National / International News

Town centre bar destroyed in fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 09:36
Police are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a bar in Lurgan, County Armagh.

Chinese firm buys House of Fraser

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 09:30
House of Fraser sells an 89% stake in its UK department store business to Chinese conglomerate Sanpower in a deal worth £480m.

Farah misses out on marathon win bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 09:10
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah misses out on winning the London Marathon 2014 as the title is taken by Kenya's Wilson Kipsang.

150 tonnes of rock fall on to beach

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 09:09
Emergency services deal with a large landslide on to a beach in the Vale of Glamorgan, but say no-one has been hurt.

VIDEO: Thousands flee deadly fire in Chile

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 09:07
A forest fire in Chile has killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes in the historic port city of Valparaiso.

Early Afghan Election Results Set Candidates Posturing

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 08:51

Though the sample of results released Sunday is based on less than 7 percent of the total vote, analysts say a runoff is likely.

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VIDEO: Car recovered after 80ft cliff fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 08:27
A man has survived an 80ft (24m) cliff fall after his car left the road and plunged into the sea near Brighton.

Arrests after man dies outside home

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 08:13
Three young men are arrested over the death of a 57-year-old man who was found outside his home in Largs on Saturday.

Singer Lopez honoured at gay awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 08:11
Singer Jennifer Lopez is honoured at an awards event celebrating the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community's presence in the media.

'Seriously injured' toddler dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 08:10
A two-year-old girl dies after being found with a "number of serious injuries" in Blackpool.

In Jordan Spieth, Golf World Looks For Its Next Tiger — Again

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:51

Even Tiger Woods didn't make the cut at the Masters when he was 20, but Jordan Spieth was tied for the lead with Bubba Watson at 5 under par going into Sunday's final round.

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More 'Islam plot' schools inspected

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:48
Fifteen schools in Birmingham are now being inspected after allegations of an "Islamic takeover plot", the Department for Education (DfE) confirms.

Chaplain 'first gay clergy to wed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:43
An Anglican hospital chaplain becomes what is believed to be the first member of the clergy in Britain to have a gay marriage.

Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled In Colorado

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:38

You may be picturing a vending machine on a sidewalk, ready to dispense pot brownies to anyone with correct change. That's not quite what the backers of the machine have in mind.

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Boston Finds That Quality Preschool Is Worth The Effort

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:32

Policymakers are weighing the costs and benefits of universal preschool, trying to determine what works in the classroom. One of the places they're looking is Boston.

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Prince's NZ rugby victory over wife

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:26
The Duke of Cambridge seals victory over his wife the Duchess of Cambridge as the couple coach opposing rugby teams on their tour of New Zealand.

Liverpool 3-2 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:13
Liverpool take a huge step towards winning the Premier League title by beating Manchester City in an Anfield thriller.

VIDEO: Mo Farah: 'I will be back'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:11
Double Olympic track champion Mo Farah missed out in his bid to win the London Marathon on Sunday, but vowed that he would be back to compete in the race again.

VIDEO: Will UK get to vote on EU future?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:10
Four European election candidates debate their party's stance on a referendum over the UK's future within the EU.

Libyan PM to step down after attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 07:02
Abdullah al-Thinni was only confirmed as prime minister last week but he is stepping down after he and his family were attacked.

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