National / International News

After Sending A Man To Prison, Judge Admits He Was Biased

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 04:03

Retired New York Judge Frank Barbaro says he wrongly convicted a white man for a 1999 murder of a black man. He explains to NPR's Scott Simon why he now wants the conviction thrown out.

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My England squad were better - Sven

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 04:02
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says that no team were better than his squad at the 2006 World Cup.

Deputy FM's car attacked by vandals

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 03:57
The ministerial car used by the Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is vandalised outside his home in Londonderry.

Ukraine Promises 'Adequate Response' After Rebels Shoot Down Plane

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 03:55

Separatists shot down a military transport plane, killing 49 people. This marks the deadliest day in the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels.

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No excuses for England - Gerrard

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 03:29
Captain Steven Gerrard says England will have no excuses for failure as they prepare to start their World Cup campaign.

The Anatomy Of A Dress Code

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 03:29

There are as many opinions on what's "appropriate" as there are threads hanging from those forbidden cutoffs.

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Storms leave hundreds without power

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 03:25
Storms leave homes in Reading and Oxford without power and cause disruption and delays to train travellers.

Wales coach on Birthday Honours list

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 02:58
Wales rugby coach Warren Gatland and singer Cerys Matthews are among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

VIDEO: Singer Cerys thought MBE was tax bill

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 02:35
Singer Cerys Matthews admits she thought a letter advising her she had been awarded an MBE was a tax bill.

VIDEO: Why are Credit Unions not popular?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:52
Across the UK, just 2% of the adult population is a member of a credit union.

IOW: Biffy and Calvin close day one

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:51
The first day of the Seaclose Park event also saw sets from Rudimental, Tom Odell and Katy B

A San Francisco 'Painted Lady' Sells For $900K Under Asking Price

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:48

The largest and oldest house on San Francisco's oft-photographed "Postcard Row" had languished on the market since March.

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Unstealing Treasures: A Reverse Burglary

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:48

The American desert was once filled with hidden treasures — Native American baskets, pots — but no longer. They've been looted. Now, a reverse burglary. Time to return the loot.

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Tech Week: Snooping On Steve, Uber Battles, 3-D Nutella Printing

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:46

In this week's roundup, a federal court says warrantless cellphone tracking is unconstitutional and we look back on a weeklong series exploring just how much of our digital data is exposed.

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Despite Death Penalty Repeal, Conn. Hands Down A Death Sentence

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:45

Connecticut abolished capital punishment in 2012. But in May, a Connecticut judge sentenced Richard Roszkowski to death for three murders. The answer to the apparent contradiction is in the dates.

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New Zealand 28-27 England

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:32
New Zealand put in a fine second-half performance to beat England in the second Test and clinch the three-match series.

Voting Underway In Afghan Runoff Election

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:24

Afghans are choosing between two former government ministers in a presidential election that will be the first transfer of power by ballot in Afghanistan's history.

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Most successful NFL coach Noll dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:13
The most successful American football coach of all time, Chuck Noll, who led the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Superbowl victories, dies at 82.

VIDEO: Queen's baton arrives in Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 01:00
The Queen's Baton Relay has arrived in Scotland as it begins a 40-day tour of the host country ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Scots honoured in birthday list

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 00:53
A prominent historian, a jam entrepreneur and the Edinburgh Fringe festival boss are among Scots included in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

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