National / International News

Viewpoint: Ukraine's turning point?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 06:20
The key things to watch in Ukraine's presidential election

Rosberg wins dramatic Monaco GP

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 06:07
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tense fight for victory in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 06:00
Pope prays at Israel's West Bank separation barrier after urging an end to the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Tributes to malaria death aid worker

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 05:58
Further tributes have been paid to a Devon woman who died of malaria while working in Kenya on a volunteer placement.

Belgium boosts security after attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 05:22
Security is stepped up at Jewish sites across Belgium after a gunman kills three people, two of them Israeli, at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

Wilson sets junior medal haul record

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:56
Teenager Nile Wilson becomes the first gymnast to win five gold medals at the same junior European competition, in Bulgaria.

Prayers said for missing sailors

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:54
Prayers are said at church services in Somerset for the four UK sailors missing from the Cheeki Rafiki in the North Atlantic.

Froome: Why I almost quit Team Sky

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:39
Chris Froome claims contract talks could have forced him out of Team Sky before he won the Tour de France.

Moderator condemns Islam remarks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:38
The moderator of the Presbyterian Church has criticised remarks made by an evangelical preacher who described Islam as "heathen" and "satanic".

Calls for Clegg to quit 'ridiculous'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:35
Getting rid of Nick Clegg would "damage the Liberal Democrats for ever", former party leader Lord Ashdown says.

Wales could have 11 women MPs

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:28
Wales could return 11 women MPs at the 2015 general election, up for the current seven, suggests The Electoral Reform Society.

UC Santa Barbara Hosts Vigil For Victims Of Killing Rampage

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:27

The college community was trying to come to terms with a rampage that left seven dead and 13 others injured. Meanwhile, police were still reviewing a 140-page manifesto left behind by the shooter.

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VIDEO: Clegg is 'best PM Britain hasn't got'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:11
Lord Ashdown says replacing Nick Clegg as the Liberal Democrat leader "would damage the party forever".

Judge Miliband on actions - Harman

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:06
Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman says the party is making progress and people should judge Ed Miliband on "what he has done".

Bride's wedding day trolley dash

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 04:06
A bride causes a stir among shoppers at a supermarket in Torfaen by going shopping in her wedding dress.

Separatists Shut Down Polling Places In East Ukraine Cities

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Correspondent Peter Kenyon tells NPR's Rachel Martin that voting is brisk in Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine — except in the east, where pro-Russian separatists have shut down polls.

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Should VA Secretary Shinseki Step Down?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about whether the FBI should be investigating alleged criminal wrongdoing at the VA.

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How To Rescue 20 Million Angry Bees

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

What do you do when a truck hauling 20 million bees crashes on the highway? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Deborah Delaney, bee researcher and professor at the University of Delaware, to find out.

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Contraband Venezuelan Food Pours Into Colombia's Markets

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

Shortages of basic foodstuffs have fueled months of protests against Venezuela's socialist government. Some food producers are smuggling food across the border to get higher prices.

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Doing The Laundry For Social Good

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 03:57

"For-profit, for good" is the mantra of a handful of startups trying to make Philadelphia a social enterprise hub. One of those companies is a bike-delivery laundry service that's now expanding.

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