National / International News

Women's World Cup: India's Smriti Mandhana brings up her 50 against England

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:44
India's Smriti Mandhana reaches her 50 after 45 deliveries against England during the opening match of the 2017 Women's World Cup.

Some of the stories you may have missed

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:33
From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians.

Mosul battle: Second French journalist dies after mine blast

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:21
Veronique Robert was injured while reporting on an advance by Iraqi forces against IS militants.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso's grid penalties increase

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:10
Fernando Alonso's grid penalties at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix go up to 40 after an engine change before final practice on Saturday.

Dizzee Rascal: 'I should be headlining Glastonbury'

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:07
The rapper protests that British rappers have never been given top billing at Glastonbury.

Qatar says list of demands not realistic

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:06
The foreign minister rejects a list of conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions.

DeVos Appoints CEO Of A Student Loan Company To Head Federal Aid Agency

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 02:00

Plus school district secession, student borrower complaints, and more.

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World Taekwondo Federation changes name over 'negative connotations'

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 01:54
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) changes its name to World Taekwondo because of the "negative connotations".

Imagining Daniel Day-Lewis In A Life Without Acting

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 01:53

Daniel Day-Lewis says he is no longer going to act. Weekend Edition guest host Melissa Block remembers an interview she had with him that might shed some light on what he'll do next.

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Camden tower evacuations: Resident confronts Camden Council chief

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 01:40
A resident who spent the night in a chair after being evacuated from a tower block wants answers.

Camden flats: Council 'tried to prevent' tower closure

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 01:22
Council says it had no option but to immediately evacuate four London tower blocks, but 83 of the residents are refusing to leave.

Police seek footballer over alleged knife threat

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 00:58
Police are investigating reports a player pulled out a knife after being spat at by an away fan.

Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 00:40
Justin Gatlin sets up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials.

More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 00:40

Chinese state news says 141 people are missing, according to the provincial government, after a landslide of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

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Colombia conflict: ELN rebels free Dutch journalists

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 00:09
Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender are released after conflicting reports about their fate.

Chateau de Chambord: The garden that cost 3.5m euros

BBC - Fri, 2017-06-23 23:46
France's Chateau de Chambord reopens to the public after a 14-year renovation.

Japan 13-35 Ireland

BBC - Fri, 2017-06-23 23:34
Ireland make it three wins out of three on their summer tour by beating Japan 35-13 in the second Test in Tokyo.

Fiji 27-22 Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2017-06-23 20:56
Scotland are outgunned by an inspired Fiji as Gregor Townsend's men end their summer tour with defeat in Suva.

EastEnders executive producer leaves programme after one year

BBC - Fri, 2017-06-23 20:14
Former editor of The Archers, Sean O'Connor, is moving to work on his film career.

Third Former Vanderbilt Football Player Found Guilty in Rape of Unconscious Student

NPR News - Fri, 2017-06-23 19:51

A Nashville, Tenn., jury convicted 23-year-old Brandon Banks in the 2013 gang rape of a fellow student. Two former teammates have also been convicted and another has yet to be tried.

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