National / International News

Court battle over Bob Marley songs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 10:06
The High Court in London begins hearing arguments in a copyright dispute over 13 songs by late Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley, including No Woman, No Cry.

Lord Trimble 'hurt' over On the Runs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:49
Former first minister and Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble says he was shocked and hurt that Tony Blair kept him in the dark about a secret process to deal with On the Runs.

Fundraiser's condition declines

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:47
The condition of Staffordshire fundraiser Stephen Sutton has deteriorated in the past 24 hours, his family confirms.

A week to make you miss manners

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:46

From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Wednesday, May 14:

In Washington, the Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for April.

Macy's is scheduled to report quarterly earnings.

Hold that door, dude. National Etiquette Week continues.

On May 14, 1973, America's first space station was launched into orbit. Skylab was a home away from home for three crews.

And she recently won an Oscar for her work in "Blue Jasmine." Cate Blanchett turns 45.

Pfizer takeover 'could delay' drugs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:35
The chief executive of AstraZeneca warns that new drug development could be hit if it were taken over by Pfizer, but Business Secretary Vince Cable says blocking a takeover is "tricky".

England set for hurt, says Whitehall

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:35
There is a "high probability" England will miss the later stages of the World Cup, a government document says.

Two new 'potential' US Mers cases

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:33
Two Florida healthcare workers who came in contact with a confirmed Mers case are being tested for the virus after beginning to show flu-like symptoms.

Juninho joins BBC team for Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:26
Former Brazil and Middlesbrough midfielder Juninho joins the BBC punditry team for this summer's World Cup finals.

Harris 'relationship not consensual'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:22
A woman who accuses TV entertainer Rolf Harris of assaulting her from when she was a teenager denies "making up" the allegations.

Nigeria 'ready' for Boko Haram talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 09:21
The Nigerian government is ready to negotiate with Boko Haram for the release of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, a minister tells the BBC.
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