National / International News

VIDEO: Retailers look for Boxing Day boost

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 02:43
The traditional Boxing Day sales are expected to provide a boost to high street retailers, as shoppers look for increasingly competitive discounts.

England & Pietersen too defensive - Agnew

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 02:41
England's safety-first approach in Melbourne saw them surrender the initiative to Australia once again, says Jonathan Agnew

VIDEO: Welsh wine wins international prize

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 02:01
Grapes grown and made into wine in the Welsh hills have scooped the top prize at the 2013 International Wine and Spirit Awards in Hong Kong.

China marks Mao's birth anniversary

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:54
Celebrations are being held in China to commemorate the 120th of the birth of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China.

Towns share in regeneration fund

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:53
Seven Scottish towns are to benefit from a £2.75m government fund aimed at breathing new life into town centres.

Man killed in Christmas Eve crash

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:52
A 53-year-old man is killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve in Ballinderry, County Antrim.

Ashes catch-up: A world record and fly swallowing

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:37
Catches are dropped, stumps fly and Pietersen swallows a fly - catch up on day one of the fourth Ashes Test.

Entire prep school shipped to Africa

BBC - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:24
The entire contents of a former prep school in Yorkshire is being shipped out to a primary school in Africa.

Pacific Northwest Suffers After China Bans Shellfish Imports

NPR News - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:02

Earlier this month, China imposed a ban on shellfish imports from most of the U.S. West Coast after finding two bad clams. The move is hitting Washington state particularly hard. State agencies estimate businesses there are losing as much as $600,000 a week.

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Pacific Northwest Suffers After China Bans Shellfish Imports

NPR News - Thu, 2013-12-26 01:02

Earlier this month, China imposed a ban on shellfish imports from most of the U.S. West Coast after finding two bad clams. The move is hitting Washington state particularly hard. State agencies estimate businesses there are losing as much as $600,000 a week.

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