National / International News

Lionel Richie to play Glastonbury

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 08:26
Soul star Lionel Richie will play the Sunday teatime slot at next year's Glastonbury Festival, its organisers announce.

One-punch victim 'fights for life'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 08:21
A 30-year-old man is "fighting for life" after he was felled by a single punch in Manchester.

Briton Shaw wins World Cup gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 08:02
Bryony Shaw wins gold as British sailors claim four medals at the inaugural Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi.

£315k motorcycle sale breaks record

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 07:48
A motorcycle like those ridden by Lawrence of Arabia sets a new world record after selling for £315,100.

Russians protest against health cuts

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 07:32
Thousands of Russians hold marches in Moscow and other cities in protest against health reforms involving hospital closures and job losses.

Kabul's Police Chief Steps Down Amid Stepped Up Taliban Attacks

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 07:30

The resignation of Gen. Zahir Zahir came after a series of attacks against foreigners in the capital that are attributed to the Taliban.

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VIDEO: Jude Law submerged in new role

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 07:29
In his latest movie, Jude Law plays a submarine captain whose crew are trying to salvage Nazi gold from a sunken U-boat. He spoke to Andrew Marr.

Germans honour slain 'role model'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 07:06
Tributes are paid in Germany to student Tugce Albayrak who died after defending two teenage girls reportedly being harassed by a group of men.

Murray ends with two wins in Manila

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 06:37
Andy Murray enjoys two wins over a team including Nick Kyrgios and Serena Williams at the International Premier Tennis League.

Southampton 0-3 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 06:24
Manchester City beat Southampton to move into second place and cut Chelsea's Premier League lead to six points.

UK MPs barred entry to Hong Kong

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 06:23
The Chinese embassy tells a cross-party group of MPs it will not be able to go ahead with a planned visit to Hong Kong.

Supporter dies after clashes in Madrid

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 06:06
A Deportivo La Coruna fan dies following violent clashes outside the stadium before his team's game at Atletico Madrid.

Black Friday Sales Down At Stores, Surge Online

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 05:56

More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.

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Council mergers 'too costly now'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 05:46
Forcing councils to merge would be "grossly irresponsible" because of the cost at a time of spending cuts, a Conservative AM says.

Uruguay votes in election run-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 05:45
Uruguayans vote in a presidential run-off election with Tabare Vasquez of the Broad Front party expected to win.

New Lufthansa strike this week

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 05:39
The leading German pilots' union at Lufthansa will go on strike on Monday and Tuesday as their dispute over retirement benefits continues.

Colombian general 'freed by rebels'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 05:21
Colombian General Ruben Dario Alzate, abducted by Farc rebels two weeks ago, is released with two other hostages, the president says.

Police In Cairo Disperse Anti-Mubarak Protests

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 04:58

The protests came after the 86-year-old former strongman saw charges of murder against him overturned by an appeals court.

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London 'could get car-free Sundays'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 04:44
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says he will review the idea for car-free Sundays in parts of central London.

Qatari appeals court clears US pair

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 04:40
An appeals court in Qatar clears a US couple sentenced to three years for the neglect of their adopted daughter, in a case that was closely watched.