National / International News

Deggans: 'Fargo,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' Top Best TV of 2014

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:53

At a time when there is so much good TV around, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says any Top Ten list says as much about the critic as the shows they are picking.

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MP Joyce charged over shop incident

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:49
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is charged with assault and criminal damage over an incident at a shop in Camden earlier this year.

Displaced Nigerians 'may not vote'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:26
At least 1.5 million Nigerians displaced by the Islamist insurgency may not be able to vote in elections if the law is not changed, an official tells the BBC.

PM: People 'fed up' with wind farms

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:22
People are "fed up" with onshore wind farms being built, and "enough is enough", Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs.

Has Vladimir Putin Just Overplayed His Hand?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:15

The Russia leader was riding high at home this year with the successful Winter Olympics and his annexation of Crimea. Now he's staring at a recession and has alienated Western nations that could help.

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Experts race to save white rhino

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:12
An international team of experts is engaged in a last ditch effort to save the northern white rhino from extinction.

Hunt For Dengue Vaccine Gets Closer

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 08:12

Dengue sickens millions of people each year, and there's no cure. Now scientists have found powerful antibodies that stop the virus. Their discovery offers a road map to develop a simple vaccine.

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No charges over pool death of girl, 3

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:55
No criminal charges will be brought over the death of a three-year-old girl who drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Lancashire.

Children die in Yemen bomb attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:55
At least 25 people, among them 15 children, have been killed in twin car bomb attack in the central Yemeni province of Bayda, reports say.

Ex-DJ Denning jailed for sex abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:53
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning is jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing boys in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Berdych appoints Murray's ex-coach

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:45
Andy Murray's former coach, Dani Vallverdu, is named as world number seven Tomas Berdych's new coach.

FIFA Dismisses U.S. Lawyer's Appeal On Handling Of World Cup Report

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:41

Michael Garcia had filed an appeal against how his report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 soccer World Cup was handled. FIFA said his appeal is inadmissible.

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VIDEO: Testing out paying by gloves

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:38
The first contactless payment gloves are being trialled in stores in the run up to Christmas - Rory Cellan-Jones put them to the test.

US version of Broadchurch cancelled

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 07:06
The US take on ITV hit drama Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, will not return for a second series.

Flu jabs needed after outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:55
NHS staff and at-risk people are urged to immediately get flu jabs after an outbreak of the diseases in communities and hospitals across south Wales.

Heavy rain may bring local flooding

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:47
A warning is issued for heavy rain to hit parts of Wales from Tuesday night through to Wednesday.

VIDEO: WWI Hartlepool bombardment recalled

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:45
People have been paying tribute to those killed during the German bombardment of Hartlepool 100 years ago - the first attack on British soil of World War I.

Quantum thinking: Cats to computers

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:44
An interactive journey through quantum theory

Laundrette killer gets 16-year term

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:42
A 52-year-old County Londonderry man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.

Jeb Bush to explore White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 06:41
Ex-Florida governor Jeb Bush, brother and son of US presidents, takes a step towards a run on the White House in 2016.

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