National / International News

Apple Must Think Different On Cars, Or Join Ranks Of Failed New Brands

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 04:03

Apple has formed a secret team to design and prototype an electric car, according to numerous reports. While Apple may have the technological chops, the odds are stacked against startup car companies.

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Pressure on Greece to deliver plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 03:28
The Greek government begins work on a list of reforms it has agreed to submit to lenders by Monday, as part of a deal to extend its bailout package.

Artist Knapp-Fisher dies aged 83

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 03:27
Artist John Knapp-Fisher, who was based in Pembrokeshire for much of his life, dies aged 83.

Hammered And Heedless: Do Dangerous Drinking Videos Harm Teens?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 03:03

Being falling-down drunk is often played for laughs on YouTube videos, but those videos don't show the downside of getting trashed. That can't be good for teenagers and young adults, researchers say.

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Boy 'played dead' in Taliban massacre

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 03:00
A boy seriously injured in the Pakistani school massacre 'played dead' to survive while a gunman searched the room and stepped on him.

Man in court over wedding killing

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 02:44
A 46-year-old man appears in court charged with murdering Bernard McGinley in County Fermanagh on 11 February.

Oscar hopeful gets time off Bond

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 02:03
British Oscar hopeful Anna Pinnock has been given time off from working on the new James Bond film Spectre to attend Sunday's Academy Awards.

Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:29

Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.

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Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:29

Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.

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VIDEO: School shooting survivor set for op

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:24
The family of Ahmad Nawaz, a Pakistani teenager injured in a Taliban attack on his Peshawar school, talk to the BBC as he prepares for major surgery in UK.

Korean Tailors Try To Keep The Lunar New Year Hanbok Ritual Alive

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:14

A new year's tradition of wearing a new, custom-tailored outfit to celebrate the Lunar New Year is fading in Korean culture.

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VIDEO: Footage of Australia cyclones aftermath

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:13
Footage shows aftermath of double-cyclone damage in Australia.

Tibetan Villagers Pose Before Backdrops, Earn Oscar Nomination

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:12

They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.

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Yemen's former leader flees capital

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:11
Yemen's former president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi flees the capital, Sanaa, where he had been under house arrest.

Kristen Stewart makes awards history

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:05
US actress Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a Cesar Award - the French equivalent of an Oscar - for her role in Cloud of Sils Maria.

Judges to rule on access to emails

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:37
Judges are to consider police requests to access journalists' phones and emails, ministers say, amid criticism of their use of surveillance powers.

DUP and UUP in election pact talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:27
The DUP and UUP are continuing to hold talks about a unionist pact ahead of the general election on 7 May, says DUP assembly member Arlene Foster.

VIDEO: Explosion as fire destroys warehouse

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:25
A storage warehouse in south-east London has been destroyed in a large fire overnight.

VIDEO: Inside first US women-only 'mosque'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:21
Alastair Leithead reports on the US's first women-only 'mosque' in Los Angeles.

US crash pilot's 'dude' mayday call

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 23:46
A pilot who ejected from a US fighter jet moments before a crash told a colleague in a radio message: "Dude, I'm getting out."

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