National / International News

VIDEO: Screams greet royal couple in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:52
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in New York for a tour of the east coast of the United States.

UK man dies in Australia cliff fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:43
A British man has died after falling from a cliff in Sydney, Australia, while on an outing with friends.

Warning as snow and ice affect roads

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:43
Drivers are urged to take more time for their journeys as snow and icy conditions affect roads in some parts of Scotland.

PlayStation hit by hack attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:37
An online hacker group has claimed responsibility for attacking Sony's online PlayStation store, which is down on Monday.

VIDEO: Gaza struggling to rebuild

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:26
Very little reconstruction has taken place in Gaza since the conflict there which killed over 2,100 Palestinians and destroyed more than 100,000 homes.

Economic recovery 'losing momentum'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:26
Economic recovery in Northern Ireland is losing momentum, according to fresh data on the private sector from the Ulster Bank.

Judge to rule on Dewani trial future

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:20
Shrien Dewani, who is accused of arranging the murder of his wife Anni, will learn later if the case against him will continue or be thrown out.

VIDEO: Typhoon Hagupit brings 125mph winds

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:03
Typhoon Hagupit is sweeping across the Philippines and bringing with it heavy rain and winds of over 125mph (200kph).

Smith v Sheeran at BBC Music Awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:33
Singers Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are going to head to head at the inaugural BBC Music Awards.

Campaigner Stella Young dies at 32

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:17
Tributes are paid to Stella Young, the Australian comedian, broadcaster and prominent disability activist who has died at the age of 32.

'Fresh cracks appear' in coalition

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:09
Senior Conservative and Lib Dem ministers criticise each other amid suggestions of widening divisions in the coalition government.

EU foreign chief in key Turkey talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:05
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is in Turkey to urge it to participate fully in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria.

VIDEO: A look at Asia's philanthropists

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 19:36
Mykolas Rambus, chief executive of Wealth-X, tells Asia Business Report about where Asia fits in the global business of giving.

Scuffles over cuts outside La Scala

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 18:21
Protesters rallied near Italy's famous La Scala opera house in Milan to demonstrate against labour market reforms and austerity measures.

Why the care sector is green with envy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:35
While the NHS is busy planning how it will spend its extra money, the health service's poorer cousin - social care - has been left empty handed. Is this fair, asks Nick Triggle.

Call to mend educational inequality

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:32
Failure to address educational inequalities in England means taxpayers have to "pay twice", says an alliance of 25 education organisations.

How to tame your email inbox

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:58
How to take back control of your email

VIDEO: Protesters and police clash in Milan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:50
Police clash with demonstrators in Milan, protesting over recent reforms to the Italy's labour laws.

UK finalists in global teacher prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:47
Two UK teachers are among the finalists in a $1m international competition to find the world's most outstanding teacher.

Has life improved for Afghan women?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:31
The BBC's Lyse Doucet visits Kabul to see how the lives of Afghan girls and women have changed since the fall of the Taliban 13 years ago.