National / International News

S Korea prime minister to keep job

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 19:39
South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-won, who offered to quit over the Sewol ferry disaster, will keep his job, the president says.

Axe A-levels, say UK scientists

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 19:12
A-levels should be replaced by a baccalaureate-style qualification that requires teenagers to study maths and science to 18, Royal Society scientists say.

Celebrities call for drug law change

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 19:08
More than 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts write a letter to the prime minister calling for a review of the government's policy on illegal drugs.

IT firms top government spend list

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 18:48
IT companies benefited most from government contracts in 2012 and 2013, an analysis of public spending suggests.

English author Laurie Lee remembered

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 18:07
How Cider With Rosie author captured English countryside

The good old days?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 18:03
Did disabled workers have more rights in years past?

VIDEO: Superb Shaqiri & more Messi magic

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:46
Get all the best of the action from Wednesday at the Fifa World Cup in Brazil in under 10 minutes with Match of the Day's World Cup Catch-Up.

US eases oil export restrictions

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:44
The US gives permission to two firms to export oil, after it has been lightly processed - a move that could see oil exports from the US increase.

Does Nigeria have an image problem?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:22
Why are Nigerians so touchy about how they are viewed?

In pictures: Dennis Hopper photography

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:18
Actor Dennis Hopper's work on the other side of the lens

Nothing to see here: How Uruguay closed ranks over Suarez

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:04
No Suarez questions allowed and no speaking English - BBC Sport's Ben Smith reflects on an unusual day with the Uruguay camp.

On the trail of Jean-Claude Juncker

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:03
The place Jean-Claude Juncker calls home

North Korea Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Comedy

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:49

The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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A new name for the UK?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:47
Would the UK change its name if Scotland votes for independence?

Oldest faeces show Neanderthal diet

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:13
Analysis of a 50,000-year-old scrap of human faeces adds weight to the view that Neanderthals ate plants as well as meat.

Low turnout in Libyan elections

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:09
Low turnout and deadly violence mar Libya's general election as the country tries to resolve worsening instability since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi.

The living legacy of Gavrilo Princip

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:56
Why Bosnia is uneasy recalling the shots that started WW1

Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:38

The Immigrant and Zinda Bhaag are idea-driven films that delve into the global arc of migration from different corners of the world.

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VIDEO: America falls in love with football

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:37
The BBC talks to football fans about how the US has embraced the World Cup - and how soccer culture here still differs to that in other countries.

Today at the World Cup: Day 15 at a glance

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:30
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need on day 15 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

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