National / International News

VIDEO: Syrian refugees stage Mozart opera

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 18:00
Syrian refugees to perform Mozart's comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte in Stuttgart, Germany.

UK 'diminished' under Tories - Clegg

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:58
Nick Clegg launches a scathing attack on the Conservatives, warning Britain would be left "diminished" if they are allowed to govern alone.

Chagas disease - inheriting a silent killer

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:53
The silent killer of Chagas disease is on the loose

Briton held hostage in Libya freed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:30
British teacher David Bolam is "safe and well", the Foreign Office says, after he is freed by militants who abducted him in Libya in May.

VIDEO: Eating disorders in USA's thinnest city

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 17:24
The stress of dieting in America's thinnest city

Why I always buy injured sheep

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 16:35
Why I am known as the strange woman who prefers injured sheep

Catholic synod to focus on family

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 16:27
Pope to lead synod on Church view of marriage, family life, and sexuality

The trench coat's forgotten WW1 roots

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:52
How a classic coat played a key role in WW1

Pakistan Taliban vow support for IS

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:34
The Pakistani Taliban express support for Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, calling on Islamists worldwide to "forget rivalries".

Service for pub bombings' anniversary

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:30
A memorial service is due to be held later to mark the 40th anniversary of the Guildford pub bombings.

Watson accepts Ryder Cup criticism

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:28
USA Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson takes full responsibility for any mistakes made in their defeat to Europe.

VIDEO: Songhoy Blues: Banned but unbeaten

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:23
The band from Mali who fled Islamist militants

Rail crash remembered 15 years on

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:22
Those bereaved by the Paddington train crash are to mark the 15th anniversary of the disaster with a ceremony later.

VIDEO: Henning convoy leader 'distraught'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:09
Kasim Jameel, who led the aid convoy to Syria on which Alan Henning was kidnapped, has said he is "distraught" at the news of the death Mr Henning.

New Scots tax rates to be outlined

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:07
The first Scottish tax rates in more than 300 years are set to be outlined in the next Holyrood budget.

Call to rule out referendum repeat

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:03
Nicola Sturgeon should rule out a rapid second independence referendum, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael is to urge.

VIDEO: Intern invents 'smart' wheelchair

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 15:00
A 20-year-old summer intern at chip giant Intel has created an internet-connected wheelchair that could save lives.

Wenger is wary of 'killer' Costa

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 14:06
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Chelsea striker Diego Costa is a killer in front of goal as they prepare for Sunday's meeting.

Hodgson backs Rooney temperament

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-04 13:32
Roy Hodgson says Wayne Rooney has the temperament to lead England as the Manchester United striker starts a club ban.

Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-04 13:08

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.

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