National / International News

VIDEO: Thousands attend London Pride parade

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 10:18
Thousands of people take to the streets of London for this year's Pride Parade.

GB stun Italy to win fencing gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 10:13
Britain's men beat Olympic champions Italy in the team foil, but Natalie Powell and Gemma Gibbons miss out on judo medals.

'Handbag saved' Tunisia Briton's life

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 10:08
A British survivor of the Tunisian attack says his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag.

Hundreds hurt in Taiwan park fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 09:24
At least 200 people are injured as a fire breaks out at an amusement park outside Taipei, officials in Taiwan say.

World's smelliest plant flowers

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 09:21
One of the world's largest and smelliest flowers blossoms for the first time in Scotland after 12 years.

In-form Murray ready for Wimbledon

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 09:06
Britain's Andy Murray, the 2013 champion, heads into Wimbledon in confident mood after claiming three titles in two months.

Ministers prepare attack response

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:40
Scottish ministers take part in a resilience meeting to discuss the ongoing response to the terrorist attack in Tunisia

Kurds Reportedly Retake Kobani From Islamic State Fighters

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:34

Mere days ago, ISIS militants had captured the town for the second time this year.

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VIDEO: Red Arrows mark Armed Forces Day

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:26
Armed Forces Day is marked across the UK with the Red Arrows staging a fly-past at the national event in Guildford.

British Tunisia toll rises to 15

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:15
At least 15 Britons are confirmed dead in the Tunisian attacks, the "most significant terrorist attack on the British people" since the 7 July 2005 bombings, the government says.

Glastonbury set for Kanye West show

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:15
US rapper Kanye West will attempt to win over the Glastonbury festival when he performs later, following some controversy over his headline booking.

Greek bailout extension refused

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 08:13
Eurozone finance ministers reject a Greek request to extend a bailout programme beyond 30 June.

Warrington 34-24 Leigh

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:54
Super League side Warrington Wolves overcome Championship leaders Leigh Centurions to reach the Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Biker dies in crash with Land Rover

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:52
A motorbike rider dies in a crash involving a Land Rover on the A75 Gretna to Stranraer road in Dumfries and Galloway.

Fears grow for Irish in beach attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:25
The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs says there are grave concerns that more Irish people may have been caught up in an attack on a Tunisian beach resort.

Greece Slouches Toward Default As Germany Rules Out Further Debt Talks

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:25

Germany says there will be no more negotiations after the Greek premier called for a nationwide referendum on a bailout plan. Meanwhile, fearful Greeks are withdrawing their euros.

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Teenager Bencic wins first title

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:13
Belinda Bencic claims her first WTA Premier title by beating Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of the Eastbourne International.

Fit-again Robson preaches patience

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:06
Laura Robson says it will "not be the end of the world" if she does not play well at Wimbledon after a 17-month injury absence

'Formula E to be bigger than F1'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 07:00
Formula E will be more popular than Formula 1 in five years, according to Virgin Racing chief Sir Richard Branson.

Knifed boy, 13, 'making recovery'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 06:36
One of two young boys stabbed in a daytime knife attack makes a slight recovery in hospital.