National / International News

Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:04
The retreat that has hosted Indian pilgrims since the Crusades

The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:03
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio

A&E 'crisis' and holiday 'joy' - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:02
Concerns over pressures on hospital casualty departments and ambulance services trouble some papers, while others have their eye on proposals for tax cuts.

BBC to show Fifa Women's World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:02
The BBC will provide comprehensive coverage of next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

Call for mental health investment

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:01
The Royal College of Nursing highlights a drop in the number of specialist mental health nurses in Scotland and calls for more investment.

History repeats on Wales and Gatland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 14:57
Wales' defeat by New Zealand had little to do with luck and leaves Warren Gatland facing questions, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: Sold and beaten: India's slave brides

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 14:05
Andrew North investigates the practice of bride trafficking in India.

Ferguson Grand Jury Will Reportedly Meet Again Monday

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 13:19

A community is holding its breath, awaiting a decision on whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18. Brown's family is calling for calm.

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Kenya bus gunmen 'want religious war'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 13:14
The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is an attempt to start a religious war, an adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta tells the BBC.

Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 12:35
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.

England 28-9 Samoa

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 12:27
England secure their first win of the autumn as they see off Samoa 28-9 with a solid, if unspectacular, performance.

UVA Bans Fraternities Until January In Wake Of Campus Rape Article

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 12:01

In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.

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Wales continue New Zealand hoodoo

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 11:26
Wales slip to a 34-16 defeat to New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium - continuing a run of 61 years without a win over the All Blacks.

Emeli Sande: New Band Aid song needed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 11:17
Despite saying her own lyrics were turned down, the singer says the project is "from a place of respectful intent".

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 11:10
A first away win under Louis van Gall puts Manchester United fourth in the Premier League, while Arsenal slip to eighth.

Ebola team will miss 'human touch'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 11:02
The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone

Shut nuclear power station is 'safe'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:19
One of two nuclear power stations shut down after a crack was found in a boiler is safe to use again, say regulators.

Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:16

As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.

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Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing Again

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:06

Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.

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Hamilton under pressure - Rosberg

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:05
Nico Rosberg believes team-mate Lewis Hamilton is the man under pressure heading into their title showdown in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.