National / International News

Asperger's novel wins crime award

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:53
Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer, about a student with Asperger's syndrome who investigates a murder, wins a top award for crime novel of the year.

At The Scene Of The Crash: An Attempt To Make Sense Of The Wreckage

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:45

Audie Cornish talks with reporter Noah Sneider, who's at the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region.

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Food learning theory for obese women

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

Controversial statin rules go ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Doctors are told to offer cholesterol-lowering statins to millions more people in a massive and controversial expansion in prescribing.

The street photos of a 1950s nanny

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:26
The nanny who took more than 100,000 photos of daily life

The virus detective who discovered Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
The young medic who discovered the deadly Ebola bug

Online child abuse reports surge

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
Reports of child abuse images found on the internet have surged this month, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: The whalebone sculptor

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:24
Artist Hamilton Coelho, best known for gigantic whalebone sculptures, gives a tour of his studio and home at the end of the longest beach in the world, Praia do Cassino in Brazil.

Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:23
Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

Falklands residents' photos on show

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:21
Falklands residents' photos of their home

How to ask for $250m

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:21
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment

Is it anti-social to use barbecues in parks?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:19
The angry backlash against barbecues in parks

Child car seat installers 'failing'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:09
Many retailers who offer to install child car seats free of charge are guilty of "serious failings", according to a Which? investigation

VIDEO: Bill and Hillary Clinton's 52-year deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:50
Bill Clinton says he made a deal with his wife Hillary that after she supported his political career for 26 years, he would do the same whatever career she chose.

Manning to receive gender treatment

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:45
The US military will begin treatment for national security document leaker Chelsea Manning for her gender-identity condition.

Libya Asks U.N. For Assistance In Protecting Oil And Airports

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:42

Fighting worsened at the Tripoli airport and around the country. Libya's central government admitted it is too weak to protect infrastructure or control warring militia groups.

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Sizing Down Food Waste: What's The Worst Thing To Toss?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:41

Americans throw out a lot of food. And a lot of meat. That means our waste has a bigger impact on the global food supply than vegetarian discards. Why? Blame it on hidden calories.

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Van Gaal unveiling ushers in new era

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:12
Louis van Gaal delivers an assured performance as he is formally introduced as the new manager of Manchester United.

Scottish Euro chances in balance

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:09
Scotland's three Europa League representatives all record draws in the first legs of their Europa League qualifying ties.

A Day Of Tumult, Tragedy And Violence In Europe And Middle East

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:57

A Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in eastern Ukraine, possibly shot down by a missile. And in Gaza, Israel has launched a ground offensive against Hamas forces.

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