National / International News

Highland Park: Past and present

Marketplace - American Public Media - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:04
A view over the 110 Freeway, in 1959 and 2014:

The Masonic Temple on Figueroa Street, in 1920 and 2014. The Masonic Temple is now home to Councilman Gil Cedillo’s District 1 field office

A view of Figueroa Street in 1955 and today:

Figueroa Street at Piedmont Ave. in 1946 and 2014. This was once the home of the old streetcar line.

Figueroa Street at York Boulevard, where we set up our neighborhood bureau.

Another view of Figueroa St.:

Union bank on the corner of York and Fig.:

Tax giveaway 'cupboard is bare'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:01
The EY Item club says the chancellor has little scope for tax giveaways in this week's Autumn Statement as the 'fiscal cupboard is bare'

Government confirms £15bn road plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:01
The Government has confirmed plans to spend £15bn upgrading the UK's road network, including the long-awaited Stonehenge tunnel.

VIDEO: Fresh clashes in Hong Kong protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 14:59
There have been clashes between police and protesters in Hong Kong, as prodemocracy activists attempted to encircle government headquarters.

Gillian Anderson wins theatre award

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 14:26
Gillian Anderson and Tom Hiddleston win the top acting honours at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Baby found buried at Sydney beach

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 14:22
Australian police are investigating after the body of a baby is found buried at a beach in Sydney, a week after another baby was found abandoned in a drain.

NHS funding: How do the sums add up?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 13:55
BBC health editor Hugh Pym takes a closer look at Chancellor George Osborne's announcement of £2bn extra funding for the NHS across the UK.

Clashes at Hong Kong government HQ

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 13:48
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clash with police as they try to encircle government HQ, in a fresh outbreak of unrest.

Australia sweats over record heat

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 12:51
Record temperatures are changing daily lives in Australia

Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 11:20
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says he will not quit, despite the German side's slump to the foot of the Bundesliga.

Pellegrini: Win proves title intent

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 11:13
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says his side have proved they can compete with Chelsea for the Premier League title.

Diane Abbot seeks London Mayor role

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 10:59
Veteran Labour MP Diane Abbott says she is intending to put herself forward to become Labour's candidate for Mayor of London in 2016.

Back to basics for Eubank Jr

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 10:22
Time for Chris Eubank Jr to go back to basics after defeat by Billy Joe Saunders, says Ben Dirs.

Take That and Olly Murs top UK charts

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 10:04
Take That and Olly Murs shoot to the top of the UK singles and album charts with their latest releases.

VIDEO: UK-run Ebola clinic 'half empty'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:57
The BBC returns to a British-run Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone, a month after it opened to see what progress is being made in the fight against the virus.

Concerns over missing Salford woman

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:50
Concerns grow over a missing 25-year-old woman who was last seen on Friday night in Greater Manchester.

Hong Kong Police Push Back Pro-Democracy Protesters

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:31

The student-led demonstrations calling for greater freedom in the Chinese territory have been going on for more than two months with no sign of compromise from Beijing.

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Everton

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:28
Roberto Soldado scores the winner just before half-time as Spurs come from behind to beat Everton at White Hart Lane.

Kate's christening church closes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:23
The Berkshire church where the Duchess of Cambridge was christened has held its final service.

Iraqi army 'had 50,000 ghost troops'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 09:08
An investigation into corruption in the Iraqi army revealed 50,000 false names, known as "ghost soldiers", on its payroll, the PM says.