National / International News

VIDEO: European Central Bank president briefing

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:44
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives a news briefing amid quantitative easing speculation

Just how practical is a traditional Bobby's helmet?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:43
Are the days of the traditional Bobby's helmet numbered?

Ayatollah appeals to Western youth

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:42
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, writes a letter to young people in the West urging them to examine Islam for themselves.

Falling Ebola cases 'turning point'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:41
There has been a "turning point" in the Ebola crisis with cases falling in all three affected countries, World Health Organization officials say.

Argentina Nisman death 'not suicide'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:32
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is convinced top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death was no suicide.

'Girls beat boys' despite inequality

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:31
A study suggests girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men.

Judge upholds 'named person' plans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:25
A judge dismisses a legal challenge against Scottish government proposals to appoint a "named person" for every child under 18.

London Mayor Boris Johnson Settles U.S. Tax Bill Ahead Of Visit

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:13

Johnson, who holds dual U.S.-U.K. citizenship, had called the IRS bill "outrageous" and said he wouldn't pay it. But the Financial Times reports he has settled the approximately $44,000 bill.

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Toure urges patience on Ebola tests

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 04:01
Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has urged fans to be patient while Ebola screening is carried out before Africa Cup of Nations games.

Morgan blackmail plot investigated

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:54
Police have interviewed an Australian man over an attempt to blackmail England one-day captain Eoin Morgan.

Car bomb blast outside Somali hotel

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:53
A car bomb explodes in the Somali capital outside the gates of a hotel in a heavily secured area near the presidential palace.

Italy police recover 5,000 artefacts

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:50
A record haul of rare antiquities is revealed by Italian police after a lengthy inquiry into a Swiss-based trafficking ring.

Toxic sludge leaking from trailer

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:47
Toxic sludge that is believed to have resulted from illegal diesel laundering is leaking from a trailer abandoned on the M1 motorway in County Louth.

Jury in Sun staff trial discharged

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:47
The jury in the trial of four Sun newspaper employees accused of paying officials for stories is discharged after failing to reach verdicts.

Brown warns of Syrian refugee crisis

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:43
The failure to provide an education for young Syrian refugees runs the risk of creating a recruiting ground for extremists, says Gordon Brown.

New record for SA rhino poaching

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:40
The number of rhinos killed in South Africa last year sets a new record, officials say.

Wenger confirms talks over Paulista

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:40
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says the club are in talks with Villarreal over Brazilian central defender Gabriel Paulista.

Murder bid suspect 'stabbed himself'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:37
An attempted murder suspect stabbed himself while being arrested and died nine days later in prison, a hearing is told.

Critics hail Wolf Hall's TV debut

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:36
Critics have called the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning novels "close to perfect television".

Hospitals' Medicare Quality Bonuses Get Wiped Out By Penalties

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-22 03:30

Medicare is giving hospitals financial incentives to provide better care. But so far about half of the hospitals that got incentive payments found them canceled out by other quality programs.

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