National / International News

India refuses to lift rape film ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:43
A court in India refuses to lift a ban on screening a controversial BBC documentary about the 2012 Delhi gang rape.

IS 'using chlorine gas' in bombs

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:37
Iraqi officials show the BBC footage, which they say proves Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas in roadside bomb attacks.

Right policies with wrong figures?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:19
Can politicians take the right decisions based on the wrong figures?

'I had Chelsea babies around me'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:14
Chelsea's players acted like "babies" during Zlatan Ibrahimovic's sending off, the Paris St-Germain striker says.

South Africa ease into last eight

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:07
AB de Villiers makes 99 as South Africa comfortably defeat United Arab Emirates to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

Council removing tree-top protesters

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 01:06
Enforcement action starts to remove a group of people perched in trees at an allotment for a month in protest over bus route plans.

A Child Of Slavery Who Taught A Generation

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:56

Anna J. Cooper was a remarkable student and, later, a legendary teacher and principal of the Dunbar School.

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Plans To Explore For Oil Offshore Worry East Coast Residents

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:28

With memories of the massive BP spill still fresh, residents are hoping to stop offshore drilling and underwater seismic testing. Industry leaders say they follow rules meant to protect wildlife.

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When Life Overwhelms, This Group Lends A Healthy Hand

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:26

Health care should go beyond a doctor's office, the creators of this program say. Students work as health advocates, helping patients find affordable housing, fresh food and social services as needed.

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Drawn-Out Syrian Civil War Spawns A Literal Dark Age

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:25

Once, Syria was a modern nation. Today, after five years of brutal conflict, 83 percent of the country's lights are out and life expectancies are 20 years shorter.

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Researchers Think There's A Warm Ocean On Enceladus

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:24

A new analysis of particles believed to be from the bottom of oceans inside Enceladus suggest the moon is toasty warm.

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Flats' two light bulbs 'cost £340'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:11
Two outdoor light bulbs cost £340 to change at a block of flats, a landlady says.

Workers 'feel pressure to hide faith'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:08
Religious employees feel under pressure to keep their beliefs and faith symbols hidden at work, a watchdog finds.

ITV to buy The Voice producer Talpa

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 00:03
ITV has agreed to acquire Dutch TV production company Talpa Media, which makes talent show The Voice, for £355m.

Patients' 'lack of NHS information'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:54
Patients in Wales living near the border with England face "a worrying lack of information" about the impact of policy differences on their healthcare, a group of MPs says.

'Unfair' to single out coach Moores

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:39
Coach Peter Moores should not be singled out for criticism following England's World Cup exit, says his assistant Paul Farbrace.

Morrisons profit worst in eight years

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:21
Supermarket chain Morrisons reports its worst results in eight years, with pre-tax profits falling by more than half from a year ago.

Access to blocked news sites restored

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:16
Reporters Without Borders has set up mirrors of websites that are banned in various countries, making them visible once more.

Ferguson police shot during protest

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:16
Two police officers are shot in Ferguson, a US town hit by riots over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, shortly after the police chief resigns.

2 Police Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:14

The incident occurred during a protest outside Ferguson police headquarters and comes less than 24 hours after the resignation of the city's chief of police.

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