National / International News

CofE goers 'more likely to be Tory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:51
Church of England worshippers are more likely to vote for the Conservative Party, new research suggests.

Cuaron wins Directors Guild prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:37
Gravity film-maker Alfonso Cuaron picks up the top honour from the Directors' Guild of America - seen as a possible indicator for the Oscars.

Man arrested in Japan food scare

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:34
A factory worker is arrested at a plant that produced food laced with pesticide, which led to hundreds of people being poisoned.

Man Utd complete £37.1m Mata signing

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:34
Juan Mata completes his £37.1m move from Chelsea to Manchester United, a record fee for the Premier League champions.

'Better care' to prevent detentions

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:28
Better care for vulnerable mental health patients is needed in order to stop them being kept in cells, a senior police officer says.

Wawrinka wins Australian Open final

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 03:22
Stanislas Wawrinka beats an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam with victory in the Australian Open.

Call to ban e-cig sales to children

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 02:59
A medical charity calls for the Northern Ireland health minister to outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under 18 years.

In pictures: Gavin Turk's neon art

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 02:46
Artist Gavin Turk's neon artworks

Channel Tunnel workers 'poisoned'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 02:34
Nineteen workers suffer carbon monoxide poisoning while working overnight in the Channel Tunnel, French officials say.

Pig Virus Continues To Spread, Raising Fears Of Pricier Bacon

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 02:06

Porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, virus has killed about 1 million baby pigs in the U.S. since April. Its effect on the pork industry is small so far, but analysts say it could send pork prices rising if it isn't controlled.

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Can This 'Perfect Match' Dance Their Way To Gold?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 02:06

No U.S. skating team has ever won Olympic gold in ice dancing. Some experts wonder whether it even qualifies as a sport. But Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White, known for their blend of athletic power, speed and flair, are helping to dispel that notion.

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VIDEO: Stones vs McCartney at Grammys

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 01:56
Colin Paterson looks at the rivalry between The Beatles and The Rolling Stones as Paul McCartney and The Stones face off again at the Grammys

Watkins will not defend Olympic gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 01:54
Anna Watkins decides she will not defend her Olympic double sculls title with Katherine Grainger at Rio 2016.

Body of suicide bomb victim returns

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 01:24
The body of Simon Chase, who died in a suicide bomb attack in Kabul nine days ago, arrives back in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: New 'legal highs' pose challenges

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 01:10
Scientists testing "legal highs" say they are coming across new mind-altering psychoactive substances.

VIDEO: Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 00:15
Clashes broke out on the streets after more than 2,000 demonstrators marched in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo against their country's hosting of this year's football World Cup.

Egypt anniversary clashes kill 49

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 00:03
At least 49 people are killed in clashes in Egypt as rallies mark the anniversary of the 2011 uprising which overthrew President Hosni Mubarak.

Australia keep Women's Ashes alive

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-25 23:54
Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Hobart to keep the Women's Ashes alive.

'Le Split' and 50p tax 'fury' - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-25 20:40
The end of France's First Partnership and anger at Labour's plan to reinstate the 50p tax rate both feature on Sunday's front pages.

Deadly suicide bombing hits Kabul

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-25 20:38
A suicide bomber blows himself up near a bus carrying soldiers in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least four people, official say.

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