National / International News

U.S. Had Heads-Up Over Destruction Of 'Guardian' Hard Drives

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:44

The hard drives contained information leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. At the time, the White House distanced itself from the U.K. government's actions.

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Lohan 'will not miss London shows'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:41
Actress Lindsay Lohan tells the BBC she will not miss any shows when she makes her West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow next month.

Border Patrol Ceases Flying Migrants To San Diego

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:40

The practice came under fire last week, when opponents prevented two buses holding detained migrants from entering a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif.

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Cocaine found in banana delivery

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:31
Cocaine with an estimated street value of £25m is found inside plastic bananas among a consignment of Colombian fruit.

Hospital at home?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:25
Does online technology offer a revolution in healthcare?

PM's reshuffle 'secrets' overheard

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:20
The 16:43 from Chichester is a strange place to broadcast sensitive government information, but other passengers say the loud phone call was difficult to miss.

If Exercise Is Work, Mindless Snacking May Follow

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:19

The idea that sacrificing at the gym entitles us to a reward seems to be embedded in our collective thinking. Researchers set out to test how this affects how we eat after a workout.

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VIDEO: Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:18
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.

Turkey PM in new constitution move

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:18
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledges to push for a new constitution if he is elected president next month.

'Immigration Street' area confirmed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:09
The team behind the television show Benefits Street confirms it will film a follow-up series on immigration in Southampton.

UK imams condemn Isis in online film

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 09:00
Senior UK-based Shia and Sunni Muslims imams and clerics film a video message urging young British Muslims against fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Victim 'was showered after attack'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:55
A murder victim found dumped in a wheelie bin was showered after being subjected to a violent assault, the High Court has been told.

It's 'Etsy,' Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:52

This summer, Kenyan artists came to Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Some of them make their living by turning trash into sculptures, jewelry and igloos.

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Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:46
Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC.

World Cup winner Balshaw retires

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:43
World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announces his retirement from rugby after failing to recover from a knee injury.

Suicide Attempt Survivors Seek A Voice In Helping Others At Risk

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:38

People who have survived a suicide attempt often have trouble finding a place to talk about suicide risk or a way to help others. So they are going public with their experiences.

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LeBron James Will Return To The Cleveland Cavaliers

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:33

The NBA star will play for the Cavaliers next season. He opted out of his contract with the Heat after spending four seasons in Miami.

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Trentin wins Tour de France stage seven

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:32
Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of the Tour de France 2014 as Vincenzo Nibali retains the leader's yellow jersey.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:28
The best way to stop headphones getting tangled, and more nuggets from the week's news.

VIDEO: Video 'shows Ukraine bridge blown-up'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 08:21
Amateur footage has emerged purporting to show the moment a Ukrainian bridge was blown-up.
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