National / International News

Obesity and diabetes cost 'harms NHS'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 16:08
NHS Scotland has spent nearly £230m on drugs to treat diabetes and obesity within three years, official figures show.

Glasgow 2014: 'Green pledges broken'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 16:08
Environmentalists accuse Commonwealth Games organisers of reneging on promises to create low emission zones around venues.

Caitlin Moran: Making feminism fun

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:57
Caitlin Moran shares more life lessons in her debut novel

Former minister backs 'Yes' campaign

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:56
A former Labour minister urges the party's Scottish voters to back independence in September's referendum.

Hamilton set for key British GP

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:51
Lewis Hamilton will look to revitalise his title hopes at the British GP before one of the biggest crowds in the race's history.

Can Iraq learn from its footballers?

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:44
What Iraq's leaders could learn from their footballers

Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica (4-3 on pens)

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:41
Netherlands will face Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals after beating Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties.

Who are Indonesia's election rivals?

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:34
The two men vying to be president

Lord Brittan 'quizzed on rape claim'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:26
Former Home Secretary Lord Brittan is reported to have been interviewed by police over a historical allegation of rape.

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Ocean's Acoustic

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:11
How young Mexican buskers hit the big time

VIDEO: Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica (4-3 pens)

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:04
Tim Krul comes off the bench late in extra time and saves two spot-kicks as the Netherlands beat Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties after a goalless 2014 World Cup quarter-final in Salvador.

Ukraine leader hails 'turning point'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 15:01
Ukraine's leader hails the recapture of the rebel stronghold of Sloviansk as a "turning point" in the three-month conflict in the east.

New review over MP abuse 'dossier'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:17
The Home Office is to appoint a senior legal figure to re-examine its handling of papers containing claims of child sex abuse by politicians in the 1980s.

Neymar still has 'champion' dream

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:16
Brazil star Neymar says his team-mates can make him a world champion despite his own World Cup being ended by injury.

Poland plane crash leaves 11 dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:15
A plane carrying members of a parachute club crashes in southern Poland, killing all but one of the 12 people on board.

More Municipalities Deny Federal Requests, Won't Detain Immigrants

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:14

Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.

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American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:05

The State Department confirms that Tariq Khdeir, 15, is being held by Israeli authorities and may have been beaten while in custody.

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Faith Strengthens Aging Parents As They Care For Their Son

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 13:04

Judy and James Lee's lives revolve around providing 24-hour care to their 16-year-old son. As they get older, they worry about who will eventually take care of him.

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VIDEO: Dramatic cliff rescue of US hiker

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 12:58
A helicopter rescue team in the US has released footage of the dramatic rescue of a hiker stranded near Melakwa Lake in Washington state.

Di Stefano in hospital after heart attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 12:39
Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano is admitted to intensive care in a Madrid hospital after suffering a heart attack.
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