National / International News

VIDEO: Eagle flies into living room

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:29
A woman was "quite shocked" when an eagle flew into her living room while she was watching the French Open tennis championship.

The cornucopia of anti-homeless sleeping design

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:27
A set of spikes to prevent rough sleeping has provoked outrage, but it's common.

AUDIO: Computer convinces users it is human

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 04:04
A computer has passed the Turing Test for the first time by convincing users it is human.

Pub attack death treated as murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:58
A murder investigation begins after a man receives fatal injuries at a pub in East Kilbride.

Soldiers died from 'overheating'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:46
Three soldiers died from overheating during a training exercise on the Brecon Beacons in Powys, a pre-inquest hearing is told.

Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:39

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a potential hunger catastrophe.

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VIDEO: Highlights from the Tony Awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:35
Audra McDonald was the star of the night after receiving her sixth Tony Award for her role in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. Watch highlights from the ceremony.

Karachi's Airport Reopens, One Day After Terrorist Attack

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:35

The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.

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Referendum campaigns mark milestone

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:34
Both sides in the Scottish independence debate mark the milestone of 100 days to go in the referendum campaign.

Son freed by police over killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:31
The son of a woman found dead at her County Londonderry home is released from police custody and is being detained under the Mental Health Act.

Queen's Club voting T&C's

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:19
Queen's Club voting T&C's

VIDEO: Bullock's Gravity suit goes on display

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:14
The suit worn by actress Sandra Bullock in Gravity has gone on display in Liverpool, as part of the International Festival for Business.

Can more jobs eliminate child poverty?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:11
Can more jobs eliminate child poverty?

Stephen Lee admits cue sale fraud

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:08
Snooker player Stephen Lee is fined for selling his personal cue to a Facebook fan for £1,600 then failing to send it to him.

VIDEO: What's in store for new councillors?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:08
A former councillor, and a newly-elected one, speak about why anyone wants to serve on a local authority.

Russia journalist's killers get life

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:01
Two men are given life sentences for the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, with three others getting long jail terms.

AUDIO: How fist fights shaped the human face

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:01
Humans developed "beefy" facial features as protection during fist fights, according to scientists.

PODCAST: Exploding student debt

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-06-09 03:00

With student loans at an alltime high, President Obama is expected to push for qualifying more people for income-based repayment plans. Plus, the new tear-jerker "The Fault in Our Stars" had a huge weekend at the box-office, making a case for the newest blockbuster demographic: teenage girls. Also, hear how a tiny town in Pakistan served as a testing ground for why technology takes so long to adopt into industry

Smart TVs subverted by radio attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 02:55
Millions of smart TVs can be hijacked by burying attack code in signals broadcast to the net-connected devices, warn security experts.
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