National / International News

World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:46
A long-awaited report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels.

Driver dies after car hits bridge

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:30
A 25-year-old man dies after his car crashes into a railway bridge in Stirling in the early hours of Sunday.

ECB signals further monetary stimulus

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:03
European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi, says he is ready to provide "further stimulus" if the euro remains strong and inflation low.

CPS should pay legal bill - MP Evans

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:59
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans, who was cleared of rape and sexual assault charges, says prosecutors should pay his £130,000 legal costs.

UK ship in '24/7' missing plane hunt

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:59
The search for flight recorders from missing the missing Malaysian plane is proving "challenging", the commander of a Royal Navy ship says.

Ukrainian Minister: Security Officer Killed, 5 Wounded In Gunfight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:51

Ukraine's interior minister says one security officer has been killed and five others have been wounded in a gunfight with pro-Russian militia.

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Arsenal legend Wilson has cancer

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:50
Arsenal goalkeeping legend and veteran broadcaster Bob Wilson has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Hug beats Weir to marathon glory

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:35
Dave Weir misses out on a record seventh London Marathon wheelchair title after losing to Marcel Hug in a sprint finish.

Man arrested after cars vandalised

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:34
A 22-year-old man is arrested by police after a number of cars are damaged in north Belfast.

Woman bailed in park murder inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:14
A woman questioned by police in connection with the murder of a vulnerable man stabbed 102 times in an Essex park is released on bail.

VIDEO: Suffragette film is shot in Parliament

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:09
The Houses of Parliament are for the first time being used as a set for a commercial film, as shooting for Suffragette takes place.

My Journey From Homeless Drug Addict To Magna Cum Laude

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:09

"I went after my recovery like I did my drugs and found I was able to accomplish anything I truly wanted," says Daney Hill, who now works with addicted and imprisoned mothers.

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VIDEO: Chile forest fire wreaks destruction

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:01
A large forest fire has destroyed more than 150 homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso.

Dads 'want to support breastfeeding'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:57
Fathers want to be more involved in supporting breastfeeding but need more information, claims a study by Swansea University.

Call over helicopter safety rules

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:45
Pilots' union Balpa writes to the Civil Aviation Authority urging it not to back down on safety improvements to helicopters which are flying offshore.

A Love Letter To Matzo: Why The Holey Cracker Is A Crunch Above

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:45

Plain, dry matzo tends to have a reputation for tastelessness. But Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast and blog The Sporkful, argues that the crunchy cracker is a culinary marvel.

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A Love Letter To Matzo: Why The Holey Cracker Is A Crunch Above

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:45

Plain, dry matzo tends to have a reputation for tastelessness. But Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast and blog The Sporkful, argues that the crunchy cracker is a culinary marvel.

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Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:43

The bronze sculpture depicting Jesus huddled under a blanket on a park bench has provoked praise and complaints — and a call to the police — in its new North Carolina neighborhood.

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Pray Or Prey? Cameroon's Pentecostal Churches Face Crackdown

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:43

Hundreds of Pentecostal churches have cropped up in Cameroon in the past decade. Now, the government is shutting some down, targeting churches that it says take advantage of poor, desperate people.

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VIDEO: Plane black box search 'challenging'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 00:34
A British Royal Navy commander helping with the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has said it is the most challenging he has ever taken part in.
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