National / International News

Post-mortem test due on park body

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 16:02
A post-mortem examination of the body thought to be Arnis Zalkalns, the prime suspect in the murder of Alice Gross, is to be held later.

Call for urgent talks on Longannet

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:39
Scotland's energy minister is calling for talks with the UK government over the future of Longannet power station.

VIDEO: 'If only my father had this helmet'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:12
A designer's personal mission to combat work stress

Dewani murder trial set to start

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:02
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani goes on trial in South Africa later in connection with the death of his wife.

Neves Will Face Incumbent Rousseff In Brazil's Runoff Election

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:01

In Sunday's presidential election, incumbent Dilma Rousseff and right-of-center candidate Aecio Neves came out on top. Marina Silva, the environmentalist Socialist candidate, trailed far behind.

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VIDEO: Sacrificial animals bought online

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:00
While the tradition of buying a sacrificial goat for the Muslim festival of Bakrid continues, the way of buying the animal is a little more modern for some.

The death of the weekly shop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:59
Is this the end of the weekly shop?

Buyers 'pay extra' for scenic homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:56
Homebuyers pay an average premium of £125,000 to live in some of the country's most scenic locations, according to new research

VIDEO: Briton held hostage in Libya freed

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:30
British teacher David Bolam is released after being held hostage by militants in Libya, the Foreign Office confirms.

VIDEO: Henning 'died a martyr', says bishop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:29
Prayers have been said in churches across Manchester, for the murdered British hostage Alan Henning.

New clashes on Syria-Lebanon border

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:52
There have been fierce clashes in eastern Lebanon between Sunni Islamist militants and members of the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah.

McCann 'Twitter troll' found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:51
A 63-year-old woman, who was allegedly part of an internet hate campaign against the family of Madeleine McCann, is found dead in a hotel.

Lib Dems seek 'gap in the market'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:27
How risky is the Lib Dem grab for the middle ground?

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:05

Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.

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'Crafty Chelsea stop Arsenal rhythm'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:57
MOTD2 analysis of how Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho exploited an old Arsenal weakness during their match at Stamford Bridge.

Five dead in Chechnya suicide attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:45
Five police officers have been killed and 12 other people hurt in a suicide bombing in the Chechen capital, Grozny, Russia's interior ministry says.

Wenger does not regret Mourinho push

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:23
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he does not regret shoving Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during a heated touchline spat.

WATCH: Protesters Disrupt St. Louis Symphony With 'Requiem For Mike Brown'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 11:33

"Justice for Mike Brown is justice for us all," the demonstrators sang, referring to the unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer.

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VIDEO: Moment BBC crew attacked with gas

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:43
Turkish police have fired two tear gas canisters at a vehicle carrying a BBC reporting team as it was leaving the border area near Kobane.

VIDEO: Man rescued from bubble in Atlantic

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:26
An attempt by an Iranian exile to travel more than 1,000 miles (1,600km) from Florida to Bermuda in a giant inflatable ball has ended in failure.