National / International News

Islamist jailed for criticising UAE

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:37
A Muslim Brotherhood leader in Jordan is sentenced to 18 months in prison for criticising the United Arab Emirates.

Q&A: Exit Interview With A Nationally Known School Leader

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:34

Three and a half years is the average tenure for large-district superintendents. Joshua Starr hit it on the nose.

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Some See Extreme 'Anti-Theism' As Motive In N.C. Killings

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:23

The suspect in the shooting deaths of three Muslim students in North Carolina is a self-described anti-theist, what some some experts see as a new extremism developing among some atheists.

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Man badly injured in care home fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:21
An elderly man is being treated in hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fire at a Dundee care home.

M1 fatal crash coach driver bailed

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:17
A coach driver who was arrested after a crash on the M1 in Bedfordshire that left three people dead is released on bail.

Q&A: Universal credit

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:12
What does the government's overhaul of the benefits system with the introduction of universal credit mean for you?

Woman dies in island road crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:04
A 47-year-old woman has died and another person has been injured in a one-car crash on the A970 in Shetland.

Man shot by armed police in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:01
A man is shot by a Scotland Yard officer in north London, prompting an investigation by the police watchdog.

Another Winter Storm Slams The Northeast

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:49

The system was bringing hurricane-force winds and near-white-out conditions to parts of the region, with northern Massachusetts and the Boston area particularly hard hit.

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Ireland eye win over West Indies

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:47
Ireland captain William Porterfield says victory over the West Indies in their World Cup opener will not be a surprise.

Sporadic Shelling Continues As Ukraine Truce Takes Effect

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:24

The fighting continued around the Luhansk region and in the heavily disputed city of Debaltseve.

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Fake Food George Washington Could've Sunk His Fake Teeth Into

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:03

Herring with mustard sauce, ham hocks, hog jowls —Sandy Levins painstakingly recreates our founding father's meals for America's historic houses. Just don't try to eat them: They're sculpted replicas.

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German parade off over terror threat

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:55
A carnival parade in Braunschweig, northern Germany, is called off at short notice due to a "specific threat of Islamist attack".

Dyche wants Ings to stay in England

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:53
Burnley manager Sean Dyche says striker Danny Ings should remain in the Premier League to help him improve.

Asians recruited to NI brothel

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:32
BBC News NI uncovers a brothel luring undocumented Chinese women to Belfast with the promise of work to pay off people smugglers.

India building collapse kills 13

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:32
A newly constructed building collapses in northern India killing 13 people sleeping on the ground floor.

Budapest Hotel wins writing award

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:16
Wes Anderson's off-beat comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel wins the top film prize at the Writers Guild Awards.

Balls pledge on tax evasion crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:15
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls says Labour would 'crack down' on tax evasion and accuses the Conservatives of 'turning a blind eye' on the issue.

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:11
A wanted man released early from prison taunts police on their own Facebook page, saying "catch me if you can".

Death bowling must improve - Moores

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:09
England must rethink their death bowling tactics to revive their World Cup hopes, admits coach Peter Moores.