National / International News

VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 09:51
A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.

Do people's hustings turn the tables?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 09:47
Can "people's hustings" put voters in control of the agenda?

Music boss tops Britain's rich list

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 09:34
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

VW chairman resigns in power struggle

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 09:22
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.

Premature baby couple stuck in Spain

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 09:18
A couple from Bolton whose baby was born 12 weeks prematurely on holiday in Spain say they could be stranded there for three months.

Death toll in Nepal quake over 1,000

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 08:38
The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.

West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 08:37
Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they are held to a goalless draw at West Broms.

Burnley 0-1 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 08:05
Jamie Vardy's winner lifts Leicester out of the Premier League's bottom three after bottom club Burnley miss a penalty.

Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 08:03

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.

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Holland earns first World Series win

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 07:42
Britain's Vicky Holland claims her first ever World Triathlon Series win on her return from injury in Cape Town.

Cardiff Blues 23-31 Ospreys

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 07:20
Ospreys claim a bonus-point win over Cardiff Blues in the first game of the Pro12 Judgement Day double-header at the Millennium Stadium.

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 07:19
UKIP leader Nigel Farage accuses the "political class" of lacking confidence in British businesses and says the UK can go it alone outside the EU.

On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:58

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.

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Olympic boxer's stolen car found

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:55
A car stolen from the home of Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is found.

Man killed in van crash named

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:37
A man has died following a one-vehicle crash involving a van near Lauder in the Borders, police say.

Champion McCoy beaten at Sandown

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:29
Retiring jockey AP McCoy misses out on a winner in the penultimate ride on the final day of his racing career at Sandown.

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:25
A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

Pupils sent to Sikh school in shortage

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:15
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.

Southampton 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:13
Tottenham twice came from behind against Southampton to earn a valuable point in the battle to secure European football for next season.

Burundi president seeks third term

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:11
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.