National / International News

Phil Neville gets Valencia role

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:35
Former England defender Phil Neville is named as assistant manager at Spanish side Valencia.

Welsh woman killed in Tunisia attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:27
A woman from south Wales is named locally as one of the 38 people killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack.

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:07
A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket ends in failure after it exploded after lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket explodes in mid-air

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:56
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.

For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:55

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.

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Top seeds star as Wimbledon begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:49
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will take the spotlight when Wimbledon gets under way on Monday.

Woman victim of sexual assault

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:19
Police are investigating a "horrendous" sexual assault on a woman in Dalkeith in the early hours of Sunday.

Tunisia's tourism lifeline under threat

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:14
Tunisia may take a generation to recover

Man freed in Belfast bomb inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:06
A man who was arrested after a bomb was recovered by police in west Belfast is released from police custody.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Experiences Launch Failure

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:57

The resupply mission to the International Space Station will also involve another stab at recovering the rocket part in hopes of reusing it on later missions.

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Greek debt crisis: What are capital controls?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:44
If the ECB cuts off loans to Greece's banks, then Athens may have to impose capital controls - capping the amount of money people can withdraw.

Woman found dead in hotel room

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:33
A man is arrested after the body of a woman is found in a hotel room in Middlesbrough.

Flags at half-mast for Tunisia dead

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:32
Downing Street's flags will be flown at half-mast, as officials fear the British death toll from the Tunisian beach attack could be in the mid to high 20s.

Dalai Lama praises Glastonbury 'joy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:26
The Dalai Lama appears at the Glastonbury Festival, praising it as "a festival of people, not governments or politicians".

Iran talks 'to go beyond deadline'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:23
Iranian nuclear talks to go beyond Tuesday deadline, US official says, as Iran's foreign minister flies home

Kuwait Fingers Saudi In Mosque Suicide Bombing

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:22

Officials say the Saudi national flew into the neighboring Gulf nation hours before launching the attack that killed 27 worshipers.

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ECB 'to maintain Greek funding limit'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:21
The European Central Bank says it will maintain its emergency funding of Greek banks at the level agreed on Friday.

Injured Ferrer out of Wimbledon

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:12
Eighth seed David Ferrer pulls out of Wimbledon with an elbow injury, giving Britain's James Ward a new opponent.

A Less-Restrained Obama Finally Says 'Bucket'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:03

With no elections left to run, President Obama appears to be acting on his joke from earlier this year about having a to-do list that, well, rhymes with "bucket."

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Belfast man tells of Tunisian horror

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 04:52
A Northern Ireland man said he and his wife would have been "wiped out" in the terror attack in Tunisia had they been on a different part of the beach.