National / International News

First Lady condemns Nigeria kidnaps

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 10:18
An "outraged" US First Lady Michelle Obama says the mass kidnap of Nigerian schoolgirls is part of a pattern of threats to girls' education globally.

Remains returned to 'Ground Zero'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:55
Thousands of unidentified remains from the 9/11 attacks have been returned to 'Ground Zero' in a ceremony, amid concern from some relatives.

Unidentified Remains Of Sept. 11 Victims Returned To Ground Zero

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:44

Some family members protested the move by wearing black gags over their mouths. Others thought the procession and final resting place were appropriate.

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Say It With A Selfie: Protesting In The Age Of Social Media

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:42

Signs remain a popular tactic for activists, but now they're showing up in digital self-portraits. These shared visuals put local issues, like kidnapped girls in Nigeria, into a global context.

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Easy On The Ears: GOP Ads Adapt To Reach Women Voters

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:31

Republicans are using fewer facts and more emotion in campaign advertising in an effort to connect with women's hearts, and their votes. But for every rule, there is at least one exception.

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Hamilton beats Rosberg to Spain pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:06
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in a private battle for pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Mercedes pair 'could win every race'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:01
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could win every race this season between them.

Man and woman dead with stab wounds

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:58
A man and a woman are found dead with stab wounds in a house in the West Midlands where three children were sleeping.

When A Cholesterol Test Becomes A Vice Instead Of A Virtue

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:51

No single concept has permeated American medical culture to the extent that our anxiety about cholesterol has. Old or young, man or woman, rich or poor — everyone wants a cholesterol test.

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Harlequins 19-16 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:50
Harlequins produce a fine performance to beat Bath and, in the process, pip them to a spot in the Premiership play-offs.

VIDEO: Escaped rhea shot by resident

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:27
A large South American bird that was on the run in the Home Counties has been killed by a local resident, because he was worried it could cause a car crash.

Sign and trees fall in strong winds

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:16
A shop sign has fallen in strong winds, injuring one person, and a number of trees are also blown down across south Wales.

Olympic sailor confirms Solent plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:08
Olympic sailor Sir Ben Ainslie confirms he plans to bring an America's Cup team to the south coast.

Giro d'Italia visits north coast

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:07
Tens of thousands of spectators turn out for the second stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, won in a thrilling sprint finish.

Kittel wins Giro stage in Belfast

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:58
Germany's Marcel Kittel wins stage two as Michael Matthews takes over the race lead from Orica team-mate Svein Tuft.

Nursing levels guidance considered

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:49
Draft NHS guidance which says patients could be at risk if nurses have to care for more than eight people is to be examined by the Welsh government.

Fifty Dartmoor trekkers evacuated

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:43
The Army evacuates 53 youngsters on the Ten Tors challenge across Dartmoor with minor injuries.

VIDEO: Preparations for Ukraine referendums

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:41
The BBC's Olga Ivshina takes a look at a Donetsk polling station ahead of referendums planned by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Protest in Glasgow over abductions

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:41
A protest is held in Glasgow calling for the return of more than 200 girls who were abducted from their school in Nigeria.

Take That stars 'face huge tax bill'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:35
Gary Barlow and two fellow Take That band members could have to pay back millions of pounds after a tribunal judge found a scheme they invested in was set up for tax avoidance.
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