National / International News

Search for teachers 'may go abroad'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:10
A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say.

The seven best metaphors for the economy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:10
On what politicians' economic metaphors are trying to convey

VIDEO: How to avoid out-of-battery rage

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:07
New ways to stop your smartphone running out of battery

Social media told to simplify terms

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:04
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.

'Too few' toddlers having flu vaccine

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:00
Too few toddlers and young children are having the seasonal flu vaccine, the chief medical officer for England warns.

Migrant benefits ban and Plebgate cost - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 14:56
Previews of Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on immigration lead many newspapers, while others focus on former minister Andrew Mitchell's libel case defeat.

Huge clean-up after Brisbane storm

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 14:55
A huge clean-up operation is under way in Brisbane after a severe storm swept across south-east Queensland.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Partizan Belgrade

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:41
Tottenham reach the Europa League knockout stage by beating Partizan Belgrade in a game interrupted by pitch intruders.

Italy suspends flu drug over deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:21
Italy suspends the use of two batches of an anti-flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis amid reports three deaths may be linked to the drug.

Celtic 1-3 Salzburg

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:17
Celtic qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League despite falling to defeat at home to Salzburg.

Man injured in west Belfast shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:12
A man is recovering in hospital after he was injured in what police have described as a paramilitary style shooting in west Belfast.

'Weeping' Australia mourns Hughes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:02
Australia is 'weeping' at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.

Why a sportsman's death hits so hard

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:50
The language of sporting hype is battles and tragedies but in reality the heroes usually walk away unscathed, says Tom Fordyce.

Thailand Blocks Access To Damaging Human Rights Report

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:43

U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country's elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media.

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Pitch invaders halt Tottenham game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:21
Pitch invaders cause Tottenham's Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane to be briefly suspended.

In A Land Of Few Christians, Pope Will Reach Out To Muslims In Turkey

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:18

Pope Francis will meet with Turkey's Muslim leaders and the head of the Orthodox Church in what may be the most challenging trip of his young papacy.

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Registration plate sells for £500K

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:12
Ferrari dealer spends £640,000 on two number plates at DVLA auction held in Wales.

VIDEO: Bristol gang guilty of child sex crimes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:57
Thirteen men have been convicted of child sex crimes, involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls in Bristol.

WTO Members Approve Historic Trade Deal

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:51

The World Trade Organization's 160 members unanimously approved a first-ever multilateral trade deal which the group believes will boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.

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Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:45

Highly reliant on oil imports, Spain's government is encouraging oil exploration off the coast of the Canary Islands. But locals say the drilling threatens the natural attractions that draw tourists.

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