National / International News

VIDEO: What extra powers could Scotland get?

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:34
The Daily Politics looks at extra powers the Scottish Parliament could gain, should Scotland reject independence.

Evans named in GB Davis Cup squad

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:31
Dan Evans is included in Britain's Davis Cup squad, alongside Andy Murray, to face Italy next month.

Can You Open A Bottle Of Wine With A Shoe? Yes, But It Ain't Pretty

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:30

A YouTube video makes it look so easy: Nine swift strikes against a wall and voila! Your cabernet is ready for pouring. We weren't as successful. But we did figure out the physics behind the trick.

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White House To Propose Halting NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone Data

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:20

The planned overhaul of NSA procedures comes after President Obama said in January that he wanted to get the government out of the business of collecting Americans' phone records.

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Youth services funds 'cut by £438m'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:15
The amount of money spent on services for teenagers in England has fallen by 36% in the past two years, according to figures released to the BBC.

Mass water supply fluoridation urged

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:08
Adding fluoride to water supplies should be considered by councils to improve dental health, the government's public health advisory body says.

VIDEO: Afghanistan's long distance doctors

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 03:00
Doctors are using the internet and basic software to help improve the treatment and diagnosis of patients in remote areas of Afghanistan.

FA chairman to meet Astle's widow

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:59
FA chairman Greg Dyke offers to meet the widow of former England striker Jeff Astle, to discuss what it is doing to analyse head injuries in the game.

Bad Weather Suspends Search For Flight 370 In Indian Ocean

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:54

Gale-force winds temporarily halted efforts to find the Malaysia Airlines jet as China demanded access to satellite data used to determine that the plane crashed off the Australian coast.

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VIDEO: Foster the People: We are not political

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:52
The band Foster the People join BBC Breakfast to talk about their new music and why they are not a political band

Glen is home to super-sized trees

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:48
Conifers growing in the same Highland glen have been identified as being four of the tallest trees in Britain.

House prices continue to accelerate

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:45
UK house prices accelerate, with prices in January up 6.8% compared with a year earlier, official figures show.

VIDEO: 'I'll consider my resignation later'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:44
The head of Malaysia Airlines says his possible resignation is "a personal decision" that he will consider "later".

Air pollution 'killed seven million'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:43
Seven million people died as a result of air pollution in 2012, the World Health Organization estimates.

Mother's fatal bullet hit Kenya baby

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:43
A baby who had a bullet lodged in his head during Sunday's attack on a church near Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa is flown to the capital Nairobi for treatment.

£310m invested in UK wind turbines

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:20
Manufacturing giant Siemens and the UK's Associated British Ports are to invest a total of £310m in UK wind turbine factories, creating 1,000 jobs.

'Tiniest' house goes up for sale

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:14
A two-storey house in Essex with just three rooms and no indoor bathroom is put up for sale.

Missing, presumed dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 02:09
How do you mourn for someone when there's no body?

Why black boxes can't always provide the answers

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 01:56
Why black boxes can't always provide the answers

England call 'surprised' Kieswetter

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 01:54
Somerset's Craig Kieswetter is determined to make the most of his surprise call-up to England's World T20 squad.

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