National / International News

Bangladesh hangs Islamist politician

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:35
An Islamist politician convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan is hanged at a prison in Dhaka.

VIDEO: Oxford women enjoy historic victory

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:31
Watch the moment Oxford beat Cambridge to win the historic first staging of the Women's Boat Race on the same course and same day as the men.

Maternity care shake-up expected

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:27
Health officials are expected to push forward plans to end consultant-led maternity services at a north Wales hospital, BBC Wales understands.

The £8bn NHS political row

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:16
The £8bn funding gap identified by the head of NHS England is fuelling a heated series of exchanges dominating the campaign debate.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Aston Villa

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:06
In-form Christian Benteke scores the only goal as Aston Villa beat Tottenham to move six points above the relegation zone.

Many Clouds wins Grand National

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:59
Many Clouds wins the 2015 Grand National to give Leighton Aspell his second consecutive victory, as AP McCoy finishes fifth.

West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:56
Bottom club Leicester revitalise their hopes of escaping relegation as Jamie Vardy snatches a late winner away to West Brom.

VIDEO: Murray arrives in kilt for his big day

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:35
Tennis star Andy Murray has arrived at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotland for his wedding, dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt.

Charity launched on club's Astle Day

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:33
A charity named after West Bromwich Albion legend Jeff Astle is launched on a day in his honour.

Egyptian Court Sentences U.S. Citizen To Life In Prison

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:32

Mohamed Soltan, 27, was among 36 defendants sentenced to life in prison. Fourteen others, including the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, received death sentences.

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Museum to celebrate Waterloo links

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:12
Pontypool Museum will celebrate local links to the battle of Waterloo, marking 200 years since the Duke of Wellington led allied forces to victory.

Warrington Wolves 80-0 Wakefield Wildcats

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:55
Richie Myler scores a hat-trick as Warrington thrash Super League strugglers Wakefield, running in 14 unanswered tries.

Turkish TV 'bans' opposition advert

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:52
Turkey's main opposition party accuses state television of banning its election campaign advert because it directly targets the government.

Cecil Rhodes monument: A necessary anger?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:39
What the Cecil Rhodes anger has revealed in South Africa

VIDEO: Stolen car used in Thai bomb

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:14
Seven people are injured following a vehicle explosion in Koh Samui, Thailand.

VIDEO: Man runs 100 marathons in 100 days

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:12
A man who ran 100 marathons in 100 days was greeted by large crowds as he ended his ended his epic challenge in New York's Times Square.

Swansea City 1-1 Everton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:01
Rival bosses and former team-mates Garry Monk and Roberto Martinez share the points as Swansea draw with Everton.

Thai Tourist Island Rocked By Car Bomb

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:47

The explosion in the southern tourist island of Samui slightly wounded seven people. The government has blamed the activists opposed to the country's ruling junta.

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Trebuchet fireball 'burns boathouse'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:30
A fire believed to have been started by a flaming projectile launched from a trebuchet at Warwick Castle destroys an historic boathouse.

Crowds gather for Grand National

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:02
Thousands of people descend on Aintree Racecourse for the annual Grand National spectacular - which could prove to be a tricky day for the bookies.