National / International News

Cosmetic jabs 'safe if done right'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:22
Minor cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and fillers are very safe when carried out by trained professionals, say researchers.

Plant protein could be used in blood

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:13
A protein found in sugar beet that is related to haemoglobin in human blood could be used as a blood substitute, say researchers in Sweden.

Interstellar tests brain and stamina

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:42
Space epic tests brain and stamina

Volunteering to test Ebola vaccine

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:42
The doctors choosing to test new vaccine for deadly virus

Australia rejects asylum offer claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:29
Australia rejects a claim that it offered to accommodate asylum seekers if they withdrew statements about a death at a detention facility.

Picture power: Slow destruction

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:25
A look at photographer Marco Garcia

What's in a scientific name?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:23
Scientific names give new perspective to natural world

Chevron Spends Big, And Loses Big, In A City Council Race

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:06

Tuesday's elections weren't just bad news for Democrats. Oil giant Chevron got clobbered in a city election in Richmond, Calif., that was widely seen as a referendum on the company itself.

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East Germany's trade in human beings

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:57
How East Germany secretly sold people it didn't want

Disconnected ready to make Westminster pay

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:55
Mark Mardell says mainstream politicians patronise the electorate at their peril.

Hybrid warfare: The new conflict

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:42
Vladimir Putin is accused of a new type of hybrid warfare, in which propaganda and provocation take centre stage, says Bridget Kendall.

One killed in fresh Jerusalem car attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:41
A Palestinian driver rams a car into pedestrians in East Jerusalem killing a policeman, the second such attack in the past two weeks.

When soldiers roamed around Stonehenge

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:24
How Stonehenge site became the world's largest military camp

'Ethical duty' to cut NHS waste

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:22
Doctors across the UK are being told they have an ethical duty to prevent waste in the NHS.

Clegg seeking Northern rail boost

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:53
Commuters in the north of England are using "decrepit" trains that would be unacceptable in London, Nick Clegg is to claim as he pushes for more investment.

Survivors want level crossing closed

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:43
Survivors fear 2004 level crossing disaster could happen again

North Korea becomes tech-savvy

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:39
Surfing the net in the Hermit Kingdom

Headset guides blind people in cities

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:36
A headset that guides visually impaired people around cities has been developed by Microsoft and charity Guide Dogs.

Ebola Cases Seen Declining In Liberia, WHO Says In New Update

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:25

There are currently 13,042 confirmed or suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus in six countries, the World Health Organization says.

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