National / International News

Burgess is not a centre - Dawson

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 05:19
Bath's Sam Burgess is not good enough to play at centre for England in the World Cup, says 2003 winner Matt Dawson.

Quake-hit Nepal trek area 'now safe'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 05:13
Nepal's popular Annapurna trekking area is declared safe, but report criticised as "flawed" and "rushed" by some tour operators.

Birkirkara FC v West Ham United

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 05:13
West Ham look to build on a 1-0 aggregate lead over Maltese side Birkirkara to advance in the Europa League.

Greece Approves Reforms, Clearing Hurdle For Bailout Deal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-23 05:12

The measures involve an overhaul to the banking and judicial systems — demands made by Greece creditors in exchange for the 86 billion euro rescue package.

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How did Varoufakis do?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 05:07
How is Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, and his actions viewed? asks Mark Lobel.

Zuma home upgrade 'poorly done'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:55
A South African parliamentary committee says it has evidence of poor workmanship on controversial renovations at the president's private home.

VIDEO: Excitement mounts for Obama Kenya trip

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:51
Barack Obama may not get quite the rapturous welcome he did when he visited Kenya as a senator back in 2006, but his presence in his ancestral home is expected to be warmly received.

An Artificial Limb Can Bring Hope — But Who's Going To Make It?

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:50

That's the question in Bangladesh, where there aren't enough clinicians to make prosthetic devices for accident victims and others in need. Now there's a school to fill the gap.

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Arsenic threat: Is it safer to cook rice in a coffee percolator?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:43
Is it safer to cook rice in a coffee percolator?

Medical Residents Are Indebted But Reasonably Happy

NPR News - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:42

Talking to medical residents is one way to get a bead on where medicine is headed. A recent survey of more than 1,700 residents asked a slew of questions about their hopes, daily work and finances.

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VIDEO: Investigation into schoolgirl's death

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:40
A post-mortem examination is being held to determine the cause of death of a 12-year-old girl from East Yorkshire who died during a school trip to France.

Your pictures: Derelict

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:39
Readers' photographs on the theme of derelict.

Faster Tor on the horizon

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:38
A high-speed anonymous way to browse the web is developed by security researchers.

Judge orders teenager to sketch him

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:37
A 16-year-old boy is ordered by a judge in Londonderry to become an unofficial court sketch artist.

VIDEO: Eloise Parry 'made a bad choice'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:27
The mother of a woman who died after taking highly toxic "diet pills" has warned others of the dangers of the chemical known as DNP.

'We will all race hard for Jules'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:16
Lewis Hamilton on the "sadness" of Jules Bianchi's funeral, carrying on racing and aiming to equal Ayrton Senna's win record.

Kerry to be questioned on Iran deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:14
The US Secretary of State John Kerry is to defend the nuclear deal with Iran as he appears at a Senate committee.

'Migrant activity' disrupts Tunnel

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:13
Journeys through the Channel Tunnel are being delayed by two hours following "intensive migrant activity", Eurotunnel says.

Dame Laura backs Turnberry changes

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 04:01
World women's number one Dame Laura Davies insists Donald Trump's changes at Turnberry will improve the course.

Engineers create origami bridge

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 03:59
Engineers have successfully tested a mobile bridge based on origami that could be deployed in disaster zones.