National / International News

Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 10:52
Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini score as Manchester United strengthen their grip on fourth place by beating Crystal Palace.

Troops deployed in Peruvian mine

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 10:31
Peruvian soldiers are deployed near the Tia Maria copper mine project following the deaths of a protester and a policeman.

VIDEO: Liberation Day remembered in Jersey

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 10:29
Thousands of people turned out for one of the biggest Liberation Day events to date in Jersey.

Macedonia police fight 'terrorists'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 10:21
Police in Macedonia are fighting a heavily-armed group from an unidentified neighbouring state, say officials.

Labour leadership search begins

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:58
Senior Labour MPs take soundings as the party begins its search for a new leader to replace Ed Miliband following the Conservatives' election victory.

GIs Helped Bring Freedom To Europe, And A Taste For Oregano To America

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:54

Now ubiquitous, oregano was a rarity in U.S. cuisine before World War II. But the GIs who encountered it in Sicily fell for the herb, especially in pizza, fueling a boom in Italian-American cuisine.

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Pole vital for title bid - Rosberg

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:40
Nico Rosberg says beating Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Spanish GP is important for his title challenge.

UK student killed in Nepal earthquake

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:39
Tributes are paid to British backpacker Matthew Carapiet by his family as they confirm he was killed in the Nepal earthquake.

'Million Moms March' Walks Washington To Protest Police Violence

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:32

Mothers who have lost their children to deadly encounters with law enforcement will march on the nation's capital Saturday to protest police brutality.

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Indonesia frees political prisoners

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:30
Indonesian President Joko Widodo orders the release of five political prisoners in restive Papua province and lifts travel restrictions on foreign journalists.

Dominant Kvitova wins Madrid Open

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:15
Petra Kvitova blends power and precision to crush Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 in the Madrid Open final.

VIDEO: V Day celebration outside Bolshoi Theatre

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 09:15
Russians took to the streets outside the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to celebrate 70 years since the end of World War Two.

Leicester City 2-0 Southampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 08:13
Riyad Mahrez hits a brace as Leicester beat Southampton to make it six wins from seven and further boost their survival hopes.

Hull City 0-1 Burnley

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 08:08
Burnley are relegated from the Premier League after one season despite a first win in seven games, over Hull.

Dundee 0-1 Inverness CT

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 08:00
Inverness clinch third place in the Premiership with victory at Dens Park to guarantee European football for the first time.

NHS trust 'sorry' for cancer scare

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 07:40
Hospital bosses in Sussex apologise after about 850 patients were sent leaflets in error suggesting they might have cancer.

Nadal powers into Madrid Open final

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 07:36
Defending champion Rafael Nadal beats Tomas Berdych to book his place in Sunday's Madrid Open final.

Russia Celebrates WWII Victory Over Germany

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 07:24

Casualties for Soviet Russia far exceeded other allies arrayed against the Nazis. An estimated 24 million soldiers and civilians were killed.

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Parade for 100 years since WW1 march

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 07:14
Thousands of people turn out for a parade to mark 100 years since soldiers marched through Belfast city centre before leaving for World War One.

Farron 'determined to play big role'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 07:10
Tim Farron, one of the favourites to replace Nick Clegg as Liberal Democrat leader, says he will decide whether to put himself forward "in the next few days".