National / International News

£2.9bn child support 'uncollectable'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:53
Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".

Where do the wealthiest 1% live?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:53
Where do the wealthiest 1% live?

'The biggest FA Cup shock of all time'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:45
Chelsea's defeat by Bradford was the biggest in FA Cup history, says Robbie Fowler - plus more reaction to a day of cup shocks.

Body found in hunt for missing man

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:40
A body is found by police in West Lothian investigating the disappearance of a 47-year-old man.

VIDEO: Laughing the Indian America way

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:38
Sanjay Manaktala is an Indian American comedian with a unique perspective on relations between the two countries.

UKIP defection and 'killers with keys'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:07
The defection of a UKIP MEP to the Conservatives, and a policy to provide some prisoners with keys to their own cells, are two of the topics covered in Sunday's press.

England's lost theme parks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:03
Remembering England's lost theme parks

Obama in India: Things to watch

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 14:59
US President Barack Obama is heading for India, but what will get done?

Study Says Creativity Can Flow From Political Correctness

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-24 14:14

There is a common belief that requiring the use of "politically correct" language in the workplace stifles creativity. Researchers decided to see if that notion held up to scrutiny.

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Patriots accept no blame - Belichick

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:48
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says his side followed "every rule to the letter" in the row over under-inflated balls.

Lungu wins Zambia presidential poll

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:45
Defence Minister Edgar Lungu wins Zambia's presidential election for the governing Patriotic Front with 48.3% of the vote.

'How Do You Tell Your Kids That You Got Alzheimer's?'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:37

Writer Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease five years ago. He describes what it was like to hear the news — and break it to his family.

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Argentina probes key witnesses

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:33
Investigators continue to question key witnesses over the death of top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, whose body was found at his apartment a week ago.

Balotelli given warning by Rodgers

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:23
Mario Balotelli has not been good enough in training to play for Liverpool at the moment, according to Brendan Rodgers.

For U.S. And Cuba, A Slow Walk To Re-Establishing Ties

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:02

American and Cuban diplomats sat face-to-face in Havana this week for historic talks. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Carrie Kahn about the U.S. and Cuba re-establishing diplomatic ties.

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Museum Opens Doors, Turns Down Lights For Autistic Kids

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:02

Loud noises, bright lights and crowded spaces can be painful for children with autism. That often means missing out on museums. Some, like Seattle's Pacific Science Center, are addressing the problem.

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Prop Jones retires from Wales duty

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 13:00
Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones tells the Sunday Times newspaper he has retired from international rugby.

US planes targeted by bomb threats

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 12:47
Police are searching two aircraft at Atlanta's airport after they were targeted by "credible" bomb threats, US officials say.

Arsenal set to secure Paulista deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 12:41
Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to join Arsenal with striker Joel Campbell moving the other way on loan.

VIDEO: One second, two goals, two shocks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 12:20
Watch the moment when both Premier League leaders Chelsea and champions Manchester City are dumped out of the FA Cup with goals scored in the same second.