National / International News

Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 02:11
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.

Teenagers hurt in city disorder

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:40
Two teenagers are injured in disorder in Wolverhampton during which police believe shots could have been fired.

Crash driver found with head injury

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:39
A driver who was involved in a crash on the Friarton Bridge in Perth on Saturday night was traced three hours later with serious head injuries.

E-cigarette ban planned by council

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:36
Electronic cigarettes could be banned from use at council-owned buildings in the Caerphilly county borough.

Religious leaders show Ukraine split

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:36
Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.

Garden centres 'want' Easter choice

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:31
The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.

Wilshere fit for World Cup - Wenger

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:28
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger tells England manager Roy Hodgson that Jack Wilshere will be fit for the World Cup.

Hamilton eases to victory in China

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:46
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.

Relatives Grieve As Divers Pull Bodies From S. Korean Ferry

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:43

The grim recovery operation off South Korea continues Sunday. Police boats brought bodies ashore to the deafening cries and screams of family members.

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US law firm to launch in Londonderry

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:34
A United States-based entertainment law company opens offices in Londonderry.

VIDEO: Rural poverty aid 'reluctance'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:34
The UK's largest operator of food banks, the Trussell Trust, revealed this week that it handed out nearly a million food parcels in the past year, but in rural Scotland there is reluctance amongst some people to seek help with poverty.

French hostages home from Syria

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:33
Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.

'No fear' over all-women shortlists

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:28
A Labour peer says men in the party have "absolutely nothing to worry about" as a result of plans to increase the number of elected women politicians.

Hopkins secures historic victory

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:21
Bernard Hopkins becomes the oldest boxer to unify a weight division with a split-decision victory in Washington.

Man arrested over woman's death

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 00:05
A 40-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a woman following a disturbance in a flat in East Ayrshire.

VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 23:03
Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.

VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 22:51
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.

VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 22:44
Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.

A political resignation and Labour's NHS plan - papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 20:51
A newspaper investigation prompting a Whitehall resignation, Labour's election plans and the latest in the alleged plot to "Islamise" schools all feature on Sunday's front pages.

Divers Begin Pulling Bodies From Sunken Ferry

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 20:43

Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

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