National / International News

Hungary's poster war on immigration

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:31
Hungary's anti-immigrant billboards prompt angry response

Sargy Mann: How a blind painter sees

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:29
The late Sargy Mann on painting after blindness

E3: Switch on for the big game show

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:24
The giant E3 games show gets under way

The town where dinosaurs and Jesus mingle

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:23
The town where Jesus and dinosaurs live side by side

Call to end wind farm subsidies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:04
Subsidies for new wind farms should be scrapped as rural parts of the country have "had enough" of turbine developments, the Scottish Conservatives say.

Schools 'have no black or Asian heads'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 15:03
Scotland has no black, Asian or ethnic minority head teachers or deputy heads, according to Scottish government figures.

Shuffled spies and 'feeble' military

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:56
Defence news leads some papers, with the Sunday Times reporting that British agents have been moved as a result of Russia and China accessing secret files.

VIDEO: England off the mark with Mexico win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:37
England claim a crucial 2-1 victory against Mexico in Moncton to to keep their hopes alive of reaching the last 16 at the 2015 Women's World Cup.

Classy Haskins wins interim IBF belt

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:22
Lee Haskins stops Ryosuke Iwasa in the sixth round to win the interim IBF bantamweight title in his home town of Bristol.

Arrested man dies in police cell

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:18
A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in Luton has died in his cell, say police.

Dallas police HQ attack investigated

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:14
US authorities are investigating a gun and bomb attack targeting Dallas police headquarters which ended with the suspect being shot dead.

UK agents 'moved over Snowden files'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:11
UK agents have been moved because Russia and China have managed to read files stolen by whistleblower Edward Snowden, a Downing Street source says.

VIDEO: Clinton kicks off campaign in New York

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 14:02
Hillary Clinton gives the first major speech of her 2016 presidential bid, starting what could be a 17-month campaign.

England Women 2-1 Mexico Women

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:50
England beat Mexico at the Women's World Cup to put themselves in a strong position to reach the last 16.

'Text walking lanes' in Belgian city

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:31
The Belgian city of Antwerp introduces temporary "text walking lanes" - similar to cycle lanes - to stop mobile phone users from bumping into pedestrians.

Victory all that matters - Hodgson

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:30
England boss Roy Hodgson says victory is more important than the performance in Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia.

NI on track for Euros, says O'Neill

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:28
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill is happy to get a point against Romania in the push for Euro 2016 qualification.

To Counter Russia, U.S. Mulling Tanks, Heavy Guns For Eastern Europe

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:15

The proposal, which requires approval from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and President Obama, would put also place equipment in the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

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A Glimpse Of Life In Mosul

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

BBC reporter Ghadi Sary speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about secretly filmed videos obtained of harrowing conditions in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which is controlled by the self-declared Islamic State. The videos, smuggled out of the city, feature ordinary people describing and documenting their lives under ISIS rule.

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Esperanto Is Not Dead: Can The Universal Language Make A Comeback?

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

A hundred years ago, a Polish physician created a language that anyone could learn easily. The hope was to bring the world closer together. Today Esperanto speakers say it's helpful during travel.

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