National / International News

Fabregas set for £30m Barcelona exit

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 10:01
Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas can leave the club for £30m this summer - and the midfielder would prefer a Premier League return.

Protest over jailed pigeon feeder

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:54
A protest is held in support of a man jailed for continuing to feed pigeons in a Lancashire seaside town contrary to a community order.

Quinn family denies hiding millions

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:45
The family of Sean Quinn, who was once the richest man in Ireland, denies new allegations that they hid up to 500m euros (£407m) during a dispute with the former Anglo Irish Bank.

'Syria-related' arrest at Heathrow

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:33
A 19-year-old man has been arrested at London's Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, the Met says.

Men's four lead GB's Euro medal bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:32
The men's four lead the way as 10 more GB crews reach finals at the European Rowing Championships in Belgrade.

Sudan death row woman 'to be freed'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:27
The mother facing the death penalty in Sudan for abandoning her religious faith is to be freed in a few days, a senior Sudanese official says.

Queen's Baton arrives in England

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:25
The Queen's Baton arrives in Manchester, the host city of the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Regulators And Airlines Fight Over Fares, Fees And Fairness

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:21

So exactly how much are we paying for an airline ticket? Do you count the fares, the fees and taxes? The government wants airlines to be more up front with passengers about the total cost.

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Saracens 20-24 Northampton

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 09:16
Alex Waller's try in the last minute of extra-time wins Northampton their first Premiership title with victory over Saracens.

Afghan Taliban Release U.S. Soldier Taken Hostage In 2009

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:35

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after almost five years in captivity, the White House said on Saturday. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo.

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Taliban Release U.S. Soldier Taken Hostage In 2009

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:35

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released after almost five years in captivity, the White House said on Saturday.

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Hundreds evacuated in car bomb scare

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:28
Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in Bristol, after police were called to deal with a "suspicious" car.

Hagel Says China's Territorial Claims Are Destabilizing

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:22

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a blunt warning to China, saying it will not ignore challenges against "fundamental principles of international order."

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Spain's Mola beats Brownlees in London

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 08:21
Spaniard Mario Mola claims victory in a close-fought World Triathlon Series race in London, with Alistair Brownlee fourth.

Froome not trying to 'dig up past'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:49
Tour de France champion Chris Froome rejects claims that his recent book has renewed tensions with Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Chilean Miners Rally To Beat The Odds Again, At The World Cup

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:39

You don't need to speak Spanish to be stirred by the breathtaking ad released in Chile ahead of the World Cup.

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Blair aide warns on public services

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:36
Labour does not have enough of substance to say on public service reform, a former aide to Tony Blair warns.

Woman's Iran jail case probed by FCO

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:25
The Foreign Office is following up the case of a British woman sentenced to 20 years in prison in Iran for allegedly criticising the country's leadership.

Malawi's new president is sworn in

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:24
Peter Mutharika is sworn in Malawi's president after the High Court rejects a request for a recount following allegations of vote-rigging.

Pakistani strike 'kills 16 militants'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 07:04
Pakistani forces say they have killed at least 16 militants after attacks on army checkpoints near the Afghan border.

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