National / International News

Clearing Of MH17 Debris Begins In Eastern Ukraine

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 07:17

The Boeing 777 that crashed over the area on July 17, killing nearly 289 aboard, is widely believed to have been downed by a Russian-built, rebel-operated surface-to-air missile battery.

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Bangladesh claim maiden 3-0 Test win

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 07:15
Bangladesh win a Test series 3-0 for the first time with a 186-run victory over Zimbabwe in Chittagong.

Opposition set to win Okinawa poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:28
An opposition candidate is set to win the governor elections on Japan's Okinawa island, leaving the future of a US air base there uncertain.

Man, 18, arrested over acid attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:16
A man is arrested over an acid attack on a 56-year-old who had liquid thrown in his face and was left with serious injuries.

Leicester 21-21 Saracens

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:07
Owen Williams' last-minute penalty gives Leicester Tigers a tightly-contested draw at home to Saracens.

'Bad back' stopped MP canvassing

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:02
A Welsh Tory MP dismisses criticism he ignored calls to campaign in a Kent by-election but visited the area to play golf as "a silly story".

Nigerian Army Retakes Chibok, Home Of Kidnapped Schoolgirls

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 05:56

A day after reports that Boko Haram militants had captured the town where they abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in April, the government says it has regained control of the northeastern city.

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VIDEO: Five teenagers killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 05:42
Five teenagers have been killed in a crash between two cars in South Yorkshire.

Caterham make 230 staff redundant

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 05:18
Caterham's administrator says they have made 230 staff redundant while still planning to race at the Abu Dhabi grand prix.

World Cup bidding like 'Wild West'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:59
Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson says he was told bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was a "Wild West" process.

VIDEO: Sewer plan cleans up historic canal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:58
A huge tunnelling machine is digging under Trafford Park as part of an engineering project to improve water quality in the Manchester Ship Canal.

Female Afghan Lawmaker Survives Suicide Bomb Attack

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:52

Shukria Barakzai, an ally of newly elected President Ashraf Ghani who has fought for women's rights, was only slightly wounded in the attack.

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UK ministers back Juncker tax probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:50
Senior Conservatives back an investigation into claims Jean-Claude Juncker encouraged tax avoidance when he was Luxembourg leader, allegations the EU Commission boss denies.

VIDEO: Blues guru Dr John on voodoo rock

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:32
John Rabernack more popularly known as Dr John speaks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about voodoo rock

G20 Leaders Pledge Growth, Threaten More Sanctions On Russia

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:17

The meeting wrapped up with a pledge to grow global output by 2.1 percent in the next five years, but Russia's President Vladimir Putin got the cold shoulder.

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Iran disbars hard-line ex-prosecutor

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:16
Iran's Supreme Court disbars hard-line former Tehran prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi and bans him from all government positions for five year.

Fatal hit-and-run car was hired

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:04
The car that mounted a pavement and killed 11-year-old Sophie Brannan in a hit-and-run was hired, detectives reveal.

Nigerian army 'retakes Chibok'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:56
The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants, who seized the town on Thursday.

Patients 'struggling to book with GP'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:38
Too many patients in England are struggling to book appointments with GPs, according to the health watchdog.

Man found dead after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:25
A man in his 40s dies at the scene of a house fire in Londonderry.