National / International News

HMS Bulwark on Libya migrant mission

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:55
Royal Navy warship HMS Bulwark sets off towards Libya after reports 14 vessels carrying migrants have left the country's coast.

Russian pilots freed in Darfur

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:48
Two Russian pilots captured in Sudan's Darfur region in January have been freed with no ransom been paid, Russian diplomats say.

'Inspirational' teen fundraiser dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:36
An "inspirational" teenager who raised thousands through sponsored charity feats dies in hospital following complications after surgery.

Woods shoots worst pro round with 85

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:27
Tiger Woods shoots his worst round as a professional with a 13-over-par 85 at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.

Actor Richard Johnson dies, aged 87

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:26
British actor Richard Johnson, whose career spanned film, theatre and TV, has died aged 87, his family announces.

Dettori wins Derby on Golden Horn

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:10
Frankie Dettori, taking part for the first time in four years, wins the Derby on favourite Golden Horn.

In pictures: Epsom Derby 2015

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:04
Scenes of Epsom on the 236th Derby Day

Williams wins 20th Grand Slam title

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:18
Serena Williams wins a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title.

Hamilton slowest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:06
Lewis Hamilton is slowest of all in an incident-strewn final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix as team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Beau Biden, Vice President's Son, Remembered In Delaware Service

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:01

The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.

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US policewoman convicted of assault

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 06:28
A jury in Los Angeles convicts a female police officer of assault for repeatedly kicking a handcuffed woman who died soon afterwards.

24 rescued after river boat capsizes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 06:25
Twenty-four people have been rescued from the River Foyle after a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon.

Man Utd defend conduct of stewards

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:54
Manchester United have defended the conduct of their stewards for removing walking aids from disabled Arsenal fans.

Armed police online survey skewed

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:46
The results of a poll about Dyfed-Powys Police officers carrying guns are skewed after being shared on Facebook.

Murray 'close' to Grand Slam title

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:45
Andy Murray says he feels close to the form that won him two Grand Slam titles after defeat to Novak Djokovic at the French Open.

VIDEO: Fifa corruption: View from Caymans

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:18
The arrest of Jeffrey Webb, Fifa's Head of Football in North and Central America and the Caribbean, saw the spotlight on corruption in the game move to the Cayman Islands. Nick Davis reports from Georgetown.

Saudis Shoot Down Scud Missile Fired By Houthi Rebels In Yemen

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:59

The Cold War-era rocket, which appeared to be targeted at a major air base in the kingdom's south, was brought down by Patriot missiles, officials say.

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Afghan women talk to the Taliban

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:58
An all-female Afghan delegation holds historic talks with representatives of the Taliban in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.

Baseball fan hit by broken bat

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:55
A female fan has suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a broken bat at a baseball game, according to police.

Royal siblings photo to be released

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:54
A picture of Princess Charlotte with her brother Prince George is to be released later, Kensington Palace says.