National / International News

Hong Kong Activists Protest China's Control Of Leadership Vote

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 07:04

People in the former British colony are angered that a vote for the territory's next chief executive will be from a list of candidates hand-pickled by Beijing.

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Marquez wins British MotoGP thriller

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:50
World champion and championship leader Marc Marquez makes it 11 wins in 12 with victory at the British MotoGP at Silverstone.

Protesters condemn Hong Kong ruling

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:49
Democratic groups in Hong Kong vow to fight a Chinese government decision that rules out open nominations for the next leadership election.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-3 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:46
Brendan Rodgers celebrates his 100th match as Liverpool boss with a comfortable Premier League win against Tottenham.

Aston Villa 2-1 Hull City

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:26
Aston Villa maintain their unbeaten start to the season and go third in the Premier League with victory against Hull.

Britain’s men’s eight defend title

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:18
Britain's men's eight defend their title at the World Rowing Championships as GB finish second in the medal table.

Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:06

The Russian leader said "substantive, meaningful talks" were needed to decide the outcome in the region, while a spokesman clarified that the region should remain part of Ukraine.

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How 'Sassy' Came To Mean Something Both Sweet And Sour

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:05

Since the new Lifetime show Girlfriend Intervention has resurrected the tired old cliche of the "sassy black woman," one black woman decided "sassy" needed some scrutiny.

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VIDEO: Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 06:03
Continuing clashes in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the toppling of PM Nawaz Sharif leave two dead and hundreds injured.

UK businesses 'want new EU deal'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 05:58
Most British businesses want the UK to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce survey.

Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 05:55
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is poised to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

Dundee 1-1 Celtic

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 05:28
Leigh Griffiths comes off the bench to secure a Scottish Premiership draw for Celtic against Dundee at Dens Park.

Tories dismiss UKIP by-election lead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 05:10
The Tories play down a poll putting UKIP 44% ahead in the Clacton by-election caused by Douglas Carswell's defection.

X Factor dominates Saturday night TV

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:45
X Factor returns to ITV with 9.3 million viewers, or 43% of the viewing public.

Celebrities back missing teen search

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:45
The mother of a 14-year-old girl who went missing three days ago appeals for her to "let someone know you are safe".

Iraqi Forces Reportedly Enter Besieged Northern City Of Amerli

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:41

The town of Amerli, which includes some 20,000 Shiite Turkmen, has been surrounded by Sunni Islamic State fighters for two months.

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PM may block return of UK jihadists

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:29
British-born jihadists in Iraq and Syria could be temporarily banned from returning to the UK under new plans being considered by the government, the BBC understands.

Uncapped Roy in England T20 squad

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:23
England name uncapped Surrey batsman Jason Roy in their T20 squad to face India at Edgbaston on 7 September.

Man shot in legs in alleyway attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:14
A man in his 20s is shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast.

Chambers brothers win bronze medals

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:05
Richard and Peter Chambers secure bronze medals at the World Championships as part of the Great Britain men's lightweight four.
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