National / International News

Egypt charges 215 Muslim 'militants'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:56
Egyptian prosecutors charge 215 Muslim Brotherhood supporters with forming a terror group blamed for the killing of six policemen in Cairo.

VIDEO: Moment deadly blast hits Ukraine march

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:53
A bomb has killed at least two people, including a police officer, and injured 10 other people at a rally in Ukraine's second city Kharkiv.

Thomas wins Tour of the Algarve

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:51
Team Sky's Geraint Thomas wins the five-stage Tour of the Algarve for the third stage-race victory of his career.

Syria girl's father urges return

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:43
The father one of three London schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria urges his daughter to come home, saying his family "can't stop crying".

Noel Gallagher's dream football band

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:33
A guitar wizard, a headcase on drums and a good-looking singer - ex-Oasis star Noel Gallagher's fantasy football band.

Two hurt as 'serious' crash shuts M1

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:30
Two people are seriously injured in a crash on the M1 in Hertfordshire that closed the southbound carriageway.

Celtic 4-0 Hamilton Academical

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:19
Celtic put four past Hamilton Accies to move three points clear at the top of the Premiership.

Bangladesh Ferry Accident Kills Dozens

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 06:06

The vessel, carrying more than 100 passengers, capsized after being hit by a cargo ship about 25 miles northwest of the capital Dhaka.

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 West Ham United

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:48
Harry Kane wins a penalty and scores with the last kick of the game to earn Tottenham a draw against West Ham.

Why is Suleyman Shah's tomb so important?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:36
After scores of Turkish troops and vehicles enter Syria to evacuate and destroy a mausoleum where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried, the BBC's Matthew Davis considers why the site was so important.

Chilean Cyclist Nearing Record Killed By Truck In Rural Thailand

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:31

Juan Francisco Guillermo, 47, had been hoping to set a Guinness record by cycling more than 155,000 miles on five continents over five years.

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VIDEO: Ukraine prisoners released in darkness

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:19
Ukrainian government and rebel forces exchange dozens of prisoners, in the first step successfully carried out under the Minsk agreements.

Deadly ferry collision in Bangladesh

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:07
A ferry with about 100 passengers on board capsizes following a collision with a trawler in central Bangladesh, killing at least 33 people.

Trott takes omnium silver at Worlds

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 05:00
Laura Trott takes silver in the omnium as Britain look set to finish without a gold at the Track World Championships.

Lib Dem in crematorium selfie gaffe

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 04:59
A Liberal Democrat candidate apologises for taking a selfie in a crematorium and posting it to a dating app.

Khan can trouble star pair - Lewis

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 04:33
Lennox Lewis says fellow Briton Amir Khan would give Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao "trouble" if he fought them.

Turkish Operation Rescues Soldiers Guarding Tomb In Syria

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 04:30

The raid evacuated some 40 Turkish soldiers stationed near Aleppo at the Tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

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Two held as drugs seized at station

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 04:17
Two men are arrested after drugs are seized at Haymarket railway station in Edinburgh.

Turkey Launches Operation Across Syria's Border

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 03:51

Turkish troops crossed into northern Syria overnight. Turkey's prime minister says they successfully evacuated Turkish soldiers who had been guarding a tomb near Aleppo that many Turks hold sacred.

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A Greek Town Nervously Watches It's Russian Fur Trade Falter

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 03:51

A small town in northwest Greece which sews mink coats has managed to stay afloat largely due to its exports to Russia. But the ruble crashed, the economy floundered, and now the town is in trouble.

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