National / International News

Compensation 'for garden city homes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:51
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggests homeowners could be compensated if the value of their property falls when new garden cities are built.

Tributes to 'wonderful' Mike Smith

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:48
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.

Woman accused of murdering girl, 7

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:35
A woman is charged with murdering a seven-year-old girl in Nottingham.

Whiplash assessment charges slashed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:35
Charges for medical reports on people in England and Wales who say they have suffered whiplash are to be cut in a bid to tackle the "compensation culture".

'Recall Parliament' over Gaza-Israel

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:33
Parliament should be recalled to discuss the ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel, a Plaid Cymru MP says.

Armitstead wins women's road race gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:29
England's Lizzie Armistead and Emma Pooley win gold and silver in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games.

Fire at former factory is tackled

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:10
Fire crews have been dealing with a blaze at a disused factory in Bangor in County Down.

Silo fall victim named by police

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:07
Police name a teenager who died after falling into a 50ft-high silo at a farm in the Scottish Borders on Friday.

Runner plunges 100ft down mountain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:00
A fell runner suffers serious injuries when he falls 100ft (30m) down England's highest mountain.

The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:55

Syracuse artist Sam Van Aken is developing a that will bloom in pink, purple and red in the spring and bear 40 different fruit in the summer and fall. It's one part art, one part agricultural marvel.

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Nepal Official: 'No Chance' Of Finding People Missing In Landslide

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:48

Rescuers have so far recovered only eight bodies since the landslide early Saturday blocked a mountain river, causing the water to form a lake that was threatening to burst and sweep several villages.

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AUDIO: Mayo on 'shiny, sparkly' Mike Smith

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:39
Simon Mayo remembers his old Radio 1 colleague Mike Smith who has passed away at the age of 59 following major heart surgery.

Weevils released to unclog canal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:35
Up to 3,000 weevils are released into a canal in Gloucestershire in a bid to clear it of a "voracious" fern.

VIDEO: Were Commonwealth Games worth it?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:27
The BBC's John Maguire asks what the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be for the city and Scotland as a whole.

VIDEO: Compensation 'for garden city homes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:19
Nick Clegg has suggested offering council tax reductions and house price guarantees to communities affected by new 'garden cities'. Tom Heap reports.

Supreme Court Silent On Legal Fight Over Execution Drugs

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:14

No one on the Supreme Court objected publicly when it voted to let Arizona proceed with the execution of Joseph Wood, who unsuccessfully sought information about the drugs that would be used.

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China gives Xinjiang death toll

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:01
China gives the first definitive death toll, 37 civilians, in what it calls a gang attack last week in the eastern province of Xinjiang.

Israel Strikes Several Gaza Targets As Redeployments Begin

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:54

Fighting continues amid signs Israel is starting to scale back ground operation.

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Lethal flood hits Italy festival

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:53
Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.

VIDEO: Sour grapes? Italian winemakers at war

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:45
The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.
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