National / International News

Two Japan ministers quit amid rows

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:45
Two of five women in Japan's cabinet resign over funding scandals, in a blow to PM Shinzo Abe's plans to bring more women into top-level politics.

U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:38

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.

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African solar plan to power UK homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:33
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.

Nine hospitals hit by scan strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:09
Over 400 scans and x-rays are cancelled across Wales as radiographers hold a four-hour strike on Monday.

VIDEO: Robot dragon versus giant spider

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:09
Two mythical creatures, a giant spider and a huge dragon, have faced one another in battle at Beijing's Olympic Park.

VIDEO: Major fire at Didcot power station

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:00
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.

In pictures: Derry in 1969

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:36
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron

Church leaders meet NI politicians

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:29
Leaders of Northern Ireland's four main churches are to meet political leaders at Stormont later.

Mother helped son flee IS in Syria

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:23
The mother who helped her son flee IS in Syria

EU migration and child poverty - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:15
Comments on David Cameron's plans to cap EU migration and government anti-poverty "failures" make the front pages.

Untested drugs bill a step closer

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:08
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

Australia lifts parliament veil ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:57
Australia reverses a rule which would have restricted access to the parliament building in Canberra for women wearing full-face Islamic veils.

Where the Beatles lived in Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:08
The anonymous suburban houses that spawned modern rock 'n' roll

When the average age of death was zero

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:03
In 1964, the "mode age" of death in England and Wales was zero.

Life after university for disabled graduates

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:55
What's life like for disabled graduates?

VIDEO: Mobile screens to help the short sighted

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:50
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision".

Spanish nurse's Ebola test negative

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:39
The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the government says.

VIDEO: Nigeria's 'hero doctor' who spotted Ebola

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:26
The WHO is expected to declare Nigeria free from Ebola on Monday with no reported cases of the virus for six weeks due to a rapid and thorough response from healthcare professionals.

VIDEO: Stand-off continues in Mong Kok

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:20
The stand-off between protesters and police continues in Mong Kok, Hong Kong.

HK protesters deny 'foreign link'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:15
Pro-democracy activists criticise comments by Hong Kong leader CY Leung, who says "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory.

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