National / International News

Resort transformed for Dad's Army

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:07
An East Yorkshire seaside town has its moment in the spotlight as a backdrop to scenes in the new Dad's Army film.

Taliban doctor, and fresh Qatar claims - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:57
Questions over how a UK doctor awaiting trial fled to Pakistan to join the Taliban and new allegations about Qatar's World Cup bid feature in Sunday's papers.

VIDEO: Miliband hits out at Sports Direct

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:53
Retailer Sports Direct has dismissed criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts.

Blades condemn abuse over Evans

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:43
Sheffield United have condemned attacks on critics of the decision to allow Ched Evans to train with the club.

VIDEO: SNP 'could have balance of power'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:43
Nicola Sturgeon has used her first speech as SNP leader to predict the party could hold the "balance of power" after the next general election.

Georgia fury at Russia-Abkhazia deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:14
Tens of thousands of Georgians protest against an agreement between Russia and the breakaway Abkhazia region to create joint military forces.

Ebola-Infected Doctor Arrives In Nebraska For Treatment

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:53

Dr. Martin Salia, who got the virus while working in Sierra Leone, is said to be sicker than some of the other patients who have been successfully treated for the disease in the U.S.

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Wales would take a point - Williams

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:35
"If you offered me a point now I'd take it," says Wales captain Ashley Williams ahead of the Euro qualifier against Belgium.

For Best-Selling Truck, Ford Bets Big On Aluminum

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:24

Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.

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The 13-year-old girl beguiling Thailand with her songs

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:19
The 13-year-old girl captivating Thailand with her songs

Laidlaw sore after late penalty miss

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:16
Greig Laidlaw describes Scotland's loss to New Zealand as "tough to take" after missing a crucial penalty at Murrayfield.

How England rated against Slovenia

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:02
How England rated against Slovenia

England 'good value' says Hodgson

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:02
England manager Roy Hodgson says he is happy with England's performance in the Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Slovenia.

Muslims found Americas, says Erdogan

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 11:24
Muslims discovered the Americas more than three centuries before Christopher Columbus, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

VIDEO: Rally in Georgia over Abkhazia's future

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 11:08
Thousands of people have been taking part in an anti-Russia protest in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi.

Boko Haram Seizes Town That Is Home To Kidnapped Schoolgirls

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 10:37

The rebel group that abducted nearly 300 girls in April has captured the town where they were taken, dashing faint hopes that a cease-fire deal with the government could still be salvaged.

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Clashes at Dutch Black Pete protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 10:28
Dutch police arrest dozens during a protest over Black Pete, the controversial black-faced sidekick to the Dutch St Nicholas.

Scotland 16-24 New Zealand

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 10:23
Scotland produce a gallant performance but ultimately fall short as New Zealand claim victory at Murrayfield.

VIDEO: Colchester Hospital 'major incident'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 09:49
Colchester Hospital warns patients to stay away from A&E except for "serious or life-threatening" conditions after inspectors raise concerns.

Brazil 'cannibal trio' sentenced

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 09:37
A judge in north-eastern Brazil sentences three people to 20-23 years in prison for killing and eating a homeless woman.