National / International News

Body to 'accelerate' wave power

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:50
A new body to encourage development in wave energy technology is announced the day after one wave power company called in the administrators.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'Party of working people'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:38
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.

'Democracy rocks' for Nicola Sturgeon

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:26
Scotland's new first minister Nicola Sturgeon follows in the footsteps of pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga by appearing at Glasgow's Hydro arena.

Pilgrims flock to 16th-Century saint

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:16
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.

Chelsea 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:16
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.

In Response To Attacks, Israel Takes Down Palestinian Homes

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:05

After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment building. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it "collective punishment."

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Celtic 2-1 Dundee

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:53
Celtic make it five successive Premiership wins but are made to work hard for the victory over Dundee.

Tiny Texas Town Sees School's Record-Setting Football Season End

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:34

The 29 players on Booker High School's football team include two cousins who became the state's all-time leading passer and leading receiver this season.

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Scotland 37-12 Tonga

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:21
Scotland run in five tries as they complete their autumn international series with victory against Tonga at Rugby Park.

Red Bull face FIA front wing probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:15
Red Bull face an official investigation after governing body the FIA declared their car illegal at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Colombia general 'free next week'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:14
Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.

It's Crunch Time For The Iranian Nuclear Talks

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:00

Iran and six world powers are meeting this weekend in Vienna with a Monday deadline looming. Here's a look at what it all means for Iran and its neighbors.

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Man charged over assault rifle find

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:56
A man is to appear in court charged with having a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, after police recovered an assault rifle in west Belfast.

VIDEO: Alan Henning memorial held

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:55
Family and friends of murdered aid worker Alan Henning attended a private service at Eccles Parish Church in Eccles, Greater Manchester.

Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:33
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.

Pro-indy newspaper details revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:17
Details are released of a pilot which could lead to a new daily, pro-independence newspaper for Scotland.

Shops to hide 'sexual' front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:09
Tesco and Waitrose are to change the way they display newspapers because of concerns that children are being exposed to sexualised content.

Highway Bandits Steal Blood Believed To Contain Ebola Virus

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:08

A roadway robbery in Guinea resulted in an alarming haul this week, as thieves made off with cash, personal items – and a batch of Red Cross blood samples.

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Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 05:51
Nico Rosberg beat Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 05:24
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.