National / International News

FBI: 51 Law Enforcement Officers 'Feloniously Killed' In 2014

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:36

After a sharp drop in 2013, the number of police and other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty as a result of felonious incidents rose in 2014, from 27 to 51, the FBI says.

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NHS Scotland 'needs former nurses'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:33
Scotland's biggest nursing agency calls on former nurses to consider doing occasional shifts, after warning of a lack of qualified nurses.

Ex-CIA officer jailed for leaking

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:20
A judge sentences a former CIA officer to three-and-a-half years in prison for revealing classified information.

The NHS: What we weren't told during the election

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:12
Politicians could not stop talking about the health service during the election. But did we get the full story?

The battle of the e-Muftis

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:09
Why sermons aren't enough to counter online extremism

VIDEO: The blind guitarist supporting McBusted

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:09
The blind guitarist supporting McBusted

Five big questions that will soon need answering

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:09
What are answers to these five big questions for UK?

VIDEO: The children Malaysia doesn't want

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:06
Thousands of sons and daughters born to foreign workers in Malaysia are not being granted documentation by the government.

New cabinet to meet for first time

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:06
David Cameron says the Conservatives are "the real party of working people" as he prepares to chair the first all-Conservative cabinet for 18 years.

Brain damaged boy in £13m payout

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:05
A boy who suffered brain damage at birth is awarded a £13m-compensation package.

Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:04
Trounced by a brain-training octogenarian

VIDEO: Girl, 11, is youngest US chess master

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:00
Chess prodigy, 11, beats all-comers in US

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:57
Inter Milan want Yaya Toure, Man City keen to sign Saido Berahino and Kevin De Bruyne, plus more.

Reshuffle sparks 'licence fee battle'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:53
The cabinet reshuffle attracts widespread coverage, with much of the focus on the new culture secretary and claims his appointment is a warning shot at the BBC.

Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:39

One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.

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NFL's Aaron Hernandez 'shot witness'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:21
Former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is charged with witness intimidation, say prosecutors.

Why Food Companies Should Be More Afraid Of Water Scarcity

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 14:10

An environmental sustainability group assessed how 37 U.S. food companies are responding to escalating water risks. It found most have a long way to go to improve water efficiency and other practices.

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NFL Suspends Tom Brady For 4 Games Over 'Deflategate' Scandal

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:56

Days after a lengthy report found it was "more probable than not" that quarterback Tom Brady knew of rule-breaking, the NFL suspends him for four games next season and fines his team $1 million.

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Brady banned over 'Deflategate'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:54
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for four games after an inquiry into under-inflated balls.

Ennis-Hill not 'cattle prod' for KJT

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:52
Katarina Johnson-Thompson's coach will not use Jessica Ennis-Hill's return as a "cattle prod" to get the best out of her.