National / International News

VIDEO: The digital music recording pioneer

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:23
Is poor sound quality to blame for music industry woes?

VIDEO: SA mine shootings inspire song

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:13
South African singer/songwriter Simphiwe Dana has released a song inspired by the Marikana tragedy in which the police shot striking mine workers in August 2012.

Treasury challenged over asset share

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:11
Finance Secretary John Swinney says the UK Treasury needs to set out an independent Scotland's share of UK assets.

Busy being unemployed in Spain

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:11
Making the best of downtime in southern Spain

Government PC made Muslim wiki edit

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:08
The charity that represents Wikipedia in the UK has condemned edits made from government computers after more insults and vandalism emerged.

Erasmus exchanges get down to business

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:03
From fun in the sun... to workplace skills

Iraq: Bloodshed and strife cast pall over polls

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 15:02
Iraq riven by violence and strife as country heads to polls

Selby & Hawkins on brink of last four

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:57
Mark Selby and Barry Hawkins close in on Crucible semi-final places while Ronnie O'Sullivan and Judd Trump lead 6-2.

Rocket launch debris found in Amazon

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:56
A Brazilian fisherman in a remote Amazon region river finds debris from a European satellite launch from a base in neighbouring French Guyana.

Fossil fuel subsidies growing despite concerns

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:56
It's not just renewable energies that receive subsidies

Obamacare Enrollees Emboldened To Leave Jobs, Start Businesses

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:50

Some people who felt stuck in certain jobs, just because they needed the employment-based health insurance, say they are finding the Affordable Care Act liberating.

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VIDEO: Pro-Russia activists take Luhansk offices

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:47
Pro-Russia activists have stormed several official buildings in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk.

Knox 'delivered fatal knife blow'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:36
The Italian judges who reinstated the guilty verdict against Amanda Knox say she delivered the knife blow that killed UK student Meredith Kercher.

This is why I joined Real - Bale

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:32
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says reaching the Champions League final shows why he swapped Tottenham for the Bernabeu.

Frontier Airlines will charge to use overhead bins

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:29

You've got your low cost airlines, and then you've got your ultra-low cost airlines.   Frontier has a new pricing structure. Base fares are going down. But if you want to use the overhead bin, it'l be $20 for frequent fliers who book online, and $50 for those who wait until they get to the gate.   That space at your feet under the seat in front of you: Still free... for now.  

Two people killed in house blaze

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:16
Two people are killed in a house blaze in Garforth, near Leeds.

Ronaldo breaks Messi goals record

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 14:03
Cristiano Ronaldo claims the record for the most goals in a Champions League campaign in Real Madrid's victory over Bayern.

A swift punishment, but is it a just one?

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-29 13:59
The debate over the banning of LA Clippers' Donald Sterling

In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, attach it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-29 13:42

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, lock it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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