National / International News

'I lost a job because of my tattoos'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 18:55
People who lost their jobs because of their tattoos

Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 18:32
The US space agency's (Nasa) latest Mars satellite arrives successfully in orbit above the planet, in a mission to study its high atmosphere.

Do people lie in surveys?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 18:07
How many people lie about questions they are asked by pollsters?

VIDEO: Blair: 'Boots on ground' to defeat IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 17:57
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.

David Morrissey in the driving seat

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 17:48
David Morrissey on commanding a new TV drama

Minecraft role for British Museum

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 17:18
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.

New toxic mine spill in Mexico

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 17:14
The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.

US hopes for Afghan security pact

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:36
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.

NHS whistleblowing 'problems persist'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:29
Whistleblowers still face real problems in speaking out in the health service - despite the push to create a more open culture, campaigners say.

VIDEO: China the 'engine' for diamond trade

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:28
The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.

Gay weddings targeted for citizenship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:22
Illegal immigrants are targeting gay weddings to gain citizenship in the UK, a BBC Inside Out London investigation uncovers.

Roast peanuts 'spark more allergies'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:40
Roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than raw peanuts, according to an Oxford University study carried out on mice.

VIDEO: Global climate marches demand action

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:30
Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.

Westgate's unanswered questions

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:21
One year on, Kenyans await answers about the mall attack

Ants v humans

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:04
Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?

Global protests over climate change

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:42
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

The latest great managerial rivalry?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:05
Man City and Chelsea could have a managerial rivalry worthy of two clubs likely to dominate the title race, writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Inside a remote Myanmar rebel camp

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:00
Talks will resume in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, on Monday aimed at ending 65 years of civil war and ethnic conflict.

VIDEO: UK hostage's wife in plea to IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:55
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

VIDEO: Turkey fires tear gas to repel Kurds

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:54
Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.

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