National / International News

Security increased for Afcon final

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:42
Extra security is in place for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final after crowd violence disrupted the semi-final.

Nigeria postpones presidential vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:29
The electoral commission in Nigeria postpones the 14 February presidential election by six weeks, citing security concerns.

Mourinho-Lambert: Friends? Enemies?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:28
Jose Mourinho was full of praise for Aston Villa but was it genuine or an attempt to undermine Paul Lambert with plaudits?

News anchor Brian Williams steps down

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:21
US NBC anchor Brian Williams steps down temporarily, days after apologising for wrongly saying he came under fire in Iraq in 2003.

India's Ruling Party Looks Headed For Defeat In Delhi Elections

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:04

Exit polls show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP will likely come in second behind an upstart anti-corruption party.

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How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.

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Meet Mafiaboy, The 'Bratty Kid' Who Took Down The Internet

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

When he was just 15, Michael Calce pulled off one of the biggest hacks in history. Today, Calce works in computer security on the other side, and he says he thinks some good came of his 2000 attack.

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NBC's Brian Williams To Temporarily Step Away From Anchor Desk

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 12:44

The anchor, who apologized for misremembering that a helicopter he was traveling during the 2003 invasion of Iraq had been fired on, said he would return to hosting the Nightly News "in a few days."

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Hay Festival cancels Mexico event

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 11:58
The governor of Mexico's Veracruz state defends security in Xalapa after the UK Hay festival cancelled its annual event in the city.

UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes 'In Solidarity With Jordan'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 11:32

The United Arab Emirates had suspended sorties against the self-declared Islamic State over concerns that its pilots wouldn't be rescued if shot down.

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Mourinho downplays seven-point lead

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 11:26
Jose Mourinho does not feel Chelsea's seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League is a significant advantage.

Everton 0-0 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 10:59
Liverpool's three-match Premier League winning run ends as the 224th Merseyside derby ends in a goalless draw at Everton.

How 'Iron Man' McCoy became a legend

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 10:53
The tales of broken bones and broken records behind 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy's legendary career.

After Years In Lockdown, Rosa Parks' Papers Head To Library Of Congress

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 10:18

Meg McAleer, one of the archivists working on the Rosa Parks collection, says the documents provide a new window on the courage and skill of Parks, and the consequences she and her husband suffered.

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Prince Charles arrives in Jordan

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 10:16
The Prince of Wales arrives in Jordan's capital Amman at the start of a six-day tour of the Middle East.

France 15-8 Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 09:56
Five Camille Lopez penalties consign Scotland to defeat in their opening Six Nations match for the ninth consecutive year.

Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Granted Appeal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 09:48

Syed was convicted in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend. In October, a series of podcasts produced by the makers of This American Life re-examined his case and raised questions about his guilt.

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Everton Hillsborough plaque unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 09:17
A plaque to remember the 96 who died in the Hillsborough disaster is unveiled at Everton's Goodison Park.

UAE to support Jordan IS strikes

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:57
The United Arab Emirates says it is sending F-16 fighters to aid Jordan's air strikes against Islamic State militants.

Manchester City 1-1 Hull City

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:56
James Milner salvages a point for Manchester City against Hull but cannot stop his side falling seven points behind Chelsea.