French bus crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:30
Five children and an adult are killed in a minibus crash near the French city of Troyes, south-east of Paris, officials say.

VIDEO: 'Scenes of devastation' in Gaza City

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:30
The BBC's Paul Adams reports from Gaza City where rescue workers try to retrieve bodies from buildings brought down by missile strikes.

NHS 'wasting millions on supplies'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:24
Are poor procurement practices costing NHS millions?

Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:20
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

Tweeting From A Conflict Zone: Does It Help Or Hurt News Reporting?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:07

As Gaza, Ukraine and Syria trend on Twitter, has social media changed the way conflicts are covered? Host Michel Martin finds out from reporter Anne Barnard and Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch.

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For Pregnant Women, New Guidelines Aim To Reduce Workplace Discrimination

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 08:07

More than 35 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed by Congress, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated their guidelines. Host Michel Martin learns more.

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VIDEO: Crowds welcome 'Lusty' for last time

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:58
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious has returned to Portsmouth for the final time.

Buttler replaces Prior for England

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:52
Jos Buttler replaces Matt Prior as wicketkeeper in the England squad for the third Test against India at the Rose Bowl.

Woman guilty of 1997 fire deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:42
A woman has been found guilty of killing two children in a revenge arson attack 17 years ago.

VIDEO: Culture, Media and Sport Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:30
MPs are taking evidence in a one-off session on the 2022 World Cup bidding process.

175,000 migrants 'still missing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:30
The Home Office does not know if 175,000 people who have no right to be in the UK have left or not, auditors say.

NHS staff balloted over strike action

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:28
Midwives, nurses and ambulance workers are among more than 400,000 NHS workers in England being balloted on industrial action, including strikes, over pay.

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:21
Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.

Attack on Congo barracks 'repulsed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:20
An attack on the military barracks of the presidential guards in Kinshasa has been repulsed, the DR Congo government says.

Chambers pulls out of Commonwealths

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:14
British 100m champion Dwain Chambers withdraws from the Commonwealth Games to focus on the European Championships in Zurich.
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