National / International News

Algeria leader exits French hospital

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:10
Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns home after being treated for an undisclosed condition at a hospital in Grenoble, France.

Hong Kong Democracy Leaders Barred From Traveling To Beijing

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 07:04

Three student activists, including Alex Chow, were stopped at the airport as they sought to board a flight in hopes of meeting with Chinese leaders.

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Djokovic beats Nishikori in semis

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:58
Novak Djokovic maintains his push to win a third successive ATP World Tour Finals by beating Kei Nishikori in the last four.

Eastleigh P-P Lincoln City

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:58
Lincoln City's Conference game at Eastleigh is postponed following an explosion in the sauna at the Imps' hotel.

Police investigate sexual assault

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:53
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault which happened in The Meadows area of Edinburgh at 07:00.

Oxford dons' immigration centre plea

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:47
Senior academics at Oxford University sign an open letter to David Cameron calling for the release of detainees at Campsfield House immigration centre in Oxfordshire.

Solar panel sparks supermarket blaze

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:44
Shoppers are evacuated from a supermarket after a fire broke out in one of the solar panels on its roof, the fire service says.

Retailer dismisses Miliband comments

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:40
Retailer Sports Direct dismisses criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts, after the Labour leader calls it a "terrible place to work".

Burkinabe army sets leader deadline

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:34
Burkina Faso's army tells political activists they must choose leadership candidates by Sunday afternoon, days after a transition plan was agreed.

UK 'could quit EU', says Hammond

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:24
The UK must be ready to "walk away" if it is unhappy with negotiations over its relationship with the European Union, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:23

The 77-year-old comic actor is weathering new allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985.

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VIDEO: Geldof describes scene in studio

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:12
Bob Geldof has been describing the scene inside the studio where stars have been recording the new version of the Band Aid charity single.

DR Congo is declared Ebola-free

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:05
A three-month Ebola outbreak in DR Congo - involving a separate strain from the outbreak in West Africa - ends after claiming at least 49 lives.

Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 06:00
European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.

Exotic pets and the risks to health

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 05:42
Are the health risks for owners on the rise?

Russia under pressure at G20 summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 05:39
Russia has faced rebukes from Western leaders about its role in the Ukraine crisis, as a G20 summit gets under way in Brisbane, Australia.

VIDEO: Napoleon collection to be auctioned

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 05:27
Around a thousand items relating to Napoleon Bonaparte are being auctioned near Paris this weekend.

Band Aid 30: In pictures and quotes

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 05:22
Geldof, Bono and more reunite for Band Aid 30

Gen. Dempsey Lands In Iraq As U.S. Presence Starts To Grow

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 04:35

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's visit comes as the U.S. prepares to deploy 1,500 military advisors to Iraq.

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Train fans experience maglev speed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 04:24
Super-fast train reaches the eye-watering speed of 500km/h (311mph) during test run in central Japan.