National / International News

Argentine player dies after collapse

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:43
Argentine defender Cristian Gomez dies after collapsing during a game for his club Atletico Parana on Sunday.

The 'starting gun of EU referendum'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:43
Monday's press is full of stories about the way in which the EU in-out referendum will be run, and speculation that Greece will default its debt repayments.

Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:19
Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.

House prices rise in coastal towns

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:17
Three Scottish seaside towns have seen house prices double in 10 years, the Bank of Scotland says.

Taxi drivers' convictions revealed

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:12
Drivers with convictions for offences such as assault and drink-driving were issued taxi licences last year, a BBC Scotland investigation reveals.

Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:08
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

VIDEO: Iraqi PM: Ramadi recapture 'in days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:38
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.

Foo Fighters top Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:37
Foo Fighters and Taylor Swift close the final day of Radio 1's Big Weekend at Earlham Park in Norwich.

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:21
What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

In New England, Recognizing A Little Known History Of Slavery

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:21

A burial ground including the remains of 18th century African slaves was uncovered in 2003 in Portsmouth, N.H. Over Memorial Day weekend, the city dedicated the grave site as a special memorial park.

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They begged their heroes to come - but will they listen?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:16
How a campaign targeting YouTube celebrities became a worldwide trend

Frank's fairytale & Falcao flops

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:06
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stars bowing out of the Premier League after the 2014-15 season.

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:03

In polluted Pittsburgh, a new device from a local university helps residents assess indoor air. It's not the only monitor on the market — but is the only one available to borrow from a public library.

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VIDEO: On the trail of Myanmar's Rohingya

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:01
Jonah Fisher has been to Rakhine state in Myanmar to meet Rohingya migrants who are being forced to return home - but at a cost.

Long-Time Actress And Comedian Anne Meara Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:51

Meara, who was married to Jerry Stiller and mom to Ben Stiller, had roles on Rhoda, Alf, Sex and the City and The King of Queens.

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Mumbai Indians claim 2015 IPL title

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:23
Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title after beating Chennai Super Kings in the final in Kolkata.

Remembering Nobel Prize-Winning Mathematician John Nash

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:16

The great mathematician, whose accomplishments and struggle with schizophrenia were depicted in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, died with his wife, Alice, in a car accident on Saturday. "His suffering, I know, was real," says University of Chicago economist Roger Myerson. "But he was touched by glory."

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'It's For You To Know That You Forgive,' Says Holocaust Survivor

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 13:16

Eva Kor, who was held at Auschwitz and recently testified against former Nazi guard Oskar Groening, says that when a victim chooses to forgive, they take the power back from their tormentors.

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'From dominance to desolation'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:54
Lewis Hamilton finds strength from despair after Mercedes lose their bearings, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson.

Major search for missing diver

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 12:52
A major search is being carried out in an area of the English Channel off Dorset after a diver failed to resurface.