National / International News

Election 2015: some important numbers

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:45
If the economy is to shape the election campaign and result, the past week's data on jobs, pay, inflation and immigrant worker will matter a lot. Here's what they tell us.

Don't go to Syria, family urge girl

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:34
Relatives of one of the three missing London girls believed to be heading to Syria say "we don't want you to go there".

Chelsea 1-1 Burnley

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:34
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic is sent off as the Premier League leaders are held to a draw by relegation-battling Burnley.

Crystal Palace 1-2 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:33
Arsenal survive late pressure as they hold on to beat Crystal Palace to move up to third in the Premier League.

UKIP 'to stand in every Scots seat'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:31
UKIP says it hopes to field candidates in every seat in Scotland at the general election as the party formally launched its campaign.

Aston Villa 1-2 Stoke City

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:26
Tim Sherwood's first game in charge at Aston Villa ends in late defeat as Stoke come from behind to win 2-1 at Villa Park.

McLaren toil as Maldonado sets pace

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:22
Struggling McLaren-Honda endure yet another setback on the penultimate day of the second pre-season test in Barcelona.

Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 08:14
Manchester United suffer their second Premier League loss since November as Bafetimbi Gomis' goal gives Swansea victory.

Higgins seals Welsh Open final spot

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:48
John Higgins beats Belgian teenager Luca Brecel 6-4 to seal a place in Sunday's Welsh Open final.

Farah breaks two-mile world record

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:37
Britain's Mo Farah breaks the two-mile indoor world record with a time of eight minutes 3.40 seconds in Birmingham.

VIDEO: Bridge demolition leaves lane standing

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:33
Engineers demolished the southern lane of the Skjeggestad bridge in Vestfold, Norway on Saturday.

Sale 14-10 Saracens

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:26
Sale record their first Premiership victory over Saracens since 2011 to temporarily move up to fourth in the table.

Court Blocks White House 'No-Release' Detention Policy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:19

The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the policy of detaining mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Army 'retakes town from Boko Haram'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:16
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the town of Baga, held by Boko Haram militants since 3 January.

Sire De Grugy & Rocky Creek win

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 07:03
Champion chaser Sire De Grugy wins comfortably at Chepstow, while Rocky Creek triumphs in the big race at Kempton.

Lenovo offers fix for hidden adware

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:55
Chinese computer maker Lenovo offers free software so users can remove hidden software that experts warned made them vulnerable to a cyber-attack.

US and UK discuss Russia sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:36
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his UK counterpart are discussing more sanctions on Russia over its "craven" behaviour in Ukraine.

Celtic sea god statue is discovered

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:35
A six-feet sculpture of a Celtic sea god that was stolen from Binevenagh Mountain in County Londonderry is found by soldiers on a training exercise.

1,500 protest against maternity cuts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:27
More than 1,500 people are protesting cuts to maternity services at Glan Clwyd Hospital.

Police Are Learning To Accept Civilian Oversight, But Distrust Lingers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 06:18

More than 200 civilian review boards investigate police misconduct in cities across the United States. Reformers say they're essential. But officers tend to be wary of them.

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