National / International News

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.

Harwich stowaways 'a pitiful sight'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:30
The sight of sick and tired suspected illegal immigrants found among washing machines in lorries at an Essex port was pitiful, local MP Bernard Jenkin says.

Search for Malaysia quake children

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:26
Rescuers in Malaysia search for six pupils and two teachers missing since an earthquake struck Malaysia's highest peak, Mount Kinabalu, on Friday.

'No concerns' at Farah's Salazar link

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:21
UK Athletics has "no concerns" over Mo Farah's link with his coach Alberto Salazar following allegations made in a BBC programme.

Alton Towers closed for weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Alton Towers will remain closed over the weekend while investigations into a serious rollercoaster crash continue, its owner confirms.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Novak Djokovic sees off a thrilling fightback from Andy Murray to win their French Open semi-final in five sets.

Funeral for crash teen to be held

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:15
The funeral of one of two young men killed in a car crash on the outskirts of Londonderry will take place later.

Official Death Toll In China's 'Eastern Star' Disaster Rises To Nearly 400

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:11

The cruise ship, which was righted on Friday, capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River with 456 people aboard.

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Horses die while 'racing' at fair

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:05
Two horses die after colliding while apparently being raced at the Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria.

Egypt removes Hamas from terror list

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:03
Egypt's appeals court overturns an earlier ruling that listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, court officials say.

Putin tells West not to fear Russia

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:03
Only an insane person in a dream could imagine that Russia would attack Nato countries, President Vladimir Putin says.

American Pharoah Makes A Run At History

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:53

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.

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For New Mexico's Chiles, The Enemy Isn't Just Drought But Salt, Too

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Farmers in New Mexico are worried about the future of the state's most beloved crop: green and red chiles. They're increasingly relying on salty groundwater, which damages the soil and the crops.

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UN-Led Yemen Peace Talks Are Set For June 14

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

The UN envoy for Yemen is trying to bring together all sides for talks in Geneva this month in an effort to end a devastating conflict in the poorest nation in the Middle East.

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Veterans Center Opens In LA After Years Of Controversy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 03:34

Homeless veterans are finding a new support system in the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. A new building on the center's grounds will house a dozen homeless veterans.

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