National / International News

'Blizzard-Like' Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:29

A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.

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Hlatshwayo not fit to face Ghana

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:21
South Africa defender Thulani Hlatshwayo is ruled out of Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana.

Vexed Mexes: Europe's angriest footballer?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:10
AC Milan's Philippe Mexes grabs the throats of two Lazio players after being sent off in fiery Serie A clash.

Murphy: Scrapping Trident 'wrong'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:07
Jim Murphy says it would be "wrong" to advocate scrapping Trident as Nicola Sturgeon calls on Labour to rethink its support for nuclear weapons.

WHO vows reform after Ebola 'shocks'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:01
The World Health Organization sets out plans for reform, admitting it was too slow to respond to the "horrific" Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Teens 'use machete' in hijacking bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:51
Police arrest a boy aged 16 and an 18-year-old man after an attempt was made to force a taxi driver from his vehicle using a machete.

Bath 20-15 Glasgow Warriors

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:50
Bath survive a late assault from Glasgow to win a thriller and reach the Champions Cup last eight as Pool Four winners.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:42
A round-up of social media trends from across the world

Future Of Eurozone At Stake In Today's Greek Elections

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:39

The leftist Syriza party, which has vowed to rollback EU-mandated austerity measures, is poised to win the election.

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A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:24

Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.

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Murray beats Dimitrov in epic

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:59
Andy Murray wins a gruelling late-night contest with Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

'No veto' on Scots benefit changes

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:57
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael says the UK government will not be able to stop Scotland from making changes to welfare benefits when they are devolved.

Gatland praises Jones' 'huge' impact

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:53
Warren Gatland, Graham Price and Shane Williams join those praising Adam Jones following his international retirement.

'100mph drink-drive' man arrested

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:24
A suspected drink-driver is arrested after his vehicle is spotted travelling at about 100mph on a 30mph-limit road.

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:18

The reported assault is on a city about 100 miles southwest of where the Islamist extremist group killed as many as 2,000 people earlier this month.

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'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:13

When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.

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Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq's Christian History

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:00

Fleeing ISIS, an order of Dominican monks had to leave much behind. But when Father Najeeb Michaeel helped the Christian community escape, he took one thing with him: a collection of manuscripts.

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TV debates deal close - Grant Shapps

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:57
The Conservatives are close to agreeing to new plans for pre-election television debates, the party's chairman Grant Shapps says.

US talk show pioneer Franklin dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:54
Joe Franklin, who was a New York TV host for 43 years and is credited by some as having invented the talk show format, dies at the age of 88.

VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an unlikely villain

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:42
Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.