National / International News

Cost Of War: Veterans Remember USS Indianapolis, Shark Attacks

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 04:06

After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.

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Royal couple's racing day out dashed

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 04:00
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are among the disappointed crowd as the America's Cup World Series is abandoned due to extreme weather.

Quarry fall teen seriously injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:59
A teenage girl suffers serious head injuries after falling into a disused quarry.

Lord Sewel quits after drugs claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:51
Lord Sewel is facing a police inquiry after quitting as House of Lords deputy speaker over a video allegedly showing him taking drugs with prostitutes.

Iranian press 'ordered to praise nuclear deal'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:47
An Iranian directive sent to newspaper editors and revealed on the web tells them to be positive about the recent nuclear deal and not sow doubt.

Analyst: Angry French Farmers Will Have To Adapt To Globalization

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.

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For Candidates, Winning Iowa Means Courting Business, Evangelicals

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.

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On ADA Anniversary, Some Blame The Law For Low Employment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.

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On The Streets Of Baltimore, 'It's Definitely Not A Safe Feeling'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Baltimore is having one of the most violent summers in years. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to local activist Ray Kelly about what police and the public can do to improve the situation there.

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Obama Wraps Up Trip To Kenya

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:32

Correspondent Greg Warner speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's address to the Kenyan people.

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VIDEO: Small aircraft crashes in Tokyo

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:30
Three people have been killed as a light plane crashes in Japan, setting fire to several houses, according to local media reports.

America's Cup event is abandoned

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:24
Sunday's racing at the America's Cup World Series event in Portsmouth is cancelled because of bad weather.

VIDEO: Corbyn rejects 'entryism' claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:10
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn insists the influx of new members to Labour is mainly young people enthused by politics.

The 2016 Election Is All About Economics — And Anger

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:03

It's the (frustration about the) economy, stupid. Democrats and Republicans are trying to channel that, but offer very different solutions — so much so, it seems they live in two different realities.

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What's In A Namaste? Depends If You Live In India Or The U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:03

The author grew up in India, where namaste was a way of saying hello — respectfully — to his elders. In America's yoga culture, he's found, it has a very different vibe.

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PM urged to stop Egypt statue export

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:48
Campaigners fighting the export of a £15.76m Egyptian statue sold by Northampton Borough Council call on David Cameron to prevent it leaving Britain.

Former monk to sing for Dalai Lama

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:41
A former Tibetan monk who has settled in the UK is to perform for the Dalai Lama after being talent spotted by BBC Radio 3.

England-Scotland on Armistice Day

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:38
England will play Scotland at Wembley on 11 November 2016 as the qualifying fixture dates for the Home Nations are revealed.

Coroner lost Alice Gross murder file

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:26
A copy of the police investigation file into the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross was lost by a coroner in November, officers confirm.

Police chase: Motorist dies in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:18
A man in his 40s dies at the scene after his car crashes while being pursued by Kent Police.