National / International News

Escape from Boko Haram

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 17:00
How three girls fled their Boko Haram captors

VIDEO: 'How we escaped from Boko Haram'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:59
The story of how three girls abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria, escaped their Boko Haram captors. To protect their identity their story has been portrayed as an animation.

Drone safeguards urged by pilots

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:49
Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK's skies, pilots association Balpa says.

Police analyse Canada gunman video

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:22
A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows ideological and political motives for the attack, police say.

Missing ex-prisoner reward offer

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:21
Crimestoppers offers a £5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of missing ex-prisoner Johnathan Kelly.

Eyeball link to Alzheimer's studied

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:20
A new £1.1m study led from Dundee University is to investigate whether eye tests can provide an "early warning" of Alzheimer's disease.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Wins Tight Re-Election Vote

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:20

Rouseff will serve a second term as president of Brazil, after a contentious and close campaign.

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Letting the water in

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:13
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?

The WW1 she-soldiers who fought on the frontline

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:11
The WW1 she-soldiers who fought with the men

The man who built a chocolate empire

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:02
The man who built the multi-million pound Hotel Chocolat empire

Ebola crisis 'may harm malaria fight'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 16:00
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Kabul: John Simpson retraces his steps

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 15:50
The BBC's John Simpson was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan in 2001, he returns to Kabul on the day British troops withdraw completely from the country to chart its progress.

Evacuations Possible As Lava Continues To Flow From Hawaii Volcano

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 15:23

Lava from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is approaching a rural town.

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South African footballer shot dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 15:04
South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa dies after being shot, South African police say.

'Man Utd disorganised in defence'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 14:32
MOTD2 pundit and former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel expands on his TV analysis of how United lack Chelsea's discipline in defence.

As Downtown LA Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 13:56

In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall. Many want to fix Skid Row, but how to do it is extremely controversial.

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Screen stars at Bafta Cymru awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 13:42
Stars of TV and film attend the Bafta Cymru awards at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.

LeVar Burton Reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 13:09

To any over-exhausted parents who suspect they're hallucinating, we assure you: former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gave a reading of the 2011 bestseller this weekend.

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After The Blackwater Convictions, A Book On Iraq's Nightmarish Reality

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-26 13:01

This week, four former Blackwater guards were found guilty in connection with a fatal shooting in 2007. Author Brian Castner recommends a book on the toll violence has taken on Iraq.

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Strictly widens X Factor ratings gap

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 12:26
Strictly Come Dancing has beaten rival talent show The X Factor by two million, according to overnight ratings - the biggest gap of the season so far.