National / International News

Jacob Zuma inaugurated in S Africa

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 02:20
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is sworn in for a second term in office, following his party's victory at the polls.

Hamilton heads Ricciardo in Monaco

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 02:08
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in final practice at Monaco narrowly ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.

Missing sex offender re-arrested

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 02:05
A sex offender who went on the run after pleading guilty to causing or inciting an underage girl to engage in sexual activity is arrested.

Life raft still on capsized yacht

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 02:00
The wreckage of the yacht crewed by four UK sailors missing in the North Atlantic was found with its life raft still onboard, rescuers say.

Carter diagnosed with lung cancer

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:56
Two-time World Snooker Championship runner-up Ali Carter has been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer.

Iran hangs man for huge bank fraud

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:37
A businessman involved in Iran's biggest bank fraud case has been executed, state media say.

Religious but not spiritual

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:33
Is it better to be religious than spiritual?

Water safety warning after deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:32
A water safety warning is issued in Wales for the bank holiday period after two deaths last weekend.

Gastrodiplomacy Gives Foreign Chefs A Fresh Take And Taste Of America

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:28

The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.

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Gastrodiplomacy Gives Foreign Chefs A Fresh Take And Taste Of America

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:28

The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.

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Popes In The Holy Land: After 2,000 Years, A New Tradition

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:20

Pontiffs rarely traveled in centuries past. Pope Francis will become the third consecutive pope to visit the birthplace of Christianity as he reaches out to other faiths as well.

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Popes In The Holy Land: After 2,000 Years, A New Tradition

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:20

Pope Francis becomes one of the few pontiffs who have visited the birthplace of Christianity when he makes a three-day journey to the Holy Land where he will reach out to other faiths as well.

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Chelsea and PSG agree £40m Luiz deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 01:00
Chelsea agree a deal with French champions Paris St-Germain over the sale of Brazil defender David Luiz.

Matthew leads Hull at LPGA Classic

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:49
Catriona Matthew has a one-stroke lead over teenager Charley Hull after two rounds of the Airbus LPGA Classic.

'Progress' made in rail jobs talks

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:40
London Midland workers will not be balloted for industrial action after a "degree of progress" was made in talks over a threat to 150 jobs, a union says.

VIDEO: Japan launches mapping satellite

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:20
Japan has launched a satellite that will be used to map the earth's natural resources and monitor natural disasters.

NI21's McKenzie quitting politics

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:17
NI21's European election candidate Tina McKenzie is quitting politics, as recriminations continue over the party's public falling-out.

Himalayan remains are missing son

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-24 00:04
The remains of a backpacker found in Nepal, whose mother travelled from her Luton home to help in the search, are confirmed as Matthew Allpress, missing since November.

Jailed voyeur teacher is sacked

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:49
A deputy head teacher who was jailed for five years for filming pupils in the toilets of his school has been formally dismissed, Cardiff Council confirms.

Shooting Rampage Near UC Santa Barbara Leaves 7 Dead

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-23 23:48

Several others were wounded in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a UC Santa Barbara student community. The shooter and six victims were killed.

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