National / International News

UK welcomes fresh pressure on IS

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:32
Britain welcomes the passing of a United Nations resolution it drafted, which is designed to weaken Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria.

Child wins European 400m hurdles gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:30
Britain's Eilidh Child wins 400m hurdles gold and Lynsey Sharp silver in the 800m at the European Championships.

War Takes Heavy Toll On Residents Of Eastern Ukraine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:02

As heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, civilians are trying to flee the fighting, and both Ukraine and Russia claim to be trying to send food, water and other supplies to help them.

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Aid Is On The Way For Eastern Ukraine, If Only It Can Pass The Checkpoints

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 07:02

Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.

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VIDEO: 'Military activity' near aid convoy

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:46
There has been an increased level of military activity in the area near where a controversial humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is stalled on the Russian side of the Ukrainian border.

Police confront Missouri protesters

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:45
Police confront protesters in the US state of Missouri, as tensions rise after police reveal a black teenager they shot was a robbery suspect.

Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:39

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

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VIDEO: Baby giraffes draw crowds to US zoos

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:37
Baby giraffes have been drawing crowds to zoos in Houston, Texas and San Diego, California.

Lesser-known things about Asperger's syndrome

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:32
Lesser-known aspects about Asperger's syndrome

Man dies in street fight stabbing

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:28
A teenager has died after being stabbed in a street fight in Greater Manchester, police say.

Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 06:17
Louis van Gaal's reign as Manchester United manager begins with a 2-1 home defeat by Swansea in the Premier League.

Depression with Parkinson's 'common'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:59
Depression and anxiety are twice as common in people newly-diagnosed with Parkinson's disease compared to the general population, research suggests.

The rise of young British sprinters

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:57
The promising new generation of British sprinters

What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:56

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

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India beat England in Women's Test

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:44
Captain Mithali Raj stars as India beat England by six wickets on the fourth day of the Women's Test at Wormsley.

Celtic 6-1 Dundee United

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:40
Celtic produce a performance full of drive, skill, belief and goals to end Dundee United's unbeaten start to the season.

VIDEO: Trapeze lessons 'help beat depression'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:40
Women suffering from depression are being encouraged to attend a trapeze exercise class to help manage their symptoms.

Germany 'spied' on Kerry and Clinton

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:21
Media reports in Germany say spies accidentally recorded calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton.

Chelsea's Moses joins Stoke on loan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 05:14
Stoke City boost their attacking options with the signing of Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan.

New York State Couple Charged In Abduction Of Amish Girls

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-16 04:54

Authorities say that the oldest of the girls, who turned up 24 hours after they were reportedly kidnapped, provided crucial information that led to the couple's arrest.

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