National / International News

ICC chief cleared of corruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:36
ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan is cleared by a committee investigating corruption allegations in the Indian Premier League.

'Fewer bullied than a decade ago'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:31
Anti-bullying policies appear to be having an effect, with thousands fewer pupils being bullied than 10 years ago, according to research.

Day in pictures: 17 November 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:18
24 hours of news images: 17 November

Missing woman case now murder inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:11
Police reopen an investigation into the disappearance of a woman 20 years ago as a murder inquiry.

HSBC accused of tax fraud by Belgium

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:11
Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC's private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with assisting wealthy Belgians - including diamond dealers - in avoiding taxes.

VIDEO: 'Goggle camera' records Ebola crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:07
Dr Javid Abdelmoneim wore special goggle cameras to record his time at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone - here he carefully removes his protective equipment.

Testing: How Much Is Too Much?

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 04:03

Two new surveys try to quantify the number of standardized tests students take in school--an estimated 113 by graduation.

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Nearly 36m people 'live as slaves'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:58
Nearly 36 million people worldwide, or 0.5% of the world's population, live as slaves, a survey by anti-slavery campaign group Walk Free says.

Hunt for IS killers in Kassig video

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:58
A Frenchman and a Briton are believed to be among IS militants seen in the murder video of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, officials say.

In pictures: Ebola orphans

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:58
Pictures of the children nobody wants

'Time is right' for female bishops

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:46
Anglicans say 'time is right' for first women bishop

Pope Confirms U.S. Visit In Fall Of 2015

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:42

Pope Francis said he would visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. Francis will be the fourth pope to visit the United States.

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UK doctor on the Ebola front line

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:33
British doctor on life and death in the Ebola zone

Indian doctors 'kill suspected thief'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:18
A group of junior doctors beat a suspected thief to death at a medical college in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, police say.

Dumb's the word at US box office

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:10
Dumb and Dumber To, the intentionally misspelt sequel to Jim Carrey's 1994 comedy, tops the US box office chart on its first weekend in cinemas.

Bird flu: What threat to humans?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:08
Bird flu has been confirmed at a farm in England. What risk, if any, does this pose to people?

VIDEO: 'I stopped drinking for my voice'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:06
Opera singer Alfie Boe, nicknamed "the people's tenor" talks about staying healthy and the release of his new album Serenata.

Cannibal murder inquest to be held

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:02
An inquest into the murder of a woman who was killed in an act of cannibalism is to be held on Friday.

Kenya protest over miniskirt attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:02
At least 200 people protest in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, after a group of men tore off a woman's clothes for wearing a miniskirt.

Facebook builds 'workplace network'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 03:01
Facebook is developing a platform for professionals to network and collaborate on documents, according to the Financial Times.