National / International News

Tunisia exclusives and Budget previews

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 14:59
Stories continue to emerge in the aftermath of last week's Tunisia beach massacre, while many papers look ahead to Wednesday's Budget.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 14:50
Manchester City to bid for Paul Pogba, Sergio Ramos on his Real Madrid future, Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro, plus more.

Powell runs 9.81secs in Paris

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 13:12
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell runs the second fastest 100m of the year to win the Diamond League in Paris.

As Greece Stares Down Its Money Troubles, A Decisive Vote Looms

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

Greeks vote Sunday on a referendum that will determine the future of the country's troubled economy and the question of whether Greece remains part of the eurozone.

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Inside A Fireworks Artist's Studio: 'The Sky Is The Canvas, And Fire's My Paint'

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

With some 50,000 fireworks going off in just 25 minutes, Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display in New York City is the biggest in the U.S. — but the task of putting it all together is even bigger.

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Charleston Reporters Tell The National Story Of Local Violence

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

The staff of hometown paper The Post and Courier feels the emotional toll of covering the church shootings and other traumatic events.

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Aphrodisiacs Can Spark Sexual Imagination, But Probably Not Libido

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

Going on a picnic with someone special? Make sure to pack watermelon, a food that lore says is an aphrodisiac. No food is actually scientifically linked to desire, but here's how some got that rep.

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VIDEO: Firefighters tackle London blaze

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 12:36
Around 100 firefighters are tackling a fire at a two-storey warehouse in west London.

U.N.: Report On Iran's Atomic Program Possible By Year's End

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-04 11:29

International Atomic Energy Agency head Yukio Amano says "with cooperation" from Tehran, a report could be finalized.

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Blaze tackled by 100 firefighters

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 11:28
A fire at a warehouse in west London is being tackled by 100 firefighters, the London Fire Brigade says.

Murray through after injury scare

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 11:27
Britain's Andy Murray overcomes a shoulder problem to beat Italy's Andreas Seppi in the third round of Wimbledon.

Champagne given world heritage title

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 11:24
The industry behind champagne production has been handed world heritage status by the United Nations' cultural arm.

US 'routinely spied' on Brazil

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 11:16
Wikileaks says it has evidence that the United States has routinely spied on senior Brazilian government officials since 2011 or earlier.

Eurotunnel increases migrant security

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 10:59
Eurotunnel says it is preparing for a "difficult night" and increases security after 150 migrants tried to storm the Calais terminal.

Ofili & Hughes qualify for Worlds

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 10:41
Zharnel Hughes and Cindy Ofili qualify for the World Championships in their first outings as British athletes.

Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-04 10:18

The new champion came in second last year in the annual contest put on by Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, besting eight-time champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut by 2 dogs.

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Ward knocked out in five-set battle

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 09:27
British number four James Ward's brave bid to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon ends in a thrilling five-set defeat at the hands of Vasek Pospisil.

Defending champion Kvitova beaten

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 09:23
Petra Kvitova's Wimbledon title defence is over as Jelena Jankovic fights back to secure a third-round victory.

Man charged over girl's 1984 murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 09:18
A 63-year-old man is charged with the murder of teenager Melanie Road in Bath more than 30 years ago.

Hamilton wants home GP win for fans

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 09:05
Two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to win the British Grand Prix for the 140,000 fans who will be at Silverstone.