National / International News

US senators urge arms for Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:31
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".

Eurosceptic revolt, and gas "rip-off" - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:21
In a mixed bag of headlines for Monday's press, the challenge to David Cameron's EU policy from the Tories' Eurosceptic wing makes many papers.

Cornwall being 'invaded' by housing

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:15
The speed and scale of house-building in Cornwall is being branded "an invasion" by rural activists.

Ulster Unionists call for new budget

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:07
The Ulster Unionist Party has said the current budget used by the Northern Ireland Executive is untenable and a new one is required.

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana Abortion Law

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:48

Lawyers and advocates disagree over whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.

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Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force

VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:43
A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.

India unveils new village toilets

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

Under Milk Wood recording revisited

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:53
Behind the sound effects of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood

China factory growth misses forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:13
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:44
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars pose security risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Top school's lessons free on iTunes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:55
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Chip and pin security fears revealed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:39
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.

Food and drink jobs boost forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:09
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.
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