National / International News

Competing for the going to university vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:46
Is the argument over universities coming back to life?

Ebola region faces UK travel ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:38
All but essential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia should be avoided, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns British nationals.

Thirty gold bars buried on beach

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:30
A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.

'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:27
Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in the country's east, while Nato says Russia has stepped up its arms supply to separatists.

WRU and regions sign new £60m deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:20
After a lengthy dispute, the WRU and the four Welsh rugby regions sign a deal aimed at keeping star players in Wales.

Police seize video gamer live on cam

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:06
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.

McGimpsey backs Poots on health cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:05
Former minister Michael McGimpsey says patients will die if the health budget row is not resolved.

IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:03
Islamic State (IS) militants appear to have killed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers captured after gaining control of the Tabqa airbase, activists say.

Murder Charges Dismissed Against Former Top Thai Leaders

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-28 08:03

Ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, Suthep Thaugsuban, were charged in connection with a bloody 2010 crackdown on protesters.

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Burnley v Manchester United

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:57
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United.

US supermarket sale ends bitter feud

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:46
The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.

Abuse police face fresh criticism

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:45
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal faces fresh criticism for failing to record crimes against children properly.

Rugby star fined for model assault

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:41
Welsh international rugby star Ian Gough is told to pay £2,130 in fines and costs for attacking his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill.

'Geography Can Be Tough': Canada Trolls Russia For Ukraine Action

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:41

A tweet from Canada's NATO delegation shows a map with two distinctly marked areas: "Russia" and "Not Russia." It's in apparent response to Moscow's claims that its troops mistakenly entered Ukraine.

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Di Maria signs to 'win trophies'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:31
Angel Di Maria says he has joined Manchester United to "win many trophies" as Louis van Gaal targets more signings.

Malaysia Airlines expects more losses

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:27
Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.

VIDEO: Police seize gamer during live broadcast

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:22
A video gamer in Denver was dramatically involved in a raid by armed police acting on an assumed hoax call - and the incident was broadcast live online.

Historic Afghan minaret 'threatened'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:21
One of Afghanistan's architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam in Ghor province, is in danger of collapse, officials tell the BBC.

In Haiti, An 'American Idol'-Style Contest About Child Slavery

NPR News - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:20

Last week, thousands of Haitians gathered in a stadium for the final round in a national songwriting contest. The topic: restavek, the term for the thousands of children who are modern-day slaves.

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Clegg wants to bar militants' return

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 07:16
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says he wants to find new ways to stop UK militants who fight in Iraq and Syria returning to Britain.
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