National / International News

Boy, 16, arrested over teen killing

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 21:06
A 16-year-old boy is being questioned about the murder of a teenager in south London, the Metropolitan Police says.

Fire crews to strike for fourth day

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 19:09
Firefighters in England and Wales prepare for their fourth strike in four days in their long-running row with the government over pensions.

Building on a colossal secret

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:55
The close ties between spies and computers

Poll backs school sugary drinks ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:53
Two thirds of people (66%) support a ban on sugary drinks in all UK schools and academies, according to a poll carried out for the BBC.

Brittle bone disease protein 'find'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:50
A discovery in mice could help to treat people with a form of brittle bone disease, scientists say.

Navy gets first female submariners

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:48
Three women qualify as the first female submariners in the 110-year history of the Royal Navy's Submarine Service.

Dreamland once more

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:32
Tintypes of Margate's beloved amusement park

Brits abroad - Episodes returns

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:27
Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan are back

The time deaf people were 'linguistic lepers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:21
How attitudes to deafness have changed since 1973

Odessa detainees freed after protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:13
Ukrainian police free pro-Russian activists detained after Friday's deadly unrest in Odessa as a large crowd attacks the city's police HQ.

VIDEO: Chagall's granddaughter on flower power

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:23
Floral designer Bella Meyer, the granddaughter of modernist painter Marc Chagall, talks to the BBC about her family's love affair with flowers.

Extraordinary nonsense in my inbox

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:22
As it's bank holiday I thought I would share with you some of the most extraordinary nonsense that has turned up in my inbox, writes Anthony Reuben.

The difficult task of reading the brain

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:00
What do brain scans actually tell us?

The strange demands of life as a cheerleader

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:38
The trials and tribulations of making it as a cheerleader

Could Vietnam have been nuked in 1954?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:35
Did the US offer France A-bombs to use in Vietnam?

VIDEO: India's beef industry under threat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:29
Shilpa Kannan reports on India's booming beef industry - under threat of closure if the BJP Party win the national election.

VIDEO: Reducing sugar for a week

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:19
A family of four try to go without sugar for a week, as a BBC poll shows two thirds of people support a ban on sugary drinks in all UK schools and academies.

Call for construction health checks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:19
Tackling work-related ill health among construction apprentices could save more than £30m over the next decade, figures suggest.

Growth reported in oil supply work

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:17
Export sales from Scotland's oil and gas supply chain grew to £10bn in 2013, according to figures from Scottish Enterprise.

VIDEO: Poland's path to a free-market

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:14
How Poland has embraced the path to capitalism, 25 years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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