National / International News

England must 'kick down door' to stop rot

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 11:48
England have the opportunity to end a nine-match winless run in the second Test against India and must not waste it, says Jonathan Agnew.

UK storms cause further disruption

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 11:39
Storms cause further disruption in parts of the UK, including flight cancellations and delays, after recent high temperatures and lightning strikes.

Spain arrests 'drug lord The Mouse'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 11:30
Spanish police arrest a man they say is one of the most wanted criminals in Colombia, Hernan Alonso Villa, known as "el Raton" or "The Mouse".

Murder probe police seek hotel guest

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 10:59
Police are searching for a man after the death of a hotel landlady in Bridlington.

Kremlin Blacklists 13 Americans In Tit-For-Tat Over U.S. Sanctions

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 10:44

Virginia Democrat Rep. Jim Moran and a dozen others are on the list of people who will not be allowed to travel to Russia.

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No chance of German GP win - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 10:33
Lewis Hamilton says he would have to be "smoking something" to believe he can win the German Grand Prix from 15th.

Clashes erupt at Paris Gaza protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 10:15
Large crowds of protesters in Paris clash with police at a banned pro-Palestinian rally against Israeli military action in Gaza.

Plunkett strikes leave Test in balance

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:56
England took three wickets in the evening session to leave the second Test against India at Lord's in the balance.

Thousands march over Gaza crisis

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:52
Thousands of people march through central London to call for an end to Israel's ground campaign and air strikes against Palestinians in Gaza.

Walker sets new European Tour record

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:51
Scotland's Kylie Walker sets a 54-hole record at the German Open for the lowest score on the Ladies' European Tour.

'Sherlocks' gather for world record

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:51
To mark Benedict Cumberbatch's birthday, more than 100 people have attempted to set a world record for the number of people dressed as Sherlock Holmes in one room.

McIlroy taking nothing for granted

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:39
Rory McIlroy is taking nothing for granted despite carrying a six-shot lead into the final round of the Open at Royal Liverpool.

AP McCoy passes Pipe's winners mark

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:17
Jockey AP McCoy gains his 4,192nd career win to pass a record held by trainer Martin Pipe, his friend and mentor.

Dutch Premier Decries 'Utterly Disrespectful Behavior' At MH17 Crash Site

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 09:13

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he had a "very intense" conversation with Vladimir Putin about the Russian leader using his influence with Moscow-backed rebels to secure access to the scene.

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Majka wins as Nibali strengthens lead

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:26
Vincenzo Nibali further tightens his grip as Tour de France leader after finishing second on stage 14 behind Rafal Majka.

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:25

The 13 states that lifted their minimum wage levels on Jan. 1 experienced added jobs at a faster pace than the 37 states that kept wage levels steady.

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Weather alters Snowdon race route

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:21
The annual race up Snowdon has its route changed for the first time because of the bad weather and runners were not allowed to go to the summit.

Ukraine rebels 'destroy MH17 clues'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:16
Ukraine accuses pro-Russian rebels at the crash site of Malaysian airliner MH17 of trying to destroy evidence of "international crimes".

No return to tax and spend - Miliband

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:12
Ed Miliband promises there will be no return to the tax and spend policies of past Labour governments, in a speech to Labour's national policy forum.

Extremists Leave A Violent Message In A Small Iraqi Town

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-19 08:12

The Sunni town fought back when Sunni Muslim extremists from the Islamic State tried to impose their rule. The extremists leveled the town as a warning to Sunnis who won't accept their brutal rule.

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