National / International News

VIDEO: Selma civil rights march begins

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 17:17
Civil rights campaigners in the US start an 860-mile (1,385 km) march from Selma, Alabama to Washington DC to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans

UK and France seek EU help over Calais

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 16:32
The UK home secretary and her French counterpart urge other EU nations to act to help address the root causes of the Calais migrant crisis.

Coffee shop appeal over missing boy

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 16:26
A woman whose seven-year-old son has vanished with her estranged husband appeals for staff and customers of a coffee chain to be on the alert.

Questions of migration - and doping

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:48
The Calais crisis - and wider issues around immigration - continue to fill most papers, but the Sunday Times leads with what it says is a major sport doping scandal.

Big walls can cause big problems

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:42
The problems that come from building mega walls

Recruit people 'better than you'

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:37
Three pieces of make-or-break advice

Been and Gone: The British film actress who missed out on fame

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:35
The British film actress who missed out on fame

SNP renews attack over tax credits

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:26
The SNP says almost 350,000 Scottish children will be worse off as a result of "shameful" changes to tax credits.

Canadian firm buys more salmon farms

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:25
Canadian firm Cooke Aquaculture is expanding further in Scotland after buying a Shetland-based salmon farming company.

How many people have gone to Syria to fight?

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:25
How many people have gone to Syria to join Islamic State?

Lords urged not to delay suspensions

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:24
The House of Lords should have the ability to immediately suspend members after a scandal breaks, a senior Labour peer says.

Canada sees topless rights rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:14
Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.

The troubleshooting teddies of Tirana

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:04
Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops

Woods's hopes dwindle after 74

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:01
Tiger Woods's hopes of a first PGA Tour win in two years fade after a 74 at the Quicken Loans National in Virginia.

Ottawa: Canada's cheating capital?

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 15:01
Is Ottawa really Canada's hotbed of infidelity?

New US rights march starts in Selma

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 13:46
Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.

Jericho Isn't Cecil's Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-01 13:14

Citing "huge disgust and sadness," a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn't believe it.

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SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-01 13:10

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.

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After A West Bank Home Goes Up In Flames, Tensions Flare In The Region

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-01 13:10

A Palestinian baby was killed Friday in an arson attack in the West Bank. Jewish settlers are suspected in the attack, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called "an act of terrorism."

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Queen portrait shows off best sides

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 13:07
The Queen shows off her best sides in a quadruple portrait produced by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.