National / International News

The death of 'uh'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:36
Why our pauses are younger and more feminine

Baghdad celebrates lifting of curfew

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:29
People in the Iraqi capital Baghdad dance in the streets as the curfew is lifted after 12 years despite continuing bomb attacks.

Humberstone: A Chilean ghost town's English past

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:03
The BBC's Gideon Long reports on the rise and decline of Humberstone, a former mining town in Chile's Atacama desert.

Woman 'cured by lucky DNA mutation'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:40
A woman with a rare disease has been spontaneously cured in an event so improbable doctors say it is the medical equivalent of a lottery win.

Ukraine president pleads for support

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:38
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeals to the West for further backing against pro-Russian rebels, including the supply of weapons.

UK radicalisation alarming - Charles

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:31
Princes Charles says the extent to which young people are becoming radicalised in the UK is "alarming", describing the issue as one of the "greatest worries".

The brutal killing that hardened Jordan's hearts against IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:25
How a pilot's murder has hardened one country's attitude to IS

Blair's offer, Prince Charles on extremism, and Sir Cliff's 'comeback'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:18
Among the topics in the Sunday press is a halt to Labour's 'Blairite rebellion' , Prince Charles's thoughts on Islamic extremism, and Sir Cliff Richard's hopes to be cleared over abuse claims.

'Deaths averted' at failing hospitals

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:17
Hundreds of deaths may have occurred if emergency interventions had not been put in place at 11 failing hospital trusts, a report suggests.

Did this 100-year-old film make people racist?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:17
Did this film affect people's minds more than any other?

Finding taxpayers 'proving complex'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:01
The tax collection agency HMRC says work to identify Scottish taxpayers is proving "more complex" than anticipated.

Security increased for Afcon final

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:42
Extra security is in place for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final after crowd violence disrupted the semi-final.

Nigeria postpones presidential vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:29
The electoral commission in Nigeria postpones the 14 February presidential election by six weeks, citing security concerns.

Mourinho-Lambert: Friends? Enemies?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:28
Jose Mourinho was full of praise for Aston Villa but was it genuine or an attempt to undermine Paul Lambert with plaudits?

News anchor Brian Williams steps down

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:21
US NBC anchor Brian Williams steps down temporarily, days after apologising for wrongly saying he came under fire in Iraq in 2003.

India's Ruling Party Looks Headed For Defeat In Delhi Elections

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:04

Exit polls show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP will likely come in second behind an upstart anti-corruption party.

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How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.

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Meet Mafiaboy, The 'Bratty Kid' Who Took Down The Internet

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:03

When he was just 15, Michael Calce pulled off one of the biggest hacks in history. Today, Calce works in computer security on the other side, and he says he thinks some good came of his 2000 attack.

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