National / International News

In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:29

While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.

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For Some Superstorm Sandy Victims, The Government Wants Its Money Back

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:29

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is demanding that more than 3,600 people pay back almost $24 million in disaster grants they were given years ago in error.

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The Hidden Cost Of Mammograms: More Testing And Overtreatment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:27

Each year the U.S. spends billions of dollars on unnecessary tests and treatments that result from inaccurate mammograms, some scientists say. They're calling for more selective screening.

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VIDEO: Kanye West jumps in lake during gig

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 23:17
Rapper Kanye West is mobbed by fans after jumping into a lake during a gig in Armenia.

VIDEO: Steve and Hacker's guide to snooker

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:54
Steve Davis and CBBC's Hacker T Dog give different interpretations of the rules before the World Snooker Championship.

MTV Movie Awards: All you need to know

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:37
Fault in Our Stars is the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards and Marvel's latest film gets a preview.

What are the most popular degree courses?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:25
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee examines the shifting tastes in choice of degree subjects.

Lib Dems in energy and rail pledges

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:24
People will be able to switch energy suppliers within 24 hours under new plans set out by the Lib Dems, who are also targeting rail fares.

Election campaign focuses on NHS

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:21
Political parties campaigning across Wales on Monday will focus on childcare and the NHS.

Video Records White Deputy's Comments After Black Man's Fatal Shooting

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 22:04

The video shows the encounter of a black suspect with a white reserve sheriff's deputy who police said thought he had a stun gun instead of a handgun when he shot the man during an arrest in Oklahoma.

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1 Person Killed At High-Speed Disney World Racing Attraction

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 21:54

The attraction lets racecar fans be drivers or passengers in luxurious cars such as Lamborghinis, Porsches or Ferraris.

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Man, 49, is charged over crash death

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 21:51
A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a crash in County Tyrone at the weekend.

VIDEO: Lansbury and Spacey honoured at Oliviers

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 21:33
Dame Angela Lansbury picked up her first Olivier award last night after a 40 year absence from the West End.

VIDEO: Masters 2015: Shots of tournament

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 21:27
Watch some of the best shots of the 2015 Masters, including a chip-in by Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose's recovery shot.

Support for pupils after ski death

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 21:21
Pupils are to be offered support following the death of a seven-year-old classmate on a family skiing holiday.

Decision due on polling station

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 20:58
An announcement is expected later on the future of a polling station at Moygashel in County Tyrone.

China restricts Hong Kong visits

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 20:39
China scraps unlimited Hong Kong entry permits for Shenzhen residents, as repeated shopping trips spark growing anti-mainland sentiment.

VIDEO: Far-right Jobbik wins first Hungary seat

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 20:32
The far-right Jobbik party wins its first ever individual constituency seat in the Hungarian parliament.

VIDEO: Labour to launch election manifesto

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 20:32
Labour launch their general election manifesto later, with pledges to reduce the deficit and bring down debt.

Detained plane spotters due in court

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 20:29
Three British plane spotters held over allegations of suspicious behaviour in the United Arab Emirates are due to appear in court in Abu Dhabi.