National / International News

Russia Moves To Protect Its 'Information Sovereignty'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:35

Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.

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Refugees Find Afghanistan Less Than Hospitable

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:35

Currently, there are about 100 refugees live in Afghanistan. But the country has no asylum laws, and the refugees are fighting for legal status or resettlement elsewhere.

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MP's defection senseless, says Cameron

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:18
David Cameron says the defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP is counter-productive, as the Conservative party conference gets under way in Birmingham.

Strictly wins weekend TV battle

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:40
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday and Saturday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in thousands more viewers on both nights.

Kimetto sets marathon world record

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:33
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.

Murray wins first title since 2013

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:28
Andy Murray saves five match points before beating Tommy Robredo to secure his first title since winning Wimbledon in 2013.

VIDEO: Farage: Westminster parties 'out of touch'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:27
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said the leaderships of Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative are becoming "hopelessly out of touch with opinions in MPs constituencies".

Air France pilot strike cuts flights

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:22
Air France says it will only operate 45% of its flights on Sunday after talks with pilots failed to reach an agreement to end a 14-day strike.

I have been a fool, says MP Newmark

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:17
The Conservative MP who stepped down as minister for civil society over a newspaper story about his private life tells the BBC he has been "a complete fool".

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.
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