National / International News

AUDIO: Google search 'downgrades' competitors

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:49
Mathias Dopfner and Rachel Whetstone discuss claims that Google is downgrading competitors' products in its search results.

VIDEO: Adult social care faces unsure future

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:40
Funding cuts and rising demand has left council-run care for the elderly and adults with disabilities under threat.

Google buys 'mood music' start-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:26
Search giant swoops on deal with Songza as music streaming battle intensifies.

Armed police move unlikely to change

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:26
A policy of routinely allowing specialist officers to carry handguns is unlikely to change in the near future, says a senior officer.

VIDEO: Has Brazil's Real Plan worked?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:20
Twenty years ago the Brazilian government's Real Plan aimed to tackle the country's spiralling inflation problem. Did it succeed?

All hues or some shades in North Waziristan?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:19
Exclusive footage from Pakistan shows battle is far from over

Jihadist 'willing to die' for cause

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:12
A man believed to be one of three people from Cardiff who have joined a jihadist group in Syria tells BBC Wales he is willing to die for the cause.

C-section 'linked to stillbirth'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:10
Women who have c-sections have a slightly higher risk of stillbirth in a future pregnancy, according to a study of more than 800,000 women.

The story behind Rolf Harris's child safety film

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:09
The story behind Rolf Harris's child safety film

VIDEO: Plane crashes into buildings in Kenya

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:06
Four people on board a cargo plane which crashed into a building in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are feared dead.

VIDEO: Wolff: F1 'is not a man's world'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:01
Scottish driver Susie Wolff will become the first woman to take part in a Formula 1 race weekend session in 22 years when she takes to the track at Silverstone in free practice on Friday.

ITV sorry as Benidorm refers to Rolf

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 01:01
ITV apologises after an episode of Benidorm which included references to Rolf Harris was repeated a day after the star was convicted of indecent assault.

VIDEO: More digital firms heading West

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 00:45
Bristol and Bath have more high-tech digital firms than any area of the UK outside London, a report says.

VIDEO: In 60 seconds: What is Ebola?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 00:40
In 60 seconds: Why is Ebola so deadly?

A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-02 00:11

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.

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For Sale: Vacant Lots On Chicago Blocks, Just $1 Each

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00

Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.

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Castle towers rise from ruins in CGI

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 23:53
Wales' largest castle has had its fair share of strife and wear and tear over the centuries, but it is now being rebuilt - thanks to CGI technology.

Hong Kong police arrest protesters

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-01 23:50
Police in Hong Kong arrest more than 500 demonstrators who staged a pro-democracy sit-in, hours after tens of thousands marched in the city.

Targeting Overweight Workers With Wellness Programs Can Backfire

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-01 23:49

Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.

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A Woman Wrestles With A Disturbing Family Memento

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-01 23:44

Carol Zachary was 9 when her grandfather gave her an invitation to a hanging he attended in 1917. She peppered him with questions, but the meaning of his gesture still remains a mystery, even today.

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