Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources Good Reads

World News From BBC



FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:14:27 GMT 
    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation says North Korea was behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures over a film about its leader Kim Jong-un.


Peshawar spurs Pakistan executions 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:36:28 GMT 
    Pakistan carries out its first executions since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.


Fifa agrees to release Garcia report 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:55:25 GMT 
    Fifa changes its mind and agrees to publish a "legally appropriate version" of a disputed report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption.


Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:36:26 GMT 
    The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.


Eight children found dead in Cairns 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:50:23 GMT 
    Eight children are found dead at a home in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after stabbings, with the mother of at least seven suffering stab wounds.


China rules against 'gay therapy' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:28:10 GMT 
    China orders a psychological clinic to pay compensation to a gay man who was given electric shocks in an attempt to make him heterosexual.


Kenya leader signs tough security law 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:40:03 GMT 
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.


Kurds 'break IS mountain siege' 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:31 GMT 
    Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken Islamic State's siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants.


Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:44:54 GMT 
    Former UK model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.


Stem cell scandal scientist resigns 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:27:15 GMT 
    A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.


Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:38 GMT 
    Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.


New record for deepest fish 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:01:55 GMT 
    Fish are filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.


VIDEO: Spectacular spire climb filmed 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:13 GMT 
    Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.


VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:29:47 GMT 
    It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.


VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:53:14 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web
Google

National News From NPR
Education Dept. Issues Framework For New College Rating System  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:57:00 -0500
Some Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life, But Which?  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:47:42 -0500
Thailand Says It Was Unaware Of CIA 'Black Site' On Its Soil  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:54:00 -0500
[see more]
World News From BBC
FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:14:27 GMT
Peshawar spurs Pakistan executions  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:36:28 GMT
Fifa agrees to release Garcia report  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:55:25 GMT
[see more]