National / International News

French far-right party enters Senate

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 12:24
France's far-right National Front party wins its first ever Senate seats, with right-wing parties looking set to take control of the upper house.

Singer enters chart on streaming alone

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 12:08
US singer Meghan Trainor becomes the first act to enter the UK top 40 based purely on streams of her music with her hit All About The Bass.

No drama about The Gimme In The Glen

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 11:57
Keegan Bradley's concession to Jamie Donaldson lacked excitement but there was still romance in Europe's Ryder Cup win over the USA.

Prince Charles honours fallen police

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 11:44
The Prince of Wales pays tribute to the bravery of police officers who have died in the line of duty in Northern Ireland.

Who made Garth's team of the week?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 11:02
On a weekend of extraordinary goals, find out who managed to make Garth Crooks's team of the week.

Turkey's PKK peace process 'at risk'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 11:02
Turkey's role in Syria may put peace deal with its Kurds at risk

People Be Triflin', From 'Bills, Bills, Bills' To The Bible

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:47

The word "trifling" (or, as it may be more commonly said, "triflin'"), used to blast folks as lazy, good-for-nothing cheaters, goes back quite a ways.

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VIDEO: Family remember stabbed teacher

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:38
Family of murdered school teacher Ann Maguire speak for first time about her death ahead of a memorial service for her on Monday.

Welsh poet Dannie Abse dies aged 91

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:29
The Welsh poet and author Dannie Abse has died aged 91, his literary agent confirms.

Prayer vigil held for Alan Henning

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:23
A vigil for a man held hostage in Syria is held in his hometown of Eccles, Salford.

Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:09

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.

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MP's defection a 'betrayal' - Tories

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 10:00
Conservative chairman Grant Shapps calls MP Mark Reckless's defection to UKIP a "betrayal", saying Tory party members have been "let down".

Ryder Cup final day: How Europe won

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:48
A look back at a dramatic day at Gleneagles as Paul McGinley's European team retained the Ryder Cup with a 16½-11½ victory.

Villiers to convene new NI talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:34
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers is to convene inter-party talks to try and solve outstanding political issues, including flags, parades and the past.

Man's body found in Cleddau Estuary

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:30
A man's body is been found about a mile from the shore in the Cleddau Estuary in Pembrokeshire.

West Bromwich Albion 4-0 Burnley

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:21
West Brom manager Alan Irvine secures his first home league win as two goals by Saido Berahino help sink Burnley.

Tear gas and clashes at HK protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:09
Hong Kong police use tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters outside government headquarters as tensions rise.

Coalition planes bomb IS refineries

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:06
US-led coalition aircraft target four makeshift oil refineries under Islamic State control in Syria, with explosions reported near the Turkish border.

Europe win the Ryder Cup against US

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 09:00
Europe defeat the United States 16½-11½ at Gleneagles to win the Ryder Cup for the third time in succession.

The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 08:54

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.

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