National / International News

Uruguay bids farewell to pauper president

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:50
Uruguay's departing leader, Jose Mujica, has acquired almost celebrity status, not just for his political achievements, but also for his humble lifestyle, writes the BBC's Wyre Davies.

A Welsh enclave in America

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:20
How St David's Day is marked in one community far from Wales

Fury 'ready' to fight Klitschko

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 16:12
Tyson Fury easily beats Christian Hammer and turns his attention to Wladimir Klitschko and a world title showdown.

Mumbai attacks suspect's luxury jail time

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:38
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main suspects behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is allowed unfettered access to internet and visitors from jail.

Surviving Iwo Jima

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:33
One man's memory of a brutal battle in the Pacific

VIDEO: Photographing black Britain

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:11
Photographing the black British experience

Wind farm secures millions of pounds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:08
A wind farm development near the village of Lesmahagow in South Lanarkshire receives more than £8m in funding.

The truth about the Sound of Music family

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:04
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves

Why Iceland banned beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:02
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989

Venezuela limits US diplomats

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 15:00
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.

Frampton beats Avalos in round five

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:37
Carl Frampton retains his IBF super-bantamweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Chris Avalos in Belfast.

'Jihadi John': Emails and errors - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:34
Front pages feature fresh revelations about the Islamic State extremist nicknamed "Jihadi John", with the Mail on Sunday revealing details of emails he sent the paper in 2010.

Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:16
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.

CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:12
CCTV pictures emerge of three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.

To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 14:12

In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.

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S Leone vice-president in quarantine

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:53
The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Fighting Patagonia's 'impossible' fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:50
Hundreds of fire fighters in the southern Argentinean province of Chubut, continue to fight a huge forest fire that is threatening to engulf a renowned national park in Patagonia.

Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:09
Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, pour into Rome for a rally against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.

Chilean girl appeals to president

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 13:03
A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 12:56

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.

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