National / International News

Neves Will Face Incumbent Rousseff In Brazil's Runoff Election

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:01

In Sunday's presidential election, incumbent Dilma Rousseff and right-of-center candidate Aecio Neves came out on top. Marina Silva, the environmentalist Socialist candidate, trailed far behind.

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VIDEO: Sacrificial animals bought online

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 15:00
While the tradition of buying a sacrificial goat for the Muslim festival of Bakrid continues, the way of buying the animal is a little more modern for some.

The death of the weekly shop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:59
Is this the end of the weekly shop?

Buyers 'pay extra' for scenic homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:56
Homebuyers pay an average premium of £125,000 to live in some of the country's most scenic locations, according to new research

VIDEO: Briton held hostage in Libya freed

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:30
British teacher David Bolam is released after being held hostage by militants in Libya, the Foreign Office confirms.

VIDEO: Henning 'died a martyr', says bishop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 14:29
Prayers have been said in churches across Manchester, for the murdered British hostage Alan Henning.

New clashes on Syria-Lebanon border

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:52
There have been fierce clashes in eastern Lebanon between Sunni Islamist militants and members of the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah.

McCann 'Twitter troll' found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:51
A 63-year-old woman, who was allegedly part of an internet hate campaign against the family of Madeleine McCann, is found dead in a hotel.

Lib Dems seek 'gap in the market'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:27
How risky is the Lib Dem grab for the middle ground?

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 13:05

Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.

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'Crafty Chelsea stop Arsenal rhythm'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:57
MOTD2 analysis of how Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho exploited an old Arsenal weakness during their match at Stamford Bridge.

Five dead in Chechnya suicide attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:45
Five police officers have been killed and 12 other people hurt in a suicide bombing in the Chechen capital, Grozny, Russia's interior ministry says.

Wenger does not regret Mourinho push

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 12:23
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he does not regret shoving Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during a heated touchline spat.

WATCH: Protesters Disrupt St. Louis Symphony With 'Requiem For Mike Brown'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 11:33

"Justice for Mike Brown is justice for us all," the demonstrators sang, referring to the unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer.

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VIDEO: Moment BBC crew attacked with gas

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:43
Turkish police have fired two tear gas canisters at a vehicle carrying a BBC reporting team as it was leaving the border area near Kobane.

VIDEO: Man rescued from bubble in Atlantic

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:26
An attempt by an Iranian exile to travel more than 1,000 miles (1,600km) from Florida to Bermuda in a giant inflatable ball has ended in failure.

George Ezra's debut tops album chart

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:04
Singer-songwriter George Ezra tops the album chart with his debut Wanted On Voyage, 14 weeks after it was released.

Occupy Central: Faces From Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-05 10:04

On what could be a fateful day for the eight-day old civil disobedience movement, NPR's Anthony Kuhn brings us some of the sights.

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Height differences 'caused by DNA'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 09:57
Many subtle DNA changes could explain why some people are taller than others, according to the largest ever study of the genetics behind height.

Somali troops 'capture key port'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-05 09:50
Somali government troops backed by African Union forces capture a major stronghold of al-Shabab Islamists, the port of Barawe.