National / International News

Women top Taiwan presidential race

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:34
Taiwan's governing KMT picks Hung Hsui-chu to run for president, setting up the first all-female contest between the country's main parties.

Donated 2p coin sells for £800

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:22
A rare silver two pence coin dropped into a collection box at a hospital in Reading sells for more than £800 in an online auction.

Rogers retires hurt with dizziness

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:21
Australia batsman Chris Rogers retires hurt on the fourth morning of the second Test after experiencing a dizzy spell.

NI funeral for Duffy's Cut victim

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:19
A woman murdered in America 183 years ago is being buried in her native County Tyrone after her remains lay buried in an unmarked grave.

Boy, 15, dies in gorge accident

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:07
A 15-year-old boy has died after an incident at the Dollar Glen gorge in Clackmannanshire.

Why My Mom Didn't Say 'I Love You' For 11 Years

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-19 03:03

When the author came out on Nigerian television, his parents were silent. But now he sees changes in their attitude — and in the anti-LGBT attitudes in his homeland as well.

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Explosions hit Gaza officials' cars

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:53
A series of explosions targeted cars belonging to officials in Gaza on Sunday, including those from the ruling Hamas group.

Minister backs 'admirable' Strictly

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:48
Strictly Come Dancing is an example of where the BBC took a risk on a show that was not guaranteed to be a hit, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale says.

VIDEO: Motor homes swept away in Arizona floods

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:37
Heavy storms have caused flooding in Arizona, which has seen cars swept away and buildings destroyed.

53,000 police days 'lost to stress'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:21
More than 53,000 working days at Police Scotland have been lost to stress in the past two years, according to Scottish Labour figures.

Police name mill explosion missing

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:18
Police name four people still missing after an explosion at a Cheshire flour mill, saying they are still searching the site for signs of life.

Man arrested over cash van robbery

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:05
A 25-year-old man is arrested in connection with an armed robbery of a cash-in-transit van in Coleraine.

Mitsubishi to make key war apology

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 02:05
The Mitsubishi corporation of Japan is to make a landmark apology for using for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during World War Two.

Labour rivals clash in BBC debate

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:59
Labour's four leadership contenders clash over public spending, welfare cuts and what they would do to make the party electable.

Benteke to have Liverpool medical

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:57
Striker Christian Benteke is due for a medical at Liverpool as they reach an agreement with Aston Villa over his £32.5m transfer.

'No hipsters injured' in London fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:55
London Fire Brigade is criticised on social media for tweeting a joke about "no hipsters being injured" in a fire that partly destroyed a building in Shoreditch.

VIDEO: Largest Zumba class breaks records

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:38
A new world record has been set in Mandaluyong, Manila for the largest ever Zumba class held in a single venue.

Q&A: North Korea's local elections

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:23
Local elections are being conducted in the world's joint most corrupt nation. Why, and how, are they being held?

Murder charge over 'pregnant' woman

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:21
A man is charged with murdering a woman, believed to be pregnant, whose body was found in a property in Essex.

Big News: Tiny Parks Coming Soon To A Parking Spot Near You

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-19 01:15

The District of Columbia opened its first semipermanent tiny park. The parklet's creators hope the new space will encourage pedestrians to hang out, while others worry about losing parking spaces.

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