National / International News

Block By Block, Health Workers Lead Liberia To Victory Over Ebola

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 01:19

People accused them of making everyone sick and threw water at them. But community volunteers pushed on, knocking on doors to stop the virus's spread. On May 9, Liberia will be declared Ebola-free.

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Offer of £10k for 'missing' bird help

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 01:13
A £10,000 reward is offered after three rare birds of prey disappeared in Lancashire.

Harry gets Maori welcome in New Zealand

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 00:47
Prince Harry receives a traditional Maori welcome on landing in New Zealand for a week-long tour after his month of military training in Australia.

Clark quits as Blackpool manager

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 00:30
Lee Clark resigns as Blackpool manager following their relegation to League One.

VIDEO: Ex-con artist now making millions

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 00:23
A German forger who conned the art world out of millions of dollars is holding his first exhibition since becoming a free man.

Labour needs to be 'pro-business'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 23:25
First Minister Carwyn Jones says Labour needs to become more business-friendly following the party's defeat in the UK general election.

N Korea 'tests submarine missile'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 23:21
North Korea says it has carried out a successful test of a submarine-launched missile, which if confirmed would be a major boost in its military capacity.

VIDEO: How election night and day unfolded

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 23:12
David Cameron says he hopes to govern Britain in the interests of all its people as the Conservatives won an outright majority of seats in the House of Commons.

VIDEO: Church bells to ring out for VE Day

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:50
Church bells will ring out around Britain on Saturday as commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day continue.

VIDEO: Live: Russia marks 70th WW2 Victory Day

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:39
Russia is celebrating the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two with a military parade on Red Square.

VIDEO: Nicola Sturgeon meeting new MPs

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:23
The SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will hold a photocall with her newly elected MPs in Edinburgh on Saturday.

McIlroy in contention at Sawgrass

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:19
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter are four shots off leaders Kevin Na and Jerry Kelly at halfway in the Players Championship.

VIDEO: Oslo hospital's 'human error cure'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:16
A hospital in Norway it has developed a new drug that it hopes is a cure for the problem of human error.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 22:12
Chelsea want to block Petr Cech exit, Man Utd eye cut-price Radamel Falcao deal, Bournemouth want Sylvain Distin, plus more.

VIDEO: What on earth is a Dramaturg?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 20:15
Will Gompertz tracked down Uzma Hameed, a member of a flourishing species of Dramaturgs.

A New Baltimore Model? 'Officer On The Beat ... Pastor On The Corner'

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-08 18:38

West Baltimore officials want to fix damaged relations between police and residents. Church pastors there long have stepped up to help fill the gap of mistrust, and hope to play a role in erasing it.

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