National / International News

'Hello Earth! Can You Hear Me?'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 13:11

That was the tweet sent by the European Space Agency's Philae space lander on Sunday morning. Last November, after touching down on Comet 67P, Philae went silent. On Saturday night, it communicated with scientists for the first time since. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mark McCaughrean of the European Space Agency about Philae's wakeup.

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Man sought in woman's murder probe

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 13:08
A murder inquiry has been started after the body of a woman was found at a house in Bradford, West Yorkshire Police say.

Wilshere goal 'in England's top 10'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 12:53
Jack Wilshere's stunning second goal in Slovenia was one of England's top 10 strikes, says former captain Gary Lineker.

Colombian army 'kills ELN commander'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 12:24
The Colombian army says it has killed a top military commander from the country's second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Front.

Jurassic World in record weekend

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 11:44
The fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park series has become the first film to take more than $500m on its opening weekend.

US and Venezuela in high-level talks

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 11:42
US and Venezuelan officials meet in Haiti as both sides work to address strained relations between the two ideological opponents.

England will still attack - Morgan

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 10:51
Captain Eoin Morgan says England will continue with their positive approach despite a three-wicket defeat by New Zealand.

Slovenia 2-3 England

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 10:23
Captain Wayne Rooney's late goal helps England beat Slovenia and maintain their 100% record in Euro 2016 qualifying.

Israel Gaza war actions 'lawful'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 10:22
The Israeli government issues a report into the 2014 war in Gaza, saying that its military actions were "lawful" and "legitimate".

Six people killed by 'purer' heroin

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 10:01
A "public health emergency" is declared in Nottinghamshire after six people died within a week after taking unusually pure heroin.

Muse top UK album chart with Drones

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 10:00
Rock band Muse secure their fifth UK number one album with their latest effort, Drones.

NZ see off England to lead series

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 09:47
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor both make centuries as New Zealand take victory over England in the third ODI.

John S. Carroll, Former Editor At 'LA Times,' 'Baltimore Sun,' Dies At 73

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 09:20

The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in his brief, five-year tenure there. He also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.

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VIDEO: Philae scientist 'hugged taxi driver'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 09:06
British space scientist Professor Monica Grady gives her reaction to news that Esa's comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth.

S Africa Fifa cash 'may be bribe'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 09:00
A key figure in South Africa's football World Cup bid strongly suggests he believes an FBI claim that a $10m bribe was paid to secure the 2010 tournament.

VIDEO: Test cost deters young lorry drivers

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 08:58
Road hauliers will ask for government support this week to help recruit and train lorry drivers because of a nationwide shortage.

5SOS drop pyrotechnics from concert

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 08:39
The band had to stop their gig after their guitarist was burnt onstage by pyrotechnics

'We lost nearly everything'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 07:42
Home fires and near misses from broken appliances

Surrey pair hurt in collision

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 07:42
Surrey's T20 Blast game against Sussex at Arundel is abandoned after two players collide on the outfield.

Philae's 'extraordinary' opportunity

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 07:41
Why the survival of the comet lander Philae could lead to discoveries that previous generations could only have imagined.