National / International News

Community Takes Passover Tradition Back To The Desert Wilderness

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 13:06

Wilderness Torah celebrates the holiday in a setting rooted in heritage. Participants immerse in Jewish culture but also find meaningful personal connections from isolation not felt in everyday life.

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After Nigeria's Election, A Call For Unity

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 13:06

Following a bitterly contested election, outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan offered congratulations to his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, who said, "We must begin to heal the wounds and work towards a better future."

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Puberty Suppression Now Choice For Teens On Medicaid In Oregon

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 11:37

Medicaid in Oregon now pays for medication to suppress puberty in teens who may want to change their gender. Oregon officials decided the benefits outweigh possible trade-offs of stopping puberty.

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Asda recalls dummies over 'choke risk'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 11:31
Asda recalls packs of its "Little Angels 2 Newborn Soothers 0+ Months" dummies after a customer complaint.

Derby defeat will define me - Carver

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 11:30
Newcastle boss John Carver fears losing to Sunderland will define his time in charge at St James' Park.

Italians rescue 1,500 migrants

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 11:03
The Italian coastguard and navy rescue some 1,500 migrants trying to cross into the EU via the Mediterranean Sea over a 24-hour period.

Netanyahu: 'I'm Not Trying To Kill Any Deal' With Iran

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 10:55

The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.

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Cliff-plunge teenager, 16, dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 10:29
A 16-year-old boy has died after falling from cliffs on the Northumberland coast, police say.

Prodigy score sixth number one album

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 09:55
Dance act The Prodigy score their sixth number one album, while Jess Glynne holds off a challenge from Ed Sheeran to top the singles chart.

VIDEO: Kenya grieves for Garissa victims

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 09:44
Kenyans have gathered at a church service in Nairobi to remember the 148 victims of an attack on students at Garissa University.

Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle United

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 09:32
A brilliant goal from Jermain Defoe gives Sunderland victory in their derby with Newcastle to ease their relegation fears.

McCoy lands Gold Cup at Fairyhouse

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 09:09
Retiring 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy pulls off a superb victory on 7-1 shot Gilgamboa in a pulsating Ryanair Gold Cup.

Toulon 32-18 Wasps

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 08:44
Wasps are knocked out of the Champions Cup by European champions Toulon, but not before a stirring second-half fightback.

Win in Windies 'can end' KP rumours

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 08:25
Ex-England captain Graham Gooch says a successful tour of the West Indies will end rumours of a Kevin Pietersen comeback.

Family's tribute to crash victim

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 08:21
A man killed in a one-car crash in Ceredigion is named by Dyfed-Powys Police.

Light debris fears end swim event

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 08:14
The Welsh Long Course Swimming Championships at Swansea are postponed after a light broke, causing fears of debris in the pool.

England education 'mismanaged'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 07:51
Wales' education minister claims education in England has been mismanaged by the UK government.

Behind the scenes at Lausanne

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 07:38
Sleepless nights, frayed tempers and non-stop talking - Barbara Plett Usher goes behind the scenes at the Iranian nuclear talks in Lausanne.

11-year-old injured in crash dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 07:23
An 11-year-old boy injured in a crash in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday dies in hospital.

Man dies after being found on fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 07:03
Detectives launch an investigation after the death of a man who was found on fire on a canal towpath in Blackburn.