National / International News

Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:33

The Dominican Republic issued a ruling last year that would render stateless many residents of Haitian origin. The government has revised its position, but the fate of many Haitians still isn't clear.

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VIDEO: WW1 memorial to honour Wales' fallen

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:30
About 1,000 people gather to see the unveiling of a lasting monument to Welsh soldiers who died in World War One in Flanders.

England tighten grip over India

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:27
Joe Root's unbeaten 92 helps England open up a commanding first-innings lead of 237 over India in the final Test.

Barkley could be 'out for five months'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:06
England midfielder Ross Barkley could be out injured for up to five months, says Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

Man dies after 35 found in container

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:54
A man dies as 35 people, including children, are found after screaming was heard from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

Big protest march reaches Islamabad

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:54
A big anti-government protest led by politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri gathers in Islamabad, in an attempt to force the PM to quit.

Spate of graffiti attacks in Lisburn

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:49
Two Catholic churches and a war memorial on the outskirts of Lisburn, County Antrim, are damaged in a spate of sectarian attacks.

Ukraine rebels 'trained in Russia'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:48
The new rebel leader in east Ukraine's Donetsk region says his forces include 1,200 fighters who underwent military training in Russia.

Council U-turn on dying man care

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:45
A council that twice told a terminally ill man he was not close enough to death to qualify for free personal care has reversed its decision in his case.

Jewish Chronicle apology for Gaza ad

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:32
The Jewish Chronicle apologises to readers who complained after the paper ran an advert for the Disasters Emergency Committee's Gaza crisis appeal.

Tributes paid to rally crash victim

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:18
The organisers of the Ulster Rally say the motorsport industry is "devastated" by the death of Timothy Cathcart, who was killed in a crash during the competition on Friday.

Moreno completes £12m Liverpool move

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:17
Liverpool complete the £12m signing of Spain full-back Alberto Moreno from Europa League-winners Sevilla.

West Ham United 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:12
Eric Dier scores on his Tottenham debut at West Ham as Mauricio Pochettino makes a winning start as Spurs boss.

VIDEO: Apology over Gaza appeal advert

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 08:49
The editor of the London-based Jewish Chronicle has apologised for "any upset caused" after it printed an advert for emergency aid to Gaza.

Leicester City 2-2 Everton

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 08:49
Substitute Chris Wood denies Everton victory as Leicester City earn a draw on their return to the Premier League.

Thousands Of Anti-Government Protesters March In Pakistan

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 08:42

The demonstrators allege election fraud by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and are demanding he step down. The political instability has prompted fears of a possible army coup.

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Wales' World War One fallen honoured

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 08:36
About 1,000 people gather to see the unveiling of a lasting monument to Welsh soldiers who died in World War One in Flanders.

Loss 'smashes' confidence - Van Gaal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 08:05
New boss Louis van Gaal says Manchester United's confidence will be "smashed" after a 2-1 opening-day defeat by Swansea.

Woman held in Passport Office error

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:57
A woman about to board a plane for a 50th birthday "trip of a lifetime" to New York is stopped by police because they thought she had a stolen passport.

VIDEO: Zeebrugge beach hit by waterspout

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:43
An eyewitness captures the moment a waterspout sweeps across a Zeebrugge beach, knocking down beach chairs and booths and damaging a terrace.
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