National / International News

Cleveland Prosecutor's Report: Tamir Rice Borrowed Pellet Gun From Friend

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:31

The Cuyahoga County prosecutor said he released the report because transparency is necessary "for an intelligent discussion of the important issues raised by this case."

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Scotland's passing dismays Strachan

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:27
Gordon Strachan praises Shaun Maloney but laments Scotland's slack passing in the 1-1 draw with the Republic of Ireland.

Thailand's deadly fish dish

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:23
The Thai meal that can give you cancer

Bolt fails to impress in New York

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:02
Usain Bolt labours to victory in the 200m at the New York Diamond League meeting, while Tyson Gay wins the 100m.

Arrests in Morocco for exam cheating

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:00
Dozens of people are arrested in Morocco accused of selling answers to final exams taken by thousands of secondary school pupils.

Armenia 2-3 Portugal

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 11:33
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third successive hat-trick as Portugal come from behind to beat Armenia in Euro 2016 qualifying.

Foo Fighters Frontman Breaks Leg During Concert, But The Show Goes On

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 11:07

Dave Grohl fell off a stage during a concert in Goteburg, Sweden, but returned after a visit to the hospital and finished the gig with his leg in a cast.

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France Women 0-2 Colombia Women

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 11:00
Colombia produce the biggest shock of the Women's World Cup so far by beating France 2-0 to go top of Group F.

VIDEO: Swedish prince marries reality-TV star

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 11:00
A former reality-TV star and glamour model becomes a princess, marrying the man who is third in line to the Swedish throne.

GB women nearer to Rio qualification

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 10:09
Hannah Macleod and Sophie Bray score to put Great Britain top of their World League pool as they seek Olympic qualification.

Catalans Dragons 20-14 Hull FC

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:56
Thomas Bosc returns to help Catalans Dragons edge out a spirited Hull FC and keep up the pursuit of a top-four place.

Republic of Ireland 1-1 Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:55
Misfiring Scotland salvage a point in Dublin that keeps alive their hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 finals.

Benedict Cumberbatch becomes a dad

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:53
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter become parents to a baby boy.

VIDEO: MoD searched bins at soldier's inquest

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:49
The family of a man who died after a military selection exercise say they are incensed the Ministry of Defence searched confidential waste bins in the building where the inquest is being held.

Help for elderly to block cold calls

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:39
Pensioners might soon be able to block cold calls with new screening technology provided by the government, the digital economy minister says.

Woman charged with pensioner murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:22
A woman is charged with murder after the body of a 69-year-old man was found at a flat in Kent.

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.