National / International News

Elderly care complaints 'ignored'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:23
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect of elderly people were made in England last year, the BBC learns.

Japanese-Peruvians recall US internment

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:10
The fate of Japanese-Latin Americans during World War Two

New York event remembers Malcolm X

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:58
A ceremony is held in New York's Harlem to honour black civil rights leader Malcolm X at the site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.

Brave Murray stopped by Golovkin

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
Britain's Martin Murray suffers an 11th-round defeat by WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Monte Carlo.

Mourinho refuses to discuss red card

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:25
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blames four key moments after his Premier League leaders are held to a draw by Burnley.

VIDEO: Who is 'Oscar', anyway?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:15
With the 2015 Academy Awards taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday, the BBC's Will Gompertz explains all about the Oscars.

Newcastle were pathetic - Shearer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:14
Newcastle's display in a 5-0 loss at Manchester City was "pathetic and embarrassing", says former striker Alan Shearer.

Why homeless Britons are turning to the Sikh community for food

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:11
Homeless people in the UK are getting free meals thanks to a centuries-old Sikh tradition. Why, asks Rajeev Gupta.

The shark attack survivor who loves sharks

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:08
The shark attack survivor who sticks up for sharks

National Gallery staff stage strike

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:08
Workers at the National Gallery are to stage a series of fresh strikes in a row over the privatisation of services.

Savile's 'secret daughter' - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 14:56
Stories affecting children are on front pages, with the Sunday Mirror claiming an "exclusive" report on a woman who says she fears Jimmy Savile is her father.

Immigration film 'should be shelved'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 14:42
The leader of Britain's trade union movement calls for Channel 4's Immigration Street documentary to be shelved.

VIDEO: Angry player 'body slams' opponent

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:42
After being fouled by Stockport's Charlie Russell, Worcester City's Shab Khan responds by throwing him to the floor.

Some players move for money - Koeman

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:30
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says some players leave clubs for money and not for footballing reasons.

Ex-UKIP councillor has 'no regrets'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:29
Councillor Rozanne Duncan, expelled by the UK Independence Party over what Nigel Farage described as "deeply racist comments", says she has no regrets.

VIDEO: Farage condemns 'deeply racist' remarks

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:28
The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has condemned what he's described as "deeply racist" comments that led to the expulsion of a party member.

Prescott back to front-line politics

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:24
The former Labour deputy prime minister, John Prescott, is returning to front-line politics as a special adviser to Ed Miliband with responsibility for climate change.

FAA's Proposed Drone Rules Ground Many Commercial Aspirations

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:09

Industries that had hoped for permission to use drones in their business were left out of the FAA's proposed drone rules. The agency said that drones should stay within the operator's line of sight.

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Texas Court Ruling Leaves Undocumented Immigrants In Legal Limbo

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:09

Immigration advocacy groups met yesterday to talk about what is next for those who want to apply for temporary protections offered by President Obama. A Texas judge recently blocked those actions.

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Cuba frees Canadian businessman

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 13:06
Cuba frees the president of a Canadian transport company, Cy Tokmakjian, after more than three years in jail on bribery charges.