National / International News

'Cyclone Pam ruined Rio motivation'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 15:01
London 2012 competitor Anolyn Lulu describes how Cyclone Pam has devastated Vanuatu and shattered her own Olympic plans.

Teachers warn of 'Victorian' poverty

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 15:00
Teachers' leaders says school staff are having to bring in their own food to feed pupils arriving hungry.

SNP-Labour 'offer' and Tory homes plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 14:55
A potential SNP-Labour deal offer, Tory housing plans and interviews with David Cameron and Ed Miliband make headlines.

When It Comes To Insurance, Mental Health Parity In Name Only?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 14:11

Many insurance providers that offer mental health care are supposed to cover it just as they would cancer or diabetes care. But advocates say enforcement is a problem.

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Framework Nuclear Deal Could Be Good News For Iran's Oil Sector

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:45

If a final agreement is reached, crippling sanctions on Iran's oil industry could be lifted. But the oil sector faces a number of challenges before ramping up production.

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Team bus shot at, say Fenerbahce

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:41
Fenerbahce say their team bus was shot at by a gunman after their Turkish Super Lig victory at Rizespor.

Two dead in light aircraft crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:39
The remains of two people are found by search teams after a light aircraft crashed in Argyll.

VIDEO: Cern prepares for new experiments

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:30
David Shukman visits the Large Hadron Collider to see the final preparations and look at what the next stage of experiments might discover.

Rethinking How To Care For California's Most Troubled Children

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:17

NPR's Arun Rath talks with ProPublica's Joaquin Sapien about his investigation of California's largest residential facility for emotionally troubled youth.

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Coping With California's Drought

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 13:17

In a week when Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions, NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Kirk Siegler about his visit to the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the snowpack so vital to the state water supply is dramatically absent.

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Germanwings crash body search ends

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:52
French authorities end the search for bodies at the site where a Germanwings plane crashed, killing all 150 people on board.

House is gutted in arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:50
A house in the Alliance Parade area of Belfast is gutted in an arson attack.

How Adam's goal stunned the country

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:39
A goal 'Maradona would be proud of' by a man who 'looks like a bus driver'. How the world reacted to Charlie Adam's wonder goal.

VIDEO: Pillow fight party in Bucharest

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:29
Hundreds of people gathered in University Square in central Bucharest to mark International Pillow Day.

Palestinian Camp In Syria Reportedly Seized By Extremist Fighters

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:18

The self-declared Islamic State and al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate, al-Nusra Front, appear to have cooperated on an assault to capture the camp earlier this week.

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Our top-four chances over - Rodgers

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 11:20
Liverpool's Champions League hopes are almost over says Brendan Rodgers, but Louis Van Gaal thinks it is still a "rat race".

Sterling 'not good enough for move'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 11:05
Forward Raheem Sterling will struggle to get into another top Premier League side if he leaves Liverpool, says Phil Neville.

Chelsea 2-1 Stoke City

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 10:43
Stoke's Charlie Adam scores from inside his own half but Chelsea win to go seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Clermont Auvergne 37-5 Northampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 10:32
Premiership leaders Northampton Saints suffer an embarrassing European Champions Cup exit against Clermont Auvergne.

VIDEO: Yemen: A country 'tearing itself apart'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 10:20
Saudi Arabian authorities consider a proposal for a pause in the Arab state's intervention in the conflict in Yemen.