National / International News

Brazilian prisoners release hostages

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:50
Prisoners at a maximum-security jail in Brazil release 122 hostages held since Saturday after some of their demands were reportedly met.

Heavy gunfire at Libyan parliament

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:41
Heavy gunfire is heard near the Libyan parliament building in the capital Tripoli, but it is unclear who is behind the violence.

Wiggins eyes Tour after California win

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:32
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he wants to ride the Tour de France after becoming Britain's first winner of the Tour of California.

Broadchurch wins three TV Baftas

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:29
ITV's Broadchurch leads the TV Baftas awards with three, for best drama, best actress for Olivia Colman and best supporting actor for David Bradley.

Deutsche Bank to raise £6.5bn capital

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:24
Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest, is the latest European lender to raise money from investors to improve its capital strength

VIDEO: Stars arrive at TV Bafta awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:15
Sir Bruce Forsyth, Cilla Black and Julie Walters are just some of the stars on the Bafta Television award red carpet.

Convicted killer and robber abscond

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 12:02
A hunt is under way after a convicted murderer serving a life sentence and a robber abscond while on day release from prison.

Soldiers seized amid Mali clashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 11:38
Armed rebels in northern Mali kidnap a group of soldiers amid deadly clashes during a visit to the area by the prime minister.

Worst Floods In A Century Kill At Least 24 In The Balkans

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 11:29

Thousands of others have been displaced, more than 1,000 were flown to safety on helicopters. The floods are the worst on record.

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Farage attacked over Romanians 'slur'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 11:26
Labour's Ed Miliband and the Liberal Democrats' Nick Clegg hit out at UKIP leader Nigel Farage over comments he made in a radio interview about Romanians.

A Giant Among Dinosaurs Discovered In Argentina

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 11:11

Paleontologists say the titanosaur fossils are from the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.

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Clegg: We could pare back Help to Buy

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:59
The government's Help to Buy scheme could be "pared back" if the Bank of England believes the housing market is overheating, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.

VIDEO: Fears of new Serbia flood surge

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:52
Emergency workers in Serbia are preparing for a "flood wave" on a major river as rising waters threaten the country's biggest power plant.

VIDEO: Ant and Dec 'thrilled to be nominated'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:32
Presenting duo Ant and Dec say they are "thrilled" with their double Bafta nominations.

Fears of new Serbia flood surge

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:20
Emergency workers in Serbia are preparing for a "flood wave" on a major river as rising waters threaten the country's biggest power plant.

Jimenez becomes oldest Tour winner

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:06
Miguel Angel Jimenez becomes the first man over the age of 50 to win on the European Tour at the Spanish Open.

Michael Jackson tops UK album chart

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:04
The late pop legend Michael Jackson makes it to number one in the album charts, nearly five years since his death, with Xscape.

London Wasps 30-29 Stade Francais

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 10:02
London Wasps will take a one-point lead into the second leg of their European play-off after defeating Stade Francais.

'The Play Of The Game:' Watch A Boy Win Over A Girl With A Foul Ball

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 09:51

It was the smoothest play during Saturday's Blue Jays/Rangers game: A boy catches a foul ball, turns around and hands it to a much older girl. But, watch the replay and there's more to his play.

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Rescued man 'clung to lobster pot'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 09:24
A fisherman has been rescued from the sea, off the coast of County Donegal, after his cries for help were heard by a farmer on land.

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