National / International News

More women come forward over rapist

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:32
Fifteen women contact police fearing they were targeted by a night-stalker rapist who admitted 11 offences when he appeared in court.

Deadly attack on UN in Somalia

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:26
A bomb attack on a UN vehicle in Somalia's Puntland region kills at least 10 people, police say.

Stars praise Spacey's Old Vic reign

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:20
Stars of the acting world have paid tribute to Kevin Spacey at a gala event at the Old Vic as he steps down as artistic director.

Urgent EU talks over migrant deaths

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:16
EU ministers are to meet in Luxembourg to discuss the deaths of migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean in which hundreds died.

Meeting to tackle Derry trouble

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:16
Community leaders are due to meet in Galliagh, Londonderry to tackle anti-social behaviour following trouble in the area on Friday night.

VIDEO: Parkinson's mistaken for drunkenness

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:15
According to a new study, a quarter of people with Parkinson's say they have had their symptoms mistaken for drunkenness. Jayne McCubbin reports.

Zulu king seeks to calm SA violence

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 23:14
South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, whose comments have been blamed for a wave of xenophobic attacks, is set to appeal for restraint.

VIDEO: New glass frog has translucent skin

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:41
A new species of glass frog has been found in the Talamanca mountains of Costa Rica.

Stranded pair airlifted from cliff

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:41
Two teenagers are winched to safety by an RAF rescue helicopter after getting cut-off by the tide and stuck on a cliff at Aberystwyth.

NZ's Cruden set to miss World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:29
All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden is set to miss the World Cup after tearing cruciate knee ligaments playing for Waikato.

PM in UK vow over Scots devolution

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:23
A Conservative government would ensure the rest of the UK does not "lose out" from Scottish devolution, David Cameron will say ahead of the launch of the SNP's manifesto.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:17
Falcao agent contacts Liverpool, Saints eye Newcastle pair, Jose Mourinho pursues Hammers defender Aaron Cresswell & more.

VIDEO: Buoyant SNP to launch manifesto

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:14
The SNP is to unveil its election manifesto, setting out an "alternative to austerity" and positioning the party as a force for UK-wide change.

NASCAR's Kenseth Breaks Losing Streak At Water-Logged Bristol Speedway

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:14

After four rain delays and 11 extra laps at the Food City 500, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

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Body found in blaze-hit cottage

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 22:08
Police are investigating the discovery of a body by emergency crews tackling a blaze at a Leicestershire cottage.

Pensioner pledge in older vote focus

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 21:58
Welsh Labour focuses on older voters, while Tories commit to a Wales Commonwealth Games bid on the final day to register to vote for the general election.

'Just Got Paid' Singer Found Dead In Jamaica

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 21:46

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died in Jamaica. Police say the 55-year-old was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning.

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United front on fracking in Vale

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 21:33
Arguments about the environment haven't been headline news during this election campaign so far but the parties have united on the issue of fracking in the Vale of Glamorgan where it is a hot topic.

New children's commissioner begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 21:07
The new children's commissioner vows to be the "voice of all children and young people" as she takes up her post.

Chinese stocks mixed after rate cut

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 21:07
Chinese stocks are trading mixed after the government steps up stimulus measures and cuts interest rates for the second time this year.