National / International News

Draw costly to title hope - Van Gaal

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 10:45
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the Premier League.

Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 10:38

He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war Steward returned home where he was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.

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Woman found murdered in Gateshead

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 10:26
Police name a man they want to speak to in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old woman in Gateshead.

'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot in France

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 09:42
A man is shot dead at a police station in central France after injuring three policemen with a knife whilst shouting "Allahu Akbar!" ("God is great!").

Hartlepool boss want to sign Evans

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 09:28
New Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore announces he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.

First UK reservists join Ebola fight

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 09:17
The first British army reservists along with 100 regular soldiers head to Sierra Leone to help the battle against Ebola in the West African state.

U.N. Reports More Than 7,000 Ebola Deaths Since March

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:58

The World Health Organization has added nearly 400 more deaths from the current outbreak since its last report earlier this week.

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VIDEO: Estate kept as affordable housing

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:48
People living on an estate in Hoxton, east London, have said they are overjoyed its future for them has been saved.

VIDEO: Gay Asian support group created

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:22
A support group is set up in memory of Dr Naz Mahmood - an Asian doctor who took his own life days after telling his family he was gay.

VIDEO: Month-old cheetahs 'doing well'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:19
Four cheetah cubs born at Prague zoo in November are doing well, according to keepers.

West Ham United 2-0 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:14
West Ham remain in the top four after beating struggling Leicester City who are without a win in 12 matches.

Cuba 'will stay on' communist path

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:13
Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US, but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.

Man threatened pair with a knife

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 08:06
Police appeal for information to trace a man who is believed to have threatened pair with a knife at a railway station.

PCs sacked over obscene images

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 07:57
Two officers from Scotland Yard's Diplomatic Protection are sacked for sending obscene images from their mobile phones.

Queens Park Rangers 3-2 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 07:54
Charlie Austin helps Queens Park Rangers climb out of the bottom three with a hat-trick as his side came from 2-0 down to beat West Bromwich Albion.

NI ministers engage in Cameron call

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 07:53
The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.

Women's World Cup prize money lift

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 07:27
Prize money for next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada is set for a big increase with the winners earning nearly £1.3m.

Salmond calls for English referendum

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 07:14
Alex Salmond calls for England to hold a "peasants' revolt type referendum" on its own constitutional future.

VIDEO: Cyclist survives fall under lorry

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 06:55
A cyclist in China avoids serious injury after being knocked off his bike by a truck at a busy junction.

Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 06:53

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.

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