National / International News

Ghana FA asks for fix claims probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:04
The Ghana Football Association calls for police to investigate two men over match-fixing claims made in the Daily Telegraph.

Parties 'using NHS to win votes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:03
Nearly three quarters of the public believe the political parties are designing health policy to win votes not to do what is best for the NHS, polling suggests.

The EU's curious choice of president

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:55
Why are EU leaders supporting a man they don't believe in?

South Korea 2-4 Algeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:36
Algeria move up to second in Fifa World Cup Group H as they overcome South Korea in Porto Alegre.

VIDEO: Thai military stifles dissent

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:35
A month after overthrowing the civilian government in Thailand, the military authorities have moved to stifle all dissent in the country, arresting people for the smallest signs of defiance.

Syria agrees refugee camp truce

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:14
The Syrian government and rebel groups reportedly agree a truce for Yarmouk refugee camp, where 18,000 are living in desperate conditions.

VIDEO: Weather forecast for the UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:13
Weather forecast for the UK

Libya adopts $48bn 2014 budget

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 14:05
Libya's interim parliament has adopted a 2014 budget worth $48bn (£28bn), after delays due to the unrest that has plagued the nation.

Australian slang: Your favourite examples

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:49
Your favourite examples of Australian slang

Wimbledon 2014: Li Na courts fans and sponsors

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:43
Chinese megastar Li Na on life as a global tennis brand

Congress Keeping Close Watch On Obama's Plans In Iraq

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:43

President Obama has said that the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military action in Iraq to confront insurgents and that he will consult Congress. But he's said nothing about seeking its approval.

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VIDEO: UK Syria fighters 'long-term threat'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:36
UK police will have to deal with the threat of British fighters returning from Syria for "many years", a top Scotland Yard officer has told the BBC.

Tracking all Syria Britons 'impossible'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:32
Security services will not be able to monitor all of the Britons who return to the country after fighting in Syria, a former MI6 counter-terrorism official says.

Hodgson asks Gerrard to play on

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:32
Roy Hodgson asks Steven Gerrard to stay on as a player and captain as the midfielder ponders his England future.

Iraq 'loses western border control'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:31
Iraq's government loses control of its western borders after Sunni militants seize crossings into Syria and Jordan, reports say.

Puma's Pink And Blue Cleats Make A Bold Play At The World Cup

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 13:09

Soccer players aren't the only ones battling on the pitch: Shoe brands are fighting it out as well. While Adidas and Nike dominate the market, Puma has a sneaky counterattack: mismatched shoes.

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VIDEO: Highlights: South Korea 2-4 Algeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 12:58
An excellent first-half display from Algeria helped them to a 4-2 win over South Korea in Group H.

'Hamilton has the speed but none of the luck'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 12:54
History shows the faster of two fierce rivals does not always take the spoils - just ask Lewis Hamilton's boss at Mercedes.

Georgia's New Pro-Gun Law Triggers Confusion For Some Residents

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 12:30

Starting July 1, the state's licensed gun owners will be able to carry their firearms into some schools, bars, churches and libraries. But there's uncertainty over how, exactly, the new law will work.

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Argentina ad rebukes 'vulture funds'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 11:34
The Argentine government publishes an advert in US newspapers denouncing the recent US Supreme Court ruling in favour of hedge fund investors holding its defaulted bonds.

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