National / International News

Pacino receives British Film honour

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:33
Hollywood star Al Pacino said he was "overwhelmed" after being made a fellow of the British Film Institute (BFI)

Jason Orange leaves Take That

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:32
Take That's Jason Orange announces he is leaving the group and will not be recording a new album with the band.

Councils spent £1.7m on baton relay

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:29
Scottish councils spent more than £1.7m on events associated with the Queen's Baton Relay, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Tourist boat capsizes in Paraguay

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:25
Navy divers are searching for 10 people missing after a tourist boat capsized on the River Paraguay on the border with Brazil.

For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:05

When it comes to police using force, what is acceptable and when? And are police too aggressive? Cops say they're trying to survive, but reformers say aggressive cop culture is making things worse.

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Prominent Muslim Sheik Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:05

Sheik Abdullah bin Bayyah is considered one of the most influential Muslims in the world. As a respected scholar, he has issued edicts to explain why groups such as the Islamic State have it wrong.

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Pick your Young Sports Personality

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:02
Nominations are now open for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award - here's how to get involved.

Mickelson has dig at Europe pair

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 01:00
Phil Mickelson playfully suggests Europe's spirit might be affected by the court case involving Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

The six sisters who captured the maelstrom

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:59
Six sisters - two fascists, two socialists and two neither

The toilet seat stadium and other unfortunate designs

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:44
Why does this sports stadium look like a toilet?

Road funding stop-and-go, say MPs

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:41
Funding for English roads is "piecemeal and stop-go", making cost-effective maintenance difficult, MPs warn.

VIDEO: A tour of Dubai's eco-friendly mosque

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:19
Dubai has constructed the first environment friendly mosque in a region which is among the worst polluters in the world

VIDEO: Syrian refugees to leave Turkey

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:13
Scores of Syrian Kurds who fled to Turkey to escape Islamic State militants try to return home.

Denzel Washington brings OCD element to The Equalizer

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:51
Denzel Washington back on big screen in reboot of 1980s TV show

Apple apologises for update bug

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:49
Apple pulls an update to its iOS 8 operating system after reports that it left some users unable to make or receive calls.

Qatar team pulls out over hijab ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:31
The Qatar women's basketball team has withdrawn from the Asian Games after being denied permission to wear the hijab.

Low-level disruption 'hits learning'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:29
Low-level, persistent disruptive behaviour in England's schools is affecting pupils' learning and damaging their life chances, inspectors warn.

Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:24

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.

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To Prevent Repeat Hospitalizations, Talk To Patients

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:23

Part of each hospital's income now hinges on keeping patients with chronic conditions healthier outside the hospital. One medical center has hired nurses and social workers to act as health coaches.

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Kidnapped Mexican congressman killed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 23:14
The authorities in Mexico say a body found in a burned out car in central Zacatecas state is that of federal lawmaker Gabriel Gomez Michel.

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