National / International News

VIDEO: Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:26
Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.

The Cat-And-Mouse Game Of The Great Clinton Chase, Iowa Edition

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:03

Hillary Clinton's campaign went to great lengths to keep her events in Iowa this week intimate. That's easier said than done when the candidate is one of the world's most famous politicians.

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VIDEO: Italian PM warns over migrants

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:52
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has warned that thousands of Africans will continue to risk their lives trying to travel to Europe unless the civil war ends in Libya.

'Superb Anderson a tireless pioneer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:41
James Anderson's England wicket-taking record is due reward for a bowler who never stops learning, says Jonathan Agnew.

Family focus for Miliband in Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:35
Labour leader Ed Miliband pays his first general election campaign visit to Wales and highlights his party's "better plan for working families".

Missing person scheme to be launched

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:21
Charity Missing People says it will launch a service in Wales to help missing people and their families after they are re-united.

The story behind classic election images

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:12
Through the stories behind five iconic images, BBC Radio 4 reveals how running for office at a general election has changed in the UK since 1945.

Zayn Malik pays tribute to bandmates

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:06
Zayn Malik pays tribute to his former bandmates at an award ceremony, where he made his first solo appearance since leaving One Direction.

Michigan Billionaire And Mall Developer A. Alfred Taubman Dies

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:02

Taubman's philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career. He was 91.

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I will miss Top Gear, says Clarkson

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 22:53
Jeremy Clarkson says he will miss hosting Top Gear in his first comment since he was dropped from the BBC show.

Suicide Attack Kills Dozens At Afghanistan Bank

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-17 22:51

A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 80, officials said.

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Sterling a 'distraction' - Carragher

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 22:23
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes Raheem Sterling's behaviour has become an unwanted distraction.

Many dead in Afghanistan blast

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 21:55
At least 22 people are killed and 50 injured in an explosion in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials say.

Three dead in Mexican gun battle

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 21:35
A gun battle leaves three dead on the streets of Reynosa, a Mexican city on the border with the US that has been plagued by drug cartel violence.

CPS 'errors' over Lord Janner claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 21:19
The former director of public prosecutions, Lord Macdonald QC, expresses "great regret" that he was not told of historical child abuse allegations against former Labour MP Lord Janner.

Ukraine rebel leader asserts claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 21:10
A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.

Is the Phantom Framer an artist?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 19:11
Can frames transform mundane signs into art?

Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 18:32
Australian police say they have broken up an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event, arresting five teenagers.

On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-17 18:05

Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.

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Email claim over Kiev killings

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 17:39
A group calling itself the Ukrainian Insurgent Army says it was behind the deaths of two anti-government figures in Kiev this week.