National / International News

'World Cup can be watershed for England'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 16:14
FA commission member Danny Mills on why there is no quick fix for England and how Brazil 2014 shows change must happen.

Rooney still sees bright England future

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 16:02
Wayne Rooney believes he can still be part of an England team that "makes history", despite their early World Cup exit.

Reoffending scheme gets £8m boost

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:36
A fund which supports projects aimed at helping young offenders turn their back on crime is to receive an £8m boost.

VIDEO: Why people jump off cliffs for fun

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:34
Base jumper Justine Edde takes us with her as she jumps off a 700m high cliff in the Swiss Alps.

'Too few pupils' learning languages

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:33
The UK's education system is failing to produce enough people with foreign-language skills to meet a growing need from business, the CBI says.

Bannockburn manuscript restored

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:32
A 500-year-old copy of an epic poem detailing the Battle of Bannockburn is restored in time for the battle's 700th anniversary.

NHS 'satisfaction' rises over decade

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:31
Satisfaction with the NHS in Scotland has risen significantly over a decade, according to the findings of a new survey.

'Shoebox IVF' hope for infertile couples

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:21
The low tech kit that could help infertile people across the world

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Panama's Cienfue

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:10
Cienfue is a guitarist and singer from Panama who mixes his country's folk music with popular rhythms and electric guitar, to create a modern amplified sound.

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:02
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need on day 11 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

The world's first church-mosque-synagogue?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:01
Will this be the world's first synagogue-mosque-church?

The face of British poverty in France

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 15:00
The many faces of British expat poverty in France since 1823

China and Greece sign major deals

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 14:11
China and Greece sign business deals worth about $5bn (£2.94bn) during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit, in areas including airports and shipping.

VIDEO: Pope Francis condemns 'evil' mafia

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 13:58
Pope Francis has condemned the mafia's "adoration of evil" at a mass in Calabria, the southern Italian base of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

World Cup Stadium In The Amazon Is Nice, But Is It Needed?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 13:36

The $300 million Arena de Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, has been one of the focal points for critics who say Brazil should be spending money on things other than a World Cup extravaganza.

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World Cup: Germany 2-2 Ghana

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 13:26
Miroslav Klose becomes the joint-record scorer at World Cups as his 15th finals goal rescues Germany a point against Ghana.

VIDEO: Highlights: Germany 2-2 Ghana

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 13:01
Germany and Ghana play out an entertaining 2-2 draw in Fortaleza with Miroslav Klose equalling the World Cup goal scoring record.

Brazil's Rousseff backed for re-run

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 12:54
The governing Workers Party in Brazil officially endorses President Dilma Rousseff to run for re-election in October.

Putin 'supports' Ukraine peace plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 12:44
Russia's President Putin gives conditional backing to Ukraine's peace plan, calling for Kiev to compromise with pro-Russian rebels.

In Mob Stronghold, Pope Says Mobsters Are Excommunicated

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 12:43

Pope Francis made the statement during an open air mass, saying mafiosos have a "contempt for the common good."

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