National / International News

U.S. Attorney General: 'This Violence Against All Of Us' Must End

NPR News - 13 hours 18 min ago

Loretta Lynch condemned the shootings of law enforcement officers in Texas and Illinois, as well as other acts of violence in recent months.

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Sen. Mikulski's Support Ensures Iran Deal Will Withstand GOP Challenge

NPR News - 13 hours 32 min ago

The Maryland Democrat became the crucial 34th vote needed to sustain President Obama's expected veto should Congress pass a measure to block the agreement.

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Why Freezing Didn't Keep Sushi Tuna Safe From Salmonella

NPR News - 13 hours 34 min ago

Freezing is usually considered a way to make raw fish safer. But a recent outbreak of Salmonella in frozen, raw tuna used in sushi across the U.S. highlights the limits of the food-safety technique.

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Sony phone is first to have 4K screen

BBC - 13 hours 44 min ago
Sony says its new smartphone is the first to have a 4K-resolution screen.

Children paralysed in polio outbreak

BBC - 13 hours 49 min ago
Two children have been paralysed in the first outbreak of polio in Europe for five years, the World Health Organization says.

Acer unveils 'building block' PC

BBC - 14 hours 8 min ago
Acer's new Revo computer is made up of "building blocks" that add on extra functionality.

Brooks to return as News Corp UK boss

BBC - 14 hours 53 min ago
Rebekah Brooks to return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday.

The black students rallying against "remnants of apartheid"

BBC - 15 hours 25 sec ago
Black students rally at elite South African campus

McIlroy gets Final Series exemption

BBC - 15 hours 20 min ago
World number one Rory McIlroy is given a special exemption by the European Tour to play in the season-ending Final Series.

PM: Taking more refugees not answer

BBC - 15 hours 40 min ago
David Cameron says bringing peace to Syria rather than "taking more and more refugees" is the answer to the current migration crisis.

Eurostar passengers 'left in dark'

BBC - 15 hours 54 min ago
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.

How Harry Styles sent SeaWorld's image diving

BBC - 15 hours 58 min ago
How Harry Styles sent SeaWorld’s image diving

Why has Google changed its typeface?

BBC - 16 hours 29 sec ago
Why would Google change its typeface?

Baltimore Court Begins Hearings On Freddie Gray Case

NPR News - 16 hours 29 min ago

Six police officers are charged in the arrest and death of Gray, who died of injuries suffered while in custody. A judge is considering a motion to dismiss the case.

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Fresh migrant protests in Budapest

BBC - 16 hours 37 min ago
Hundreds of migrants protest for a second day at Hungary's decision to stop them from travelling by train to other European destinations.

Clarke to take indefinite break

BBC - 16 hours 48 min ago
Former Australia captain Michael Clarke pulls out of his Big Bash contract and will take an indefinite break from cricket.

VIDEO: Remains revealed as 17th Century prisoners

BBC - 16 hours 53 min ago
Remains found in the grounds of Durham University are 17th Century Scottish prisoners of war, experts say.

Clinic leaks patients' HIV status

BBC - 16 hours 54 min ago
A sexual health clinic in Soho mistakenly leaked the HIV positive status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admit.

Paper banknotes disappearing fast

BBC - 17 hours 2 min ago
Anyone lucky enough to have a £50 note in their wallet and purse will find it is the only banknote made of paper in a few years.

New ranges send Lego sales soaring

BBC - 17 hours 7 min ago
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges help Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.