National / International News

Arrest after two killed in collision

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:51
A 20-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a collision in Rhondda Cynon Taf in which two passengers died.

Q&A: Why is slurry so dangerous?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:42
What is slurry and why is it so dangerous?

A 'Tory bloodbath' and fresh Fifa allegations - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:20
Many of Sunday's papers lead on David Cameron's intervention in the row between Education Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May over dealing with extremism.

VIDEO: Cliff diver's spectacular leap

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:17
Brit Gary Hunt wins the the Cliff Diving World Series event in Texas with a record three judges awarding him 9.5 points.

UK warship joins Baltic exercises

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:17
British armed forces will take part in three military exercises in the Baltic region to "reassure" Nato allies there, the Ministry of Defence says - amid tensions in Ukraine.

In Colombia, FARC Rebels Declare Unilateral Cease-Fire

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:09

Meanwhile, during peace talks in Cuba, the government and rebels have agreed to set up a truth commission to investigate the victims of the five-decade long conflict.

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Collabro win Britain's Got Talent

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 04:02
An operatic boy band have been crowned the winners of this year's Britain's Got Talent.

Pope To Host Peres And Abbas For Peace Meeting

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

Israeli and Palestinian presidents will meet at the Vatican on Sunday for an "intense prayer session" with Pope Francis. European correspondent Sylvia Poggioli sets the scene with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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On D-Day, The French Remember U.S. Sacrifices

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

World leaders gathered in Normandy this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On Friday, President Obama paid tribute to U.S. servicemen at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer.

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What Happens To Guantanamo Detainees After Their Release

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban custody has raised fresh questions about Guantanamo prisoners. Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells NPR's Rachel Martin what happens after their release.

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Syrian Crisis Splits Activists And Religious Groups Over Aid

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

The Syrian civil war is now in its fourth year. Many are calling it the worst humanitarian situation in a generation. Faith groups and human rights activists are divided over what to do.

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Gripes About Health Costs Punctuate A Cross-Country Trip

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:57

A health reporter traveled across the country and asked people how they feel about health care and health insurance. At almost every stop people complained about the expense.

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Taj Mahal gets mud-pack treatment

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:55
India's most famous monument, the Taj Mahal, is to be given mud-pack treatment to remove pollution stains.

VIDEO: Spacey denies Bond baddie rumours

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:29
Kevin Spacey quashes rumours that he could feature as a villain in the next James Bond film, due for release in 2015.

Murray appoints Mauresmo as coach

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:29
British number one Andy Murray's new coach will be former women's world number one Amelie Mauresmo of France.

VIDEO: A tale of two summer exhibitors

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:23
Meet two artists featuring this summer at the Royal Academy

One person dead after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:20
One person has died after a house fire in the village of Watten in the far north of Scotland on Sunday morning.

Morgan's all-women shortlist call

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:18
Women-only shortlists should be considered by the Labour Party for every Westminster seat that comes up in Wales, says AM and former MP Julie Morgan.

VIDEO: Battle lines drawn in cab war

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 03:16
BBC News jumps into the back of a black cab, and an Uber cab, to find out what the two sides are arguing about.

Salmond dismisses devolution pledges

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 02:54
Alex Salmond says it would be "foolish" to rely on promises of more powers for the devolved Scottish Parliament ahead of the referendum.
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