National / International News

M&S finance boss leaves for Tesco

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:51
Marks and Spencer's chief financial officer Alan Stewart will leave the High Street retailer to join supermarket giant Tesco.

4 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Apparent Domestic Dispute In Texas

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:41

The suspect in the shootings in Spring, Texas, engaged police in a three-hour standoff before surrendering.

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Minister unhappy over consultation

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:38
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill accuses the UK government of a "lack of prior consultation" over new surveillance powers.

Are coin-locks on trolleys a bad idea?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:24
Morrisons is removing locks from thousands of its supermarket trolleys.

Myanmar reporters sentenced to jail

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:23
A court in Myanmar sentences five journalists to jail with hard labour for 10 years for writing that the military was making chemical weapons.

Giant rollable TVs on the horizon

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:21
LG has announced the release of two new 18in organic LED panels - one is transparent while the other can be rolled into a 3cm tube.

Trent Bridge chief rejects pitch claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:19
Nottinghamshire's chief executive dismisses claims the club deliberately prepared a lifeless pitch for the first Test.

Day in pictures: 10 July 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:11
24 hours of news photos: 10 July

VIDEO: Do unions have a strike mandate?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:08
The government has criticised unions calling strike action without a significant enough level of support.

Free Wifi access starts in Glasgow

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:07
Glasgow becomes the first city in Scotland to launch a council-led scheme offering free access to the internet.

Judge dismisses NHS shake-up review

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:05
Campaigners lose three separate legal challenges in their bid to stop planned changes to hospital services in west Wales.

Kurdish Leaders Boycott Iraqi Government Meetings

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:04

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused Kurds of sheltering terrorists and Saddam Hussein loyalists. Kurdish ministers withdrew from meetings, calling on Maliki to resign.

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From Calif. Teachers, More Nuanced Views On Tenure

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 04:03

Some teachers say they want to preserve tenure, but add that it's time for a look at the rules.

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Iraq rebels 'seize nuclear material'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:48
Iraq warns the UN that Sunni militants have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in Mosul.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:47
Emergency data laws are vital to protecting national security, Theresa May tells MPs.

Single energy market recommended

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:44
Single markets in electricity and gas covering the whole of Great Britain should continue if Scotland becomes independent, a report says.

McIlroy breaks record at Scottish Open

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:42
Rory McIlroy makes seven birdies to break the course record with a first-round 64 at the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen.

India unveils 'budget for growth'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:40
India's new government promises to bring back higher growth, with a budget including more infrastructure spending and a goods and services tax.

Caption Challenge: Bowled over

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:32
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Justin Bieber's 'extremely silly' egg attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 03:28
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been sentenced to two years probation in connection with the egging of his neighbour's home.
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