National / International News

Pro-Democracy Unrest Continues In Hong Kong

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 13:05

It's been two weeks since pro-democracy protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Lily Kuo of the website Quartz for an update and whether negotiations with the government will resume.

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How Can The Secret Service Recover Its Reputation?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 13:05

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with W. Ralph Basham, former director of the U.S. Secret Service, about the agency's recent lapses in security and how it can work to improve.

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Frenchman allowed to wed stepmother

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 12:58
A man in north-eastern France marries his father's former wife, after a court battle that lasted for months.

Body may be Alice suspect, police say

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 12:28
Police searching for Arnis Zalkalns, suspected of killing teenager Alice Gross, say "early indications" suggest a body found in London is his.

Henning family 'numb with grief'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 12:01
The family of British hostage Alan Henning are "numb with grief" after he was murdered by Islamic State militants, his widow Barbara says.

First US Ebola case 'critical'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 11:17
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has deteriorated from a serious to a critical condition, doctors in the state of Texas say.

Aston Villa 0-2 Manchester City

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 11:08
Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero score late to send Manchester City second in the table with victory over Aston Villa.

South Africa 27-25 New Zealand

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 10:50
South Africa end New Zealand's 22-match unbeaten run as Patrick Lambie's late penalty earns a thrilling victory.

Hackers target Brazil election

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 10:25
As Brazilians prepare to vote for president, the Electoral Court dismisses reports that the electronic voting system is vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Kurds in Turkey-Syria border clashes

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 10:07
Tensions flare on the Turkish side of the Syrian border as local Kurds and refugees from Syria clash with security forces.

VIDEO: Kayakers rescued from 'shark attack'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 10:01
Two kayakers have been rescued in California after they said they had been attacked by a great white shark.

VIDEO: Tess Daly loses shoe on Strictly

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:52
TV presenter Tess Daly lost her shoe while making her entrance on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.

VIDEO: Legal battle over Belfast area plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:35
Northern Ireland's Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster, is to challenge the environment minister in court over his approval of the Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan.

Liverpool 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:22
Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson score as Liverpool beat West Brom to record their first Premier League win since August.

Former Haiti president Duvalier dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:21
Haiti's notorious former ruler Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier dies of a heart attack in the capital Port-au-Prince.

US hostage's family in video appeal

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:10
The parents of US hostage Peter Kassig appeal to Islamic State militants to "show mercy" and release him, in a video statement.

VIDEO: Can Lib Dems tempt back voters?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:05
The Liberal Democrats are marking the start of their conference season by saying they will increase NHS funding by £1bn over two years if they win the next election.

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 09:03

Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.

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Man dies and two injured in crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 08:51
A man dies and two women are seriously injured in a two-car crash on a stretch of road in Aberdeenshire.

Baby girl killed in dog attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 08:50
A six-month-old girl is killed in a dog attack while in the care of relatives at a home in Daventry.
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