National / International News

Europe: Six decades of strife for UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:54
The current spat between the UK and Europe is nothing new, says former Euro-diplomat Sir Stephen Wall.

What do twerking and the Charleston have in common?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:47
What the Charleston and twerking have in common?

Can anyone reinvent the everyday chair?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:46
Could this Ikea seat take over the world?

VIDEO: Fatal landslides as storms hit Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:38
Storms and heavy rains batter parts of Italy and Switzerland, causing a number of fatalities.

Warning lights for global economy - PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 18:00
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of a "dangerous backdrop of instability and uncertainty" in the global economy, which could risk the UK's recovery.

Portuguese minister quits in scandal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 17:19
Portugal's interior minister resigns following an investigation into alleged corruption linked to the allocation of residence permits.

'Skunk power' fires fusion confusion

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:53
Can nuclear fusion become a reality within 10 years? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath analyses the quest for abundant, cheap, carbon-free energy.

Viewpoint: How Iran and world powers can reach nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:44
Former Iran negotiator offers a formula for reaching a nuclear deal

Petrobras scandal will 'change Brazil'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:36
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says scandal at state-owned Petrobras oil company can change country by getting rid of culture of impunity.

Eton head's international school move

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:27
The headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, is to take up a new job with an international Dubai-based chain of independent schools.

One kiss 'shares 80 million bugs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
A small study by Dutch scientists suggests a single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria.

Premature birth 'biggest killer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
Pre term birth biggest global killer

EU mulls urgent action over bird flu

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:22
The European Commission is to discuss urgent protective measures after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered in the Netherlands.

Mediterranean diet 'best for obesity'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:21
A Mediterranean diet is a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors say.

Schools 'failing' on cyberbullying

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:18
The chairman of the Commons education select committee, Graham Stuart, says schools in England are failing to teach children about the dangers of online abuse and trolling.

Defence staff to hold four-day strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:16
Hundreds of defence workers stage a four-day strike in a dispute over pay.

Church to approve women bishops

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:07
The Church of England is poised to formally adopt legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year.

VIDEO: Pakistan hails Taliban crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:04
The Pakistan army claims more than 1,200 suspected Taliban militants have been killed during its five month crackdown.

Women in power positions at the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:58
The UN has a record number of female ambassadors

VIDEO: Record number of women in the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:57
More than a third of the United Nation's Security Council is made up of women. Will this impact global diplomacy?