National / International News

Portugal's Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has heart transplant

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 12:38
Salvador Sobral, who won this year's contest for Portugal, is doing well, surgeons in Lisbon say.

Village sold for 140,000 euros

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 11:33
A German village is sold for a bargain price at auction

Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Despite Controversy

NPR News - Sat, 2017-12-09 11:19

Two black Democratic lawmakers who decided not to attend said Trump's presence at the opening was "an insult." But the state's GOP governor said residents should be proud Trump would be there.

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Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue To Vex

NPR News - Sat, 2017-12-09 10:59

The Santa Ana winds gave firefighters a small reprieve, but were expected to pick up once again. Air quality was at hazardous levels in some areas.

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Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 10:50
Leicester claim a third straight Premier League win as Ayoze Perez's own goal gives them victory at Newcastle.

Flashmob in London attracts hundreds of Santas

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 09:53
Santacon London 2017 attracted hundreds of people dressed as Father Christmas.

Firefighters' surprise role in Perth Theatre panto

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 09:39
Impromptu stage appearance after smoke alarm disrupts first performance at revamped Perth Theatre

Crystal Palace 2-2 Bournemouth

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 09:23
Christian Benteke has an injury-time penalty saved as Crystal Palace come closest to winning a rollercoaster encounter with Bournemouth.

Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 Stoke City

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 08:53
Harry Kane scores twice as rampant Tottenham score four second-half goals to crush Stoke City at Wembley and go fifth in the table.

All aboard for Hollywood premiere

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 08:14
Cruise liner Queen Mary 2 hosted the premiere of The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman.

Johnson in 'frank' talks in Iran on jailed Briton

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 08:00
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his Iranian counterpart discuss Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe during meeting.

'Uncomfortable' Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Aims To Face Past, Move Forward

NPR News - Sat, 2017-12-09 07:48

Organizers hope to stay focused on the museum's message for its opening, despite African-American congressmen's objections to President Trump's presence.

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UK Championship 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Stephen Maguire 6-4 in first semi-final

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 07:35
Five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is through to a seventh UK Championship final with a 6-3 win over Stephen Maguire in York.

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss says Blues out of Premier League title race

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 07:25
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says his side are out of the Premier League title race after losing to West Ham.

Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 07:21
A mummy dating back about 3,500 years is among items discovered in the two tombs.

ISIS's Last Stand Falls In Iraq, Prime Minister Says

NPR News - Sat, 2017-12-09 07:17

After a three-and-a-half year fight, Haider al-Abadi announced Saturday Iraqi forces had retaken the group's final stronghold along the Syrian border.

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SantaCon: Thousands of Santas take to London's streets

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 06:23
Thousands of Santas take to the streets of London for this year's SantaCon.

Bradley Wiggins finishes 21st on competitive rowing debut in London

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 06:07
Bradley Wiggins finishes in 21st place on his competitive rowing debut at the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

West Ham United 1-0 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 06:01
West Ham win for the first time under David Moyes as Marko Arnautovic's first goal for the club proves enough to beat a disjointed Chelsea.

Man stripped in 50-hour kidnap ordeal in Thornton Heath

BBC - Sat, 2017-12-09 05:04
Police are trying to track down the gang of men responsible for the "vicious and prolonged attack".