National / International News

What Should You Do If A Fly Gets Into Your Anti-Ebola Goggles?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 01:36

Under ordinary circumstances, you'd swat that pesky fly. But the problems of daily life take on monumental scale in an Ebola treatment unit. Here's a guide to dilemmas and solutions.

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What Every School Can Learn From Preschools

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 01:36

A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.

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What Every School Can Learn From Preschools

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 01:36

A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.

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AUDIO: Is time up for the three-point turn?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 01:06
Could the three-point turn be dropped from the driving test?

Egyptian Court Drops Case Against Ousted President Mubarak

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:59

The court dropped its case against Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power.

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Egypt court drops Mubarak murder case

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:46
A court in Egypt drops the case against former President Hosni Mubarak of conspiring to kill protesters during the 2011 uprising in which he was ousted.

Burgess to 'knuckle down' after debut

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:44
Sam Burgess says he is focused on working hard and plans to stay at centre after making his debut for Bath.

A1 road closed after 'explosion'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:43
The A1 main road is closed at Catterick, North Yorkshire, after reports of an explosion.

Protest over safety on A470 road

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:24
A protest is due to be held by motorists calling for a rethink of layout changes at a busy road junction in Gwynedd following fatal crashes and a number of near misses.

VIDEO: Racehorse foals fail to ignite auction

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:20
Foals belonging to one of the world's greatest racehorses went on sale in Newmarket on Friday night, but potential buyers were unwilling to break the bank.

VIDEO: Trap door reveals church 'time capsule'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:18
The rector at a church in Liverpool has made a surprising discovery after noticing a trap door in the ceiling.

VIDEO: Can driving improve Aboriginal health?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-29 00:15
A project that helps Aboriginal Australians gain their driving licenses could have positive health outcomes for themselves and their community.

Elysee shakeup over Hollande photos

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 23:54
Five members of the French president's staff are reassigned as police investigate photos taken of Francois Hollande with an actress inside the Elysee Palace.

Extra trains laid on for rugby fans

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 23:46
Extra trains put on to cope with thousands of more passengers heading to Cardiff for the Wales-South Africa autumn international.

Council mergers need 'shared vision'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 23:27
Local councils in Wales facing mergers call for a "shared vision" with ministers on how the map should be re-drawn.

Test delayed after Hughes death

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 22:51
Australia's first Test against India will not start on Thursday following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.

VIDEO: Brown urges Scots politics 'reset'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 21:52
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said politicians in Scotland must stop obsessing about constitutional change and focus on improving people's lives.

VIDEO: 'Up to 13,000 slaves' working in UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 21:51
There could be 10-13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, far more than previous estimates, analysis for the Home Office suggests.

Manhunt after patient absconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 21:10
A manhunt is under way for a patient who absconded from a psychiatric hospital in south-east London after assaulting two members of staff.

IS 'not weakened by air strikes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-28 20:50
Two months of US-led air strikes have failed to weaken Islamic State militants, Syria's foreign minister says, urging Turkey to tighten border controls.

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