National / International News

Sleep Like A Baby (Minus The Night Terrors) With Good Vibrations

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 08:03

A startup has developed a method the firm says will put to bed kids' night terrors, a minor sleep disorder that can impact a family's quality of life. The device uses app-controlled timed vibrations.

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Gemili runs his first sub-10 100m

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 08:01
Adam Gemili became the sixth British sprinter to go sub-10 seconds but then collapses with an apparent hamstring injury.

Labour leader rule change suggested

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:58
One of the contenders for Labour's deputy leadership says the party rules might have to be changed to ensure at least one woman in the top two party posts.

Girl, 15, rescued after 25ft fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:57
A 15-year-old girl is airlifted to hospital after falling about 25ft down an embankment near Dunbar Castle in East Lothian.

Saudi High Court Upholds Blasphemy Sentence On Blogger

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:50

Raif Badawi, who was arrested in 2012 for "insulting Islam through electronic means," will undergo a total of 1,000 lashes and spend a decade behind bars.

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Hodgson to keep faith with Sterling

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:44
Roy Hodgson admits Raheem Sterling's situation at Liverpool has affected his form but says he will not lose faith in him.

Mexico votes in mid-term elections

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:11
Voting begins in Mexico's mid-term elections coming after a campaign of violence and protests.

Sudan's Bashir reshuffles key posts

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:11
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir forms a new government after elections boycotted by the main opposition parties and tarnished by a poor turnout.

Brit Kennaugh wins Dauphine opener

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 07:02
British champion Peter Kennaugh takes victory for Team Sky in the first stage of the Criterium du Dauphine.

Can Sampson lead England to success?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:49
Can Sampson lead England to World Cup success?

Flybe plane grounded by stuck bee

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:37
A plane operated by airline Flybe is forced to turn back after a bee became stuck in one of its instruments.

VIDEO: Dropping in to the G7 summit by helicopter

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:33
The BBC's Norman Smith reports from onboard the helicopter which is transporting journalists to and from the summit in the Bavarian Alps

Deutsche Bank's co-chiefs resign

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:28
The two co-chief executives of European banking giant, Deutsche Bank, resign in the face of shareholder anger over regulatory fines and falling profits.

VIDEO: Robots lose balance in LA challenge

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:27
Robots compete for a prize on a Pentagon obstacle course in Los Angeles where keeping upright seems a challenge in itself.

Convicted Murders Manage 'Extraordinary' Prison Break In New York

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:17

Two inmates, Richard Matt and David Sweat, used power tools to cut through steel walls, slithered through a steam pipe and emerged on the outside through a manhole.

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'Gluten-free' products recalled

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 06:16
Asda, Sainsbury's and Waitrose recall a number of products advertised as gluten-free, saying they may actually contain gluten.

In Newark, Reversing 40 Years Of Neighborhood Neglect

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 05:25

Newark, N.J., has spent decades in decline. Mayor Ras Baraka is trying to turn the city around, with intensive investment in two tough neighborhoods. Residents say he has a lot of history to overcome.

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Attack victim family 'want justice'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 05:12
The family of Londonderry sectarian attack victim Paul McCauley want justice, a Sinn Féin assembly member who met with them on Sunday has said.

Obama At G-7: West Must Stand Up To 'Russian Aggression'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 05:05

The president arrived in Bavaria for the summit, where Western leaders are due to discuss the situation in Ukraine and how to prevent Greece from defaulting on its sovereign debt.

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Labour 'needs to focus on Holyrood'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 05:00
Scottish Labour leadership hopefuls call for the party to focus on Holyrood and reconnect with Scotland.