National / International News

Global protests over climate change

BBC - 13 min 54 sec ago
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have been taking place around the world, with marches reported in more than 2,000 locations.

Peru creates anti-logging commission

BBC - 19 min 3 sec ago
The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.

Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran

NPR News - 56 min 27 sec ago

Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.

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Salmond: 'No' voters were 'tricked'

BBC - 58 min 12 sec ago
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says "No" voters in last week's referendum were "tricked" by a late vow of more devolved powers.

VIDEO: Delhi marriage detective in high demand

BBC - 1 hour 1 min ago
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.

EE in talks to buy Phones 4U stores

BBC - 1 hour 6 min ago
The mobile operator EE is in talks to take over up to 60 stores from the failed retailer Phones 4U.

Deal to end Yemen crisis signed

BBC - 1 hour 13 min ago
The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - 1 hour 41 min ago
Frank Lampard scores a dramatic equaliser against former club Chelsea as 10-man Manchester City draw 1-1 with the Premier League leaders.

VIDEO: Turkey fires tear gas to repel Kurds

BBC - 1 hour 59 min ago
Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.

Sigma and The Script top UK charts

BBC - 2 hours 7 min ago
Releases from Sigma and The Script top the UK singles and album charts.

VIDEO: UK hostage's wife in plea to IS

BBC - 2 hours 8 min ago
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

VIDEO: Lancaster bombers fly over dam

BBC - 2 hours 21 min ago
The last two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world fly over where the famous Dambusters raid was practised.

For Oktoberfest-Goers In Munich, A Parade And A Party

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

Munich kicked off this year's Oktoberfest Saturday, beginning festivities in which the city expects to host 6 million visitors. For the first time, beer prices are above 10 euros per liter.

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China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

BBC - 2 hours 25 min ago
New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.

Alice suspect 'could be in Latvia'

BBC - 2 hours 30 min ago
Latvian police say a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of Alice Gross from London could be in the eastern European country - but has not arrived by plane.

Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United

BBC - 2 hours 32 min ago
Manchester United let a 3-1 lead slip as Leicester City fight back to secure a stunning victory at the King Power Stadium.

Police probe Balotelli racist abuse

BBC - 2 hours 33 min ago
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - 2 hours 44 min ago
West Brom move off the bottom of the table with victory at Tottenham thanks to James Morrison's second-half header.

Pope decries 'perverted' extremists

BBC - 3 hours 5 min ago
Tens of thousands of people attend a Mass by Pope Francis, as the pontiff hits out at extremists "perverting" religion to justify violence.

No 10 stands by Scots powers pledge

BBC - 3 hours 17 min ago
Downing Street insists it will not backtrack on its devolution pledge to Scotland despite Tory calls for swift action on more powers for English MPs.
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