National / International News

The surreal world of Venezuela's queues

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:46
The surreal world of Venezuelan shopping

Turning Ethiopia's desert green

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:45
A land remembered for famine is slowly turned green

The 20,000 fake phone numbers used on film and television

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:44
It's nearly 15 years since UK phone numbers were given a shake-up, why were 20,000 kept unused?

The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:43
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

In pictures: California wildfire

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:32
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend.

Post Office 'failure' over shortfalls

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:15
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.

Migrant tragedy and SNP 'ransom note'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:52
Many of Monday's papers lead with the story of the capsizing of a migrant ship in the Mediterranean, while others look at the SNP's possible demands to a future Labour government.

Plot to Star Wars spin-off revealed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:42
A new Star Wars spinoff movie will tell the story of how the Rebel Alliance stole plans to the infamous Death Star.

Scots starting pay 'rises sharply'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:40
Starting pay for permanent jobs has seen its sharpest rise this year, according to a Bank of Scotland report.

'Hamilton is impervious to pressure'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:38
Lewis Hamilton is demonstrating serenity and control, appearing to be operating on a level beyond everyone else.

Survey reveals Parkinson's hostility

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:05
A survey of 2,000 people with Parkinson's finds that more than half have experienced rudeness or hostility from the public.

'Rise in emotional issues' for girls

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:04
The number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems has risen sharply in the last five years, a study suggests.

Dad speaks of satanic cult claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:04
A father falsely accused of abusing his two children as part of a "satanic cult" tells Victoria Derbyshire he is still receiving death threats.

SNP to launch election manifesto

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:02
The SNP is launching its manifesto setting out an "alternative to austerity" and claiming to be a force for UK-wide change.

Item Club predicts UK growth of 2.8%

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:02
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.

VIDEO: Fighting IS with comic strips

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:01
Jordanian entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit produces superhero comic books for the Arab youth, to counter radical Islamist ideologies.

VIDEO: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:01
In a series looking at the challenges facing Europe, BBC News meets a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur.

VIDEO: Welby: 'Islamic State is deeply evil'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:58
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken out against what he called ''atrocious pressure'' on Christians and other minority communities across the Middle East.

Voter registration deadline looms

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:55
Anyone wishing to vote in the general election must register by midnight on Monday.

Why money still drives Gene Simmons

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:55
Rock star Gene Simmons says he will never be too rich

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