National / International News

UK's 'Greatest Geosites' announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:10
Which are the UK and Ireland's top 100 geological sites?

Voting age 'should be extended'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:07
Voting in all elections should be extended to include 16 and 17-year-olds, following the independence referendum, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Time marches on for watchmaker Titan

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:04
While Indian watchmaker HMT winds up business, Sameer Hashmi visits its slick, domestic rival, Titan.

NHS ruling on new breast cancer drug

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:02
Women in Scotland with a particular type of terminal breast cancer find out whether they will get a pioneering treatment through the NHS.

Government seeks buyer for Eurostar

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:48
The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel passenger train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances.

Should spy-planes fight US crime?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:41
Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy

Azerbaijan targets pro-democracy groups

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:26
Oil-rich Azerbaijan arrests critics while chairing Council of Europe

Pistorius sentence: Jail or Olympic training?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:19
Will he be jailed or could he compete in Brazil Olympics?

How in a single year did life expectancy in the US dropped by 12 years?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:13
Why did life expectancy in the US drop by 12 years after WW1

Company bosses 'earn 120 times more'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
Directors of the top 100 UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services.

VIDEO: Court to start Pistorius sentencing

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
Karin Giannone looks ahead to the sentencing of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.

VIDEO: Dementia care training concerns

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
BBC Inside Out examines the quality of training and care on offer to people with dementia in care homes and hospitals.

VIDEO: Sir Ian Botham on his dad's dementia

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:03
Former cricketer Sir Ian Botham has been speaking about his father's dementia and how difficult it was to cope with the deteriorating condition.

More men 'face lonely old age'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:03
Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in their old age, suggests research.

UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:02
Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.

The First Spacewalk

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:01
The Soviet space mission where one thing after another went wrong

Number of UK wine producers grows

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:58
The number of new wine producers in the UK rises sharply, according to new research, on the back of consumer interest in local produce.

The cool cars that money can't buy

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:42
The cool cars that money can't buy

Boy dies after attack outside shop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:33
A teenager dies after being attacked outside a grocer's store in Greater Manchester, as police release CCTV of two people they want to speak to.

Man faces terror charge after raid

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:16
A 43-year-old man is charged with explosives and terrorism offences after a farm is searched in County Fermanagh, the Police Service of Northern Ireland says.

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