National / International News

Hungarian GP: Daniel Ricciardo fastest in improved Red Bull

BBC - 1 hour 22 min ago
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo completes a clean sweep of Friday practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

No Irish proposal for Brexit sea border, says Coveney

BBC - 1 hour 39 min ago
Claims that the Irish PM is unconvinced by UK plans for a high-tech land border are dismissed by the foreign minister.

U.S. Economy Grew At 2.6 Percent In Second Quarter

NPR News - 1 hour 41 min ago

The economy staged a comeback from a tepid first quarter, but still fell short of the turbo-charged 3 percent growth rate promised by the Trump administration.

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Gareth Southgate: England manager says players need more Premier League games

BBC - 2 hours 6 min ago
England manager Gareth Southgate says the lack of English players in the Premier League is one of his biggest challenges.

Panama Papers: Hashtags and puns as Pakistan PM resigns

BBC - 2 hours 15 min ago
Nawaz Sharif's resignation after being disqualified from office is generating heated discussion online in Pakistan

North Ronaldsay Primary School loses its only pupil

BBC - 2 hours 26 min ago
The primary in Orkney will be kept on standby from August after its only pupil moved on to secondary.

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At U.S. Diplomatic Corps

NPR News - 3 hours 10 min ago

The Russian Foreign Ministry says the U.S. must downsize its diplomatic staff in Russia; it's also blocking the U.S. Embassy from using two properties.

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Health regulator to investigate care home rape cover-up claims

BBC - 3 hours 14 min ago
The health regulator said it would hold itself to account over "openness and transparency".

No abortion for 10-year-old Indian rape victim

BBC - 3 hours 18 min ago
India's Supreme Court was told termination for the girl, at 32 weeks, would be too risky.

Gay 'dad dating' game is a surprise hit

BBC - 3 hours 20 min ago
Dream Daddy topped the best-sellers chart on games store Steam shortly after its release.

Crossrail worker death: Firms fined £1m for safety breaches

BBC - 3 hours 32 min ago
A construction worker was crushed to death and two other workers sustained injuries.

England v South Africa: Alastair Cook lbw to Morne Morkel

BBC - 4 hours 7 min ago
Alastair Cook falls 12 runs short of his century as South Africa make an early breakthrough on the second morning of the third Test.

Pakistan's High Court Ousts Prime Minister Sharif In Panama Papers Fallout

NPR News - 4 hours 30 min ago

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's third term in power comes to a dramatic end after a corruption scandal linked to his family's financial dealings.

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Amid Russia Scandals, Conservative Media Provides Air Cover For President Trump

NPR News - 4 hours 34 min ago

"Trump voters are never going to fall for this collusion story and are never going to buy into this notion that the Russians rigged it with Trump," said talk radio host Rush Limbaugh this week.

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Brexit means what? Time for the metaphors to stop

BBC - 4 hours 37 min ago
From cakes and cherries to cats and golf clubs - attempts to explain what Brexit means have got out of hand.

Man killed wife on cruise ship for 'laughing' at him

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
The woman was found dead in the cabin the couple were sharing on a cruise ship.

British Canoeing coach resigns amid abuse allegations

BBC - 4 hours 48 min ago
A British Canoeing coach who has been suspended since December amid abuse allegations has resigned.

The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News

NPR News - 4 hours 54 min ago

In a world of fake news and junk science, how do science teachers help their students distinguish fact from fiction?

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Amazon's race to make Alexa smarter

BBC - 4 hours 55 min ago
The man in charge of Amazon's smart speakers and their AI assistant discusses their future.

Detroit 1967: There's Still A Debate Over What To Call It

NPR News - 5 hours 4 sec ago

The unrest in the Motor City a half-century ago this summer left 43 dead. It was one of the most devastating episodes of civil conflict in the 20th century. But was it a riot or a rebellion?

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