National / International News

Cycling series: Life on two wheels

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:47
From Delhi to Rio, a taste of differing lives on two wheels

The malaria mines of Venezuela

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:38
Venezuela's illegal mines, where malaria is on the rise

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:34
The best social media trends of the week in 60 seconds

The Swiss selfie scandal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:30
The graphic photos from inside the Swiss parliament

Abbas and Egypt urge new Gaza talks

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:27
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas joins Egypt to urge Israel and Hamas to start fresh talks, as a 12-storey Gaza building is destroyed in air strikes.

VIDEO: What remains if Scotland secedes?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:08
Five ways the UK would change if the Scots broke away

Warning over electrical brain stimulation

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:05
Warning over electrical brain stimulation

VIDEO: Iceland issues volcano red alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 14:26
Iceland issues a red alert to the aviation industry for the Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-23 14:12

The White House says it will look at federal programs begun after Sept. 11, 2001, that have given local law enforcement military-grade weapons and equipment.

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Iceland issues volcano red alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:59
Iceland closes part of its airspace after indications that an eruption has occurred under the country's biggest glacier, but airports remain open.

Holocaust survivors condemn Israel

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:32
More than 300 Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors of the Holocaust condemn Israel's "genocide" of the Palestinian people in Gaza.

Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:12

In Ferguson, Mo., some younger and older residents have differing views on whether violence among protesters is appropriate and how best to effect change.

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Murray confident for US Open bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:00
Andy Murray says he is in the best physical condition of the year as he prepares to try and win a second US Open title.

Bears beat Lancashire to win T20

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 12:48
Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire by four runs at Edgbaston to win an exciting T20 Blast final on Saturday night.

Protest at George Galloway event

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 12:09
More than a hundred protesters gather at the Ulster Hall before MP George Galloway takes part in a public speaking event.

UN call to 'prevent Iraq massacre'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:42
A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.

I want to keep Torres - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:25
Jose Mourinho wants to keep Fernando Torres even though the striker was not in the Blues' squad against Leicester.

S Leone to punish hiding Ebola cases

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:00
Sierra Leone passes a law making the sheltering of Ebola patients illegal, as Ivory Coast shuts land borders to prevent the spread of the virus.

Oldest book prize winners unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:50
A novel inspired by the daily toil of a shepherdess and a biography of a Booker prize-winning author win the UK's oldest literary awards.

WATCH: Shark Vs. Grouper. Shark Loses.

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:45

A couple of anglers fishing off the Fla. coast hook a four-foot Blacktip shark. And then ...

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