National / International News

Farah breaks two-mile world record

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:37
Britain's Mo Farah breaks the two-mile indoor world record with a time of eight minutes 3.40 seconds in Birmingham.

VIDEO: Bridge demolition leaves lane standing

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:33
Engineers demolished the southern lane of the Skjeggestad bridge in Vestfold, Norway on Saturday.

Sale 14-10 Saracens

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:26
Sale record their first Premiership victory over Saracens since 2011 to temporarily move up to fourth in the table.

Court Blocks White House 'No-Release' Detention Policy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:19

The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the policy of detaining mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Army 'retakes town from Boko Haram'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:16
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the town of Baga, held by Boko Haram militants since 3 January.

Sire De Grugy & Rocky Creek win

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:03
Champion chaser Sire De Grugy wins comfortably at Chepstow, while Rocky Creek triumphs in the big race at Kempton.

Lenovo offers fix for hidden adware

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:55
Chinese computer maker Lenovo offers free software so users can remove hidden software that experts warned made them vulnerable to a cyber-attack.

US and UK discuss Russia sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:36
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his UK counterpart are discussing more sanctions on Russia over its "craven" behaviour in Ukraine.

Celtic sea god statue is discovered

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:35
A six-feet sculpture of a Celtic sea god that was stolen from Binevenagh Mountain in County Londonderry is found by soldiers on a training exercise.

1,500 protest against maternity cuts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:27
More than 1,500 people are protesting cuts to maternity services at Glan Clwyd Hospital.

Police Are Learning To Accept Civilian Oversight, But Distrust Lingers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:18

More than 200 civilian review boards investigate police misconduct in cities across the United States. Reformers say they're essential. But officers tend to be wary of them.

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VIDEO: Tsipras: We won battle, not the war

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 05:46
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has warned of "real difficulties" ahead, as his government faces a Monday deadline to submit a list of reforms to lenders.

Middlesbrough 0-1 Leeds United

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 05:42
Leeds claim a fifth win in six games as Middlesbrough miss out on going four points clear at the top of the Championship.

Fire In Dubai Skyscraper Forces Evacuation Of Residents

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 05:32

No one was killed in the blaze at the 86-story Torch Tower that began early in the morning in the United Arab Emirates. It was extinguished within a few hours.

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Gunmen seize South Sudan boys

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 05:22
Armed men have abducted at least 89 boys from a camp for people displaced by fighting in South Sudan, the UN reports.

Cycling faces 'uncomfortable' report

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 05:18
Cycling chief Brian Cookson warns a forthcoming report into doping in the sport will make for "uncomfortable reading".

'Supertides' bring flood alerts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 04:58
Flood alerts are in place across Wales as spring "supertides" reach the peak of an 18-and-a-half-year cycle.

Man hit by car on A90 carriageway

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 04:49
A 50-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car on the carriageway of the A90 north of Edinburgh.

VIDEO: 'We won't forget! We won't forgive!'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 04:44
A rally is under way in Moscow to condemn the uprising in Ukraine which led to the downfall of its pro-Russian president, one year ago.

Dementia research to receive £300m

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 04:37
More than £300m is to be spent by the government on research into dementia, Prime Minister David Cameron announces.