National / International News

Tata Motors chief Karl Slym dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:48
Tata Motors' managing director Karl Slym has died in Bangkok where he was attending a board meeting, the company announces.

Yanukovych blinks first over protests

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:34
Ukraine's opposition rebuff "weak" president, says David Stern

Ofsted chief 'outraged' by attacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:31
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw accuses staff at the Department for Education of briefing against his organisation and says he is "spitting blood" about it.

Sheffield United 1-1 Fulham

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:21
Fulham survive a major scare to force an FA Cup fourth-round replay against League One Sheffield United.

Police ID Maryland Mall Shooter, But Still Search For Motive

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:18

Authorities also said they found a backpack near the assailant's body that contained "crude explosives" made of "flash powder and household items."

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Wawrinka 'never expected' major title

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:15
Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka says he did not believe he was good enough to win a Grand Slam.

NHK boss sparks 'comfort women' row

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:15
The head of Japanese broadcaster NHK causes controversy by playing down the use of sex slaves - so-called "comfort women" - in World War Two.

Burns lantern procession draws crowd

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:11
A procession lit up by 1,000 lanterns draws crowds to the streets of Dumfries as part of its Big Burns Supper celebrations.

Crow and seagull attack Pope's doves

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:06
Two white doves released by children standing alongside Pope Francis in Vatican City as a peace gesture are attacked by a seagull and a crow.

Labour's 50p tax 'not anti-business'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:06
Ed Balls rejects claims that Labour's pledge to bring back the 50p top rate of income tax is part of an "anti-business agenda" in the party.

E-cigarette ban for under-18s

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:04
Under-18s are to be banned from buying electronic cigarettes, ministers announce, amid fears the quitting aid could be encouraging nicotine addiction.

Early presidential poll for Egypt

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:59
Egypt says presidential elections have been moved forward, increasing speculation over whether army chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will stand.

Moyes promises more Man Utd signings

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:55
Manchester United boss David Moyes says club record signing of Juan Mata will be "the first of many" new arrivals at the club.

Ukraine opposition rejects offers

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:54
Ukraine's opposition leaders say they will not drop their demands after rejecting the president's offer to appoint them to top government posts.

Hurricane Fly wins fourth Irish title

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:40
Hurricane Fly wins a fourth consecutive Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown to extend his world record of Grade One wins to 19.

Protesters In Ukraine Vow To Step Up Pressure On Government

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:36

Protesters in Kiev tried to storm a cultural center where hundreds of riot police were deployed Sunday, a day after the government of Viktor Yanukovych offered top posts to the opposition in a failed effort to defuse tensions.

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Russia May Be Key To Syria Talks

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:19

Russia may be the world power with the greatest influence over Syria. As diplomatic talks on Syria continue in Geneva between the two sides, what is Russia's role? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Russian-American journalist Vladimir Pozner.

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Stan Wawrinka Beats Ailing Nadal To Win Australian Open Final

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 05:55

The Swiss underdog won his first Grand Slam singles title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset of favored Rafael Nadal, who suffered a back injury.

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Teenager stabbed to death in Bedford

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 05:39
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of teenager from stab wounds in Bedford.

England rest Cook for Windies tour

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 05:31
England captain Alastair Cook will be rested for the limited-overs tour of the West Indies which starts in February.

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