National / International News

Women's Six Nations: England coach makes eight changes for Scotland Test

BBC - 22 hours 31 min ago
England head coach Simon Middleton makes five changes to his starting XV for Friday's Women's Six Nations match against Scotland.

Dua Lipa: 'More female artists are on the rise'

BBC - 22 hours 58 min ago
The singer is the first female artist to get five Brit Award nominations in one year.

Winter Olympics: Lindsey Vonn bids tearful Olympic farewell

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 23:33
Former downhill champion Lindsey Vonn bids a tearful farewell after ending her Olympic career with bronze in the blue riband event in Pyeongchang.

Army Awards Medal For Heroism To 3 JROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting

NPR News - Tue, 2018-02-20 23:32

Freshman cadets Peter Wang, Martin Duque and Alaina Petty were given the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps' highest medal for heroism. Wang, 15, was also posthumously admitted to West Point.

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Lloyds hails 'landmark' after return to private sector

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 22:49
LLoyds Banking Group has reported strong full year profits in its first year as a private enterprise.

Winter Olympics: World record falls twice in ladies' figure skating short programme

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 22:16
OAR's Alina Zagitova tops team-mate Evgenia Medvedeva's world-record score to lead the ladies' figures skating after the short programme in Pyeongchang

Two men stabbed to death in Camden within two hours

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 22:15
Police are "urgently" trying to identify whether the two murders in Camden are linked.

Florida shooting: 'Enough is enough'

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 22:04
Students from a school that saw a mass shooting lobby for tighter gun control with their new movement, NeverAgain.

Pence Planned To Meet North Koreans At Olympics, But Pyongyang Canceled

NPR News - Tue, 2018-02-20 22:04

The State Department says on Feb. 10, the vice president was to have met with North Korean representatives, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister. However, "at the last minute," Pyongyang backed out.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in dramatic ski cross final

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 21:43
Canada's Brady Leman pulls away to win a dramatic final of the men's ski cross, to add Olympic gold to his X Games success from 2016.

News Daily: Syria's 'extreme suffering' and MPs' Brexit suggestions for May

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 21:15
Your morning briefing for 21 February 2018.

U.S. Men's Ice Hockey Team Loses To Czech Republic In Shootout At Winter Olympics

NPR News - Tue, 2018-02-20 21:01

American Jim Slater scored an equalizing shorthanded goal 30 minutes into the match. That helped bring on overtime — and a fateful penalty shootout.

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan qualifies for men's big air final

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 20:43
Great Britain's Billy Morgan qualifies for the Winter Olympics' men's big air final but Rowan Coultas and Jamie Nicholls miss out.

Baby Belle, the hand-reared rhino

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 20:41
Belle was born with a broken leg and is Cotswold Wildlife Park's first hand-reared white rhino calf.

Oscars 2018: Which films are worth watching before the ceremony?

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 20:03
Film critic Ali Plumb gives his tips for the films that are worth your time before the awards on Sunday 4 March.

Winters Olympics: Billy Morgan qualifies for big air final

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 19:48
Great Britain's Billy Morgan qualifies for the Winter Olympics' inaugural men's big air final, but team-mates Jamie Nicholls and Rowan Coultas fail to progress.

N Korea cancelled Pence Olympic meeting in S Korea, says US

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 19:37
But the North's delegation pulled out of the scheduled meeting at the last minute, say US officials.

Winter Olympics: GB women beat Canada to reach curling semi-finals

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 19:29
Watch some of Eve Muirhead's best shots as Great Britain beat Canada to secure a place in the women's curling semi-finals at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing 'beyond imagination'

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 19:28
The UN's co-ordinator says he is deeply worried about civilians trapped in the Eastern Ghouta.

Winter Olympics: Sofia Goggia beats Lindsey Vonn to become the first Italian woman to become downhill champion.

BBC - Tue, 2018-02-20 18:52
Sofia Goggia sees off the challenge of American star Lindsey Vonn to become the first Italian woman to become the Olympic downhill champion.