National / International News

Experiencing the zombie apocalypse

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:56
Why are people pretending to fight the undead on UK streets?

School makes Ramadan fasting U-turn

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:42
An east London school, which forced fasting pupils to go home for mealtimes during Ramadan, makes a U-turn after parents complain.

UK debt collection plan has 'failed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The UK is owed £22bn in tax, fines and other debts and the government has "failed" in its approach to recoup it, according to a report from the Committee of Public Accounts.

The plant that dominates Britain's railways

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The plant that dominates Britain's railways

Haul of giant snails seized in LA

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:30
Scores of giant African snails, still alive, have been seized by US customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport.

The bridges that define London

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:10
Which is the best bridge in London?

All aboard: China's railway dream

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:04
Is China revolutionising high-speed rail travel?

VIDEO: Should Ed Sheeran top 1Xtra list?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43
A 'Power List' published by the BBC's Radio 1Xtra music station sparks a row, after white musician Ed Sheeran tops the list.

Beside the sea-Clyde

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:24
The two weeks when Scots take over the Blackpool seaside

Dot Scot: New web domain name starts

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:23
A new internet domain for Scotland is being launched, allowing people to choose a .scot web or email address for the first time.

Dying patients 'baffled by services'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:22
People who are dying and have a range of illnesses face a bewildering array of services, the University of Edinburgh says.

What happens if you eat 112-year-old ham?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:16
A Virginia museum says its century old ham is edible. What would it taste like?

Bidets: The imaginative ways you use them

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:13
Twenty strange ways to use a bidet

VIDEO: China's high-speed rail revolution

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:11
China has a larger high-speed rail network than the entire European Union or the United States, according to a new World Bank report.

The $20m budget fighter jet

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:03
The budget fighter jet in search of a customer

Record number of data complaints

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:03
The UK's information commissioner has called for better funding for the country's data regulator amid a record number of cases.

VIDEO: Riding Copenhagen's 'smart' bikes

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:02
A bicycle hire scheme in Copenhagen has been upgraded to be high tech and electric powered

How can England 'do a Germany'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:00
With Germany turning failure into success, BBC Sport asks if England can emulate their rivals' path to World Cup glory.

VIDEO: Welby: Bishop vote based on theology

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:00
A vote by the Church of England to allow women to become bishops was based on theology, rather than culture, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.

Showdown At The UT Corral

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-14 14:59

In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.

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