National / International News

VIDEO: Who won the The Apprentice final?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:02
Lord Sugar picks his winner in The Apprentice final on BBC One - with Mark Wright and Bianca Miller vying to be his business partner.

Driver attacks French pedestrians

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:25
A driver shouting "God is great" in Arabic runs down pedestrians in the French city of Dijon, injuring 11, French media say.

'Flamini like a windscreen wiper'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:22
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville on how Liverpool dominated Mathieu Flamini in the Arsenal midfield in their 2-2 draw.

Grieving mother's laptop returned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:10
A stolen laptop containing the last photographs of an ill child before she died is returned to her family.

I'll be back stronger - Crolla

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:05
Boxer Anthony Crolla vows to come back "stronger than ever" after being hospitalised in a confrontation with burglars.

Man Who Killed Officers Told Passersby: 'Watch What I Am Going To Do'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:05

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ambushed two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.

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Celebrating Hanukkah In A Palestinian City

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:04

American Jewish college student Amelia Wolf spent Hanukkah last year in Ramallah. As the holiday approached, she was lonely — until her Palestinian hosts got wind of how she was feeling.

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The Whiteness Project: Facing Race In A Changing America

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:03

A filmmaker invited white residents of Buffalo, N.Y., to speak candidly about race. Karen Grigsby Bates finds the results are thought-provoking, often surprising and sometimes disturbing.

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Lord Sugar names his tenth Apprentice

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:01
Amstrad founder Lord Sugar names Australian businessman Mark Wright as his latest business partner, at the climax of BBC One's The Apprentice.

VIDEO: Actress Billie Whitelaw dies at 82

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 12:33
Actress Billie Whitelaw, famous for her interpretations of the works of Samuel Beckett, has died at the age of 82, her son confirms.

Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 12:27
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.

Obituary: Billie Whitelaw

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 12:01
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw known for Samuel Beckett work

Kurdish Forces Push Offensive To Retake Sinjar From ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 12:00

Days after breaking the siege of Mount Sinjar and freeing trapped Yazidis there, peshmerga forces were pressing an offensive to retake the town itself from the Islamist militia.

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Oil price fall 'not Opec's fault'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 11:54
Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices.

McCoist leaves Rangers manager post

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 11:25
Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers manager and is now officially on gardening leave.

Reds can make top four - Rodgers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 11:24
Boss Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool can finish in the Premier League top four after their 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

Tunisia rivals in poll dispute

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 10:29
Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi's camp claims victory in Tunisia's presidential election, but his rival says its too early to call.

VIDEO: 'Ambulance targets may help patients'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:55
Professor Keith Willett, head of acute care at NHS England, says changes to ambulance target times may result in giving individual patients ''a better response''.

Johnson was going to subbed - Poyet

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:51
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he was going to replace Adam Johnson before the midfielder grabbed the winner at Newcastle.

Ben Haenow nabs Christmas number one

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 09:49
X Factor winner Ben Haenow wins the race for the Christmas number one single, with his song Something I Need.