National / International News

Turkey PM in unapproved Syria visit

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 07:15
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu crosses into Syria on an unauthorised visit to see the tomb of the grandfather of the Ottoman empire's founder.

In pictures: VE Day commemorations

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 07:14
70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe

Saracens 20-24 Exeter Chiefs

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 07:12
Thomas Waldrom scores two tries as Exeter Chiefs beat Saracens to move above them into the Premiership play-off places.

Leigh's Pirates gets mixed reception

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 07:03
Mike Leigh's first stab at directing opera with The Pirates of Penzance forms different opinions among the critics.

Yemen's Houthis Agree To 5-Day Cease-Fire To Allow Humanitarian Aid

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:59

The temporary truce comes amid an upsurge in Saudi-led airstrikes, including one in the capital that hit the private residence of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said to be a rebel ally.

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Man killed in two-car crash named

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:55
A man who was killed in a two-vehicle collision in the Highlands is named as David Duncanson.

McDonnell to step down as MLA

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:46
The SDLP leader and South Belfast MP Alasdair McDonnell has said he will be giving up his Assembly seat to concentrate on remaining as an MP at Westminster.

Manchester City 6-0 Queens Park Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:43
QPR are relegated from the Premier League as Sergio Aguero scores a hat-trick in an easy victory for Manchester City.

Church called 'champagne socialist'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:16
Singer Charlotte Church is labelled a 'champagne socialist' by Welsh Conservatives after she criticised the general election result.

Two police shot dead in Mississippi

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:16
Two police officers have been shot dead during a traffic stop in the southern city of Hattiesburg in Mississippi.

Rosberg cruises to Spanish GP win

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:12
Nico Rosberg wins the Spanish Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton fights back from a slow start to take second.

Merkel in Moscow for WWII ceremony

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:09
The German chancellor attends a ceremony in Moscow to commemorate Russia's WW2 victims, after skipping a military parade over tensions with Ukraine.

Coming Soon To A Highway Near You: A Semi Truck With A Brain

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 06:06

Self-driving cars are hot news, with Google and others showing off their latest innovations. Now expand that concept from four to 18 wheels, and you get the Freightliner Inspiration.

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VIDEO: Black bears charge tourists in US

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:42
Tourists at Yellowstone National Park in the US have been chased over a bridge by a family of black bears.

Rifkind calls for powers commission

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:27
Sir Malcolm Rifkind calls for a Royal Commission to consider giving more powers to all parts of the UK.

VIDEO: Celebration and remembrance

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:24
A service of national thanksgiving for the Allied victory over Nazi Germany seventy years ago has been taking place in Westminster Abbey as part of VE Day events.

Boulden joint-fourth in Shanghai

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:13
Welsh golfer Amy Boulden finishes in a tie for fourth place at the Buick Championship in Shanghai.

Tornadoes Hit Texas As Tropical Storm Ana Makes Landfall In S.C.

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:10

At least one person is dead and others still missing in Texas. Meanwhile, near Myrtle Beach, a weakening Ana has stormed ashore.

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Preston North End 3-0 Chesterfield (4-0)

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 05:08
Preston beat Chesterfield to complete a 4-0 aggregate victory and book their place in the League One play-off final at Wembley.

Thousands sign Strand plan petition

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 04:42
Thousands of people sign a petition aiming to halt plans to demolish a row of Victorian buildings in central London.