National / International News

VIDEO: 'Someone who might knife you'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:15
Hilary Mantel says the stage version of Thomas Cromwell, played by Ben Miles, is someone 'who might knife you under a bridge'

Man charged with arson at mosque

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:08
A man is charged with arson and a "racially aggravated" offence following a fire at a mosque in Milton Keynes.

Spain opera director Mortier dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:03
Gerard Mortier, who spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Madrid's Teatro Royal, dies aged 70.

Plaid 'would not cut top rate tax'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:01
Plaid Cymru is unlikely to make cutting the top rate of tax one of its policies if Wales ever receives income tax varying powers, says its leader.

Search Continues For Malaysian Airlines Wreckage

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

An oil slick was spotted off of Vietnam's coast, but relatives of those on board the Malaysia Airlines flight still don't know what happened. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Anthony Kuhn.

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Do We Really Need The Air Force?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

The military is a huge bureaucracy with many redundancies. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with University of Kentucky's Robert Farley, who argues that we need air power, but not a separate Air Force.

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Beyond Sanctions, Obama Has Few Russia Options

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

The U.S. can squeeze Russia economically for sending troops into Crimea, but Obama needs Europe's support for sanctions to work. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson.

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Russian Troops Continue Movements In Crimea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

As the standoff continues in Crimea, Russia warns the U.S. against "hasty" sanctions. Ukraine officials accuse pro-Russian forces of armed aggression.

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Libertarians Move In To Make A Small N.H. Town Even Smaller

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

Grafton, N. H., is so tiny, it doesn't even have a stop light, but a group of Libertarians have moved there with an eye to slashing spending. It's made some residents angry.

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City Versus Suburb A Longstanding Divide In Detroit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

Detroit has long been a city divided among racial and economic lines. As the city attempts to recover, some see the change as an opportunity to heal those old wounds.

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Picking Apart Detroit To Make It Whole Again

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 04:00

There are an estimated 80,000 abandoned buildings scattered throughout Detroit. As the city tries to navigate its bankruptcy, part of Detroit's recovery plan involves deconstruction and demolition.

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Co-op Group to boost executive pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 03:36
The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.

Family seeks murder exhibits retest

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 03:29
The family of a man serving life for murdering his ex-girlfriend say they face a last-ditch attempt to prove his innocence.

Shaw backed over Cole for England

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 03:25
Former England manager Graham Taylor backs Luke Shaw for a World Cup place ahead of Ashley Cole.

Man bailed after explosives found

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:57
A 55-year-old man arrested after explosive material was found in South Yorkshire is released on bail.

Overnight blaze 'was arson attack'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:42
A fire at a house in County Armagh is being treated as an arson attack, police have said.

Scots yachtsman hit by Chilean storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:37
A yachtsman from Shetland is waiting to be rescued by Chilean coastguards after his mast broke in a huge storm.

Parents renew appeal over 2003 death

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:12
The parents of a Liverpool teenager killed in 2003 are begging for help to find their son's killer.

Gravity cameraman collects honour

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:10
The chief cameraman on Oscar-winning film Gravity wins an award for his work at a ceremony which also honours late camera operator Sarah Jones.

Search for missing 13-year-old boy

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 02:08
Police appeal for help in tracing a 13-year-old boy who has gone missing from the Lockerbie area.

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