National / International News

Stabbing victim was mother of three

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:46
Three girls found asleep in a West Midlands house where a man and woman died were the daughters of the dead woman, it emerges.

Fighting Resumes In South Sudan, Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:46

Two days after signing an agreement to halt fighting, there was conflict in the town of Bentiu. The rebels and the government blamed each other for reneging on the pact.

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List counts seven Scots billionaires

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:29
Scotland has seven billionaires living in the country or with substantial business interests, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:27
A dramatic late winner from Motherwell clinches second place in the Scottish Premiership under the noses of Aberdeen.

VIDEO: Labour denies Tory smear campaign

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:19
A party election broadcast showing Tories deliberating targeting disabled people is "factual", the Labour party's election co-ordinator, Douglas Alexander, has claimed.

Seeds Of Political Engagement? They're Planted Early

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 05:03

NPR listeners shared photos of their early political memories and experiences. This is what we learned.

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Saudi camel warning over Mers virus

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 04:55
The authorities in Saudi Arabia advise wearing masks and gloves when handling camels to avoid spreading the Mers virus, which has killed at least 133 in the kingdom.

Ceremony to celebrate 'Wee Oscar'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 04:49
A ceremony is held to celebrate the life of Oscar Knox, the County Antrim boy who died after a long battle against an aggressive form of cancer.

BBC DJ loses job over n-word in song

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 04:45
A veteran BBC local radio DJ loses his job after playing a song on his golden oldies show containing a racist word.

Farage regrets need for bodyguards

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 04:38
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he "can't stand" needing bodyguards, but says he faces the threat of violence from members of anti-fascist groups "headed up by senior Labour Party figures".

Tan will consider Cardiff kit U-turn

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 04:19
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan will not quit and may consider changing their controversial red strip back to blue in future.

Premier League chief in sexism row

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:55
Private comments made by Premier League chief Richard Scudamore "undermine" women's football, says Dame Tessa Jowell.

VIDEO: EU issue divides party leaders

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:55
David Cameron has once again insisted he will hold and in-out referendum on the UK's membership of the EU if he remains prime minister after the 2015 general election.

Nightingale tomb repairs after storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:50
The tomb of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale is repaired following damage during the St Valentine's Day storms.

WATCH: Michael Sam, Boyfriend React To Draft Pick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:49

After Sam was drafted by the Rams, he celebrated by kissing his boyfriend. Sam will become the first openly gay player in the NFL.

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'Ceasefire violated' in S Sudan

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:43
Only hours after it was supposed to come into effect, a ceasefire in South Sudan appears to be fraying.

Lotto winners give £2.5m to Yes

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:41
A couple who won £161m on the Euromillions lottery gave a further £2.5m to the Scottish independence campaign in the past year.

Militants 'kill 20 Iraqi soldiers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:34
Militants have killed 20 Iraqi soldiers in an attack on a base near the violent northern city of Mosul, officials say.

Beating The Odds To Become First Female Chief Nuclear Officer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

There are nine men for every woman in nuclear engineering. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Maria Korsnick, the first female chief nuclear officer in the U.S., about her experience as a woman in the industry.

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U.N. Panel Could Find Vatican Guilty Of Torture

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-11 03:33

This week the Vatican faced a U.N. panel investigating priest sex abuse. The panel called for an end to what it called a Vatican "climate of impunity."

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