National / International News

VIDEO: Savile abuse victim: 'I felt used'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:01
A woman who was abused by Jimmy Savile at Leeds Royal Infirmary when she was 16 has told the BBC that the way she was abused was "seamless" and felt like it had "obviously been done before."

Rise in US cannabis use treatments

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:53
Cannabis use in the United States has increased, with more people visiting hospital emergency departments over their use, a UN report says.

Babatunde ruled out of World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:51
Nigeria midfielder Michael Babatunde is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup because of a fractured wrist.

Suarez handed four-month ban for bite

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:50
Luis Suarez is banned from world football for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

VIDEO: Bahrain 'moving backwards' says activist

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:38
Nabeel Rajab, one of the most prominent opposition activists in Bahrain, has been speaking after being released from jail.

In pictures: Festivalgoers arrive at Glastonbury

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:34
Festival goers arrive at Glastonbury

Energy probe could see 'major change'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:25
A full investigation of the UK energy market by the Competition and Markets Authority could lead to "major structural change", says the boss of the industry regulator Ofgem.

Nadal survives scare against Rosol

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:13
Rafael Nadal fights back to beat Lukas Rosol and avoid a repeat of his shock Wimbledon defeat by the unseeded Czech two years ago.

US demands Russian action on Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:11
US Secretary of State John Kerry calls on Russia to show "within hours" it is working to disarm separatist militants in eastern Ukraine.

FDA Warns Of Life-Threatening Reactions With Acne Products

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:06

Many people use products using benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to treat acne. The Food and Drug Administration says rare but dangerous allergic reactions have landed people in the hospital.

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VIDEO: Will Ferrell's Team USA bite pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:04
US football fans in Brazil receive a surprise visit from their team's 'substitute player' and alleged secret weapon - actor and comedian Will Ferrell.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Law

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:01

The justices said Massachusetts' law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around clinics providing abortion services violates First Amendment rights.

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Mortgage cap 'insures against boom'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:52
Plans by the Bank of England to cap riskier mortgage lending is an important "insurance policy" for the UK economy, MPs and the industry say.

Scholes fears over England future

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:51
Paul Scholes fears England could struggle to qualify for future tournaments after their early exit from the World Cup.

Iraqi PM welcomes Syrian air strikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:50
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki tells the BBC he supports an air strike on Islamist militants at a border crossing between Iraq and Syria.

Coca growing in Latin America 'down'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:48
Areas planted with coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine, have dropped in two of the three top cocaine producer countries in South America, UN figures suggest.

VIDEO: Suarez banned over bite incident

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:42
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been banned for nine matches after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

Facebook's Diversity Numbers Are Out, And They're What You Expect

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:42

As the industry grapples with a gender gap, major tech firms are starting to release the gender and racial breakdowns of their staffs. Facebook's workers are mostly male and white.

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New MH370 search area announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:35
The hunt for missing Malaysian plane shifts further south in the Indian Ocean following new data analysis, the Australian government says.

VIDEO: Giving birth naturally in Brazil

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:35
Over 50% of all births are by Caesarean in Brazil, but some women are determined to defy the trend and give birth naturally.

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