National / International News

Plan to evict failed asylum seekers

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:09
Landlords who fail to remove illegal immigrants or check their status before letting homes in England could be jailed under government plans.

Fresh appeal over mother's murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:02
Detectives investigating the murder of Lucy Hargreaves, who was shot and set alight in her Walton home, appeal for information on the 10th anniversary of her death.

£3m plan to tackle Rotherham abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:02
Barnardo's receives £3m to fund a team of specialists to tackle child sex abuse in South Yorkshire.

Dugdale wants new Lords in Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:01
Scottish Labour's Kezia Dugdale calls for the abolition of the House of Lords and its replacement by an elected second chamber based in Glasgow.

VIDEO: From prisoner to programmer

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:01
Can coding stop criminals re-offending?

Two weeks to repair train line

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 15:00
Rail travel between Glasgow and Dumfries could be disrupted for two weeks after a crash between two trains during engineering work at the weekend.

Crash grounds Russian helicopters

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 14:56
The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.

VIDEO: The tram that survived Hiroshima

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 14:06
The tram that survived the Hiroshima bomb

As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race

NPR News - Sun, 2015-08-02 13:09

The first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign season is Thursday, Aug. 6. With so many Republican candidates trying to get on stage, what should voters be looking for?

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Saudi king cuts short French holiday

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 12:57
King Salman of Saudi Arabia cuts short a holiday on the French Riviera where the closure of a beach for his security caused an uproar.

Minichiello queries lack of action

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 12:08
British athletics coach Toni Minichiello questions why the sport has failed to act on data that appears to expose widespread doping.

Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

NPR News - Sun, 2015-08-02 11:37

The reports are based on the results of more than 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 athletes. Experts said analysis shows the sport's governing body has failed to take sufficient action against dopers.

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Arsenal overcame big hurdle - Wenger

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 11:09
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes his players overcame a big psychological hurdle by beating Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Call to widen MH370 debris hunt

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 10:50
Malaysia urges other Indian Ocean islands to be on the lookout for more possible MH370 debris, after a wing part washes up on Reunion.

VIDEO: A look back at the life of Cilla Black

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 10:13
A look back at the life of singer and TV star Cilla Black, who enjoyed a 50-year showbusiness career.

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early... In Philadelphia

NPR News - Sun, 2015-08-02 10:12

The hitchBOT, as its creators named it, had already successfully traversed Canada and Germany. This summer, relying on the kindness of strangers, it wanted to travel from Massachusetts to California.

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Inbee wins seventh major at Turnberry

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 09:26
Inbee Park sees off the challenge of fellow South Korean Ko Jin-young to win the Women's British Open at Turnberry.

Greek shares 'set to plunge 20%'

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 09:17
The Athens Stock Exchange is set to plunge by as much as 20% on Monday when trading finally resumes after a five-week closure, traders predict.

Mexican photojournalist found dead

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 08:49
A Mexican photojournalist who said he was being threatened and harassed is found shot dead with four other people in a flat in Mexico City.

Coe wants 'robust' doping response

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-02 08:37
Lord Coe says the International Association of Athletics Federations will react robustly to allegations of doping in the sport.