National / International News

More Boko Haram hostages freed

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:53
Another 234 women and children are rescued from Boko Haram Islamist militants in north-eastern Nigeria, the country's military announces.

12 Motivational Moments With An Ohio Republican. No, Really

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:35

From Croatians and chocolate cake to Taylor Swift and Iran, Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich, considering a run for president, weighed in on the issues of the day. He even peppered in advice from his mother.

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China eyes growing Japanese influence

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:32
The developing relationship between Japan and the US is a cause for concern in Beijing, says Jonathan Marcus.

An evening with Nairobi's 'Messiah'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:28
The teacher who spends his evenings feeding street kids

VIDEO: When did curators become cool?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:12
Once a niche job in the art world, now everyone seems to have jumped onto the curating bandwagon.

VIDEO: How a school copes with too many pupils

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:12
How a school copes with too many children

VIDEO: Children living with Ukraine conflict

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:10
As the conflict in Ukraine continues, Tom Burridge visits a school in Donetsk which is still open, despite being very close to front line and being hit by shelling.

The tech that helps techno artists get paid

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:06
The new tech that helps techno artists make money

'Maverick heads stifled by Ofsted'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:02
"Maverick" head teachers are being stifled by an inspection system that stops them doing their best for pupils, a union leader will tell a conference.

Wildlife drop 'may empty landscape'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:01
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.

Footballer jailed for drugs gang role

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:57
Six men, including a former Cardiff City and QPR footballer, are jailed for conspiring to supply cocaine, heroin and cannabis.

VIDEO: Hausding's epic fail in London diving

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:41
Watch Patrick Hausding fail to complete his dive in the Men's 3m Synchro at the World Series meet in London

Show Us The Aid: Anger In An Ancient Nepali Town

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:39

Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.

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VIDEO: Unwanted attention ticks off Tyson

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:33
Former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson loses his temper and elbows a fan who tries to get a picture with him.

VIDEO: What matters to a gliding instructor?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:31
Stephen Ottner is an instructor at a gliding club in Wiltshire.

Why some quakes are worse than others

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:28
Why is it that two apparently similar earthquakes can have such different outcomes in terms of the number of people killed and the damage that results?

11,500 fans see super-fight weigh-in

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:28
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao weigh in for Saturday's contest in front of a packed-out crowd at the MGM Grand.

Law Enforcement Reacts To Baltimore Officer Criminal Charges

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:23

Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.

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A Man Said To Be Ebola Free Could Still Infect A Partner During Sex

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:19

A new report says a woman in Liberia likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.

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VIDEO: Vegas set for 'fight of the century'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:10
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao prepare to face each other in what has been dubbed The Fight of the Century.