National / International News

Selby in danger of Crucible exit

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 05:31
Defending champion Mark Selby trails Anthony McGill 10-6 in the best-of-25 frame second round at the World Championship.

Uncomfortable Conversations: Talking About Race In The Classroom

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 05:28

H. Richard Milner's new book helps educators understand how to incorporate talk of race, class and inequality into their classroom lessons.

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Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 05:22

The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.

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More Than A Dozen Hurt In Indiana High School Stage Collapse

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:55

Students sustained minor injuries in the collapse during the musical finale of a stage show in suburban Indianapolis.

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Scots polls suggest 'revolution'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:50
Professor John Curtice on why voting intention polls suggest the potential for a revolution in Scottish representation at Westminster.

Reprieve for China wife on death row

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:34
A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.

Railway rules thwart student adverts

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:25
Student posters calling MPs who broke their 2010 tuition fee promise "liars" have been removed from railway stations across England.

Car search in suspicious death probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:24
Police investigating the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man issue an appeal to find his car.

Armenians Mark A Century Since World War I Massacre

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:15

Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event "genocide."

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Student murderer jailed for life

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 04:06
A Stoke-on-Trent man is jailed for life for murdering a student.

'Al-Shabab' kills Kenyan chief

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:56
Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.

Rotherham handed points deduction

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:46
Rotherham are deducted three points and fined £30,000 by a disciplinary commission for fielding an ineligible player.

Expert in search for murdered girl

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:39
A geoforensics expert is enlisted to help find the remains of Lanarkshire schoolgirl Moira Anderson who has been missing since 1957.

Valve expands Steam 'mod' market

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:38
Game maker Valve has expanded its online store to let players who make 'mods' for games sell their creations.

China buzzing over President's first 'selfie'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:34
Chinese internet abuzz about photo of president

VIDEO: Watch: Ceremony marks Gallipoli campaign

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:17
Leaders from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey and Britain's Prince Charles are attending a ceremony marking 100 years since the campaign of Gallipoli.

Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:13
Police in Italy arrest 20 people suspected of having links to al-Qaeda amid fears of a possible plot to attack the Vatican.

'Over 100' children killed in Yemen

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:12
At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.

UK boy in court over Australia 'plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:09
A 14-year-old boy from Blackburn accused of inciting terrorism in Australia appears at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 03:05
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.