National / International News

A new face for Africa's men

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:40
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution

New anti-terror powers to be unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:38
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.

Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:37
The US state of Missouri orders 2,200 National Guardsmen to Ferguson to quell unrest after a police officer was cleared over the killing of Michael Brown.

Most stop-and-searches unsuccessful

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:24
The majority of stop-and-searches conducted by Police Scotland have failed to find any illegal items in recent months, it emerges.

Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:23
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places

Sturgeon to outline government plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:21
Plans for an alternative to council tax are expected to be at the core of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans for the coming year.

The Taliban's psychiatrist

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:20
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets

A 'generation to change bank culture'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:08
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.

VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:07
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.

Hi-tech rescue for an ancient language

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:05
Can schools with iPads protect the future of a language?

Learning disability care 'failing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:04
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says.

Chance of talks deal slim - Villiers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:02
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers says the chances of clinching a final deal at the Stormont inter-party talks look slim.

Obama: 'No Sympathy' For Those Destroying Ferguson

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:01

Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they're not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, "I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities."

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Call for £2bn more for NHS in England

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:00
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.

VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:00
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.

Javid wants Fifa to publish report

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:00
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.

Will Opec cut oil production?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:57
Should Opec cut production to boost prices?

Hughes to have scans on Wednesday

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:30
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.

For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:15

Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.

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For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:15

Like many small farmers, Kate Stillman faced a big hurdle to getting her local birds to your dinner plate: no place to process them. So she took on big debt, and a little sexism, to build her own.

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