National / International News

World Rugby wants North explanation

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:51
World Rugby asks the WRU if Wales followed "all concussion" protocols with George North's injury against England.

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:24
Harry Kane scores two goals as Tottenham come from behind to beat Arsenal in an entertaining north London derby

McCoy to retire at end of the season

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:23
Nineteen-times champion jump jockey AP McCoy announces he will retire at the end of the 2014-15 season.

Gauguin Painting Reportedly Fetches Record $300 Million

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:10

The oil-on-canvas entitled Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) was produced in 1892 during the first of two trips to Polynesia by the French Post-Impressionist.

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Climate Change Puts Alaska's Dog Sled Races On Thin Ice

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:08

Warm temperatures and dwindling snow have shaken even the toughest mushers. Alaskans are worried about the future of their state sport.

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Teen assaulted with dog lead chain

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:02
A teenage boy is taken to hospital after being assaulted with the chain of a dog lead at football pitches in north Belfast.

VIDEO: Gauguin's record sale - in 45 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:48
A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin has been sold for $300m (£197m), making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.

Women are threatened at knifepoint

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:41
Two women are threatened by a man with a large knife during an attempted armed robbery in Belfast.

US fears prompt Brown Ale change

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:41
The recipe for Newcastle Brown Ale is to change amid US fears it contains a potentially cancer-causing colouring.

Dundee 0-2 Celtic

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:21
Leigh Griffiths and Stefan Johansen are on target as Celtic cruise past Dundee and into the Scottish Cup quarter-finals.

Pregame Analysis: The Coming Federal Education Debate

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:13

So, what to expect if Congress takes up the long-overdue rewrite of the main federal education law? We talk to some of the players.

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We can expect quality final - Grant

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 05:08
Ghana coach Avram Grant predicts Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations Cup final against Ivory Coast will be a good game.

Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:58

The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.

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Armed police called to city street

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:54
Armed police officers are called to deal with an "ongoing incident" in the Grangetown area of Cardiff, police say.

PSNI reveals suspensions allegations

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:25
A number of PSNI officers are back at work despite facing allegations that include misconduct over a death in custody, drink driving and theft, the chief constable reveals.

Wales v England: the key questions

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:20
Stuart Lancaster's best win? What now for Wales? Chief sports writer Tom Fordyce on what we learned from Wales v England.

Yaya 'will be decisive' in final

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:13
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Family tribute to murder victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:03
The family of a 27-year-old man who was found dead at his flat in the Kennishead area of Glasgow pay tribute to him.

Anti-apartheid writer Brink dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 04:01
South African writer Andre Brink, an outspoken critic of apartheid, dies aged 79.

Birders Predict Another Snowy Owl 'Irruption'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 03:55

In 2014, ornithologists documented the largest numbers in a century of snowy owls wintering unusually far south. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Talkin' Birds host Ray Brown about this year's numbers.

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