National / International News

Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (3-4 pens)

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 16:07
Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties in the Copa America to set up a semi-final against Argentina.

Greek MPs back referendum on bailout

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 16:05
Greece's parliament has approved plans for a controversial referendum on creditors' terms for a bailout.

Papers reflect on aftermath of massacre

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:45
Sunday's papers report on the British casualties of the beach resort massacre in Tunisia - and look for meaning amid the horror.

Festival to promote 'digital detox'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:37
Young people will be encouraged to have a "digital detox" at a festival in Dumfries and Galloway this summer.

Law reform call on young criminals

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:31
An MSP launches a bid to increase the age at which children can be held responsible for crimes they have committed.

Will Iran nuclear deal be Hassan Rouhani's legacy?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:30
As international talks over Iran's nuclear programme come down to the wire, the success or failure to strike a deal could be make or break for President Hassan Rouhani, says analyst Dr Massoumeh Torfeh.

Does the future of wildlife lie in captivity?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:27
It may be time to start picturing a world in which the animals we care about most will only be safe in areas that are properly guarded.

The trouble with 'acceptable' language

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:25
What kind of language is acceptable and how does society come to a decision? asks John McManus.

From howling blues to twisted love

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:13
Howling blues to twisted love with DJ Rita Ray

The boy and the helicopter

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:10
The gadget that left a nine-year-old boy speechless

The day my dog was cooked for dinner

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:07
The day my dog was cooked for dinner

VIDEO: Blue targets reduce sleeping sickness

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 15:05
The UK scientists who've found out how to trap the tsetse fly

The Cherry Sisters: Worst Act Ever?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 14:57

How a group of perhaps-clueless farmgirls from Iowa rose to theatrical fame and infamy at the same time.

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The Cherry Sisters: Worst Act Ever?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 14:57

How a group of perhaps-clueless farmgirls from Iowa rose to theatrical fame and infamy at the same time.

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Australia 0-1 Japan

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 14:14
Holders Japan reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup with a narrow victory over Australia in Canada.

What Right Do Muralists Have To The Buildings They Paint On?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 14:01

Musicians have their instruments, painters have their canvases, and muralists have ... walls. But when the building a mural is on is changing, the muralist has to choose to fight — or say goodbye.

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VIDEO: Wife shouted 'help me, I've been shot'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 13:44
A 52-year-old man who survived the Tunisia resort attack tells BBC News how he and his wife ran through the hotel grounds as the explosions began, and that he was pursued by the gunman.

For Families Of U.S. Hostages, New Policy May Bring New Hope

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 13:36

This week, President Obama announced changes to the government policy on Americans abducted abroad. A former FBI hostage negotiator explains what this means for the hostages — and for their families.

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Serena set after Nicklaus court help

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 13:19
Serena Williams reveals she has been using the grass courts of golf great Jack Nicklaus as she looks for a sixth Wimbledon title.

For Gay Couples In Louisiana And Mississippi, Marriage Remains On Hold

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 13:06

As same-sex couples legally marry elsewhere in the country, couples in these two states are facing obstacles. We hear from two Mississippi couples who had hoped to be married on Friday.

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