National / International News

UK to re-open embassy in Iran

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:34
William Hague says the "circumstances are right" for the UK to re-open its embassy in Iran's capital, Tehran, which has been shut since 2011.

UK inflation rate falls to 1.5% in May

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:33
Lower fares for flights helped to push the rate of inflation down to its lowest level in four-and-a-half years in May, new figures show.

I turned down Arsenal move - Draxler

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:28
Schalke and Germany midfielder Julian Draxler says he rejected a move to Arsenal during the January transfer window.

France condemns attack on Roma boy

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:25
The French president condemns a lynch mob attack which left a Roma (Gypsy) teenager badly injured on a Paris housing estate.

Aamir killers both lose appeals

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:15
Two hitmen who stabbed a teenager to death in front of his parents after targeting the wrong house lose their appeals.

Thrones finale beats previous season

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:13
The closing episode of fantasy TV series Game of Thrones drew 7.1 million viewers on HBO in the US on Sunday, beating the 5.4 million who tuned in for the previous season's last episode.

AUDIO: 'Scared' residents hit back at charity

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:07
Zoe Conway visits a care home in Northampton, to speak to concerned residents about its potential closure.

PODCAST: The state of the Argentine economy

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:00

First up, Juli Niemann, analyist at Smith, Moore and Company, stops by to talk inflation. Plus, more on Apple's settlement in its suit over e-books. Last up, Russell Padmore of the BBC, talks about the current state of Argentina's economy in light of the U.S. court ruling regarding the country's payments to creditors. 

Travel company bets on learning over leisure

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-06-17 03:00

What do you look for in a vacation destination: food, culture, sandy beaches? 

Nicholas Wood, founder of the travel company Political Tours, hopes social and economic change are high on your list. Wood, a seasoned foreign correspondent who’s filed for the BBC, New York Times, and Marketplace, aims to give travelers a deeper understanding of the places they see and hear about in the news, such as Ukraine, Israel, or China. He joins Marketplace Morning Report David Brancaccio to discuss.

Click on the audio player above to hear more.

Trial over 'revenge porn' website

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:58
There is enough evidence for a man accused of running a website showing thousands of images of naked women without their consent to be put on trial, a San Diego judge rules.

Hidden painting found in Picasso art

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:54
Scientists discover a hidden painting beneath the brush strokes of The Blue Room, a 1901 Picasso artwork.

Okocha criticises Nigeria coach Keshi

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:43
Ex-Nigeria captain Jay-Jay Okocha says coach Stephen Keshi is responsible for the team's struggles against Iran at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Peer had 'verbal fisticuffs' with Thatcher

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:39
Baroness Trumpington recalls Margaret Thatcher being "terribly kind", after telling her "exactly what I thought".

Death driver refuses to give answers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:32
A man whose car mounted a pavement in Glasgow killing two students refuses to answer questions in court that may incriminate him.

Fine 'bad parents', says Ofsted boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:24
Head teachers in England should be given powers to fine parents who fail to support their children's education, the chief inspector of schools says.

Kingman heads Royal Ascot hopefuls

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Royal Ascot begins on Tuesday with 2,000 Guineas runner-up Kingman seeking revenge over winner Night Of Thunder.

Casting light on shadow banking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:13
Who's filling the gap banks are leaving?

Wada satisfied over Froome exemption

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:12
Wada is satisfied an exemption request for Chris Froome to take steroids ahead of a race followed correct procedures.

Hillsborough slurs official sacked

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:07
A Merseyside-based civil servant who wrote abusive comments about the Hillsborough tragedy on Wikipedia is sacked.

One killed in new Sri Lanka riots

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 02:01
Renewed violence flares in southern Sri Lanka as the number killed in violence blamed on hard-line Buddhists rises to four.

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