National / International News

Pavey overcomes illness to win 10k

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:48
European champion Jo Pavey overcomes illness to win the Bupa London 10,000 while Andy Vernon triumphs in the men's race.

VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:28
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world

Benny Green - boy who reflected changing UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 06:13
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing UK

Police: Malaysia Uncovers 139 Mass Graves Believed To Hold Migrants

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:53

Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.

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Nepal calls for direct quake funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:41
One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the country's finance minister calls for more direct aid funding.

Cunard liners mark anniversary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:25
Three famous ocean liners sail together in Liverpool for the first time to mark Cunard's 175th anniversary.

Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:17

Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.

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Chelsea fans support victory parade

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:11
Thousands of football fans turn out to watch Chelsea's open-top victory parade after winning the Premier League.

Coulson 'knew of Milly voicemails'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 05:08
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew that the voicemail of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler had been hacked, his trial has heard.

ECB closing on new England coach

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:59
The England and Wales Cricket Board is in exclusive discussions with a preferred candidate for the role of England coach.

Clashes rage in south Yemen cities

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:59
Fierce clashes are reported in southern Yemen, as officials say UN-sponsored peace talks planned for later this week have been postponed.

Weapon found in stab deaths probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:57
Police searching for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner recover a weapon from the crime scene.

More Heavy Rain Predicted For Texas, Oklahoma

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:52

Parts of the two states are reeling from weekend flooding that damaged and destroyed homes and killed at least three people.

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Spain protest party hails poll gains

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:45
Spain's anti-austerity Podemos movement vows to win national polls this year after dramatic gains in Sunday's local and regional elections.

Scafell Pike dog reunited with owner

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:41
A dog found at the top of England's highest mountain is reunited with its owner.

Brothel 'madam' to hand back £1m

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:17
A woman who made a fortune running a prostitution racket has agreed to hand back than £1m in crime profits.

Berdych wins comfortably in Paris

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:11
Fourth seed Tomas Berdych eases into the second round of the French Open, but Spain's Feliciano Lopez is knocked out.

Colleges To Students: Don't Trash Those Dorm Castoffs, Donate!

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:03

As college students leave for the summer, many just throw away what they can't fit in the car for the ride home. But some schools are trying to find a new home for those campus castoffs.

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Bomb threat outside US Capitol

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:02
Police in Washington DC destroy a pressure cooker found inside a "suspicious" vehicle parked near the US Capitol.

'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 04:00
A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.