National / International News

BBC aiming to put arts in mainstream

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:25
The BBC is to feature arts stories in mainstream shows such The One Show in an attempt to make the arts less elitist.

New data 'shows possible jet debris'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:13
New satellite data from French authorities show potential debris in the "southern corridor" being searched for flight MH370, Malaysia says.

Adolfo Suárez, President Who Ushered In Spain's Democracy, Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:13

Suárez was hand-picked by the Spanish crown to bring together political factions after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Suarez died on Sunday at age 81.

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Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 Southampton

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:12
Gylfi Sigurdsson comes off the bench to score a late winner for Tottenham against Southampton at White Hart Lane.

In Pictures: Sport Relief events around UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:04
Charity events across the country raise money for Sport Relief

A Culture Of Unchecked Abuse Thrives In Ukraine And Crimea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 08:00

Ukraine has a long history of impunity when it comes to its treatment of journalists and activists. A recent incident leaves many wondering if the new government will bring true change.

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VIDEO: Kinnock name 'not always an advantage'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 07:53
Stephen Kinnock, son of the former Labour leader Neil Kinnock, has been selected as the Labour candidate for Aberavon at the 2015 general election but says his family name does not necessarily work to his advantage.

Police probe 'tragic' toddler death

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 07:43
Police are investigating the "unexplained" death of a two-year-old boy after being called to what was described as a "serious incident" at a house.

Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 07:36
Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez, who guided the nation through the turbulent years following the death of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, has died at 81.

VIDEO: 'Lib Dems won't cut tax rate below 45p'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 07:35
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander says that the Liberal Democrats won't cut the top rate of tax below 45p.

'Threat of extinction' to GP service

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 07:18
A "toxic mix" of rising demand and decreasing funds is putting general practice at risk of "extinction", says the head of the Royal College of GPs.

Four killed in Kenya church attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 06:55
Four people are killed and a number are injured when gunmen open fire in a church near the Kenyan city of Mombasa, officials say.

NATO, Ukraine Warn Russia May Be Planning Further Aggression

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 06:37

NATO's top military commander warned that Russia had amassed a large force along Ukraine's eastern border. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister said the chances for war are "becoming higher."

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Bez 'happy to talk to party leaders'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 06:06
Ex-Happy Mondays dancer Bez offers to talk to David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg if elected as an MP.

Budget rewards triers - Duncan Smith

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 06:02
Iain Duncan Smith says pension changes in the Budget will help savers and ensure people who have "tried hard will get rewarded".

Pakistan beat Australia in thriller

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 05:58
Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.

NHS criticisms 'worry for patients'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 05:49
A nurses' leader says constant criticism of care in the NHS is "worrying for patients" and unfair to staff if claims are not investigated and substantiated.

Gang girls 'leading desperate lives'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 05:47
Girls in gangs live in "a parallel world" in which "rape is used as a weapon and carrying drugs and guns is seen as normal", a think tank says.

Nation's Last Known Perfect Bracket Busted By Syracuse Loss

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 05:43

Brad Binder had called the stunning Duke defeat. But when Dayton surprised Syracuse with a 55-53 upset, what is thought to be the last perfect bracket in the U.S. went up in flames.

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Fate Sets Up A Date With The Boston Marathon

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 05:33

Amelia Nelson was never really a runner. But on the day of the Boston Marathon bombings she was working as a volunteer nurse and saw the carnage first hand. Now, she's training to "reclaim our city."

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