National / International News

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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VIDEO: Klose equals World Cup record

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 12:40
Germany's Miroslav Klose equalises against Ghana in their 2014 World Cup Group G match in Fortaleza.

Man tries to grab Commonwealth baton

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 12:08
A man attempts to grab the baton for the Commonwealth Games as it passes through Kilmarnock in East Ayrshire.

Inca roads win World Heritage status

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 11:43
The United Nations cultural agency, Unesco, grants World Heritage status to a road system built over centuries by the Inca Empire in South America.

Robson the latest England success story - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 11:26
The form of Sam Robson and Gary Ballance vindicates their selection, but concerns about Alastair Cook remain, says Jonathan Agnew.

Wade shock at Mauresmo appointment

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 11:10
Virginia Wade says she "can't work out" Andy Murray's decision to appoint Amelie Mauresmo as his coach.

Deflated England endure painful, long goodbye

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 11:02
Deflated England head to the scene of 1950 embarrassment

In Iraq, ISIS Advances, Shiite Cleric Issues Warning

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:48

During a sermon in Baghdad, Nassir al-Saedi said they would ready for "the occupier" "if you are back." Meanwhile, ISIS took control of two towns.

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VIDEO: Baton grab bid during Games relay

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:37
A man tries to gab the Queen's Baton as it is carried through Kilmarnock as part of the Commonwealth relay.

VIDEO: Iraq crisis: Shia show of strength

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:34
Thousands of Shia militia loyal to the powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have paraded through Iraq, raising sectarian tensions amid continued fighting in areas of Iraq.

VIDEO: Stabbing murders 'could be linked'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-21 10:27
Police have said they cannot rule out a possible link between two recent murders in the Essex town of Colchester.
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