National / International News

Munster 9-16 Clermont Auvergne

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 10:31
Munster are beaten by Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park to leave Pool One of the European Champions Cup exceptionally tight.

DOJ To Issue New Federal Rules On Profiling

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 10:12

The Justice Department's new rules would prohibit some agents from using factors such as religion to profile, but the rules-change doesn't apply at airports or along the border.

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Mugabe's wife wins top Zimbabwe post

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 10:01
Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe's wife Grace becomes head of the ruling party's women's wing, amid speculation she might succeed him.

England draw France in World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 09:07
England will play France, Colombia and Mexico in Group F at the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.

Injured Aguero leaves pitch in tears

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 09:04
Sergio Aguero leaves the pitch in tears after suffering a knee injury in the opening minutes against Everton.

Orion: Uncertainty ahead for new US spaceship

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:54
The distant - very distant - prospects of a landing on Mars

Sky ride terror after mid-air clash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:50
This is the terrifying moment when carriages on a 60m (198ft) amusement ride in Cardiff hit each other with people on board.

Hospital suspends staff in care probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:35
Six nursing staff are suspended over an allegation a patient was ill-treated at a mental health unit, prompting a police investigation.

VIDEO: Mothers hold breastfeeding protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:34
Dozens of mothers have staged a protest outside Claridge's hotel in Mayfair in response to a mother being asked to cover herself up earlier this week,

LAPD Says It Will Investigate Abuse Claim Against Cosby

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:22

Judy Huth, the latest accuser of the 77-year-old comedian, says Cosby drugged and raped her in 1974 when she was only 15. Cosby's lawyer has called the claim "absolutely false."

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Van crashes after M2 wrong-way drive

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:20
A van collides head-on with another vehicle after being driven the wrong way down the M2 motorway on the outskirts of north Belfast.

'Going shopping is a nightmare for me'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 08:09
Disabled people on the difficulties they face going shopping

Somalia PM to resign after vote

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:57
Somalia's Prime Minister, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, accepts a parliament vote asking him to resign which observers say is part of a political battle with the president.

Stoke City 3-2 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:52
Arsenal stage a second-half fightback but fall short at bogey team Stoke who stun them with three first-half goals.

Firm recalls irons amid safety alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:45
Russell Hobbs recalls 15 different models of irons after customers raised safety concerns, with the electrical manufacturer telling people to stop using to products affected.

Four Lessons From The Media's Conflicted Coverage of Race

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:38

After grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans notes media missteps in discussing race.

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Vietnam writer 'arrested over blog'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:36
An award-winning Vietnamese writer is arrested, reportedly for publishing criticism of the Communist government on his blog.

American Hostage Killed During Rescue Attempt In Yemen

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:27

American photojournalist Luke Somers was killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. special forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Sean Carberry in Afghanistan about what happened.

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O'Sullivan reaches fifth UK final

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:10
Ronnie O'Sullivan stages a superb comeback in York to beat Stuart Bingham 6-5 and reach the UK Championship final.

Egypt death sentences for Sinai raid

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 07:02
A court in Egypt upholds death sentences given to seven men over a 2013 attack in Sinai which left 25 policemen dead.