National / International News

'Golden age' of antibiotics 'set to end'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:57
Growing threat of antibiotic resistant organisms once again in spotlight

Benefits Street prompts complaints

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:55
A new Channel 4 documentary series about residents of a deprived street in Birmingham prompts hundreds of complaints to broadcasting watchdog Ofcom.

VIDEO: House pays tribute to Paul Goggins

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:51
The prime minister and Labour leader pay tribute to Paul Goggins MP who has died.

Day in pictures: 8 January 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:50
24 hours of news photos: 8 January

FA to study Moyes's referee comments

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:48
The FA is to look into comments made by Manchester United manager David Moyes about officials during Tuesday's League Cup tie.

Many child sex attackers not jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:36
About 50% of criminals convicted of sex offences, violence and burglaries in England and Wales in 2012 were not sent to prison, new figures reveal.

Ships Break Free In Antarctica, U.S. Icebreaker Not Needed

NPR News - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:30

A Russian ship that had been taking scientists and passengers on an expedition got stuck. So did a Chinese icebreaker that tried to help. The U.S. Coast Guard sent its biggest icebreaker on a mission to help. But the ships have been able to get out on their own.

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Ainslie wants F1 designer for sailing bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:21
Sir Ben Ainslie wants Formula 1 designer Adrian Newey to be involved in his attempt to win the America's Cup.

VIDEO: Rodman's birthday song to Kim Jong-un

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:13
The American basketball player, Dennis Rodman, who is on a controversial trip to North Korea, has sung "Happy Birthday" to the country's leader, Kim Jong-un.

'No plans' to end Downton Abbey

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:08
Downton Abbey will continue after its upcoming fifth series, the ITV drama's executive producer says.

Fraud swoop in Italian quake zone

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:07
Eight people are put under investigation in Italy's L'Aquila area over allegations of fraud in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.

Schumacher going 'good skier speed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:04
Michael Schumacher's helmet camera footage shows him travelling at the speed of "a very good skier on fairly hard terrain" when he hit a rock, investigators say.

VIDEO: Hunting down a bendy TV at CES 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:02
Newsnight's Technology Editor David Grossman gives his unique take on the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas.

VIDEO: Scorsese on offending audiences

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:00
The Director of Wolf of Wall Street Martin Scorsese told reporters he doesn't mean to offend audiences with the amount of swearing used in his films.

New Puntland leader wins by one vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 04:00
A US-trained economist is elected the president of Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland, defeating incumbent Abdirahman Farole by one vote.

Helicopter 'fit' day before crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:52
A Super Puma helicopter was signed off as being fit for service the day before it crashed with the loss of 16 lives, an inquiry hears.

Cycling anti-doping panel named

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:49
UCI president Brian Cookson names a war crimes investigator on a panel tasked with investigating doping in cycling.

Music streaming up by a third in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:45
More than 118 billion streams took place in the US in 2013 as physical music sales dropped by 13%, Nielsen and Billboard report.

Death Toll From Deep Freeze Tops 20; Warm-Up Is Coming

NPR News - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:45

Weather-related traffic accidents have accounted for some of the deaths. Others have collapsed while shoveling snow. Several victims are said to have been homeless people who either didn't want to go to shelters or didn't get to one in time. Thankfully, more moderate weather is about to arrive.

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Broad and Prior rescue man from bridge

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-08 03:43
Matt Prior and England team-mate Stuart Broad help rescue a man preparing to jump off a bridge in Sydney, Australia.

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