National / International News

Hit and run cyclist seriously injured

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:15
A cyclist is seriously injured in a hit and run collision near the village of Kippen in Stirlingshire.

2 Ways To Think About Nothing, One Mo' Time

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:48

Let's compare two kinds of nothing: an empty patch of deep space and an empty piece of paper that was once beautiful. There's nothing to see in either. Or is there?

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Al-Nusra threat over air strikes

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:48
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.

2 Ways To Think About Nothing, One Mo' Time

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:48

Let's compare two kinds of nothing: an empty patch of deep space and an empty piece of paper that was once beautiful. There's nothing to see in either. Or is there?

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VIDEO: PM 'embarrassed' over Queen gaffe

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:43
David Cameron says he is "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for overheard remarks he made about a conversation he had with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum.

Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:42

El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.

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Attempted carjacking CCTV ‘shocking’

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:36
Footage of a woman getting dragged along as a car thief attempts to steal her vehicle is utterly shocking, police say.

Iraq oil worker able to return to UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:51
An oil worker from Hull, forced to stay in Iraq pending a court case, returns to the UK.

New hope for future of medieval ship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
A new home could soon be found for Newport's medieval ship, safeguarding its future restoration.

Venus Williams too good for Watson

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
Britain's Heather Watson is beaten in straight sets by Venus Williams at the China Open, her fourth successive opening round loss.

AUDIO: 22,000 Roman coins found in Devon

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:39
A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.

VIDEO: US air strikes on IS target Kobane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:28
The Syrian town of Kobane is struck in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS).

Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:05
Mariam Ibrahim, the woman who escaped a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, tells the BBC she wants to campaign against religious persecution.

VIDEO: Thirty feared dead on Japan volcano

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:55
Thirty hikers found near the peak of Mount Ontake are feared dead after being found unresponsive, rescuers say.

VIDEO: Mariam Ibrahim: 'Jail was a test'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:54
Mariam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, tells the BBC's Tom Esslemont she believes her time in prison was ''a test''.

Japan Police: More Than 30 People Believed Dead At Volcano

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:28

Rescuers found the bodies near the peak of an erupting volcano.

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Tory turmoil ahead of conference - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:08
The defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP, and the resignation of his fellow Conservative Brooks Newmark from his ministerial post, make Sunday's headlines.

Phillips makes British BMX history

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:06
Liam Phillips becomes the first British male to win the UCI BMX Supercross series world title despite a poor final competition.

US police officer shot in Ferguson

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:53
A police officer is shot - reportedly in the arm - in the strife-torn US town of Ferguson, Missouri, but the officer's condition is unclear.

Police Officer Shot In Ferguson, Mo. As Protests Continue

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:44

The shooting does not appear to be connected to the protests, police said. The officer, a woman, is expected to recover.

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