National / International News

India collapse toll rises to 17

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 19:48
At least 17 people are now known to have died when building collapsed in southern Indian city of Chennai, media reports say.

Cuckoos' egg-laying tactics revealed

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 19:42
Great spotted cuckoos lay their eggs while magpie mothers are still sitting on their nests, a study reveals.

VIDEO: Watch the best bits from Sunday at the World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 19:15
Get all the best of the action from Sunday at the Fifa World Cup in Brazil in less than 10 minutes with Match of the Day's World Cup Catch-Up.

Do robots pose a threat to our jobs?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 18:38
Will workplace robots cost more jobs than they create?

Facebook attacked for emotion study

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 18:31
Facebook is criticised after it emerges it conducted a psychology experiment to test emotional reactions of nearly 700,000 users without their knowledge.

Pakistan 'charity' head condemns US

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 18:12
Hafiz Saeed, the head of a self-declared charity in Pakistan accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, dismisses new US sanctions.

For Iraqis, A Ramadan Filled With Fear And Uncertainty

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 17:53

It's typically a holy month of reflection for Muslims, but Iraqis face a bleak Ramadan this year. Extremists have taken over much of the country and show no sign of easing their fighting.

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Triumphant Kasabian close Glastonbury

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 17:33
Kasabian close the 2014 Glastonbury Festival with a powerful, bombastic set that draws tens of thousands to the Pyramid Stage.

VIDEO: Sister ship of S Korea ferry probed

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 17:18
The trial of the captain and crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank claiming more than 300 lives is taking a one-week break.

Costa Rica practised penalties - Pinto

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 17:04
Costa Rica's penalty shootout win over Greece was a result of studying the opposition, coach Jorge Luis Pinto reveals.

Older sperm donors 'just as good'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:57
Women should not worry about using sperm from older donors as the success rate is the same as for younger men, doctors say.

VIDEO: Anti-gay adverts target pink rally

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:21
In Singapore, religious groups have urged followers to protest against the annual Pink Dot gay rights rally which took place over the weekend.

Poverty blights elite education path

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:13
A child's background can be a bigger deciding factor than their academic ability in how likely they are to get into top universities, says research.

Costa Rica 1-1 Greece

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:06
Costa Rica will play the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after beating Greece on penalties.

Algeria coach angry at Ramadan focus

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:04
Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic refuses to name which of his Muslim players are observing Ramadan during the World Cup.

Nestle agrees to pay living wage

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:58
Nestle, the world's largest food company, has become the first major manufacturer to say it will pay the living wage to all its staff.

Today at Wimbledon: Monday at a glance

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:52
Who is playing? How you can watch? Everything you need on day seven of Wimbledon 2014.

Brazil's singing gauchos

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:26
Brazil's music festivals that celebrate cowboy traditions

'More Scottish businesses recycling'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:24
More Scottish companies are recycling following the introduction of new regulations, according to a report.

Fresh bid to overturn US haggis ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:23
The UK government is making a fresh bid to overturn an American import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.
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