National / International News

In Yabbies And Cappuccino, A Culinary Lifeline For Aboriginal Youth

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 00:41

Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.

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Eccentric Heiress's Untouched Treasures Head For The Auction Block

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 00:40

Huguette Clark secretly spent her last 20 years in a hospital, even though she wasn't ill — all while her three New York apartments were filled with valuable antiques.

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Pipe bomb explodes near homes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 00:20
A pipe bomb partially explodes in a residential area of Holywood, County Down.

Welsh pupils 'behind UK in English'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:55
Pupils in Wales continue to lag behind the rest of the UK in English lessons despite recent improvements, say school inspectors.

Scots and English 'willing to share'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:53
People across the UK appear willing to continue sharing institutions after Scottish independence, according to the British Social Attitudes survey.

Morgan condition upgraded to 'fair'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:48
US comedian Tracy Morgan's condition in hospital has been "upgraded" to "fair" after he was badly injured in a motorway crash, his spokesman says.

Concern over M4 relief road options

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:28
Concerns are raised that an alternative route for a planned £1bn M4 relief road around Newport has not been properly considered.

Farrell out of third New Zealand Test

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:22
England fly-half Owen Farrell suffers a knee injury that rules him out of his side's third Test against New Zealand.

Let Burmese choose their leader - US

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 23:11
The US urges Myanmar to allow its citizens to freely choose their president, days after a rule was upheld that bars Aung San Suu Kyi from standing.

VIDEO: Inside world's biggest cash factory

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 22:31
BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern gains access into the world's biggest banknote factory and discovers how cash is made.

River maintenance at 'bare minimum'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 22:30
Government funding priorities on river maintenance before last winter's floods were a "Cinderella" activity and remain at a "bare minimum", say MPs.

VIDEO: Duchess attends Garter service

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 22:04
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the annual Order of the Garter service at Windsor Castle.

US deploys Iraq 'military personnel'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:47
Up to 275 US "military personnel" are to be sent to Iraq to provide support for the US embassy in Baghdad, the White House says.

Service stations to create 200 jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:39
Northern Ireland's first motorway service stations are to open in the next two years creating more than 200 jobs, it is announced.

UK warning over police van death

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:32
Police forces across the UK are warned about possible problems with cells in vans after a man is killed following a fall from the back of a moving police van.

VIDEO: Twin tornadoes strike Nebraska

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:29
At least one person has been killed and 19 injured when two massive tornadoes hit the US state of Nebraska.

VIDEO: A brief history of the Austrian GP

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:13
BBC F1 commentator Ben Edwards narrates a brief history of the Austrian Grand Prix.

The UK's 'litmus test' and the return of school milk - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 21:00
The state of the nation preoccupies some of Tuesday's front pages, with anxieties over the remoteness of the "liberal elite" and attitudes towards migrants being examined.

VIDEO: Workers' nervous wait to flee Thailand

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 20:51
Tens of thousands of Cambodians are fleeing neighbouring Thailand amid fears the new military leadership will crackdown on migrant workers.

More soldiers using steroids

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 20:24
There has been an increase in soldiers testing positive for steroid use while serving in the army, according to new figures seen exclusively by Newsbeat.
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