National / International News

Oklahomans Feel Way More Earthquakes Than Californians; Now They Know Why

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:25

Today the USGS will issue a report on earthquakes linked to oil and gas drilling, but Oklahoma has acknowledged that the industry's wastewater disposal is the cause. What isn't known is how to fix it.

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BBC Three move 'delayed until 2016'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:23
Youth channel BBC Three will not move online before 2016, the channel's controller tells Broadcast magazine.

Some Companies Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:22

Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?

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Fruit Growers Try Tricking Mother Nature To Prevent Crop Damage

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:22

In Michigan's orchard country, extreme heat and cold can mean disaster for fruit growers. Now some are using a new twist on old technology to fool trees when sudden, unexpected weather changes occur.

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Police apology to school principal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:11
Police apologise to the principal of a County Londonderry school after three pipe bombs are found nearby.

Killed pilot was a British champion

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 00:10
A pilot killed during an airshow launch was a two-time winner of the British advanced aerobatics championship, it emerges.

Shoulder injury forces Byrne to quit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 23:13
Ex-Wales full-back Lee Byrne is forced into retirement after failing to overcome a shoulder injury, say Newport Gwent Dragons.

France 'foiled five terror attacks'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 23:08
French police have foiled five recent terror plots, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says, amid tightened security in the wake of attacks in January.

Loyalists remove 150 tattered flags

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 22:27
An agreement to take down old, tattered flags in a County Armagh town leads to the removal of up to 150 union and loyalist flags within a two-day period.

Newborn was youngest UK organ donor

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 22:08
A newborn baby, who lived for less than two hours, became the UK's youngest ever organ donor a year ago, it has been revealed.

'Broad back to his fluent best'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 22:07
Stuart Broad produces his best spell for a long time, says Jonathan Agnew, while Alastair Cook builds the perfect platform.

Massive mountain fire near homes

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 22:03
A helicopter is to be used to tackle a large mountain fire near homes in south Wales.

Body discovered on Calton Hill

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 22:00
Police are investigating the discovery of a body on Calton Hill in Edinburgh.

VIDEO: England stars take crossbar challenge

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:25
England football and rugby union internationals Gary Cahill, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, George Ford & Jack Nowell take part in a crossbar challenge.

Decline in NI public building work

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:25
Northern Ireland was the only part of the UK where public sector construction work declined in the first three months of this year, a survey suggests.

Lib Dems plan £150m carers' support

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:19
The Liberal Democrats will pledge a £150m support package at the launch of the party's disability manifesto in Powys on Thursday.

Alps ski death boy's inquest to open

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:18
The inquest into the death of a schoolboy who died while on a skiing holiday in France is due to open on Thursday.

VIDEO: The migrants who make it to Calais

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:18
Paris Correspondent, Lucy Williamson has been to hear Mohammed's story, a 35 year old from Sudan.

NHS, immigration and economy debated

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:03
Welsh political leaders clash in the first televised Wales debate of the election campaign.

Plea for key Hillsborough witnesses

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 21:00
CCTV images of witnesses to the Hillsborough disaster, who investigators need to speak to to provide evidence for the inquests, are released.