National / International News

Namibia president wins $5m award

BBC - 6 hours 20 min ago
Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.

Images of bus sex attacks suspect

BBC - 6 hours 24 min ago
Police release CCTV images of a man they want to trace in relation to a series of sex attacks on Glasgow buses.

Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital

NPR News - 6 hours 25 min ago

Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment.

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Will Smith film topples Fifty Shades

BBC - 6 hours 36 min ago
Will Smith's crime caper Focus debuts at number one on the North American box office chart, knocking Fifty Shades of Grey off the top spot.

VIDEO: Baby orangutans need new mum

BBC - 6 hours 47 min ago
Staff are hoping two Sumatran orangutans will find new mothers at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.

Emwazi 'not huge concern' at school

BBC - 6 hours 51 min ago
Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised during his school days, his former head teacher says.

Samsung tries to get an edge on its rivals

BBC - 6 hours 57 min ago
Samsung's good looking new smartphone should restore some of its lost confidence.

Crimewatch appeal over gold medal

BBC - 7 hours 1 min ago
The theft of a Commonwealth Games gold medal belonging to athlete Kelly Sotherton is set to feature on BBC's Crimewatch.

Nursery child 'left in woodland'

BBC - 7 hours 4 min ago
A young child was left behind in woodland by nursery school staff at the end of a walk, the BBC understands.

Snow warning for parts of Wales

BBC - 7 hours 5 min ago
A yellow 'be aware' weather warning is issued for parts of Wales with the risk of snow over higher ground across Wales.

NIE: 2,000 homes without power

BBC - 7 hours 16 min ago
Two thousand homes in Cullybackey, County Antrim, are without power, according to Northern Ireland Electricity.

People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

NPR News - 7 hours 29 min ago

People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.

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Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health

NPR News - 7 hours 31 min ago

Health is not just about trips to the doctor, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Housing, stress and abuse are factors.

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Liberia's President: Ebola Re-Energized Her Downtrodden Country

NPR News - 7 hours 32 min ago

In an exclusive interview, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf remembers how Liberia was "the poster child of everything that could go wrong." But people lived up to the local proverb: "Go fix it."

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Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions

NPR News - 7 hours 32 min ago

Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.

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Reduced BBC bad for UK - Tony Hall

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 23:59
A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall will warn in a speech.

A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-01 23:58

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.

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GP shortages put pressure on doctors

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 23:41
Where have all the GPs gone?

UK house prices fall in February

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 23:38
UK house prices dropped in February for the first time in five months, according to Nationwide.