National / International News

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.

French First Lady In Hospital, Following Reports Of Hollande Affair

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:16

One observer calls the episode a "very British scandal about a very French affair." French laws and culture make publishing stories about affairs rare.

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VIDEO: Supply vessel docks with space station

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:12
An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station with supplies and Christmas presents for the crew.

VIDEO: French first lady in hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:11
French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler is admitted to hospital after media reports of an alleged affair involving President Francois Hollande and another woman - a claim he has not denied.

IPCC challenged over 'plebgate' probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 09:05
The Police Federation is seeking a judicial review of the police watchdog's decision to investigate three officers who met the MP in the "plebgate" row.

Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:51
Manchester City go top of the Premier League as Edin Dzeko and Alvaro Negredo's goals beat an aggrieved Newcastle.

Nichols 'moved' by Cardinal role

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:19
The most senior Catholic in England and Wales, Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols, says he is "deeply moved" to be created a Cardinal by Pope Francis.

Jaguar posts record sales figures

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:17
Indian-owned car maker Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales for 2013 with 425,000 cars sold worldwide, amid strong growth in the US, Germany and India.

Father and son die in river car plunge

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:15
A father and his nine-year-old son die after their car plunges off a road and into the River Clyde in Lanarkshire.

Missing girls found 'safe and well'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:04
Two 12-year-old girls reported missing after a walk to a local bus stop have been found safe and well, Scotland Yard says.

Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:03
The incumbent prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, has been sworn in again as leader, after a boycotted election marred by violence.

Nation's New Mayors Revive Big City Liberalism

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-12 08:00

New mayors in cities such as New York, Boston and Minneapolis have made income inequality and racial inclusion top priorities. That's a different tack than some other recent progressive mayors, who focused more on keeping cities safe and budgets balanced.

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