National / International News

Lush cosmetics in YouTube dispute

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:17
A popular video blogger hits out at cosmetics brand Lush after he loses control of a YouTube address he has been using since 2005.

Infection response 'lost in transit'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:13
Information watchdogs are told an NHS Borders response to a request for details of its staff infection policy was probably "lost in transit".

Warning over drinking in pregnancy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:13
One of the UK's leading experts in child health is calling for stronger warnings on alcohol to alert women to the dangers of drinking while pregnant.

VIDEO: Care 'nothing like Tracy Beaker'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:12
An independent review is being launched to examine why so many children who have spent time in care end up in the criminal justice system.

'Radical' land reform plan unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:12
The Scottish government is to publish "radical" proposals aimed at widening the ownership of land across the country.

Why Leeds was the birthplace of film

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:11
Why Leeds was the real birthplace of cinema

Our deep need for monsters that lurk in the dark

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:08
The human need for monsters that lurk in the dark

VIDEO: Has Chinese urbanisation worked?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:06
For the past ten years Carrie Gracie has reported on the transformation of one rural community, White Horse Village, from a tiny farming community into a huge city.

Inside the secret world of sprinting

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:04
The build-up, reaching your limits and swearing in every European language - Mark Cavendish on sprint cycling.

The challenges of going global

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:02
How hard is it to expand overseas?

VIDEO: Gym wars: Survival of the fittest

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:00
With household budgets squeezed, the health and fitness club sector has not been growing much, but two types of club are thriving.

Q&A: Tax credits explained

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:00
What are tax credits and how do they work?

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:57
Manchester United are ready to spend £150m, New York City in talks with Andrea Pirlo, Man City want Jack Wilshere, plus more.

VIDEO: Bronze nets stunning England winner

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:45
Lucy Bronze scores a stunning long-range effort to give England a 2-1 victory over Norway in the 2015 Women's World Cup second round.

Pete Rose Bet On Baseball Games As A Player, ESPN Reports

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:43

After years of denial, baseball's all-time hits leader admitted in 2004 that he bet on games, but only while he was manager. But ESPN obtained documents that show the betting began in 1986.

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Painfully Skinny Jeans Land A Woman In The Hospital

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:33

It turns out jeans really can be too tight. An Australian woman suffered nerve and muscle damage after wearing super-skinny jeans. She couldn't walk and was hospitalized, but has since recovered.

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Local Food Is Still A Niche. Can It Grow Beyond That?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:23

"Local" food makes up a small fraction of what Americans eat. But a recent study argues that 90 percent of people living in cities could be fed with food grown with 100 miles.

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The Complicated Political History Of The Confederate Flag

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:19

After a massacre at a church in Charleston, South Carolina's governor called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the grounds of the state Capitol. The flag has a long and divisive history.

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VIDEO: Yanukovych 'supported the ostriches'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:17
Speaking to Newsnight's Gabriel Gatehouse Viktor Yanukovych said he supported ostriches on his land.

VIDEO: Gaza conflict: 'War crimes by both sides'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-22 14:09
The United Nations says that war crimes may have been committed by Israelis and by Palestinian militants during the conflict in Gaza last year.