National / International News

Second attack at house within hours

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:25
Two men are physically assaulted at a house in Belfast just hours after the same property was targeted in a racist hate crime.

Arsenal Ladies retain FA Women's Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:22
Arsenal win the FA Cup for the second successive year and a record 13th time overall as they beat Everton 2-0 at Stadium MK.

Police name Borders rally crash dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:17
The police name three people who died at a motor rally in the Scottish Borders, who were all from near Glasgow.

A Sisyphean Task Begins As 'Forget' Requests Roll Into Google

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:03

Following a European court ruling, the search engine is taking requests to delete personal information. At one point on Friday, Google was getting more than 20 requests a minute.

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Quintana wraps up Giro victory

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 09:02
Colombian Movistar rider Nairo Quintana wins the first Grand Tour of his career with victory in the Giro d'Italia.

In The Midst Of A Historic Lull, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks Off

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:59

A major hurricane has not made landfall in the United States in for 3,142 days. That's the longest streak going back to 1900.

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Smoking and cancer gene 'deadly mix'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:57
Smoking and the breast cancer risk gene BRCA2 combine to "enormously" increase the risk of lung cancer, a UK-based study shows.

Federer suffers French Open exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:56
Roger Federer fails to reach the French Open quarter-finals for the first time since 2004, losing to Ernests Gulbis.

Two dead and five hurt in bike crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:55
Two motorcyclists die and five other people are hurt after a collision involving a car and six motorcycles.

Driver badly injured in gang attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:54
Police appeal for information after a driver is stabbed in his car by a gang of youths in Yoker early on Sunday.

What Elections? Syrian Opposition Rejects Assad's Expected Win

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:46

President Bashar Assad is sure to win in Tuesday's election. Some opponents are boycotting the vote, airing frustrations through bleak satire. There are signs that others will use violence in protest.

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VIDEO: Husband unaware of Sudan 'release'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 08:44
The husband of a woman sentenced to death in Sudan for abandoning Islam has told the BBC he has not been informed that his wife will be released.

Appeal after boys hurt in car crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:46
Police appeal for information after a 15-year-old driver is seriously injured when he loses control of a car on the A713 in Ayrshire.

Girl, 15, rescued in water accident

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:33
A 15-year-old girl is airlifted to hospital after getting trapped underwater while taking part in the sport flyboarding.

Woman targeted in city sex attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:17
Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on a 22-year-old woman in Belfast city centre, early on Saturday morning.

Air New Zealand in big Airbus order

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:14
Air New Zealand has ordered 14 aircraft from European planemaker Airbus with a list price of $1.5bn.

Fifa's Boyce 'would back' Qatar re-vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:14
Fifa vice-president Jim Boyce would support a re-vote over the Qatar 2022 World Cup if corruption allegations are proven.

Officer found dead in police station

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:09
There are understood to be no suspicious circumstances in the death of a 29-year-old woman police officer at Alloa police station.

Smugglers 'kill six Egyptian guards'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 07:00
Six Egyptian border guards have been killed in a clash with smugglers near the Libyan border, the military says.

US paper co-owner dies in plane fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:39
The co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lewis Katz, is killed in a private jet that burst into flames near Boston.
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