National / International News

Clinton Sketches Populist Message In First Major Speech Of Campaign

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:06

The former first lady, senator and secretary of state called for an end to Republican policies that favor the rich and "a new era of prosperity" for all Americans.

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Two shows cancelled after Grohl fall

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:53
The Foo Fighters cancel two European tour dates after lead singer Dave Grohl sustains a fracture in a fall from the stage during a concert in Sweden.

Man, 22, charged over cyclist death

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:48
A man is accused of causing death by dangerous driving after a cyclist was killed in a Wrexham crash.

German killed by an escaped elephant

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:40
A man taking his regular morning stroll in south-west Germany is attacked and killed by an elephant which escaped from a circus, police say.

Froome powers to Criterium stage win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:09
Chris Froome is second overall behind Tejay van Garderen after winning Saturday's seventh stage of the Criterium du Dauphine.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton campaign speech

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:40
Hillary Clinton gives her first major speech of her 2016 presidential campaign.

Bottle of 1875 beer sells for £3,300

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:30
A 140-year-old bottle of beer brewed for an arctic expedition is sold for £3,300 - more than five times its estimate.

Labour reveals London mayor shortlist

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:24
Six candidates will fight it out to be Labour's candidate in next year's London mayoral election, the party has announced.

First GB win over Australia since 1988

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:21
Great Britain beat Australia for the first time since 1988 in a one-off Ashes encounter at Olympic Park.

Murray fit for Queen's after illness

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:16
British number one Andy Murray will be fit for the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club after a recent illness.

Clinton to hold first major rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:07
US Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is due to hold the first major rally in her presidential campaign.

6 Yemeni Prisoners Released From Gitmo

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:00

It is the first such release in five months from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the first to be approved by Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Richard III historians become MBEs

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 06:59
Two historians who were instrumental in the discovery of Richard III's remains are made MBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Thousands at pro-gay marriage march

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 06:44
Thousands of people have attended a march in Belfast, calling for the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples in Northern Ireland.

Arrest in Baku over injured athletes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:53
Azerbaijani authorities arrest a bus driver whose vehicle hit and injured three teenage Austrian swimmers ahead of the European Games in Baku.

Inside Clinton Correctional: Power Tools And Barbecue Grills

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:51

Inmates at the prison where two murderers escaped a week ago regularly use power tools for maintenance chores, and when they behave, can earn tiny plots of land for cookouts and gardens.

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Airline denies lizard in meal report

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:50
Air India insists that there is "absolutely no truth" in reports that a lizard was found in an in-flight meal on a Delhi-London flight on Thursday.

Are new Magaluf drinking laws working?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:35
Are Magaluf's new drinking laws working?

Strachan eyes full points in Dublin

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:05
Gordon Strachan insists he will send his Scotland team out for victory against the Republic of Ireland on Saturday.

Badger baiting inquiry launched

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 04:49
A badger and a dog were made to "fight until the death" in a suspected Flintshire baiting, the RSPCA says.