National / International News

Maude to stand down at election

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:57
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude announces he is to stand down at the next election after 32 years as a Conservative MP.

McIlroy coasts to Dubai triumph

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:54
Rory McIlroy earns a three-shot victory at the Dubai Desert Classic as he is not seriously challenged on the final day.

Timberlake and Biel expecting baby

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:51
Justin Timberlake reveals on Instagram that he and Jessica Biel are expecting their first child together.

Boy, 12, injured in 30ft cliff fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:49
A 12-year-old boy is taken to hospital with head injuries after falling down a cliff in East Sussex.

Man in hospital after city stabbing

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:49
A 57-year-old man is taken to hospital after being stabbed in west Belfast.

Traumatic times for Jordan pilot's family

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:44
Jordan is rallying around the family of captured pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, held for more than 40 days by Islamic State jihadists, Yolande Knell reports.

Greece: The dangerous game

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:40
The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt says European officials and governments are much more anxious about the Greek drama than they are letting on.

Morgan: I'm in charge, not Gove

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:35
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan rejects claims her predecessor Michael Gove is "backseat driving" her department as "complete nonsense".

As In Greece, Voters In Spain Appear Ready To Oust Conservatives

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

Thousands of supporters of the Spanish anti-austerity party, Podemos, marched through Madrid on Saturday. Polls show they could defeat Spain's mainstream parties in elections this year.

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Democrat Seeks Limits On Operations Against ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

Rep. Adam Schiff of California plans to introduce a bill that would authorize military operations against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Schiff about the new legislation.

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Family Struggles With Father's Wish To Die If Pain Overwhelms

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

Robert Schwimmer, 66, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013; he wants to hasten his death if he finds himself in agonizing pain. But assisted suicide is illegal in his family's home state.

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Ex-Secret Service Agent: Management Should Be More Proactive

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

Former Secret Service agent Jonathan Wackrow spent five years on President Obama's detail. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the problems that have led to the agency's current scandals.

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Jordan Waits On Fate Of Its ISIS Prisoner

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

The prisoner swap between the self-proclaimed Islamic State and Jordan is at a standstill. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporter Taylor Luck about how Jordanians are reacting to the hostage situation.

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In Sweden, Remote-Control Airport Is A Reality

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:32

Sweden is the first country in the world to use new technology to land passenger airplanes remotely. At an airport in a tiny town, flights are guided by operators sitting miles away.

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US boy, three, shoots both parents

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:25
A three-year-old US boy shoots and injures his mother and father with the same bullet after pulling a gun from her handbag in a New Mexico motel.

Follow deadline day on the BBC

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 03:01
The transfer window shuts on Monday and you will not miss a deal with the BBC across online, radio, TV and social media.

Phoenix Nights' Robbins 'doing well'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:40
Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins is "doing well" in hospital after collapsing on stage during a show at Manchester Arena, his wife says.

Sears in 'Explicit Content' T-shirt

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:19
Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears makes light of her outburst by wearing a cheeky T-shirt at the Australian Open final.

VIDEO: Hong Kong protesters return to streets

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:00
John Sudworth joins pro-democracy protesters as they return to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since the mass Occupy demonstrations ended last year.

England thumped in tri-series final

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:53
England crumble to a 112-run tri-series final defeat in Perth, their last competitive match before the World Cup.