National / International News

M1 fatal crash coach driver bailed

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:17
A coach driver who was arrested after a crash on the M1 in Bedfordshire that left three people dead is released on bail.

Q&A: Universal credit

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:12
What does the government's overhaul of the benefits system with the introduction of universal credit mean for you?

Woman dies in island road crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:04
A 47-year-old woman has died and another person has been injured in a one-car crash on the A970 in Shetland.

Man shot by armed police in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 05:01
A man is shot by a Scotland Yard officer in north London, prompting an investigation by the police watchdog.

Another Winter Storm Slams The Northeast

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:49

The system was bringing hurricane-force winds and near-white-out conditions to parts of the region, with northern Massachusetts and the Boston area particularly hard hit.

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Ireland eye win over West Indies

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:47
Ireland captain William Porterfield says victory over the West Indies in their World Cup opener will not be a surprise.

Sporadic Shelling Continues As Ukraine Truce Takes Effect

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:24

The fighting continued around the Luhansk region and in the heavily disputed city of Debaltseve.

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Fake Food George Washington Could've Sunk His Fake Teeth Into

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 04:03

Herring with mustard sauce, ham hocks, hog jowls —Sandy Levins painstakingly recreates our founding father's meals for America's historic houses. Just don't try to eat them: They're sculpted replicas.

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German parade off over terror threat

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:55
A carnival parade in Braunschweig, northern Germany, is called off at short notice due to a "specific threat of Islamist attack".

Dyche wants Ings to stay in England

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:53
Burnley manager Sean Dyche says striker Danny Ings should remain in the Premier League to help him improve.

Asians recruited to NI brothel

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:32
BBC News NI uncovers a brothel luring undocumented Chinese women to Belfast with the promise of work to pay off people smugglers.

India building collapse kills 13

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:32
A newly constructed building collapses in northern India killing 13 people sleeping on the ground floor.

Budapest Hotel wins writing award

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:16
Wes Anderson's off-beat comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel wins the top film prize at the Writers Guild Awards.

Balls pledge on tax evasion crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:15
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls says Labour would 'crack down' on tax evasion and accuses the Conservatives of 'turning a blind eye' on the issue.

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:11
A wanted man released early from prison taunts police on their own Facebook page, saying "catch me if you can".

Death bowling must improve - Moores

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:09
England must rethink their death bowling tactics to revive their World Cup hopes, admits coach Peter Moores.

Taking Stock Of Pope Francis After Two Years On The Job

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:03

Pope Francis had many accolades placed on him when he became Pope. Nearly two years later, host Indira Lakshmanan speaks with Catholic blogger Rocco Palmo about whether or not he's living up to his reputation.

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He's Half-Kenyan And Half-German. And He Believes 'We're All The Same'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:03

David Hermlin, 14, is a realist and idealist. He knows it'll take many years to get rid of poverty and disease. But by speaking out and writing songs with a message, he hopes to make a difference.

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Colorado's Marijuana Money Going Up In Smoke

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:03

Through heavy taxes, Colorado has collected tens of millions in the first year of marijuana legalization. But much of it must be refunded, thanks to a quirk in the state's constitution.

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The White House Gets Witty In Video To Hawk Obamacare

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 03:03

President Obama is wielding a selfie-stick and flogging Obamacare in a new video that's gone viral. Host Indira Lakshmanan speaks with NPR's Tamara Keith about the week that was at the White House.

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