National / International News

Fears over growth of giant sink-hole

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 08:16
A landowner fears torrential rain will open up a 200ft deep sink-hole which has appeared near his house in County Durham.

Rosberg hit me on purpose - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 08:08
Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg admitted in a post-race meeting that he hit him on purpose.

British Ambassador: 'We Are Close' To Identifying Foley's Killer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 08:01

Peter Westmacott says that British officials, using sophisticated voice analysis, are close to identifying the Islamic State militant who beheaded the U.S. journalist.

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Israel closes Gaza's Erez crossing

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:59
Israel says it has closed a crossing into Gaza after a rocket attack, while three children are reportedly killed in Israeli raids on Gaza.

Wales' Donaldson seals Ryder Cup spot

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:58
Wales' Jamie Donaldson secures his place in Europe's Ryder Cup team as he wins the Czech Masters in Prague.

Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:44

When disaster strikes a poor country, aid workers from all over the world normally flood the zone. This time, fear of the virus is keeping experts from answering West Africa's calls for help.

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Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:38
Harry Redknapp's return to White Hart Lane is a miserable one as the QPR boss watches his side beaten by a rampant Tottenham.

Salmond does ice bucket challenge

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:38
Alex Salmond takes the ice bucket challenge, along with his deputy Nicola Sturgeon, after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

Earthquake, Aftershocks Shake Northern California

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:38

Dozens of people were injured Sunday morning when a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit northern California. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Craig Miller of member station KQED about the situation in Napa.

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Player dies after head hit by object

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:30
Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse dies after being hit by an object thrown from the stands during a game in Algeria.

'Antarctic audit' for marine life

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 07:00
For the first time since 1969, a new Antarctic atlas catalogues the 9,000-plus species that make their home in the Southern Ocean.

Man due home after Iraq court case

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:47
The family of an oil worker from Hull, who had to stay in Iraq pending a court case, say he has had his passport returned.

Grand Prix racer killed in qualifier

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:34
A motorcyclist from Kent is killed during a qualifying session for the Manx Grand Prix, Manx Motor Cycle Club confirms.

Ukraine rebels parade seized troops

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:26
Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in the city of Donetsk, as Ukraine's president announces a major boost in military spending.

Rain expected on Bank Holiday Monday

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:18
Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep across large swathes of the UK to put a dampener on Bank Holiday Monday for many people, forecasters warn.

3 White House Aides To Attend Michael Brown's Funeral Service

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:18

Ferguson, Mo., was relatively calm Saturday for the fourth night in a row, two weeks after the 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white police officer.

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Rosberg at fault, says Mercedes boss

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 06:08
Nico Rosberg is to blame for the incident that effectively ended Lewis Hamilton's Belgian Grand Prix, say Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.

Leaders set for referendum TV debate

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:59
Both sides in the independence referendum campaign are getting ready for the second televised debate.

Foley killing 'is betrayal of Britain'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:59
The killing of a US journalist by an Islamic militant believed to be from the UK is a "betrayal of everything British people stand for", the foreign secretary says.

Game demonstrating 'worst excesses'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:58
Chair of Sport Wales Laura McAllister says the Malky Mackay text scandal shows that football still has a serious problem.
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