National / International News

Bale-inspired Wales look the real deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 16:11
Tactically astute, brilliant from Bale - why Wales' win in Israel is one of their best results of recent times.

The man admired by presidents and warlords

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 16:10
The name admired by presidents and warlords

Six seconds that shaped 1,500 songs

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 16:07
The six second solo that's been copied in 1,500 songs

Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 16:00
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 15:48
Ross Barkley will cost £50m, James Milner to Liverpool, Louis van Gaal to get £1m Champions League bonus and more.

VIDEO: 'We married in our local supermarket'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 15:27
A couple have married in the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they used to go on dates together.

Singapore bids Lee Kuan Yew farewell

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 15:05
Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, with a funeral procession followed by a state funeral attended by world leaders.

Brook retains his IBF world title

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:54
England's Kell Brook successfully defends his IBF world welterweight title with a fourth-round win against Jo Jo Dan.

VIDEO: Nigeria votes in presidential poll

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:49
As voting takes place in Nigeria there are reports that gunmen have killed up to 25 people and set fire to homes in the northeast of the country, according to the governor of Borno state.

The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:35

In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.

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Rooney must star in finals - Hodgson

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:34
England coach Roy Hodgson tells Wayne Rooney he must deliver at a finals to match Sir Bobby Charlton's legacy.

We can be best since 1958 - Coleman

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:29
Chris Coleman tells his players to prove they are the best Wales team since 1958 by qualifying for Euro 2016.

Rescued Chilean miner loses home

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 14:03
A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.

Woman injured in Tunisia attack dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:29
A Frenchwoman wounded in the attack on Tunisia's national museum dies of her injuries, bringing the total number killed to 22.

What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

More than 200 birds died earlier this year. Now, scientists and federal agencies are running forensic tests and looking for clues to the goo as part of a national investigation.

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Nigerians Go To The Polls

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they're counting votes.

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Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath talks with's Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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An Update On Yemen's Escalating Crisis

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who's spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week's airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 11:42

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Israel 0-3 Wales

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 10:51
Gareth Bale scored twice to send Wales two points clear at the top of Group B as they beat 10-man Israel.