International News

Anti-nuclear protests hit Taiwan

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 21:40
Taiwanese police clash with anti-nuclear protesters demanding that the ruling Kuomintang Party stop construction of a fourth nuclear power plant.

Benefit changes and Clooney's 'fiancee' - the newspapers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 21:23
Changes to the way in which jobless benefits are paid out are examined by the press - as is perpetual bachelor George Clooney's new British girlfriend.

People with MS 'being left behind'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 20:49
Hundreds of people in Northern Ireland with multiple sclerosis could be left behind as new therapies emerge to treat the condition, the MS Society says.

Busting 'autism myths' with a camera

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 20:37
Photographer re-adjusts the picture on a complex condition

Police probe 'Cyril Smith cover-up'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 19:58
Police examine whether there is evidence of a criminal cover-up over child abuse claims at a school linked to the late MP Sir Cyril Smith.

VIDEO: BBC guide to energy bills

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 18:35
The BBC's Steph McGovern takes a close look at the way energy bills are laid out and what we should expect from them.

Japan retail sales surge on tax hike

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 17:51
Retail sales in Japan grow at the fastest pace in 17 years in March as consumers rush to make purchases ahead of the sales tax hike in April.

VIDEO: Rookie police specials try pepper spray

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 17:47
As part of their training programme, rookie police specials are given the change to experience for themselves how painful pepper spray is.

RAF fast jets set for Nato mission

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 17:34
Four RAF Typhoons will leave their base in Lincolnshire later for Lithuania to help carry out Nato's air policing role of the Baltic states.

How India's iconic Gandhi cap has changed sides

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 16:02
The political rebirth of the Gandhi cap

VIDEO: Mills & Boon romance the app

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:56
Mills & Boon get pulses racing in the publishing industry

The strange case of the 'time travel' murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:53
Strange London case helps to advance use of DNA evidence

E-cigarette users reach 2 million

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:43
The number of electronic cigarette users in the UK has tripled over the past two years, says Action on Smoking and Health.

How many middle-aged men need HRT?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:40
The rise of HRT among middle-aged men

Vulnerable to give pre-trial evidence

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:31
Vulnerable witnesses will be able to give evidence before trials start as part of a pilot in scheme starting in three Crown Courts in England.

The rise and fall of a model city

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:14
How Germany's first socialist city lost its youth

Suarez named PFA Player of the Year

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:13
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is named PFA Player of the Year, while Eden Hazard is announced as Young Player of the Year.

Saudi Mers death toll passes 100

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:11
Saudi Arabia says more than 100 patients infected with the Mers coronavirus have now died since the outbreak began in 2012.

Shetland house prices 'doubled'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:10
Shetland tops the UK's house prices rise percentages for the past decade thanks to employment prospects, according to a report.

Celtic's Commons is player of year

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:10
Celtic forward Kris Commons is named Premiership player of the year by PFA Scotland, after a prolific season.
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