National / International News

Mayweather, Pacquiao Ready For The Ring — And A Big Payday

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 11:55

The two fighters, battling each other for the welterweight title, have been in negotiations for tonight's fight in Las Vegas for some six years. Win or lose, they each stand to earn millions.

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Listen to Mayweather-Pacquiao on BBC

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 11:49
BBC Radio 5 live will broadcast live commentary of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight from Las Vegas, starting at 03.30 BST.

Silicon Valley's Dave Goldberg dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 11:03
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies aged 47, his family says.

Manchester United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 11:02
Manchester United lose their third consecutive match as West Brom move a step closer to Premier League safety.

Nepal quake aid 'held up at customs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 10:57
The UN urges Nepal to relax customs controls, which it says are holding up deliveries of aid to survivors of last week's earthquake.

Coldplay donate £10,000 to amputee

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 10:37
The band Coldplay donate £10,000 to a quadruple amputee from Hampshire who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.

'It felt like resignation letter'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 10:31
Newcastle's complacency when appointing cheap and cheerful John Carver could cost them, says Phil McNulty.

Clermont Auvergne 18-24 Toulon

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:58
A stunning solo try from Australia winger Drew Mitchell clinches a historic hat-trick for European titles for Toulon.

VIDEO: Burundi protesters call brief 'truce'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:51
Protesters in Burundi have announced a two day 'truce' in their campaign against President Nkurunziza.

VIDEO: Royal baby faces 'life in public eye'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:45
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a daughter in a hospital in central London.

VIDEO: First glimpse of new royal princess

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:26
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left St Mary's Hospital in Paddington with their baby daughter.

30 Graves, Thought To Be Burmese Migrants, Found In Thailand

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:25

Remains from the graves are believed to be illegal migrants who were likely victims of human trafficking.

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Liverpool 2-1 Queens Park Rangers

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:18
Steven Gerrard grabs a late winner for Liverpool against QPR to keep alive slim hopes of Champions League qualification.

Royal princess presented to world

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:13
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge show new-born princess as they prepare to leave hospital

IS militants 'kill 300 Yazidis'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:08
Several hundred Yazidis held by Islamic State militants have been executed near the western Iraqi city of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say.

VIDEO: Royal fan: 'I camped for 11 days'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:05
Annita McVeigh speaks to two royal 'superfans' who have waited outside the hospital for 11 days.

Star Wars spinoff director quits

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 09:00
Josh Trank, director of The Fantastic Four, has quit production on a new Star Wars spinoff series.

Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 08:59
Christian Benteke scores twice as Aston Villa beat Everton to increase their survival hopes.

Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 08:52
Sunderland remain a point adrift of safety after beating 10-man Southampton thanks to two Jordi Gomez penalties.

Emergency services called to circus

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 08:34
Paramedics treat a number of people for the effects of breathing in fumes at a circus in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.