National / International News

Prison worker admits role in escape

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:15
A former New York prison worker pleads guilty to charges that she helped two convicted killers escape.

US 'to release Israel spy Pollard'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 10:09
Jonathan Pollard, jailed in the US for 30 years for spying for Israel, is to be freed on parole in November, his lawyers say.

World bronze for Laugher & Mears

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:57
Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win bronze in the synchronised 3m springboard at the World Aquatics Championships.

As Twitter Flirts With Hearts, Will You Miss The Stars?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:53

A different Twitter greeted some users when they logged on Tuesday as the social media company tries to win more hearts — and users.

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Rolls-Royce in £60m Scots investment

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:44
Rolls-Royce, the engine and turbine maker, is to invest up to £60m in its Renfrewshire manufacturing plant.

VIDEO: Migrants scale Channel Tunnel fence

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:41
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel has said.

US talks on Stormont 'encouraging'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:13
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness says his meeting White House officials about the Stormont crisis was positive and encouraging despite DUP claims it was a waste of time.

'2,000 migrants' tried Tunnel entry

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:12
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.

Ford warns on China car demand

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:08
Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.

Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:06
The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.

Man dies after sea rescue on Gower

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:00
A man dies after being rescued from the sea at Three Cliffs Bay, Gower, while a boy is also taken to hospital.

Arizona Cardinals Hire Female Coach For Training Camp And Preseason

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:00

"I am honored to be a part of this amazing team," says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist.

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'Let children erase online past'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:57
A campaign promotes the idea that children should be able to delete their online past.

Boxer cleared of plotting to join IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:55
A former British boxing champion has been cleared of plotting to travel to Syria to fight with so-called Islamic State.

VIDEO: If Africa was a bar

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:54
What would your country be drinking?

Teen US sailors still missing at sea

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:52
As search goes on for two teenagers who went missing while fishing in Florida, their mothers think they are still alive.

Look Out Pelley, Muir And Holt. Rapping Reporters Could Give You A Jolt

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:43

Uganda is bringing young eyeballs to the evening news with a team of rappers who inform and amuse.

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'Mr Big' shooting was 'assassination'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:42
A convicted criminal once nicknamed "Mr Big" was shot and killed in an "assassination", his brother says.

Bones In Church Ruins Likely The Remains Of Early Jamestown's Elite

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:19

Scientists say remains of four men exhumed from what was once an Anglican church suggest they were well-nourished, "high-status" leaders in the early 17th century colony. And one was likely Catholic.

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Pietersen hails 'father figure' Rice

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:18
Kevin Pietersen pays tribute to his mentor Clive Rice after the ex-South Africa all-rounder dies aged 66.