National / International News

VIDEO: Photographing black Britain

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:11
Photographing the black British experience

Wind farm secures millions of pounds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:08
A wind farm development near the village of Lesmahagow in South Lanarkshire receives more than £8m in funding.

The truth about the Sound of Music family

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:04
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves

Why Iceland banned beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:02
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989

Venezuela limits US diplomats

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:00
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.

Frampton beats Avalos in round five

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:37
Carl Frampton retains his IBF super-bantamweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Chris Avalos in Belfast.

'Jihadi John': Emails and errors - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:34
Front pages feature fresh revelations about the Islamic State extremist nicknamed "Jihadi John", with the Mail on Sunday revealing details of emails he sent the paper in 2010.

Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:16
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.

CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:12
CCTV pictures emerge of three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.

To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:12

In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.

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S Leone vice-president in quarantine

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:53
The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Fighting Patagonia's 'impossible' fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:50
Hundreds of fire fighters in the southern Argentinean province of Chubut, continue to fight a huge forest fire that is threatening to engulf a renowned national park in Patagonia.

Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:09
Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, pour into Rome for a rally against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.

Chilean girl appeals to president

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:03
A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:56

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.

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Homeland Security Gets Stopgap Funding, But More Political Battles Loom

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:56

Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.

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One Man's Race To Outrun Alzheimer's

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:56

Cape Cod journalist Greg O'Brien has always found solace in running, and a diagnosis of Alzheimer's hasn't stopped him. But making it work — for himself and his family — isn't always easy.

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Tributes paid to murdered Nemtsov

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:39
Thousands of Russians light candles and lay flowers for Boris Nemtsov, as speculation grows over the motive for the murder of President Putin's critic.

The prince and the Party: Five elephants in the room

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:11
The five elephants in the room during William's visit to China

Patagonia forest fire chief sacked

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 11:28
The head of Argentina's national fire control agency is sacked as a huge forest fire threatens a renowned national park in Patagonia.

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