National / International News

VIDEO: Victim Support 'helped me recover'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:23
It is 40 years since the charitable organisation Victim Support was established in the UK.

Freed priest arrives back in France

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:21
A French Catholic priest freed in Cameroon nearly seven weeks after being abducted is welcomed back to France by President Francois Hollande.

'Obamacare' reforms come into force

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:16
Millions of Americans are to receive health insurance cover for the first time as President Obama's flagship healthcare reforms come into effect.

AUDIO: Bird: John Fortune 'made me funny'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:06
John Bird pays tribute to his friend and comedy partner John Fortune, who has died aged 74.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Is Hospitalized

NPR News - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:01

Barbara Bush, 88, is in a hospital in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, according to her husband's office.

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Johnson criticises England batsmen

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 02:00
Australia's Mitchell Johnson says England batsmen deliberately back away before the ball is bowled to unsettle bowlers.

Search for man washed out to sea

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:57
A search is being carried out for a missing 27-year-old man from Guildford after four people were washed out to sea in Cornwall.

Hundreds hurt on Philippine New Year

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:55
At least one person has been killed and nearly 600 others are injured by New Year fireworks and gunfire in the Philippines, officials say.

VIDEO: Why Bonmarche is growing again

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:51
Bonmarche went into administration in 2012 but the fashion chain has been recently floated on the stock exchange and is a growing business once again.

Roma immigrants' tale of integration

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:27
How Roma immigrants have settled into a Manchester suburb

Dying Lawyer Convicted Of Aiding Terrorism Leaves Prison

NPR News - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:25

In 2005, Lynn Stewart was convicted of helping blind Egyptian cleric Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman communicate with followers while he was serving a life sentence for plotting to blow up New York City landmarks.

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Gun pulled out during fight

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 01:08
A man pulled out a gun during a fight in County Antrim, police say.

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