National / International News

Miranda Hart calls time on BBC sitcom

BBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

NPR News - 5 hours 58 min ago

The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.

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Horse trainer guilty over steroids

BBC - 5 hours 59 min ago
Irish racehorse trainer Philip Fenton is found guilty of having performance-enhancing drugs and other animal remedies at his stables.

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

NPR News - 6 hours 9 min ago

Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.

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Balotelli 'reminded of club culture'

BBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
Brendan Rodgers reminds Mario Balotelli of the club's culture after the player swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe.

Murray beats Fognini in Valencia

BBC - 6 hours 24 min ago
Andy Murray moves into the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open with a convincing 6-2 6-4 win over Italy's Fabio Fognini.

The crime that shocked a nation

BBC - 6 hours 27 min ago
Harry Roberts and the crime that shocked a nation

Ebola blood-therapy team set up

BBC - 6 hours 33 min ago
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.

Snakes and ladders - Balotelli style

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
Play your way through the highs and lows of Mario Balotelli's career in BBC Sport's version of snakes and ladders.

Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Standing ovation for Kevin Vickers

BBC - 6 hours 43 min ago
Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, who shot dead the gunman who attacked parliament, is given a standing ovation as Canadian MPs return a day after the shootings.

Girl Scouts Look For A Way Out Of The Woods

NPR News - 6 hours 47 min ago

More than 100 years old, the organization offers young American girls the chance to succeed. So why is membership falling?

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Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

BBC - 6 hours 47 min ago
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.

'Scandalous' release of police killer

BBC - 7 hours 2 min ago
A notorious police killer is to be released after 48 years in prison in a decision described as "scandalous" and "sickening"

Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

BBC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.

You're Enjoying Low Gas Prices, But Is It Really A Good Sign?

NPR News - 7 hours 6 min ago

All around the country, drivers are seeing signs that gas prices are depressed. Those drops helped hold down the latest consumer price index. But economists worry about too much of a good thing.

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Canada's Parliament Gives Sergeant-At-Arms Standing Ovation

NPR News - 7 hours 16 min ago

Kevin Vickers, 58, is being hailed as a hero for reportedly firing the shots that took down the gunman in Ottawa.

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Man accused of child murder attempt

BBC - 7 hours 27 min ago
A man is charged with attempted murder after a two-year-old child is discovered with a fractured skull in County Armagh.

Deal expected on EU climate cuts

BBC - 7 hours 37 min ago
A plan to cut CO2 by 40% from 1990 levels is likely to be agreed by EU leaders despite the threat of a veto from Poland.

Dog show prompts MPs' Gove questions

BBC - 7 hours 45 min ago
William Hague defends Michael Gove against claims he is not working hard enough - before being told he was at a dog show.
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