National / International News

Sterling 'won't sell LA Clippers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 18:49
LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has reversed course and decided not to sell the team to ex-Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer, his lawyer says.

Students 'worth £264,000 more in tax'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 18:25
A rapid increase in student numbers will be financed by higher tax returns from graduates, says David Willetts.

Las Vegas killers were 'anti-police'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 17:41
Two people who shot dead police officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo and a bystander in a Las Vegas shopping centre were 'anti-police', authorities say.

Clinton's test campaign under way

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 17:28
Kim Ghattas on Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential race

Smelly job of saving a unique bomber

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 17:27
The surprisingly smelly job of saving a unique aircraft

Chicago's Latest Case Of Political Graft Has A Twist

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:41

A jury must decide whether Democratic State Rep. Derrick Smith abused his office and took a $7,000 bribe or was entrapped by an overzealous FBI.

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The menace under the sea

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:35
How submarines transformed naval warfare

Think Pink: A clickable guide to Kasabian's album

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:32
'Britain's maddest band' annotate their album artwork

The joyful dearth of World Cup hype

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:29
A bearable World Cup for non-England fans?

Janet Street-Porter's Scotland

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:09
Broadcaster Janet Street-Porter gets to heart of referendum debate

Police to offer veterans support

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:04
Vulnerable armed forces veterans are to receive specialist support from Citizens Advice Scotland if they come into contact with the police.

White House Hosts Discussion On Role Of Working Fathers

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 16:01

The talk was part of the Obama administration's push for more workplace flexibility and paid parental leave.

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MPs demand new data on pet primates

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:59
MPs call for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.

EDL bomb plotters challenge sentences

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:49
Six men jailed for planning to bomb an English Defence League rally challenge their jail terms, saying they were treated more harshly than non-Muslim extremists.

VIDEO: Rape 'on a massive scale' in S Sudan

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:35
There has been a sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults in South Sudan, since fighting between two ethnic tribes, the Dinka and the Nuer, erupted in December.

VIDEO: How to earn a living on Instagram

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:20
Daniel Arnold turned his passion for photography into a career, leveraging his fame on Instagram into a solo gallery show in San Francisco and a $15,000 payday.

America's Cup: Making sailing pay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:15
Making the America's Cup pay its way

Who is Kenya's 'Bleached Beauty'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:14
The Kenyan who put skin lightening under the spotlight

Why do black US mothers breastfeed less?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:13
A photo of a woman nursing during her graduation sparked a row.

The Korean grandmothers who sell sex

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 15:06
Why Korean grandmothers are selling their bodies to elderly men
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