National / International News

Brooking to retire from FA role

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:13
Sir Trevor Brooking is to retire from his role as the Football Association's director of football development.

Cameron and Merkel in Juncker talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:09
David Cameron has a "candid" exchange of views with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over who should get the EU's top job.

PM to 'sort out' warring ministers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:07
David Cameron vows to "sort out" a row between Michael Gove and Theresa May over the best way to deal with extremism.

Pope Replaces Financial Watchdog's Board

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:06

The five Italians who were replaced were associated with the Vatican's discredited old guard. The new members are from four countries, and include a former Bush administration official.

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The ECB's toolbox

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 08:04
Can European Central Bank defeat the spectre of deflation?

Italy - beware the wounded beast

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:53
Italy have not won in seven games but England will dismiss their threat at its peril, warns James Horncastle.

At 'Pestaurant,' Grasshopper Burgers Win Over Eaters Who Say 'Yuck'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:53

A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who'd try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.

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Glitter charged with sex offences

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:47
Former pop star Gary Glitter is charged with eight counts of sexual offences against girls aged 12-14 between 1977 and 1980.

'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:46

The unnerving presence of young men carrying big guns in fast food restaurants and retail stores is causing consternation — even in firearm-friendly Texas.

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Manhunt Underway In Canada After 3 Police Officers Killed

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:45

Residents have been asked to stay indoors as police search for the gunman. A 24-year-old suspect has been identified in shootings that took place Wednesday night in New Brunswick.

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Saudi Arabia To Test Camels And Livestock For MERS

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:45

Now that it's clear that camels can infect humans with Middle East respiratory syndrome, Saudi Arabian officials are expanding testing of the animals in the country.

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PODCAST: The $32 Billion Sprint/T-Mobile merger

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:42
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:19 JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

A T-Mobile logo hangs under pink umbrellas 

More on the European Central Bank's moves to avoid deflation. Plus, with Sprint potentially buying T-Mobile for as much as $32 Billion, a look at the pros and cons of the possible merger. Last up, a new study shows how vocal fry can negatively affect men, and especially women when applying for jobs.

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Chief constable to retire in June

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:40
Chief Constable Matt Baggott announces that he will step down at the end of this month, earlier than planned.

VIDEO: D-Day remembered 70 years on

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:37
Commemorations are taking place in Portsmouth and Normandy to mark 70 years since the D-Day landings in France.

VIDEO: How will negative interest boost growth?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:36
The ECB has lowered its deposit rate to below zero in a bid to urge banks to increase lending to businesses.

Chicago Conference Is The Latest In Tech Sexism Hall Of Shame

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:28

Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.

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Torture methods 'authorised' in NI

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:22
A memo reveals the British government authorised the use of torture methods in Northern Ireland in 1970 and 1971.

PODCAST: The $32 Billion Sprint/T-Mobile merger

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-06-05 07:19

More on the European Central Bank's moves to avoid deflation. Plus, with Sprint potentially buying T-Mobile for as much as $32 Billion, a look at the pros and cons of the possible merger. Last up, a new study shows how vocal fry can negatively affect men, and especially women when applying for jobs.

Israel plans new settlement homes

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:59
Israel advances plans for 1,460 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank after the formation of a Palestinian unity government.

In Pictures: Remembering D-Day

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 06:50
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