National / International News

EU OKs Arms Shipments To Iraqi Kurds

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:15

In an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union also called for an investigation into possible crimes against humanity carried out by Islamic State militants.

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While Films And TV Shows Miss Latinos, A YouTube Outlet Grows

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:15

Since it was created in 2012, the MiTú network has been rapidly expanding to meet demand for Latino Web content. Now, it's partnering with Televisa, a Spanish-language media company.

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Hundreds mourn Crete holiday walker

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:11
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of a Denbighshire man who died while on a walking holiday on the Greek holiday island of Crete.

VIDEO: Beatle bids farewell to Candlestick

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:08
Sir Paul McCartney performed at San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Thursday night ahead of its demolition.

Police investigate hospital death

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:08
The police confirm they are conducting inquiries into the death of a 22-year-old man at Belfast City Hospital more than a year ago, after his mother claimed staff let him "starve to death".

Former Corrie set to be demolished

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:59
The former set of Coronation Street is to be demolished to make way for flats, shops and offices following the soap's move to a new site.

UK summons Russian envoy over Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:55
Moscow's ambassador to the UK is summoned by the Foreign Office to "clarify" reports of a Russian military incursion into Ukraine.

EU condemns 'atrocities' in Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:30
EU foreign ministers condemn "atrocities and abuses" against religious minorities in Iraq, with Germany warning it cannot stand by and watch "slaughter".

Murder victim's sister's in plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:29
A sister of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson calls for two women whose blood was found during a search linked to the investigation to come forward.

Degree honours for stabbed students

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:26
Two students who were killed in Borneo are awarded honorary degrees by Newcastle University as more tributes pour in for them.

VIDEO: Dolphins squeal with delight

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:25
A study of trained dolphins has suggested that the marine mammals use express pleasure with squeals of delight.

Wide Range Of Hospital Charges For Blood Tests Called 'Irrational'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-15 08:24

An analysis of hospital charges in California couldn't explain the wide variation in listed prices for routine lab work. Teaching hospitals and government-run hospitals charged the least.

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Viewpoints: How to defeat Islamic State group

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:55
How to defeat Islamic State group

Brothers found after national alert

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:46
Three brothers missing from Sunderland for four days are found as seven people are arrested over their disappearance.

Team Scotland starts Glasgow parade

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:45
The athletes who helped Team Scotland to a best ever medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games have begun a parade through host city Glasgow.

'New mass abduction' in Nigeria

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:43
Reports emerge of a new mass abduction in north-eastern Nigeria, suspected to have been carried out by Islamist militants Boko Haram.

Man jailed for stepdaughter's murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:39
A man found guilty of the "violent and vicious" murder of his stepdaughter is jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.

Are we suffering from consumption?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:34
Will Self is suffering from consumption - no, not that kind

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:33
How many fish can a 'salmon cannon' fire? And more nuggets.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 07:31
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure
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