National / International News

More heart wait patients dying

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:10
The number of heart patients who died while waiting for heart surgery at two south Wales hospitals rises during the past year.

Elephant work wins wildlife award

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:05
French sculptor Pascal Chesneau wins the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation 2014 Wildlife Artist of the Year award for Transparence Elephant.

Road scheme cuts down city traffic

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:04
There are almost 11,000 fewer vehicles in Belfast city centre each day, after a major re-organisation of its traffic system.

Inquiry into emergency health care

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:03
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) is to investigate whether patients who encountered problems in hospital emergency departments had their human rights violated.

University complaints top 20,000

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 20:00
More than 20,000 students complained to their universities last year, a Freedom of Information request has shown.

Indonesia 'eavesdropped on Abbott'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 19:48
Indonesia's leader allowed a group of reporters to eavesdrop on a conversation with Australian PM Tony Abbott, according to reports.

Curveball: Are teachers prepared for test prep?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-06-02 19:18
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Will soldier deal embolden US enemies?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 19:16
Will US soldier deal embolden its enemies?

'Explosives man' held after manhunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 18:54
A social media consultant hunted by police for three days due to suspicions he possessed explosives is in custody after his arrest in San Francisco.

Discovering the father I never knew

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 18:49
The woman who took 40 years to discover her father's WW2 role

The last Tiananmen prisoner?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 17:58
The only Tiananmen protester still in jail after 25 years

VIDEO: Tackling piracy in South East Asia

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 17:53
Pirates in waters of South East Asia have made bold attacks, including stealing entire cargo's of oil, so how can they be stopped?

MPs criticise transport plan funding

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 17:07
Infrastructure projects outside London are underfunded and this "cannot be allowed to continue", MPs on the Commons Transport Committee say.

Seattle votes for $15 minimum wage

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:55
Seattle's city council votes unanimously to raise the city's minimum wage to the highest level of any major US city - $15 (£9) per hour, twice the national minimum.

Skin cancer trial results 'exciting'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:42
The results of two international trials against advanced skin cancer have been hailed as "exciting and striking" by specialists.

Teen murder case land search ended

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:38
Police investigating the murder of Blackpool teenager end their search of an overgrown patch of land and say this line of inquiry is now closed.

VIDEO: Iran sandstorm leaves four dead

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:36
At least four people are killed and 30 injured as a powerful sandstorm hits Iran's capital, Tehran.

Seattle Council Passes $15 Minimum Wage

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:33

The ordinance gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.

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Bowe Bergdahl in 'stable' condition

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:18
A US soldier freed after five years in Taliban captivity is in a stable condition in hospital, amid accusations he deserted his post before being kidnapped.

Cinematographer behind Woody Allen's striking Manhattan scenes

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 16:05
The man behind the shadows in The Godfather and Manhattan
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