National / International News

Nappy-wearing goat 'acts like dog'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:58
A nappy-wearing sickly baby goat being nursed back to health thinks she is a dog, her Wellingborough owner says.

German nurse 'sorry' for killings

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:43
A former nurse, who confessed to killing more than 30 patients in Germany, apologises to the relatives of his victims.

Quiz: College tuition for the asking

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:30

Researchers at Columbia University estimate that two-thirds of community college students would qualify for federal grants, but not all of them apply.

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Record-breaking cold in US East

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:25
Bitterly cold air from Siberia has brought dangerously frigid and likely record-setting temperatures to the eastern half of the US and Canada.

Israel 'leaking' Iran nuclear talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:23
The US has accused Israel of selectively leaking information from the Iran nuclear talks to distort its position in negotiations.

Turkey favours China missile deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:14
Nato member Turkey appears ready to buy a Chinese missile defence system incompatible with Nato equipment.

Walmart to raise wages for workers

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:14
US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - announces plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at its US stores.

VIDEO: Timelapse captures Northern Lights show

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:06
Timelapse video has captured a spectacular show of the Northern Lights, visible from northern parts of the UK.

Bollywood comedy ends 20-year run

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:00
An iconic movie which became the longest running in Bollywood history has its final showing after a record-breaking 1,009-week run.

Hot KISS Buns Are Headed For Store Shelves In Japan

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:58

They're dark and intense — and starting next week, a limited number of them will be sold in stores in Japan. Official name? Spicy Chili Tomatoman.

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Supermarket price war hits Asda

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:56
Sales at Asda fall in the 12 weeks to January as supermarket price wars hit the company's performance.

Man forced out by homophobic attacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:50
A grieving man who has been the target of a series of homophobic attacks and death threats says he can no longer live in his north Belfast home.

Henna tattoo warning after dye death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:48
A coroner warns about the dangers of having black henna tattoos and using hair dye after the death of a woman who suffered an allergic reaction.

VIDEO: Convert guilty of beheading plot

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:41
Brusthom Ziamani is been found guilty by a jury at the Old Bailey of planning to behead a British soldier.

VIDEO: 'Sound of shells' heard near Donetsk

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:36
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from the outskirts of Donetsk, where the truce has been observed so far, but where artillery fired has now been heard.

Wal-Mart Gives 500,000 Employees A Pay Raise

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:36

The retailer says starting in April, thousands of full and part time employees will make $9.00 an hour.

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Pensioner dies after car hits wall

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:31
An 85-year-old man dies after his car crashes into a wall.

Man guilty of plot to behead soldier

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:29
A 19-year-old man, who was armed with a 12in knife and a hammer when he was arrested, is found guilty of planning to behead a British soldier.

Blur play Hyde Park with new album

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:25
Blur have announced that they are headlining British Summer Time in June and plan to release a new album in April.

DUP seeks legal review on TV debates

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:22
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) intends to seek a judicial review of the BBC's decision to exclude the party from the televised general election debates.