National / International News

Budget 'gifts' and Clarkson fall-out

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 15:38
Speculation about the chancellor's Budget plans and more reports about future of Jeremy Clarkson at the BBC are the focus for Sunday's front pages.

Serbia mourns baby rescue dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 15:33
National mourning is declared in Serbia after a rescue helicopter crashes while carrying a baby for medical treatment, with the loss of seven lives.

Race to aid Vanuatu cyclone victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 14:59
Aid agencies in Vanuatu say they are stepping up efforts to reach remote communities battered when Cyclone Pam tore through the Pacific archipelago.

Chancellor to unveil annuity reforms

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 14:39
George Osborne is set to extend pension freedoms to retirees who already have an annuity as part of next week's Budget, the BBC understands.

When Police Are Given Body Cameras, Are They Using Them?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 14:36

An independent monitor's report on the Denver Police Department's use of body-worn cameras found that during a six-month trial run, just one in four use-of-force incidents was actually recorded.

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US evacuates aid workers over Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 14:24
Ten US aid workers who were possibly exposed to Ebola are being evacuated back to America from Sierra Leone, US officials say.

Wales v Ireland: What we learned

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 14:17
From the satisfaction of toil to the bitterness of defeat, Wales' win over Ireland epitomised the great sporting contest.

We must be more clinical - Lancaster

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 13:40
England must be more clinical against France if they are to win the Six Nations, head coach Stuart Lancaster says.

VIDEO: Mental health spending boost

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 11:38
Mental health services in England will receive £1.25bn in the Budget

Burnley 1-0 Manchester City

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 11:37
Burnley claim a shock 1-0 win against Manchester City to damage the champions' hopes of retaining their Premier League title.

VIDEO: 100-year-old celebrates by skydiving

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 11:24
Georgina Harwood, 100, celebrates her birthday with a skydive in South Africa.

GB's Christie wins silver at Worlds

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 10:49
Britain's Elise Christie wins silver in the 500m at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Russia.

Name of quarry death man released

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 10:04
The man who died in an industrial accident in County Londonderry was Victor Nicholl from the Kilrea area.

New Statue Of Gandhi Unveiled In Britain's Parliament Square

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 09:47

NPR's Ari Shapiro says the statue underscores how much the U.K.-India relationship has changed since Mohandas Gandhi fought for independence from Britain nearly 70 years ago.

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Arsenal 3-0 West Ham United

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 09:24
Arsenal move four points clear of Manchester United in the Premier League after a convincing win over West Ham.

Denmark attack cartoonist wins prize

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 09:08
A controversial Swedish cartoonist collects an award at the Danish parliament, his first public appearance since last month's gun attack in Copenhagen.

Sunderland acted 'like a pub team'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 09:06
Sunderland are criticised after appearing to mistakenly start the second half of their match against Aston Villa with 10 men.

Serena Williams Makes Emotional Return To Indian Wells

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-14 08:47

The world No. 1 defeated Romania's Monica Niculescu 7-5, 7-5 in the second round. It was her first match at the tournament since her infamous 2001 title victory after which she vowed a boycott.

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More talks held over welfare reform

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 08:03
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says that progress is still being made over the Stormont budget after further talks on Saturday.

Veteran MP Frank Field collapses

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 07:51
Labour MP Frank Field is being treated in hospital after collapsing, the party confirms.