National / International News

The Story Of A 4-Year-Old Boy Helps Explain An Ebola Surge

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:53

Why is Sierra Leone reporting an uptick in Ebola cases while Liberia's outbreak is slowing? The chain of events in one village points up the obstacles that the country is facing.

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Man held over 'hit and run' death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:49
A man is arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old girl in a "hit and run" accident in Glasgow.

VIDEO: 'The Brits should stay in EU'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:45
Germany's deputy finance minister Steffen Kampeter says he wants Britain in the EU and "we will find ways to offer Britain a good chance to stay in".

What the Kassig murder video says

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:44
Islamic State has upped the stakes with its latest video in its bid to force a final showdown with the West, says academic Shiraz Maher.

VIDEO: 'Bird flu not a threat to food safety'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:40
The Environment Secretary Liz Truss says that a bird flu outbreak at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire is not a threat to food safety.

VIDEO: MI5 recorded suspects court hears

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:39
A court in Northern Ireland has been told that MI5 secretly recorded a group of men as they planned attacks on police officers and judges.

In Sierra Leone, Tears And Wails Mark The Death Of Dr. Martin Salia

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:37

He was one of only 130-some doctors who served the country. When news came that he'd succumbed to Ebola, people went into shock, mourning the death of "a great hero."

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Controversial Cholesterol Drug Redeemed By Global Clinical Test

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:34

Merck's Vytorin reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke more than a cholesterol-lowering statin alone. The findings come from an international study of more than 18,000 people in 39 countries.

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Egyptian woman dies of bird flu

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:22
An Egyptian woman becomes the second person to die of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the country in 2014, after contact with infected birds.

VIDEO: Muddy moat left after poppies removed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:14
Volunteers have removed the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

VIDEO: Czech president pelted with eggs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:08
The Czech President Milos Zeman is booed and pelted with eggs during a speech in Prague.

Father tells of Highland show death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:03
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland goes on trial in connection with the death of a three-year-old boy.

Pop star resigns from Blades role

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:03
Musician Paul Heaton has resigned as patron of Sheffield United after the club's decision to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans to train.

VIDEO: Scotland v England: A famous rivalry

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:51
BBC Sport looks back at some of the most memorable clashes between Scotland and England.

Dyke demands full Garcia findings

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:46
FA chairman Greg Dyke writes to Fifa executives demanding they publish full findings from a World Cup corruption inquiry.

Benefit savings 'less than expected'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:15
Welfare spending over the course of this Parliament has fallen by just £2.5bn despite reforms aimed at saving £19bn, economic forecasters say.

Colombia Calls Off Peace Talks With Rebels Over Captured General

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:15

The talks were designed to end 50 years of fighting between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.

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Eggs thrown on Czech anniversary

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:08
The 25th anniversary of the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution is marked by angry protests, with eggs thrown at President Milos Zeman.

How Knight Rider predicted the future

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:57
The times Knight Rider correctly predicted the future

England 'too fearful', says Strauss

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 07:48
England have been "too fearful" to succeed in one-day international cricket, says former captain Andrew Strauss.