National / International News

Sinn Fein's Adams Is Released; Was Questioned About Murder

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:39

Gerry Adams, the leader of the mostly Catholic party Sinn Fein, was held by police for several days of questioning about a 1970s murder case.

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VIDEO: 100,000 attend ANC election rally

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:21
More than 100,000 people have attended a rally for the ANC in Johannesburg ahead of Wednesday's elections.

Fire crews back to work after strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:11
Firefighters end a third consecutive day of strike action in a dispute over pensions, with senior officers saying Wales' three services coped despite reduced resources.

Woman and child hurt in police crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:56
A mother and her five-year-old daughter are injured in a crash with a police car which was pursuing another vehicle in Essex.

Slipping Through The City: Bristol Turns Street Into A Water Slide

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:42

Taking over a steep street in Bristol, England, the Park and Slide is a nearly 300-foot-long water slide. Hundreds of people rode the one-day attraction Sunday.

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Miss France wins 1,000 Guineas

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:33
Highly rated filly Miss France gives French trainer Andre Fabre a first victory in the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket.

Heads to examine long holiday change

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:29
Head teachers are to investigate the benefits of scrapping the six-week summer holidays for breaks spread more evenly through the year.

S Sudan forces in Bentiu offensive

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:28
Government forces in South Sudan launch an offensive to try to recapture the oil town of Bentiu, several weeks after it was seized by rebels.

Boehner Plays It Loose With His Speakership At Stake

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:28

While House Speaker John Boehner is almost certain to win re-election in his suburban Cincinnati district, his prospects of being re-elected as speaker are far less clear.

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Arsenal 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:21
Olivier Giroud scores for Arsenal, who celebrate securing a Champions League spot next season with victory over West Brom.

'Al-Qaeda deaths' in Yemen battle

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:09
Yemeni security forces kill 37 suspected al-Qaeda militants in an offensive in the country's south, the defence ministry says.

Fire crews tackle bingo hall blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:08
About 50 firefighters have been involved in dealing with an overnight fire at a retail park in Larne, County Antrim.

Catania 4-1 Roma

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:00
Juventus secure their third straight Italian title as nearest rivals Roma suffer a shock defeat at bottom side Catania.

Thrill-seekers soaked on giant slide

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:59
A giant water slide is installed in the centre of Bristol, with 300 people taking turns to hurtle down it on lilos.

Sinn Féin 'blackmailing' NI police

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:53
Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson accuses Sinn Fein of a "thuggish attempt to blackmail the PSNI" over the arrest of Gerry Adams.

Froome retains Tour de Romandie title

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:50
Britain's Chris Froome sets his sights on the Tour de France after a second consecutive Tour de Romandie victory.

Woman arrested after man is stabbed

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:48
A 26-year-old woman is questioned after a man is stabbed in the back during an assault in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

VIDEO: South Sudan troops seize Bentiu

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:46
Government forces appear to have taken control of the rebel-held town of Bentiu after opening fire on the enemy positions.

Ukraine: Pro-Russia Crowd Surrounds Police Station In Odessa

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:38

Urging the release of separatists detained during Friday's unrest that left dozens dead, more than 100 pro-Russia activists surrounded a police station in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa.

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Archbishop defends faith schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 06:32
The Archbishop of Canterbury gives a robust defence of faith schools, saying they provide education for some of the poorest children in the UK.

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