National / International News

Syria battle over Aleppo supply hill

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 09:12
Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad close in on a hill controlling a vital rebel supply line into the divided city of Aleppo.

Jockey Spencer scraps plan to retire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:59
Two-time champion jockey Jamie Spencer will continue racing next season after deciding not to retire.

Prince George's Christmas Snapshots

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:59

The newest member of the British royal family is seen in 3 new photos released by his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Mignolet is dropped 'indefinitely'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:51
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is dropped "indefinitely", with Brad Jones to retain his place.

Sides await Champions League draw

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:32
Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea are in Monday's draw for the Champions League last 16.

Zambia players stable after road crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:15
Three Zambia internationals involved in a road accident in Kabwe are reported to be in stable condition.

A For-Profit College Tries The Charter School Market

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 08:03

ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.

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Many dead after DR Congo ferry sinks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 07:59
At least 129 bodies have been recovered from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a ferry capsized on Friday.

McQueen saddened by US race protests

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 07:58
The film director talks about racial tension in the US, those leaked Sony emails and how winning an Oscar has changed his career.

Haiti's Prime Minister To Step Down

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 07:55

Laurent Lamothe says he will resign following violent protests in the impoverished Caribbean country. Anti-government demonstrators are angered over a long delay in holding parliamentary elections.

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Geminid Meteor Showers Light Up Both Hemispheres

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 07:22

Pieces of gravel and dust from a "rock comet" called 3200 Phaethon are still shooting across the sky, dazzling the Earthlings below.

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Acid attack suspect charged with GBH

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:59
Police charge a Sussex man in connection with a doorstep acid attack on a businessman.

VIDEO: UKIP defends leaked call candidate

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:49
UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn defends Kerry Smith, who was heard making offensive remarks in a phone recording obtained by the Mail on Sunday.

France shaken up by 'new reactionaries'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:46
French writers shake up immigration debate

X Factor final sees ratings plummet

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:39
Ratings for the X Factor final dipped to a 10-year low on Saturday, despite attracting more than a third of the available audience.

Prosecutor Releases More Documents Related To Ferguson Shooting

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:36

Among the 23 new documents released is an interview by police of Dorian Johnson, the young man who was with Michael Brown on the day he was killed by officer Darren Wilson.

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Chechnya human rights office burnt

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:31
Attackers set alight the office of one of the few human rights groups active in Russia's Chechen Republic, after it criticises President Kadyrov.

A&E and ambulances nearing 'crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:27
Near-record emergency calls in the West Midlands bring A&E units and the ambulance service close to "crisis point".

Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:21
Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie score as Manchester United easily beat Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Pub murder probe victim is named

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 06:01
The man whose death is at the centre of a murder investigation is named as Holyhead pub landlord David Jones.