National / International News

Cargo ship 'grounded deliberately'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 10:17
A car transporter ship was grounded in the Solent deliberately after developing a list, its owners say.

Six steps to Crazy Gang's '88 shock

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 10:17
Adjusting clocks, a brutal tackle, a Crazy Gang but a timid party - what went into Wimbledon's 1988 humbling of Liverpool?

TV in 2015: Late-Night Shuffles, Big Goodbyes And More

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 10:00

The most important TV events coming in 2015 include new voices in late-night, big goodbyes, online platforms picking up old shows and, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says, more of everything.

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Uptown Funk holds top UK chart spot

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 09:59
Mark Ronson's collaboration with Bruno Mars spends its third week at number one in the first UK singles chart of 2015, setting an Official Chart streaming record.

Tuilagi could miss Six Nations start

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 09:52
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill says Manu Tuilagi will be fit this month but he could still miss the Six Nations' opener.

Investigation 'shuts down' wind farm

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 09:49
Seven remaining wind turbines have been shut down at a wind farm near Fintona, County Tyrone, where a 100-metre high turbine collapsed on Friday night, its owners say.

VIDEO: New York police turn backs on mayor

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 09:07
Hundreds of police officers turn their backs on the mayor of New York at the funeral of an officer shot dead last month.

Robson will miss Australian Open

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 09:07
Laura Robson will miss the Australian Open and plans to return in February after more than a year out with a wrist injury.

Doctor drug allegations investigated

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 08:39
The NHS is to investigate claims that a senior doctor at a Leeds hospital took cocaine and other illegal drugs shortly before going on duty.

Christians mourn 41 AirAsia victims

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 08:32
Christians in Surabaya held a special service for 41 missing members of a single congregation, reports the BBC's Martin Patience.

Parents killed and son hurt in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 08:13
The victims of a light aircraft crash in Hampshire are named as a married couple whose six-year-old son remains critically ill in hospital.

Sir Alex's helicopter to Huish Park

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 08:03
Sir Alex Ferguson makes a grand arrival for Manchester United's FA Cup third-round trip to League One side Yeovil.

American Sarver bids for Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:56
The owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball team has made an £18m offer to buy a controlling stake in Rangers.

Stoke City 3-1 Wrexham

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:56
Premier League Stoke City come from behind to edge out Conference side Wrexham and reach round four of the FA Cup.

Man City 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:56
James Milner scores twice, including an injury-time winner, as Manchester City beat Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup.

ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:22

The longtime host of the SportsCenter was famous for his enthusiasm and the bevy of catchphrases he mined for his commentary.

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NYPD Officer's Funeral Binds Diversity In Culture And Opinion

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:18

NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu is being laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with WNYC's Stephen Nessen from the scene about what mourners are saying.

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Leicester 17-8 Bath

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:16
Leicester Tigers avenge September's record 45-0 Premiership hammering by outmuscling Bath in an intense 17-8 victory.

Deadly car bomb hits Somali capital

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 07:15
A powerful car bomb kills four people near the international airport compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Lib Dems could work with 'any party'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 06:50
The Liberal Democrats could join up with "any other coalition partner" after the next general election, the party's justice minister says.