National / International News

Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 23:35

Recent scandals involving student athletes at Syracuse University and other prominent athletic departments, remind commentator Frank Deford of speakeasies during Prohibition.

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VIDEO: Nato begins Black Sea military drills

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 23:09
The BBC's Europe Correspondent Gavin Lee has spent the day with Nato on one of the ships, as their training mission takes place.

Test your F1 knowledge with our quiz

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:47
How does your knowledge compare to the BBC Formula 1 team? With the season about to start, take our quiz to find out.

All health trusts smoke-free by 2016

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:40
Health Minister Jim Wells announces a complete smoking ban in the grounds of any hospital from March 2016.

DUP in independent debate body call

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:39
The DUP will use parliamentary time in Westminster later to call for an independent body to be put in charge of television election debates.

Diesel car 'demonisation' condemned

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:35
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a car industry group, launches a campaign to combat the 'demonisation' of diesel in the wake of a Paris ban on the cars.

Pensioner dies in Penarth house fire

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:33
An elderly woman dies in a house fire at Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, fire crews confirm.

Hamilton v Rosberg rivalry part II

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:25
Will personal and professional instability derail Lewis Hamilton as another intense battle with Nico Rosberg commences?

Pakistan soldiers raid MQM office

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:24
Paramilitary troops in Pakistan raid and seal off the headquarters of the MQM party, the biggest political party in Karachi.

No speed cut on death crash road

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:11
There are no plans to cut the speed on the section of the A470 which saw four people die in a crash.

Give 'Scots job priority' - poll

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:11
Most Scots think job recruiters should give priority to British people over immigrants, a poll for the BBC suggests.

Missing girl found safe and well

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:08
A 14-year-old girl who was the subject of a national alert after she went missing from home is found safe and well.

The father searching for his abducted son

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 22:04
The father desperately searching for his little boy

Amnesty condemns Iran birth drive

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 21:48
Laws aimed at boosting Iran's population reduce women to "baby-making machines", the rights group Amnesty International warns.

Broadcasters criticised over debates

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 21:30
Broadcasters are breaching impartiality rules and "playing politics" in the row over TV election debates, ex-BBC, ITV and Channel 4 boss Lord Grade says.

Danny Dyer dedicates award to Hopkins

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 21:27
The EastEnders actor dedicates his latest award win to Katie Hopkins after they had a Twitter row about his engagement.

Fears grow for missing Charlotte, 14

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 21:08
Fears are growing for a 14-year-old girl missing from her home after police ruled out a possible sighting.

S Korea 'nut rage' attendant sues

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 21:06
A flight attendant involved in the Korean Air "nut rage" incident sues the airline and jailed former executive Heather Cho in New York.

Top Gear halted over Clarkson 'punch'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 20:56
The BBC is expected to scrap the remainder of the current Top Gear TV series after allegations that presenter Jeremy Clarkson punched a producer.

Feds Add Coal-Dust Coverup Allegation To Mine CEO's Indictment

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 19:14

Six weeks before trial, the government accused Don Blankenship of hiding the true levels of breathable coal dust in a West Virginia mine that later exploded. He already faced conspiracy charges.

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