National / International News

Blatter quitting brilliant - Dyke

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 10:24
Sepp Blatter's resignation is great news and long overdue, says Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.

The White House Has A New Visitor, And It's Got Feathers

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 10:15

Politicians in Washington currently have an actual hawk in their neighborhood.

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VIDEO: Cloud of corruption now over - Dyke

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 10:03
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says Sepp Blatter's resignation as Fifa president is "great news for football".

Education 'antidote' to extremism

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:57
Education is the most effective challenge to violent extremism, said the incoming head of Oxford University.

VIDEO: Ebola: Key questions answered

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:45
The BBC explains where Ebola comes from and what can be done to prevent it returning.

J-Lo gig angers Moroccan MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:20
A concert by the pop star Jennifer Lopez in Morocco leads to calls for the country's communication minister to resign.

Asher-Smith heads European challenge

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:18
British 100m record holder Dina Asher-Smith will run the 200m for GB & NI at the European Team Championships.

Boko Haram leader not in new video

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:02
Nigeria's militant Islamists release a new video without Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appearing in it, raising questions about his fate.

Blatter to quit as Fifa president

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 09:00
Sepp Blatter is to resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal after 17 years in charge.

Amid Bribery Scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter Will Resign

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:58

Just days after he won an election to a fifth term, Blatter said the interests of FIFA are "very dear to me and this is why I have taken this decision."

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Odessa's new governor Saakashvili splits opinion

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:55
The choice of Mikheil Saakashvili as Odessa governor in Ukraine is being seen as an unquestionably audacious move, says David Stern in Kiev.

Marines march death trainee named

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:44
A Royal Marine trainee who died on a training exercise is named as Lt Gareth Jenkins from north Wales.

Three injured in scoreboard incident

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:44
Three spectators are injured as a piece of the scoreboard falls on to them in strong winds at the French Open.

Boston Marathon Bomber's Friend Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:44

Dias Kadyrbayev went to college with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice for getting rid of a computer and fireworks in Tsarnaev's room.

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Suicide No. 1 Cause Of Death For Older Teen Girls

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:43

The shocking statistic made headlines last month. Can the data be trusted? And if so, what's going on?

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Federer knocked out of French Open

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:39
Roger Federer is knocked out of the French Open quarter-final by Swiss Davis Cup team-mate Stan Wawrinka.

Egyptian repairman outranks Google

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:37
An Egyptian repairman has managed to outrank Google but nobody seems to be sure how he has done it.

Ex-retail boss in restraining order

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:35
The retailer American Apparel has been granted a restraining order against its former boss, Dov Charney.

ITV 'should have made dog swap clear'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:32
ITV boss Peter Fincham admits Britain's Got Talent should have made things "clearer" over the use of a stunt double dog in the winning act.

DUP to present budget to parties

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-02 08:22
Peter Robinson says the DUP will present a new budget on the basis the welfare reform element of the Stormont House Agreement has been implemented.