National / International News

SNP to launch election manifesto

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:02
The SNP is launching its manifesto setting out an "alternative to austerity" and claiming to be a force for UK-wide change.

Item Club predicts UK growth of 2.8%

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:02
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.

VIDEO: Fighting IS with comic strips

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:01
Jordanian entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit produces superhero comic books for the Arab youth, to counter radical Islamist ideologies.

VIDEO: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:01
In a series looking at the challenges facing Europe, BBC News meets a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur.

VIDEO: Welby: 'Islamic State is deeply evil'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:58
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken out against what he called ''atrocious pressure'' on Christians and other minority communities across the Middle East.

Voter registration deadline looms

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:55
Anyone wishing to vote in the general election must register by midnight on Monday.

Why money still drives Gene Simmons

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:55
Rock star Gene Simmons says he will never be too rich

Hamilton to walk title? Think again

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:41
Lewis Hamilton's third win in four races this season has him odds on for the title - but warnings from F1 history should be heeded.

Higgins eases into second round

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:40
John Higgins moves into the World Championship second round, while Anthony McGill wins a thriller against Stephen Maguire.

Eight killed at Brazil football club

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:33
Eight men are shot dead at a football fan club in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in what police believe may be a drug related attack.

Poland fury at FBI Holocaust comment

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:17
Poland summons the US ambassador and demands an apology over comments on the Holocaust by FBI director James Comey.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 14:07
Who answered fierce criticism, who could be the next Frank Lampard for England, and who should be Player of the Year?

Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 13:34

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan's attack and the media frenzy is just so American.

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'What has gone wrong for Big Sam?'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 13:20
MOTD2 pundit Jason Roberts explains why defeat at Manchester City showed some of the issues facing West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.

Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 12:31

Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.

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How Sherwood made heroes of Villans

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 12:17
Accused of being more style than substance, Tim Sherwood has fumigated the air at Aston Villa and revitalised his players.

Migrant deaths renew pressure on EU

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 11:51
Italy's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.

Pressure on Arsenal - Sherwood

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 10:59
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says all the pressure will be on Arsenal when the two sides meet in the FA Cup final.

Livingstone smashes world record 350

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 10:46
All-rounder Liam Livingstone hits a world record 350 from just 138 balls for Nantwich in a National Club Championship match against Caldy.

VIDEO: Missing family 'bound for Syria'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 10:10
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police have said.