National / International News

A Young Generation Sees Greener Pastures In Agriculture

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-03 11:15

The average age of a farmer in the U.S. is over 58 and climbing. But in places like Maine, a growing number of under-35 farmers see an opportunity for better lives growing food for their communities.

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VIDEO: Gerrard 'excited' about MLS move

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:39
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confirms he will move to a Major League Soccer club when the Premier League season ends, saying he is "excited" about it.

Light aircraft crashes in woodland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:20
A light aircraft comes down in woodland south of the A303 close to Popham airfield in Hampshire, South Central Ambulance Service says.

Israel To Freeze Tax Revenue To The Palestinians

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:04

The move to cut off about $127 million a month in funding follows Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' decision to push for joining the International Criminal Court.

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Israel freezes Palestinian tax funds

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:53
Israel halts the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority after it applies to join the International Criminal Court.

Non-league trio knocked out of FA Cup

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
Non-league Blyth Spartans, Southport and Gateshead are knocked out of the FA Cup, leaving Wrexham as the lowest team left.

VIDEO: 80-metre wind turbine collapses

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.

Rural Doctor Launches Startup To Ease Pain Of Dying Patients

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:22

Getting basic health care to rural areas has always been difficult, and delivering specialized care even harder. One doctor is raising money to bring palliative care to patients in rural California.

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Manhunt after woman's body found

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:19
Police launch an international manhunt after a 28-year-old woman is found dead at a hotel in Cardiff.

VIDEO: UK Ebola nurse 'in critical condition'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:14
The hospital treating the British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola have said that she is now in a critical condition.

VIDEO: Ski Sunday team shred powder in Alps

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:59
The Ski Sunday team visit Sainte-Foy in the French Alps to film for the first programme of the new series, and find perfect conditions.

Adams wins BDO opener at Lakeside

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:35
England's three-time winner Martin Adams beats Dutchman Jan Dekker on the opening day of the BDO World Championships.

Patient tested for Ebola at hospital

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:33
A patient who recently returned to the UK from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Wiltshire.

Major search after boat overturns

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:29
A major search operation is launched after a vessel believed to have had eight crew on board overturns off the north of Scotland.

VIDEO: West Brom 7-0 Gateshead

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:16
Saido Berahino scores four times as West Brom reach the FA Cup fourth round with a ruthless victory over non-league Gateshead at The Hawthorns.

West Bromwich Albion 7-0 Gateshead

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:15
Saido Berahino scores four times as West Brom ease past non-league Gateshead to reach the FA Cup fourth round.

Electrical fault cancels 'Les Mis'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 07:56
Fire crews are called to a London theatre as an electrical fault causes a Les Miserables show to be scrapped as the venue was evacuated.

Blyth Spartans 2-3 Birmingham City

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 07:53
Birmingham City fight back from two goals down at non-league Blyth Spartans to reach the FA Cup fourth round.

Militants kidnap Christians in Libya

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 07:16
Masked gunmen in northern Libya kidnap 13 Egyptian Coptic Christians, just a week after seven others were abducted.

AirAsia crash blamed on weather

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 07:10
Indonesia's weather agency says initial analysis suggests bad weather caused AirAsia flight QZ8501 to crash, with the loss of 162 people.