National / International News

VIDEO: Freerunning in Kashmir

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:06
The growing popularity of freerunning in Kashmir

VIDEO: Autism-friendly event goes national

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:06
A mother's campaign has led to a big toy chain having autism-friendly shopping sessions this Christmas.

Al-Qaeda's remaining leaders

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:03
Profiles of prominent figures in the Islamist militant network, al-Qaeda.

Woods vomits during third round

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:03
Tiger Woods fights off illness to shoot a three-under-par 69 but remains in last position at the Hero World Challenge.

Premier League talking points

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:00
Who did Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer describe as "laughable, shambolic, embarrassing and incredibly bad"?

Three men held in terror arrests

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:56
Three men have been arrested by counter terrorism officers on suspicion of supplying forged documents, the Met Police says.

Funeral for NYC man shot by police

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:39
The funeral of Akai Gurley, a New York man fatally shot by police last month, is held in Brooklyn, as protests continue around the country.

Mexico missing student "identified"

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:21
At least one of 43 Mexican students who went missing in Guerrero state has been identified from charred remains, an official says.

Obama tested following sore throat

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:18
US President Barack Obama has briefly visited a Washington hospital for tests following a persistent sore throat, the White House says.

Political battles, X Factor 'war' - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:16
Sunday's broadsheets describe "war" between a host of characters in Westminster's corridors of power, while the tabloids describe much the same on reality TV.

Putin 'has hope' for Ukraine truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:07
Russia's Vladimir Putin says he hopes a permanent ceasefire will soon be agreed in Ukraine, after Moscow talks with French counterpart Francois Hollande.

VIDEO: Police investigate Cosby allegations

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:02
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims by a woman that Bill Cosby molested her when she was a teenager.

World Cup gold for Doull & Christian

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 13:46
Great Britain's Owain Doull and Mark Christian claim gold on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London.

Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader For The Blind

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 13:02

The iBill, a new currency reader being offered by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, aims to change how the blind identify different kinds of bills.

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Violence erupts at Greece protests

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 12:53
Protesters in the Greek capital Athens throw rocks and petrol bombs, at a rally marking six years since police killed an unarmed teenager.

Real Madrid 3-0 Celta de Vigo

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 12:36
Cristiano Ronaldo sets two personal milestones as he leads Real Madrid to a record-equalling 18th-straight win at the Bernabeu.

Salmond to stand for UK parliament

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 12:21
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond is to stand for a seat at Westminster at next May's General Election, the BBC understands.

Arsenal defence 'too soft' - Wenger

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 11:30
Arsenal's defence was "too soft" to cope with Stoke during their 3-2 defeat at the Britannia Stadium.

McCartney recalls Lennon death shock

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 11:16
Sir Paul McCartney has recalled the "horrific" moment when he learned of the murder of his former Beatles bandmate John Lennon.

Trafficking victims 'sold a dream'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 10:55
Young people in Africa are being "sold the dream" of living in the UK only to be trafficked into slavery, the Archbishop of Westminster says.