National / International News

Turkey calls Nato talks on IS and PKK

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 08:54
Turkey calls Nato meeting to discuss military operations against Islamic State group and Kurdish separatist PKK.

VIDEO: Why Assad has 'never sounded weaker'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 08:36
The Syrian army has been forced to give up some areas in order to retain others in the war against rebels, now in its fifth year, President Bashar al-Assad has acknowledged.

Hermitage & Hahn improve world marks

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:59
Britain's Georgina Hermitage and Sophie Hahn improve their own world records at the IPC Grand Prix Final in London.

Mexico Judge Orders Prison Officials Detained In 'El Chapo' Escape

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:46

Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.

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VIDEO: 'Laughing gas' teenager dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:24
A teenager who is believed to have taken so-called "laughing gas" at a party in south-east London has died.

Hamilton 'was all over the place'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:18
Lewis Hamilton accepts the blame for the errors that led to him finishing sixth in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Willett wins European Masters title

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:08
England's Danny Willett wins his third European Tour title with a one-shot victory at European Masters in Switzerland.

Rail campaigner takes front seat

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 07:04
A woman who campaigned to bring a railway line back to the Borders becomes one of the first passengers to travel on the new service.

M20 reopens after days of delays

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:58
Operation Stack, which has closed parts of the M20 motorway to cars for several days amid cross-Channel delays, has been lifted

Houthis 'reject Yemen ceasefire'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:47
The Houthi rebel movement in Yemen reportedly rejects a ceasefire proposed by the government side so that aid can be brought in.

Vettel wins classic Hungarian GP

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:27
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel takes a surprise win in a chaotic, dramatic and thrilling Hungarian GP as Lewis Hamilton finished sixth.

Taliban captures Afghan police base

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:20
More than 100 police surrender to the Taliban after the militants capture their base in northern Afghanistan, officials say.

Syrian leader admits war strains

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:20
Syria's President Assad publicly acknowledges that his army is short of manpower and is unable to hold on to every region in the civil war.

While Obama Talks Security In Kenya, Al-Shabab Carries Out Attack In Somalia

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:20

The al-Qaida affiliated extremist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu that has killed at least four people.

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Three men stabbed in murder bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:15
Three men are treated for serious stab wounds after a disturbance in the Easterhouse area of Glasgow.

GB's Armitstead fourth in La Course

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:12
Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen breaks clear on the final lap of 13 around Paris to win La Course by Le Tour de France.

Blast rocks hotel in Somali capital

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 06:01
At least 10 people are killed in a huge explosion at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu often used by international diplomats.

Newcastle agree deal to sign Mbemba

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 05:35
Newcastle United agree a deal to sign Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, subject to a work permit.

Police probe 'loud bangs' incident

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 05:32
A police investigation is under way after reports of a "suspicious incident" involving loud bangs in the Newbridge area of Edinburgh.

Former bank boss under house arrest

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 04:56
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo, under house arrest after questioning over the bank's collapse.