National / International News

Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 08:01

A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.

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Five pulled from car before fire

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:54
A man and woman and three children are rescued from a car seconds before it burst into flames after a Lake District crash.

STV quits CBI over referendum stance

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:53
Broadcaster STV becomes the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.

VIDEO: Archbishop holds outdoor baptisms

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:41
The Archbishop of York has baptised 16 people by immersing them in a large tank of water outside York Minster.

Hundreds march against badger cull

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:40
Hundreds of people stage a protest against badger culling in Gloucestershire.

Motorcyclists die in road accidents

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:38
Two motorcyclists die in separate collisions with tractors in Counties Londonderry and Fermanagh.

Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:32
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.

Telltale Rainbow Sheens Show Thousands Of Spills Across The Gulf

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:07

Since the disastrous BP spill in 2010, environmentalists have kept watch over Louisiana's coastline. One consortium says there's far more oil leaking into the Gulf than companies are reporting.

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Federer beats Djokovic to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:03
Roger Federer reaches his fourth Monte Carlo Masters final with victory over defending champion Novak Djokovic.

So This Is How They Do It! Zebras Getting Stripes

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 07:03

The pink on a flamingo? Stripes on a zebra? Spots on a giraffe? All explained. Simply. Elegantly. Oddly.

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Moores a good fit for new-look England - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:53
Peter Moores can impose himself on a young, ambitious England squad, writes BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Car blast kills two in Bahrain

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:32
Two people killed and a third severely wounded after the car they were travelling in exploded in a village near Manama.

Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:25
Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears

Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:22
Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:19
Fulham's Premier League survival hopes are dealt a blow by a 3-1 defeat at Tottenham that leaves them two points from safety.

Extra tests at oil well site likely

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:15
Plans for further oil and gas exploration at Balcombe are recommended for approval by West Sussex county councillors.

AUDIO: Off-roading 'disaster for habitats'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 06:11
Illegal off-roading on mountain ranges across Denbighshire is damaging protected wildlife habitats, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has said.

Ukraine Calls An Easter Truce In Clash With Militants

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 05:41

Citing recent progress and the Easter holiday, Ukrainian officials say they've suspended an "anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pro-Russian forces who have occupied government buildings.

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Hunt warns against schools extremism

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 05:33
Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.

'War Horse farm' opens up museum

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 05:25
A Devon farm which features in Michael Morpurgo's book War Horse opens a museum dedicated to the story.
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