National / International News

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:59

The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.

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Pacquiao retains WBO title in Macau

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:56
Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.

VIDEO: Travelling through the Ebola heartland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 22:15
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has been on a trip across two West African nations affected by Ebola to see how the authorities are dealing with the virus.

New web data powers plan for police

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 21:02
A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

Journey through the Ebola heartland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 21:00
On a journey charting the impact of the disease

Are food foragers unfairly maligned?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:52
Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?

Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:19
The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".

Doubts on Iran deal as deadline looms

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Doubts grow that Monday's deadline for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna, as negotiators admit "big gaps" remain.

Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 19:40
Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.

The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 18:44
The writer who foresaw the rise of the totalitarian state

Tunisia in landmark presidency poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 17:45
Tunisia is set to hold its first presidential election since the 2011 "Arab Spring" revolution that triggered uprisings across the region.

The meaning of Mongol

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 17:37
What is the real meaning of Mongol?

Labour proposes London buildings sale

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 17:17
The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four London landmarks that Labour says could be sold off to reduce the deficit.

Foreign Office 'fails bereaved Britons'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 17:05
The consular service provided by the UK Foreign Office sometimes falls short of what the public "can legitimately expect", a report by MPs says.

May 'bruised' over EU arrest warrant

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 16:46
Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she was left "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.

Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 16:06
Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.

Moyes debut dwarfed by historic Messi

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:52
Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:18
Trends of the past week, relived in 60 seconds

The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:15
The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas

Mental health nursing cuts warning

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 15:08
Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.