National / International News

Olympic boxer's stolen car found

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:55
A car stolen from the home of Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is found.

Man killed in van crash named

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:37
A man has died following a one-vehicle crash involving a van near Lauder in the Borders, police say.

Champion McCoy beaten at Sandown

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:29
Retiring jockey AP McCoy misses out on a winner in the penultimate ride on the final day of his racing career at Sandown.

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:25
A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

Pupils sent to Sikh school in shortage

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:15
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.

Southampton 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:13
Tottenham twice came from behind against Southampton to earn a valuable point in the battle to secure European football for next season.

Burundi president seeks third term

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:11
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.

Wells committee call over comments

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 06:08
The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.

As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:41

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:33

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Watford

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:29
Watford move closer to promotion to the Premier League with a vital victory at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Cyclists to pedal on parliament

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:28
Thousands of people from across Scotland converge on Holyrood in the fourth annual Pedal on Parliament event.

More trains after rugby overcrowding

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 05:11
Extra trains are being laid on to get rugby supporters to Cardiff for the Judgement Day games after previous services became overcrowded.

VIDEO: Services mark Gallipoli 100 years on

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 04:22
Services are taking place around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.

Indonesia issues execution orders

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 04:14
At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent executions.

PM's 'brain fade' over football team

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 04:11
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.

Parties hit weekend campaign trail

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 04:00
Scotland's parties continue in their efforts to try and win votes in the penultimate weekend of campaigning before the election.

7.8 Quake Hits Nepal, Toppling Buildings, Killing Hundreds

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 03:54

The powerful temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu and also killed people in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh. Authorities fear the death toll could go much higher.

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Higgins loses out to Ding at Worlds

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 03:48
Four-time champion John Higgins is knocked out of the World Snooker Championship after losing 13-9 to China's Ding Junhui.

BBC presenter dies from skin cancer

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 03:36
Popular radio presenter and football commentator Colin Bloomfield dies after a battle with cancer.