National / International News

With Long-Term Deal Elusive, Iran Nuclear Talks Are Extended

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:25

The two sides had set a deadline of today to hammer out a deal, curbing Iran's nuclear programs. Instead, Western powers and Iran agreed to a second extension of talks.

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Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:24
Deadline for Iran nuclear deal extended to end of June after Vienna talks end with no agreement, diplomats say

Llewelyn-Bowen vows action over park

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:22
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen vows to act after the Christmas attraction he helped to create was forced to close because of complaints

Over 40s 'frozen out' of home loans

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:17
Home buyers over the age of 40 are increasingly being "frozen out" of getting mortgages, the industry warns.

Argentina protests over Top Gear

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:15
Argentina has expressed discontent to the BBC over its "inadequate" handling of complaints about a Top Gear special filmed in the country.

VIDEO: Paterson on UK leaving 'super country'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:06
Owen Paterson says EU members are planning to form a 'super country' that Britain would never join.

VIDEO: 1D top American Music Awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:05
One Direction are celebrating three prizes and topping the winners list at the American Music Awards

Vunipola ruled out of Australia Test

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:58
Billy Vunipola is ruled out of England's Test against Australia with concussion and replaced by Thomas Waldrom.

Prince William to visit China in 2015

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:58
The Duke of Cambridge is to visit China in 2015 after an invitation from the Chinese government, the BBC understands.

Divorce 'damages children's GCSEs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:55
A survey from family lawyers says family break-up can damage GCSE and A-level results and children's health.

Israeli policeman charged over death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:41
An Israeli border police officer is charged with the manslaughter of a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration in the occupied West Bank in May.

VIDEO: Why are all eyes on Iran talks?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:41
The BBC examines why it is so important to broker a deal on Iran's nuclear future, as talks continue in Vienna.

Nigeria APC party anger over raid

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:35
Nigeria's main opposition party condemns a weekend raid of its offices ahead of February's elections and calls for an independent inquiry.

Investigation Begins Of Fatal Police Shooting Of 12-Year-Old

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:33

A police officer fired on 12-year-old Tamir Rice because they mistook a replica gun for a real one. A family friend asked why police couldn't have used less lethal force.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Kent by-election

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:15
Behind the scenes at the Rochester and Strood by-election night and the morning after with UKIP's leader

VIDEO: Volcano erupts on Cape Verde island

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:09
A volcano has erupted on the Cape Verde island of Fogo, resulting in the evacuation of hundreds of residents and the closure of a local airport.

Will BT’s move mean cheaper mobile phone calls for all?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:09
BT is trying to get ahead of the competition when it comes to the next generation of mobile services.

Ferrari replaces team boss Mattiacci

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:09
Ferrari replaces team principal Marco Mattiacci after seven months in the role.

Sports Personality list to be named

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:04
A shortlist of 10 contenders will be announced on Monday for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

PODCAST: Saying "I do" to a bigger income

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-11-24 03:00

First up, there's news the World Bank is moving away from funding coal projects, according to the bank's president. There will be exceptions made in the poorest places, but observers say the banks' rhetoric is becoming increasingly clear about climate change. More on that. Plus, the rise of single-parent households is a social, cultural, and economic phenomenon. This is at the center of a new study put out by the conservative-leaning American Enterprise Institute, which argues that stronger marriages could help bridge the widening wealth and poverty divide. We look into the challenge of pinning down causes of America's wealth gap. And imagine a country being able to double the size of its economy, using swipes of a tablet or clicks of a mouse. The small Baltic state of Estonia aims to do just that.