National / International News

Federal Ferguson Review Finds More Than 100 Lessons For Police

NPR News - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:49

An assessment of police response to the demonstrations there calls into question strategies like the overwatch tactic, with officers using rifle sights to survey the crowd from atop tactical vehicles.

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Pressure mounts for political solution in Libya

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:43
Hopes for a new Libyan unity government have been frustrated so far - and there are few signs of a resolution, says Rana Jawad.

VIDEO: Smartphones boost slum businesses

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:40
Small businesses in Mumbai's most famous slum are using smartphones to sell directly to customers.

US state executing killers faster than any other

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:39
The US state executing more killers than any other

Should flamethrowers be sold in the US?

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:24
Anger as US firm markets "cool tool" flamethrower

Crime clan continues to intrigue Argentina

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:15
Puccio crime family still shocks Argentina

VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:05
The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.

Hodei: The man who vanished

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:05
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months

VIDEO: Rise and fall of the Black Panthers

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:05
A new film chronicles the rise and fall of the Black Panthers, the US radical political organisation which marks its 50th anniversary in 2016.

VIDEO: The tube train that's now an office

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:02
BBC News looks at a refurbished tube train in London, which has become an unlikely office space for a group of workers.

The entrepreneurs who are never home

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:02
The business owners who spend all their time on the road

Living Wage 'to benefit 3.7m women'

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 15:00
Some 3.7 million women - nearly three in 10 employees - will receive a pay rise by 2020 owing to the new National Living Wage, research by a think tank suggests.

Migrant crisis dominates front pages

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:43
The migrant crisis across Europe dominates the press. The front pages contain pictures that some people may find distressing.

VIDEO: 'We need Europeans to save us'

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:40
In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.

Cardiff jihadist, 21, killed in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:33
A Cardiff man who is one of three from the city to have joined a jihadist group in Syria has died, the BBC is told.

Serena through after tough battle

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:32
Serena Williams takes another step towards her first calendar Grand Slam with victory over Kiki Bertens at the US Open.

Emissions 'far above' 2C target

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:29
Researchers say that global efforts to cut carbon are far short of what's needed to avert dangerous climate change.

Love Bug actor Dean Jones dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:19
The American actor Dean Jones, best known for starring in Disney's The Love Bug, dies from Parkinson's disease at the age of 84.

VIDEO: Gas canister 'cause of house explosion'

BBC - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:14
It is thought a gas canister caused a huge explosion which ripped a house apart in Cornwall.

Dean Jones, Herbie's Driver In Disney Movies, Dies At Age 84

NPR News - Wed, 2015-09-02 14:10

Actor Dean Jones, who starred in The Love Bug, That Darn Cat! and other classic Walt Disney movies, also played the role of Bobby in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim's Company.

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