National / International News

Do people know where their chicken comes from?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:03
Do you care where your chicken comes from?

Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:58

State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.

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'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:56
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:47
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Tate boss Serota tops art power list

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:46
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.

Graduates 'pay fees to universities'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:35
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.

VIDEO: Chimps carry out night time raids

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:34
Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.

Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:33
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.

Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:31
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.

US seniors face student loan debt

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:29
Some US seniors are still paying off student loans

Nirvana: 25 years since first UK gig

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:25
Fans recall Nirvana's first UK gig 25 years on

Police killer Roberts to be freed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:24
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:22

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

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VIDEO: Oscar buzz for Michael 'Birdman' Keaton

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:08
Critics are already hailing Michael Keaton's latest film Birdman a success, with many tipping it for an Oscar as Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Photos captures beauty of Greenland

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:05
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet

Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:04
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

Reclaiming the swastika

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:03
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

Fears over city drone flight dangers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:56
Drones which could seriously injure or kill are being flown over cities and towns across England, despite laws designed to protect the public.

VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:54
Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:46
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

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