National / International News

Post-its from Georges

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:41
Dealing with my husband's death at Charlie Hebdo

Japanese shares down on growth data

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:31
Japanese shares headed lower on Monday as revised growth data showed that the economy grew less than initially forecast in the fourth quarter.

Summit on violence against women

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:10
A summit to discuss violence against women is set to be held in Glasgow, following International Women's Day.

VIDEO: The most painstaking art in the world?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:06
The amazing time-lapse graffiti images taken by satellite

UK business costs 'fall in February'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:02
UK businesses saw overall costs fall in February for the first time in six years, a survey suggests.

Cuts forecast, and 'murder at Crufts'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:01
Forecasts of the scope of various post-election cuts occupy the press, and there is much coverage of a Crufts "murder" mystery.

A Swiss Town, A Casino Fire And 'Smoke On The Water'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-08 16:00

This lakeside town of Montreux just hosted talks on Iran's nuclear program. But music fans know it for its rich musical heritage, including a starring role in "Smoke On The Water."

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'Damning report shames cycling'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 15:56
Report into doping in cycling shows how far the sport lost its way - and it's still in a fragile state, says BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Doping culture 'still exists'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 15:56
A long-awaited Cycling Independent Reform Commission report says "a culture of doping in cycling continues to exist".

Eurozone not viable, says fund boss

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 15:45
The eurozone is not viable in its current form, one of the UK's most successful fund managers has warned.

VIDEO: Why are 60,000 homeless in New York?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 15:35
One of the coldest winters on record in the north-eastern US has coincided with record numbers of homeless people living in New York City.

Families due to visit condemned pair

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 15:19
Relatives of an Australian pair sentenced to death by Indonesia expect to see them for the first time since they arrived at execution site.

Australian teens 'tried to join IS'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 14:34
Two brothers aged 16 and 17 arrested at Sydney airport were attempting to reach a "conflict zone" in the Middle East, officials say.

Wenger admits to FA Cup 'sacrifices'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 14:32
As Arsenal prepare to face Manchester United, Arsene Wenger admits to sacrificing the FA Cup in previous years.

Baby survives 14 hours in Utah river

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 14:12
A baby girl is found alive in a car 14 hours after the vehicle plunged into a river in Utah, killing her mother.

VIDEO: International Women's Day worldwide

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 14:07
Events to mark International Women's Day are taking place across the world.

Jones wins Swiss Open on golden point

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 13:45
Olympic champion Jade Jones wins the -57kg final at the Swiss Open in Montreux after a golden-point victory.

People With 'Invisible Disabilities' Fight For Understanding

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-08 13:18

In employment disability discrimination charges filed between 2005 and 2010, the most commonly cited disabilities were those not immediately obvious to others.

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Selma Gathering To Re-Enact March Across 'Bloody Sunday' Bridge

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-08 12:38

Tens of thousands were to march across the Edmund Pettus bridge in the Alabama town, where 50 years ago state troopers attacked peaceful demonstrators calling for voting equality.

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Which Man Utd & Arsenal stars match class of 2005

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 12:21
Arsenal and Man Utd met in the FA Cup final 10 years ago. Before Monday's quarter-final, how do the current sides compare?