National / International News

VIDEO: Waterloo victory message re-enacted

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 10:26
The Princess Royal takes part in a re-enactment of the moment when Britain received news that it had defeated Napoleon at Waterloo.

Sweden U21 0-1 England U21

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 10:24
Jesse Lingard's late goal boosts England's European Under-21 Championship knockout stage hopes as they defeat Sweden.

Greece and Germany and the weight of history

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 10:07
History has taught Greece and Germany different lessons and has complicated the search for compromise in the current crisis, says the BBC's Gavin Hewitt.

Thomas finishes second at Swiss Tour

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 09:21
Team Sky's Geraint Thomas finishes second in the Tour de Suisse as Simon Spilak takes victory by five seconds.

Four children and woman struck by car

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 09:16
Four children and a woman suffer life-threatening injuries when they are struck by a car in Birmingham.

'Speed,' Galápagos Tortoise Who Came To San Diego In 1933, Dies At 150

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-21 09:04

The giant reptile was taken from Isabela Island in Ecuador's Galápagos archipelago as part of an early effort to sustain the species, which is native only to the remote Pacific island chain.

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Highland show draws 'record' numbers

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 09:02
A record number of visitors have attended the 175th Royal Highland Show, according to organisers.

England 'ready' for Norway challenge

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 08:27
England head coach Mark Sampson reckons the tournament is "in our hands" as they prepare to face Norway at the Women's World Cup.

Robson given Wimbledon wildcard

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 08:01
Britain's Laura Robson is given a wildcard for Wimbledon after making her return from a 17-month injury lay-off.

Dozens treated after 'chemical leak'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 08:00
About 40 people are treated by paramedics after reports of a chemical leak at a holiday park swimming pool.

Jockey dies from trotting injuries

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:43
A 25-year-old female jockey has died from injuries sustained in a fall during a trotting race in France.

Swift pulls album from Apple Music

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:20
Taylor Swift writes open letter to Apple, explaining why she is pulling her hit album 1989 from its new streaming music service.

'High-fiving France coach cost me dear'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:18
England forward Eniola Aluko on high-fiving the wrong coach, being dropped for the final group game and the World Cup last-16.

Fox warns over Tory referendum cash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 07:04
Former cabinet minister Liam Fox urges the Conservative Party not to use its money or resources to back either side in a future EU referendum.

Police quiz murder suspect, 43

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:55
A 43-year-old man is arrested over the murder of a 67-year-old woman in Pencoed.

Watford's £7m Perotti bid accepted

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:29
Watford have a club-record bid of about £7m accepted by Italian side Genoa for Argentina winger Diego Perotti.

In pictures: World Yoga Day

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 06:16
Images from the first ever World Yoga Day.

Rosberg overtakes Hamilton to win

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:58
Nico Rosberg wins the Austrian Grand Prix to reduce Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's lead in the World Championship.

Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:43

Treated sewage water accounts for half the water used by Israel's farms. Entrepreneurs are experimenting with ways to cut costs and to ensure that the 86 percent of wastewater that's recycled is safe.

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Man charged with endangering plane

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-21 05:30
A man is to appear in court charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft on a transatlantic flight.