National / International News

Mubarak And Sons Sentenced (Again) To 3 Years For Corruption

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:26

It was the second court to give the same sentence after the earlier conviction was overturned. The latest ruling can be also be appealed, Mubarak's attorney says.

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'Moores a good man treated badly'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:22
It might be right to remove Peter Moores as England coach, but it has been handled disgracefully, says Jonathan Agnew.

Seattle Restaurants Scramble To Pay A Higher Minimum Wage

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:19

Business has been good for Seattle restaurants as high-tech firms flourish. But the city's rising minimum wage has restaurant owners struggling to revise their business plans.

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Charlotte Church joins city protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:15
Singer Charlotte Church joins a rally in Cardiff, protesting against austerity cuts, after attacking Tory "bogey men" on Twitter.

Voters 'influenced by TV debates'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:13
More than a third of voters were influenced by the TV debates between the political leaders in the run-up to the general election, a survey finds.

Volunteers re-chalk White Horse

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 06:05
More than 40 volunteers are taking part in re-chalking a 232-year-old hill figure in Wiltshire.

England 'against overseas inclusion'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:54
England internationals would oppose the inclusion of overseas-based players in the World Cup squad, BBC Sport understands.

Strauss named England cricket chief

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:46
Andrew Strauss is appointed director of England cricket, with national coach Peter Moores expected to be sacked.

Everton 0-2 Sunderland

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:36
Danny Graham and Jermain Defoe score as Sunderland drag themselves out of the relegation zone with a vital win at Everton.

Hundreds attend Tata pensions rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:35
Hundreds of Tata Steel workers hold a rally over proposed changes to the firm's pension scheme in Port Talbot.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:22
Lewis Hamilton is beaten in qualifying for the first time this season as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg takes pole in Spain.

Ana Crawls Up Coast As More Tornadoes Possible In Plains

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:18

The first tropical storm of the Atlantic season arrives early, as Texas, Oklahoma and other states hope to avoid a repeat of devastating tornadoes that his earlier this week.

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VIDEO: Stage set for VE Day tribute

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:17
There will be a star-studded concert in London on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Ipswich Town 1-1 Norwich City

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 05:15
East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town and Norwich City draw the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final at Portman Road.

Move to decommission oil platform

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:55
Fairfield Energy announces plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform in the North Sea.

Teenager in court over bomb find

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:38
An 18-year-old man appears in court in connection with a police investigation following the discovery of a bomb in north Belfast.

Spanish military plane crashes

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:33
Spanish military plane with at least eight on board crashes near Seville airport, reports say

Witnesses sought over custody death

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:26
Officers investigating the death of Sheku Bayoh are to canvas potential witnesses in the area of his arrest.

VIDEO: Parachute failure 'attempted murder'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:23
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman's main parachute failed to open in a 4000ft (1,219m) jump.

North Korea Claims Missile Launch From Submerged Submarine

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-09 04:17

Pyongyang says the test of an anti-ship cruise missile "verified and confirmed" that the technology had met "military, scientific and technical requirements."

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