National / International News

France Approves Secret Burials For 'Charlie Hebdo' Attackers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 10:28

Said Kouachi has reportedly already been buried at the city of Reims, where he lived before the deadly attack. His brother, Cherif, is to be buried at his hometown of Gennevilliers, outside of Paris.

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Newcastle United 1-2 Southampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 10:22
Eljero Elia scores twice as Southampton beat Newcastle to move back above Manchester United into third place.

VIDEO: Soldiers mobilised to protect Belgium

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 10:17
Troops are deployed across Belgium to protect the country from any potential terrorist attacks.

Equatorial Guinea 1-1 Congo

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 10:11
Thievy Bifouma scores late for Congo to deny hosts Equatorial Guinea victory in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Man arrested over pitch encroachment

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 09:43
A man is arrested on suspicion of pitch encroachment after a Nottingham Forest player was allegedly attacked during a match with Derby County.

Stephen Fry marries Elliot Spencer

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 09:33
Comedian and writer Stephen Fry announces on Twitter that he has married his partner Elliott Spencer by tweeting a picture of them signing the register.

Arrest after Rangers fans protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 09:09
A man is arrested following a large protest by Rangers supporters before and after the club's match against Hearts at Ibrox on Friday.

Eurotunnel 'to resume services' later

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:34
Eurotunnel says it expects to resume vehicle and freight services through the Channel Tunnel on Saturday night after a lorry fire closed the tunnel earlier.

Queens Park Rangers 0-2 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:33
Goals from Marouane Fellaini and James Wilson give Manchester United a hard-fought three points at struggling QPR.

Paris gunman buried in secret grave

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:29
One of the brothers who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo is buried in an unmarked grave in Reims, against the wishes of the mayor.

Swansea City 0-5 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:27
Chelsea open a five-point gap at the top of the Premier League table after a dominant display against Swansea City.

Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:16
Liverpool increase the pressure on Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert by beating his side to secure a third away league win on the trot.

VIDEO: Passenger films St Pancras disruption

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:04
Johnny Chatterton, a Eurostar passenger who was trying to travel to Paris, explains what happened to him when the Channel Tunnel was closed because of a lorry fire.

VIDEO: 'Smoke came in, gas masks dropped'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:57
Ben Lawton, a Eurotunnel passenger on the train on which a lorry caught fire, describes how passengers were evacuated from the tunnel.

Murray team atmosphere 'wasn't good'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:10
Andy Murray enters the Australian Open in buoyant mood and admits deteriorating team relationships made changes to key personnel vital.

Hollande: Anti-'Charlie' Protesters Don't Understand French Values

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:04

As demonstrations against the satirical magazine are staged in many parts of the Muslim world, the French president defends what he says is his country's principle of freedom of expression.

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Robertson beats O'Sullivan in semi

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:56
World number one Neil Robertson crushes defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-1 to reach his third Masters final.

Traveling To Cuba Getting Easier, But Expect Turbulence On The Way

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:51

Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.

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Firefighters tackle factory blaze

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:36
Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a building thought to be a fish factory in Peterhead.

VIDEO: Why disc golf is proving popular

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:35
Mike Bushell visits a temporary disc golf course in Basingstoke where he met the British number one and spoke to some of those learning the game.