National / International News

Saudi Aid Boost To Syrian Rebels Puts Jordan At Risk

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:47

Convoys of humanitarian aid trucks from Saudi Arabia are rolling through Jordan toward Syria. That puts Jordan in a precarious situation on the front line of the war.

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New York collapse no big deal - Farah

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:46
Mo Farah is "feeling good" despite collapsing after finishing the New York half-marathon second behind Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai.

Peer sacking 'entirely appropriate'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:23
It was "entirely appropriate" for Leanne Wood to sack Lord Elis-Thomas as the chairman of an assembly committee for criticising her attack on UKIP, says Plaid Cymru's chairman.

Scots Tories: End free prescriptions

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:14
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson says her party would scrap free prescriptions in order to fund 1,000 extra nurses and midwives in the NHS.

Girl, 2, dies in reversing car crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:42
A two-year-old girl died when she was hit by a reversing car on a caravan site in Oxfordshire, police say.

Farage: 'New UKIP' targets Labour

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:40
Nigel Farage says his party has got rid of "old UKIP" and is now well placed to take on Labour in future elections.

Red Bull's Ricciardo disqualified

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:39
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is excluded from the Australian GP for breaching fuel consumption rules, having finished second.

Rosberg wins eventful Australian GP

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:26
Nico Rosberg delivers on Mercedes' promise as favourites, with a dominant victory in the season-opening Australian GP.

Hamilton warns of billion pound loss

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:23
The finance minister warns of a billion pound reduction to Northern Ireland's budget if welfare reforms are not passed by Stormont.

Osborne and Balls in pre-Budget clash

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:22
Chancellor George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls set out their competing messages ahead of the Budget.

Gunmen Raid Nigerian Villages, Killing More Than 100 People

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:02

New violence has erupted in a dispute over grazing land, as officials say an attack on several villages has killed more than 100 people.

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Nigeria village attacks kill 100

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:50
At least 100 people have been killed in attacks on three villages in Nigeria's Kaduna state believed to be linked to ethnic rivalries, officials say.

Bangladesh crush Afghanistan in T20

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:46
Hosts Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by nine wickets in Mirpur in the opening match of the World Twenty20.

Missing schoolgirl found in Ireland

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:29
A 15-year-old girl who went missing form her home in Rotherham is found in Ireland.

VIDEO: Scottish Conservative conference 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:25
Live coverage of the Scottish Conservative Party conference in Edinburgh.

US country stars hit London festival

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:05
Some of the US's top country music acts including Dixie Chicks and Zac Brown Band play for 15,000 fans at London's Country to Country festival.

Authors Tighten Up Their Stories For Twitter Fiction Festival

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

Can fiction really be told in 140 characters or less? NPR's Rachel Martin asks best-selling author Brad Meltzer, who participated in this year's Twitter Fiction Festival, that very question.

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Tsunami's Ghosts Haunt Japanese Earthquake Survivors

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

After the 2011 tsunami in Japan, there was a jump in the number of people believing they were possessed. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Richard Lloyd Parry of The Times of London about this story.

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Sergeant To Receive Long-Overdue Medal Of Honor

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

Melvin Morris served two tours of duty in Vietnam, but because of his race he didn't receive the Medal of Honor. Morris talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the award he'll receive from President Obama.

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Ukrainians Wary Of Putin's Designs On Their Country

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 04:00

People in Kiev are closely watching the referendum results in Crimea, amid fears that Russia plans further action in eastern Ukraine. Some residents are preparing for war.

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