National / International News

Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:01
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.

Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 08:01

The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.

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VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:58
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.

12-Year-Old Boy Carrying Toy Gun Dies After Cleveland Officer Shoots

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:58

Police say they asked the boy to put his hands up, instead he reached for his waist-band and one officer shot twice. The boy died at the hospital.

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Thousands raised for stag man search

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:36
More than £2,300 is raised by a fundraiser to support the search for a man who went missing on a stag weekend in Prague.

Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 07:28
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:53
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.

Diplomats push for Iran nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:51
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.

Tunisia Holds First Presidential Election Since Revolution

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:50

Tunisia's revolution is important because it set off the greater Arab Spring. Today, it marked a milestone, a Tunisians cast ballots for their next head of state.

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Man injured in 'horrific' attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:34
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.

'Un-magical' Christmas land closes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:26
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".

Hamilton wins world championship

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:14
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Davis Cup win is for team - Federer

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:12
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.

VIDEO: Bonneville: Bears, Obamas and the BBC

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:08
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.

Abuse claims 'tip of iceberg' - May

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 06:07
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: The moment Hamilton clinched the title

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:57
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ugly Christmas Tree Will Be Replaced In Pennsylvania Town

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:30

Unlike Charlie Brown, the residents of Reading didn't see beauty in a 50-foot spruce with few branches and an unseemly shape.

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Aussies top ODI rankings after win

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:25
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to take the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the ICC world ODI rankings.

Bomber 'kills 40' at Afghan match

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 05:23
Suicide bomber kills at least 40 people at volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say

'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 04:43
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.

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