National / International News

Anger after badger found shot in gut

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:43
A badger found shot in the abdomen inside the west Somerset cull zone suffered a "cruel and unacceptable" death, anti-cull campaigners say.

Brian Cox: 'Multiverse' makes sense

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:42
The presenter and physicist Brian Cox says he supports the idea that many universes may exist.

Death Cuts Short The Life Of An Alzheimer's Research Volunteer

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:34

Justin McCowan wanted to help find a cure for Alzheimer's because it's more common in people like him who have Down syndrome. He died in his sleep last week at age 40.

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As Run-Ins Rise, Police Take Crash Courses On Handling Mentally Ill

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:33

As the availability of mental health services has declined, many police departments have trained Crisis Intervention Teams to respond to people with mental illness.

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Germany's New Economy Minister Takes Aim At Arms Exports

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:29

The nation is the world's third-largest arms exporter, and many weapons go to countries with questionable human rights records. Sigmar Gabriel wants to change that — but not all Germans are on board.

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Avoid The Rush! Some ERs Are Taking Appointments

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:27

Nobody looks forward to sitting in the waiting room. So some hospitals are trying to improve customer satisfaction by offering online appointments. The pitch: "Wait for the ER from home."

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Tesco turns stale as market moves on

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:15
Has Tesco passed its sell-by date, asks Richard Anderson

VIDEO: WW1 bus retraces Ypres battle routes

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:15
A London bus used in the Allied war effort of 1914 is retracing its route in Belgium.

'Crucial' climate talks under way

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:09
World leaders including US President Barack Obama are holding what they say is a crucially important summit on climate change at the UN in New York.

VIDEO: Harman: 'No quick fix for problems'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:03
Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman has said that a "long-term plan" is needed to address problems in the UK, such as pay falling behind the cost of living.

Hamilton targets first win at Suzuka

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:55
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton heads to the Japanese Grand Prix eyeing a first ever win at the tough Suzuka track.

Jimmy Choo to float shares in London

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:51
Designer shoe maker Jimmy Choo announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.

Man Utd £100m off title - Neville

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:43
Manchester United need two more transfer windows of heavy spending to contend for the title, says ex-defender Phil Neville.

VIDEO: 'Rail staff need better information'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:40
Only a third of rail passengers are happy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey has suggested.

Children 'failed in early years'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:28
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

VIDEO: Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:20
The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.

Could you write a Ceefax report?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:18
Ceefax, the service relied upon for sports news in the days before smartphones and apps, celebrates its 40th birthday today.

VIDEO: Relive the best of the Ryder Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:16
BBC Sport takes a look at 10 of the best moments from the Ryder Cup.

VIDEO: Teenagers shy to talk about cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:02
A leading cancer charity says it is concerned the disease is not being spotted early enough in young people because many are too embarrassed to talk to their GP.

Enterprise zone 'secrecy' claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 21:46
Ministers are accused of "shutting up shop" by not revealing how each of Wales' seven enterprise zones is performing.
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