National / International News

Aguero out for four to six weeks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:29
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss between four and six weeks with a knee injury, says manager Manuel Pellegrini.

A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:20

An ambulance in Sierra Leone is sent out to pick up a suspected patient. But after two wrong turns and several stops for directions, it arrives at the home of a 14-year-old boy with no signs of Ebola.

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Argentina: Where Cash Is King And Robberies Are On The Rise

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:19

With spiraling inflation and a distrust in banks after the country's 2001 default, Argentines are keeping more cash on hand. And that means robbery rates are spiraling, too.

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DUP rules out Westminster coalition

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:18
The Democratic Unionist Party has ruled out joining a coalition at Westminster in the event of a hung parliament in 2015.

Ten Rangers fans appear in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:16
Ten Rangers fans appear in court charged in connection with an alleged sectarian incident at a football ground in West Lothian.

VIDEO: Chris Hadfield's new space lullaby

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:11
The world's most famous astronaut sings Newsround a space lullaby he wrote for his daughter.

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton Taken To Hospital After Car Crash

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:48

The player's truck flipped several times on a bridge close to his team's stadium in downtown Charlotte. His injuries are reportedly not life-threatening.

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Criticism over £17m council cuts

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:47
Councillors are criticised for voting through cash cuts affecting extra curricula music provision on the same day a youth choir and band they fund perform at a council carol service.

Wellness At Work Often Comes With Strings Attached

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:43

A group of CEOs wants the Obama administration to backtrack on efforts to regulate workplace wellness. The programs have ballooned in popularity, but there's little evidence they work.

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'Ebola Must Go' — And So Must Prejudice Against Survivors

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:28

Liberia has started a campaign to get communities more involved in stopping Ebola. But even in the town handpicked to launch the campaign, a family of survivors has been ostracized.

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'Giant spider dog' tops YouTube

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:24
YouTube and Facebook have reveal their most popular content of 2014.

Redmayne 'avoided Hawking TV drama'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:21
Eddie Redmayne says he decided not watch Benedict Cumberbatch's 2004 portrayal of Stephen Hawking while he was making his his own film about the famous physicist.

VIDEO: Locum doctors plugging A&E gaps

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:19
Almost one in four A&E departments in hospitals in England fill more than 25% of their senior staff vacancies with agency doctors or locums.

Paying for sex to become crime in NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:16
Northern Ireland is to become the first part of the UK to make paying for sex a criminal offence after the Human Trafficking and Sexual Services Bill passes its final stage in the assembly.

Whither the cancer drugs fund?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:07
BBC health editor Hugh Pym on the tricky subject of financing cancer drugs for NHS patients.

UK called on Nato help in sub search

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:06
Britain called on the help of aircraft from Nato allies after a reported sighting of a submarine periscope off the west coast of Scotland last month.

Winnie the Pooh drawing fetches £314k

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:03
One of the most famous images of Winnie the Pooh has sold for £314,500 at auction in London, more than three times its estimate.

Royal couple visit 9/11 memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:46
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 terror attacks memorial in New York on the final day of their visit to the US east coast.