National / International News

Palestinian Teen 'Burned Alive,' According To Official

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 08:52

The body of the 16-year-old boy, thought to have been kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, was found earlier this week with extensive burns.

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I made qualifying mistake - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 08:35
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton admits he made an error in aborting his final qualifying lap at the British Grand Prix.

The boat with the gruesome cargo

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 08:02
The grim truth behind an idyllic Mediterranean scene

Rosberg on pole after Hamilton error

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 08:01
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took pole in a rain-affected qualifying session for the British GP, as Lewis Hamilton was only sixth.

Philadelphia Row House Fire Kills 4 Children

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 07:52

The fire that broke out very early this morning swept through 10 row houses in a predominately African immigrant community in the city's southwest.

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Tributes to stabbed French teacher

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 07:41
Children and parents return to a primary school in southern France to pay tribute to a teacher stabbed to death by a parent in front of pupils.

Academics 'Yes' vote research fears

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 07:07
Medical and scientific research across the UK will suffer if Scotland votes for independence, claim the heads of three academic institutions.

Charges over Lahore 'honour killing'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:58
A Pakistani court in Lahore charges five men for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death for marrying without their consent.

UK economy 'to beat France by 2020'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:53
The UK's economy is set to overtake France by 2020 to become the second largest in Europe, consultancy firm PwC forecasts.

Czech Petra Kvitova Wins Wimbledon Title

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:29

Kvitova picked up her second Wimbledon trophy, besting Canadian opponent Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0.

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A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI

NPR News - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:28

The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.

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Tennis Girl dress sells for £15k

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:24
The white summer dress and other items related to the iconic 1970s Tennis Girl poster sell for £15,500 at auction.

Kvitova wins second Wimbledon title

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:07
Petra Kvitova thrashes Canada's Eugenie Bouchard for the loss of just three games to win her second Wimbledon title.

VIDEO: Royals at Tour de France start line

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:04
The 101st Tour de France is under way in Yorkshire after riders received a royal send-off from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Ukraine rebels abandon stronghold

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 06:01
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine evacuate the city of Sloviansk, a crucial eastern stronghold, amid an offensive by the military.

Britain expands Syria border aid

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:46
Cross-border aid operations into Syria are being boosted with more than £46m of aid from the UK, the International Development Secretary says.

Brotherhood figures given life terms

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:42
An Egyptian court gives Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 36 other Islamists life sentences for inciting violence.

Landmine charity suspends founder

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:37
A landmine charity once supported by Princess Diana suspends its founder and chief executive Guy Willoughby.

400ft pink scarf anti-nuclear demo

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:32
Anti-nuclear campaigners carry a near 400ft long pink scarf around a Powys town as part of a demonstration.

Warning over doorstep cold call cons

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-05 05:19
Householders are warned to be wary of doorstep cold callers after four men are convicted of scamming older people out of £70,000 for shoddy building work.
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