National / International News

Thai Police Make Arrest Possibly Linked To Deadly Shrine Bombing

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 06:46

Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.

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'Nightmare' over mum's Tunisia death

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 06:41
The four children of a woman who was killed when a gunman opened fire on a beach in Tunisia say they will never accept her death.

Newcastle United 0-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 06:10
An own goal from defender Fabricio Coloccini gives Arsenal an unconvincing victory over 10-man Newcastle.

Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced In Egypt To 3 Years In Prison

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 05:54

The outcome in the closely watched trial shocked many observers. The Qatar-based network's acting secretary-general said the verdict was politically motivated and "defies logic and common sense."

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Ainslie second in America's Cup races

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 05:53
Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team finish second in Saturday's two races in the America's Cup World Series in Sweden.

VIDEO: Glory for Bolt - disaster for GB

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 05:33
Usain Bolt wins his third gold of the World Athletics Championships by leading home Jamaica in the 4x100m relay.

Turkish jets attack IS Syria targets

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 05:20
Turkish fighter jets attack Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time, the Turkish foreign ministry says.

Passengers trapped after bus crashes

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 05:17
Two bus passengers are trapped and a further 10 are injured when a bus crashes into a tree in east London.

VIDEO: Minute's silence for Shoreham dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 04:51
Memorial events are being held to mark one week since the Shoreham air crash in which 11 people are thought to have died.

Northants beat Bears to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 04:49
Richard Levi hits an unbeaten 63 as Northants beat Birmingham Bears to reach the T20 Blast final at Edgbaston.

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down At Gas Station

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 04:41

A man walked up behind Darren Goforth as he was gassing up his patrol car and fired several shots into the deputy. A manhunt has been launched for the killer.

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Migrant truck death accused in court

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 04:29
Three Bulgarians and an Afghan appear in court in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in the back of a lorry in Austria.

VIDEO: Farah completes historic double

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:57
Great Britain's Mo Farah completes a historic 'triple-double' with victory in the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

The Sounds Of A Murder: News Or Not?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:54

Here's how NPR thought through whether the gunshots that killed two TV journalists should be replayed on the radio and online.

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A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans Afloat

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:50

New Orleans lost much since Hurricane Katrina, and the failed levees that flooded the city. But Gwen Thompkins says the passions that survived the flood kept her city alive too.

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Reading crowd's 'chilled' reaction to headliners Mumford & Sons

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:46
Music fans give their verdict on Mumford & Sons' headlining the traditionally rock music festival at Reading.

50 Percent Off A College Education? Not Such A Good Deal After All

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:28

Why so many private colleges are giving out massive discounts.

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No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

NPR News - Sat, 2015-08-29 03:03

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

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Defoe hits back at PA ad criticism

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 02:54
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe hits back at criticism levelled at him following his advert for a personal assistant.

HSBC 'working to fix' missing payments

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 02:50
HSBC says payments delayed by an IT glitch "should be processed today" - despite previously saying the issue would be fixed on Friday night.