National / International News

Is it right to pay ransoms?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:04
Is it right to pay ransoms or do payouts encourage kidnappers?

Dopers could benefit 'for decades'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:02
Convicted drug cheats such as Justin Gatlin could benefit from taking banned substances for decades afterwards, say scientists.

The 1920 British air bombing campaign in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:01
How Britain tried to control Iraq in the 1920s

MSPs to pass civil justice shake-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:01
Major reforms to Scotland's civil courts are expected to be passed by MSPs, despite concern the changes may restrict access to justice.

British woman dies after Everest trek

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 14:59
A British woman has died after being taken ill in Nepal just after returning from a trek to Mount Everest base camp, police say.

Did The Supreme Court Just Legalize Gay Marriage?

NPR News - Mon, 2014-10-06 14:54

As thousands more same-sex couples marry all over the country, this legal climate change becomes a kind of fait accompli.

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Taiwan's charitable vegetable vendor

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 14:51
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?