National / International News

Dozens treated after 'chemical leak'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 08:00
About 40 people are treated by paramedics after reports of a chemical leak at a holiday park swimming pool.

Jockey dies from trotting injuries

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:43
A 25-year-old female jockey has died from injuries sustained in a fall during a trotting race in France.

Swift pulls album from Apple Music

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:20
Taylor Swift writes open letter to Apple, explaining why she is pulling her hit album 1989 from its new streaming music service.

'High-fiving France coach cost me dear'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:18
England forward Eniola Aluko on high-fiving the wrong coach, being dropped for the final group game and the World Cup last-16.

Fox warns over Tory referendum cash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:04
Former cabinet minister Liam Fox urges the Conservative Party not to use its money or resources to back either side in a future EU referendum.

Police quiz murder suspect, 43

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:55
A 43-year-old man is arrested over the murder of a 67-year-old woman in Pencoed.

Watford's £7m Perotti bid accepted

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:29
Watford have a club-record bid of about £7m accepted by Italian side Genoa for Argentina winger Diego Perotti.

In pictures: World Yoga Day

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:16
Images from the first ever World Yoga Day.

Rosberg overtakes Hamilton to win

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:58
Nico Rosberg wins the Austrian Grand Prix to reduce Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's lead in the World Championship.

Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:43

Treated sewage water accounts for half the water used by Israel's farms. Entrepreneurs are experimenting with ways to cut costs and to ensure that the 86 percent of wastewater that's recycled is safe.

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Man charged with endangering plane

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:30
A man is to appear in court charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft on a transatlantic flight.

Search For Escaped Convicts In New York Shifts After Possible Sighting

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:29

A person reported seeing two men near a railroad line in the southern part of the state near the border with Pennsylvania.

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IS fighters 'laying mines in Palmyra'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:28
Activists say Islamic State fighters in Syria are planting bombs in Palmyra, an ancient city that has some of the Middle East's most important ruins.

Mackintosh house threatened by water

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:27
The National Trust for Scotland is trying to raise £2.5m to protect one of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's finest buildings from the weather.

Missing tests easy - Lewis-Francis

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:10
British sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis says missing drugs tests, as Mo Farah did before London 2012, can "very easily" happen.

In pictures: Thousands mark solstice

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 04:59
Thousands mark the summer solstice at Stonehenge

Waterloo dispatch arrives in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 04:57
Commemorations of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo will end with a re-enactment of the moment news of Wellington's victory reached London.

Police 'role in radicalising sisters'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 04:55
UK police were "complicit" in the "grooming and radicalising" of three Bradford sisters believed to be in Syria with their nine children, solicitors for their families say.

For A British Man, Fighting ISIS Was Simply The Right Thing To Do

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-21 04:24

Macer Gifford — an alias he uses to protect his family — left his job as a financial trader in London to fight ISIS in Syria. He lost much of what he had, but says he never regretted his decision.

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VIDEO: 'Most people on a surfboard' record set

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 04:06
A new world record has been set in California when 66 people rode on a huge surfboard at once.