National / International News

Iran nuclear deal date announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 12:40
An interim deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for easing international sanctions will enter into force on 20 January.

Haiti marks earthquake anniversary

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 12:19
Special religious ceremonies are held across Haiti to mark the fourth anniversary of a devastating earthquake that killed more than 250,000 people.

Gerrard might play deeper - Rodgers

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 12:15
Captain Steven Gerrard could continue in a deeper midfield role for Liverpool, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

Should NAACP Image Awards Only Go To African-Americans?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 12:08

The organization has unveiled its nominees for the 45th annual Image Awards, established to honor African-American performers who are often ignored by mainstream Hollywood. Some nominees are white, others of South-Asian or Latino heritage. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans wonders if that changes the meaning of the ceremony.

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The U.N. Has Stopped Counting, But Syrians Keep Dying

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 12:07

The Syrian death toll has passed 100,000 but it's become too difficult to accurately keep track of all the killings, according to the United Nations. Here's the story of one recent death: a nurse who had helped establish a makeshift clinic in one of Syria's most contested cities.

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Woman's body is found after fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 11:39
A woman's body is found after a fire at a house in Newry which police are treating as suspicious.

Pharrell reclaims UK chart crown

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 11:21
Pharrell Williams regains pole position in the UK single charts, while Ellie Goulding hangs on to her hard-earned number one album.

The Globes Will Be Golden, But Hollywood Remains Mostly White

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 11:17

Sunday's Golden Globes celebratie a diverse group of actors, but beyond those standouts, Hollywood is still a tough town for minorities. In a "who-you-know" business, professionals say, the only color that really matters is green.

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Pope Francis Names 19 New Cardinals, None From The U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 11:13

Francis elevated archbishops from the Ivory Coast, Brazil, Argentina, Nicaragua, Chile and Haiti. They are in keeping with his message of ministering to the poor.

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Pardew sorry for abusing Pellegrini

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:55
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew apologises for swearing at Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini after a disallowed goal.

Stoke City 3-5 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:48
Luis Suarez scores two as Liverpool win at Stoke for the first time in the Premier League to keep in sight of the league leaders.

VIDEO: Real stories from S Sudan conflict

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:46
Thousands of civilians try to escape the violence in South Sudan

Man's body found at railway station

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:29
The body of a man is discovered at railway station in Southampton.

Antibody machinery 'leukaemia cause'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:17
The tools used to fortify the body against infection are also one of the causes of the most common form of childhood leukaemia, say researchers.

Conservative MPs urge EU laws veto

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:15
More than 90 Conservative MPs urge David Cameron to give Parliament a veto over EU laws, but the foreign secretary says that would harm the single market.

Caffeine pill 'could boost memory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:07
People may one day rely on caffeine to boost our memory as well as wake us up, a study suggests.

In pictures: Ariel Sharon death

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 10:00
Israelis pay final respects to former prime minister Ariel Sharon

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:30

Beginning Jan. 20, Iran will begin eliminating its stockpile of higher levels of enriched uranium. In exchange, the U.S. and its partners will ease some sanctions on Iran.

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Israelis pay respects to Sharon

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:21
Thousands of Israelis have filed past the body of ex-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died at 85 after eight years in a coma.

Body of missing hillwalker found

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:16
Mountain rescue teams find a body during the search for a hillwalker who went missing in the Highlands more than two weeks ago.

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