National / International News

Madeleine 'suspects' to be questioned

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:24
Portuguese police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann tell the BBC they will question "several suspects" in the very near future.

Sharapova wins French Open title

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:20
Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep in three gripping sets to win her second French Open title and fifth Grand Slam crown.

Man charged with 1984 sex attacks

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:19
A man is charged with rape and sex attacks on teenagers in Hertfordshire dating back to the 1980s.

Australia wins Derby for O'Brien

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:07
Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien makes history in the Derby at Epsom on Saturday as favourite Australia wins from Kingston Hill.

Move Over, Bridgegate: Chris Christie's Next Campaign Roadblock

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-07 08:02

Turns out New Jersey's economy — not the George Washington Bridge scandal — may be the biggest threat to the governor's presidential ambitions.

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Carpet warehouse fire 'very severe'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:59
A large blaze that destroyed a furniture showroom in east Belfast was "extremely dangerous", the Fire and Rescue Service says.

UKIP demands more seats in Lords

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:34
Nigel Farage said he will insist on more representatives in the House of Lords after topping the polls in the European elections.

Many killed in DR Congo fighting

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:33
At least 30 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ethnic clashes, local officials say.

Hain will look for 'new challenges'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:32
Former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain, who is to stand down as an MP, will take on new challenges and be a "tremendous asset" in whatever he does, according to the first minister.

Egypt court voids tear-gas verdicts

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:31
An appeals court in Egypt overturns the convictions of four policemen in the case of 37 detainees who died when tear gas was fired into their van.

Disappearing D-Day veteran returns

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:29
An 89-year-old WW2 veteran returns to the UK after disappearing from his nursing home and heading to France for the D-Day commemorations.

Wigan Warriors 4-16 Castleford Tigers

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:26
Castleford knock holders Wigan out of the Challenge Cup, edging a tense quarter-final at a wet DW Stadium.

Hundreds join school protest march

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:19
About 600 people march through the centre of Lerwick in a bid to save rural schools across Shetland.

VIDEO: Farmer's suitcase scooter in action

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:14
A farmer in China has invented a motorised suitcase which he hopes could revolutionise the way people travel, solving pollution and traffic problems.

Hamilton heads Massa in Canada

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 07:10
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton heads Williams' Felipe Massa in final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Iran to hold rare talks with US

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 06:49
Senior US and Iranian officials are to meet for two days ahead of wider negotiations between world powers and Tehran on its nuclear programme.

Armed gang 'stole £1m of jewellery'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 06:48
Police estimate that armed robbers made off with more than a million pounds worth of jewellery from an exclusive Edinburgh store on Friday.

Anti-racism rally held Belfast

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 06:44
Thousands of people take part in an anti-racism march in Belfast city centre.

GB pair win golds at canoe World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 06:38
David Florence and Mallory Franklin win gold medals for Britain at the canoe slalom World Cup at Lee Valley on Saturday.

Tech Week: Apple In Homes, Snowden Anniversary, Sexism Flare-Ups

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-07 06:37

At Apple's annual developers conference, the company announced it's moving into smart homes and tracking health. At another developer's conference, a controversial slide sparked outrage.

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