National / International News

Asian restaurants raids 'unfair'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:40
Immigration officials are unfairly detaining staff in Asian restaurants at busy times, a Welsh Labour MP claims.

First Test For College Hopefuls? Decoding Financial Aid Letters

NPR News - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:38

You got in! But just how much money is that school offering you? Financial aid award letters can be confusing, so we've put together a sample letter — and translated it into plain English.

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NPR Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than President

NPR News - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:38

After a horrendous October rollout, the ACA is viewed a little more favorably now. But the number of people who intensely oppose the law is 12 percentage points higher than those who strongly back it.

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Robinson 'nuclear option' warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:33
NI's First Minister Peter Robinson warns of potential "nuclear options" if agreement is not reached on welfare reform.

The rise and rise of global school rankings

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:30
The rise and rise of international school tests

Ex-Pakistan leader convoy 'targeted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:22
A bomb strikes the convoy route of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, in what police call an assassination attempt.

VIDEO: Portsmouth naval life exhibition opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:18
The story of naval life as told by more than 1,000 men and women who served in the navy over the past 100 years is being shared with the public.

Shark kills woman in New South Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:57
A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.

McConnell announces retirement

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:48
Scottish 400m runner Lee McConnell will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after announcing her retirement from athletics.

Vodafone to create 1,400 jobs in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:46
Mobile phone firm Vodafone says it will create 1,400 jobs by opening 150 new shops in 2014.

Blood clots campaign aims to save lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:27
A campaign aims to help prevent hospital patients in Wales dying from blood clots or deep vein thrombosis.

VIDEO: Student is deported to Mauritius

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:15
An A-level student, Yashika Bageerathi, has been deported to Mauritius after a last ditch legal challenge to keep her in the UK failed on Wednesday night.
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