National / International News

What Russia Might Gain From A Decentralized Ukraine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 07:22

Moscow is demanding that Kiev's new constitution give so much autonomy to its diverse regions — particularly the Russian-speaking ones — that they could even conduct their own foreign policy.

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Eavis: Oasis not playing Glastonbury

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 07:18
Organiser confirms Manchester band will not appear 20 years since the release of their debut album.

Titanic letter sells for £119,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 06:52
The last letter to be written on the ill-fated Titanic sells for £119,000 at auction.

Brighton seafront safety questioned

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 06:48
The safety of Brighton's seafront is called into question after part of arches underneath the main road collapse.

Abbas 'still seeks' Israel talks

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 06:45
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he is still ready to extend peace talks with Israel, despite a recent breakdown in the process.

MP accused's family call for inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 06:17
Sir Cyril Smith's family says it would welcome an independent inquiry into allegations that the former Liberal Democrat MP sexually abused boys.

Southampton 2-0 Everton

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:58
Everton's hopes of securing Champions League football are dealt a huge blow as two own goals gift Southampton victory.

Teen dies in Colombia 'tribal ritual'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:53
A teenager from Bristol dies in a South American rainforest while apparently taking part in a local tribal ritual during a gap-year trip.

African Food With A Twist: Dakar Pop-Up Restaurant Raises The Bar

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:50

Three chefs in Senegal are helping put West Africa on the culinary map. They move their monthly pop-up restaurant around Dakar, introducing diners to new takes on familiar ingredients like the peanut.

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McCoy champion jockey for 19th time

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:46
AP McCoy is crowned champion jump jockey for the 19th successive year at Sandown on Saturday.

Tiananmen museum opens in Hong Kong

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:42
The first museum dedicated to the 1989 protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square - still a taboo topic in mainland China - opens in Hong Kong.

Rep. Michael Grimm To Face Criminal Charges, Lawyer Says

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:38

The exact charges haven't been announced. The Staten Island lawmaker and former FBI agent, who was first elected to Congress in 2010, has been under investigation for campaign finance and fraud.

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Four in court over burglary spree

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:28
Four Belfast men have been remanded in custody charged over a number of burglaries in Belfast and parts of east Antrim on Friday morning.

Burnley 1-0 Ipswich Town

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 05:15
Ipswich Town's play-off ambitions end after Michael Kightly's goal gives Burnley a 26th Championship win of the season.

School fire 'clear case of arson'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 04:58
Firefighters say an incident at Caldicot School in Monmouthshire was a clear case of arson that could have potentially caused damage costing millions of pounds.

Man Utd play down Van Gaal deal report

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 04:49
Manchester United play down a Dutch newspaper report that Louis van Gaal has agreed a deal to become their new manager.

Ukraine: International Observers Arrested, More Sanctions Approved

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 04:37

The world's largest economies are poised to punish Russia over its role in Ukraine's crisis with a new round of sanctions. In eastern Ukraine, a team of European monitors was arrested by separatists.

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Scots poverty levels lower than UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 04:28
A study suggests government policies on council house rents mean lower poverty levels in Scotland than in the rest of the UK

Come Dance With Me

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 04:03

One song, danced two totally different ways. First, two dancers who sculpt the giddiness, the beats, onto their rhyming bodies. Then a second version, this time, a crazy story. Vive la difference!

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Family Celebrates The Return Of Missing WWII Soldier's Remains

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-26 03:50

The remains of William T. Carneal were found on the coastline of Saipan last year. After 70 years, Pfc. Carneal was remembered in a ceremony in his hometown of Paducah, Ky.

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