National / International News

Mourinho wants Friday night football

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-15 01:53
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says English clubs in Europe should be allowed to play domestic games on a Friday.

VIDEO: Who can protect UK in a cyber attack?

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-15 01:43
The skills of amateur ''cyber defenders'' are being put to the test in London this weekend, as they try to protect the UK against a simulated cyber attack.

The Passengers On Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-15 01:01

American Philip Wood was returning to his girlfriend in Beijing after a visit to Texas. He was among the 239 people on board the flight that's been missing since last Saturday.

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Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There's No Rush

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-15 01:01

Looks like the old adage about when it's safe to eat dropped foods may actually be effective for wet, sticky stuff like candies. For carpet-dusted snacks, you can take your sweet time, a study finds.

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A Tragic Disappearance (Mostly) Solved In 'Savage Harvest'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-15 01:00

In a new book, journalist Carl Hoffman lays out the case that when Michael Rockefeller disappeared on an art-collecting trip to New Guinea in 1961, he was likely killed by the local Asmat people.

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Missing Nida investigation continues

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-15 00:27
A permanent team of police officers is continuing to investigate a Newport teenager's mystery disappearance despite physical searches being halted.

Prime Minister: 'Deliberate Action' Disabled Missing Jet's Systems

NPR News - Fri, 2014-03-14 23:50

Malaysia's prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the airliner, but he stopped short of calling the disappearance a hijacking.

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Hamilton on pole in wet qualifying

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 23:14
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton grabs a last-ditch pole position in a thrilling rain-hit qualifying session at the Australian Grand Prix.

Benn tributes and 'jet on island' in papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 22:14
Tributes to the Tony Benn feature widely, while there are new theories about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane and speculation ahead of the Budget.

Plea for rare group blood donors

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 22:08
People with blood groups O and B negative are being asked to donate blood, as stocks for both types hit their lowest levels in four years.

Deadly clash as Ukraine crisis grows

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 20:59
Two people die in clashes between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukraine, as tensions rise ahead of Crimea's secession vote.

Plane mystery enters second week

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 20:52
A huge international operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with 239 people on board enters a second week.

VIDEO: Horse airlifted to safety from US ravine

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 20:37
A horse had to be lifted 150 feet into the air by helicopter after it fell into a crevasse in Arcadia, California, following a hiking accident.

Rosberg sets searing practice pace

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 20:06
Nico Rosberg sets a scintillating pace for Mercedes in final practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

The generation dependent on the phone charger

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 19:06
The generation that's a slave to its phone charger

Coping without a sense of smell

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 18:58
What it's like to miss the smell of cake, babies and Christmas

Richard Branson's top 10 tips

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 18:47
The entrepreneur gives his top 10 tips for success

Catching a yawn is 'linked to age'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 18:43
Contagious yawning is linked more closely to age than tiredness or empathy, US researchers find, and reduces as people get older.

Iain Duncan Cupid?

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 18:11
Is the government responsible for a rise in two-parent families?

Heads warn of budget 'snatchback'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-14 17:48
England's school heads warn budget increases for 2015-16 will be "snatched back" by increased pension contributions and salaries.

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