National / International News

Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:42
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.

Son sought after double family murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:38
Police investigating the murders of a mother and daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.

Four escape Cookstown arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:07
Four people have escaped injury after an arson attack at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:59

Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.

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Britain's Thomas wins European gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:52
Kristian Thomas wins Britain's first gold medal at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier.

Hamilton quickest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:37
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shades Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Second vigil for Karen Buckley

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:22
A second vigil to remember murdered Irish student Karen Buckley is being held in Glasgow later.

Hibernian 0-1 Falkirk

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:07
Craig Sibbald's headed goal secures Falkirk a place in the Scottish Cup final at the expense of profligate Hibernian.

Champion Selby moves ahead of Maflin

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:58
Defending champion Mark Selby needs four more frames to win his opening match after taking a 6-3 lead against Kurt Maflin.

Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:47

Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.

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Anderson proud to surpass Botham

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:44
James Anderson says he is "hugely proud" to have overtaken Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker.

Hingis beaten on singles return

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:35
Former world number one Martina Hingis loses 6-4 6-0 to Agnieszka Radwanska in the Fed Cup on her return to singles action.

Dozens held after fresh SA violence

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:25
More than 30 people are detained by police in South Africa after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence around Johannesburg.

Publisher sued over Goebbels diaries

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:16
The estate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing a publisher for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries.

Four held as murder probe launched

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:14
Four people are arrested after man, 42, dies following a serious assault in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Tributes to Everest avalanche dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:14
Tributes are paid in Nepal and climbing is suspended to mark the anniversary of an avalanche on Everest that killed 16 sherpas.

Catch badgers before shooting, say vets

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:10
The shooting of free-running badgers in culls should end, the British Veterinary Association says, explaining it is more humane to capture them first.

Russian town trapped in Soviet past

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:08
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town

O'Malley, Possible Clinton Rival, Says A President Can't Let Polls Lead

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:03

The former Maryland governor also was flatly dismissive of Republican economic theories in an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, saying they're 'patently bull----.'

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In New Orleans, Young Lives Adrift

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:03

Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them.

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