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City Link staff to hold protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:50
Workers who are facing redundancy at the collapsed parcel delivery firm City Link are due to stage a demonstration outside one of its Scottish depots.

City Link owner 'disappointed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:41
The owner of collapsed UK parcel delivery service City Link says it is "disappointed" the firm has been placed into administration.

Top business tips for 2015

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:40
Ten successful bosses give their advice for the next 12 months

Road Salt Contributes To Toxic Chemical Levels In Streams

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:39

One of the primary tools that U.S. transportation departments count on to keep roads safe is road salt. But that's meant rising levels of chloride in many northern streams.

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'Save Arthur Machen collection' call

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:37
Fans of horror writer Arthur Machen have called on Newport council to protect the collection of his books and papers at the city's central library.

RUC 'told gardai about incursion'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:37
The Royal Ulster Constabulary tipped off police in the Republic of Ireland (gardai) about a loyalist incursion into Clontibret, County Monaghan in 1986, according to newly released files.

VIDEO: Anti-smoking ads 'designed to shock'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:36
A hard-hitting new anti-smoking campaign will feature a decaying roll-up cigarette, and claim that smoking rots the body from within.

£3m on Stormont security since Stone

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:18
More than £3m has been spent on policing at Stormont since loyalist Michael Stone launched an attack in 2006, an assembly spokeswoman has said.

Entertainment quiz of 2014: Television

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:03
How much attention have you been paying this year?

Music in 2015: A look-ahead

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:02
Concerts, albums and events to anticipate

VIDEO: AirAsia relatives 'cannot lose hope'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:56
The search has resumed for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, as relatives wait for news.

VIDEO: When the Crazy Gang won the FA Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:53
One of the biggest shocks in FA Cup final history took place in 1988 at Wembley when Wimbledon beat Liverpool.

VIDEO: UK family's Italy ferry ordeal

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:51
Susan Daltas tells the BBC her son-in-law, Marcus, is still on the ferry after his wife and children were rescued from a stricken Italian ferry on fire off the coast of Greece.

Coaches fire investigation continues

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:50
Investigations are continuing into a fire at a bus depot which destroyed 30 coaches, five minibuses and a car.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:47
Man Utd target Coleman, Liverpool chase Berahino, Moyes wants to take Liverpool's Can to Real Sociedad, plus more.

Woman, 84, dies after lorry crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 21:27
A pensioner has died in hospital more than a week after she was struck by a lorry in Selkirk.

South Korea offers talks to North

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 20:08
South Korea proposes high-level talks with North Korea, including discussions of reunions for families separated by the Korean War.

Greece faces crucial presidency vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 18:37
The Greek parliament is to hold a third and final vote on whether to approve a new president, a decision which could trigger snap elections.

VIDEO: Hopes for jailed al-Jazeera staff

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 18:22
The first anniversary of the arrest in Egypt of three al-Jazeera journalists: Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed fell on Monday.

Five centuries of protecting sailors

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 18:02
A charity which maintains the country's lighthouses is celebrating 500 years of protecting mariners.