National / International News

Earthquake rocks northern California

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 20:15
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 shakes northern California, with at least three serious injuries reported.

India temple stampede kills 10

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:49
At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say.

VIDEO: Shot US teen's father calls for peace

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:40
The father of an unarmed black teenager shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri calls for peace ahead of his son's funeral.

VIDEO: Four killed in Brazil prison riot

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:38
Police in Brazil say rioters in a jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others.

Manufacturing wages 'on the rise'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:00
Wages in the manufacturing sector are rising faster than most other parts of the economy, a survey for the industry suggests.

The 'forgotten' bombing of Coventry

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 18:03
The IRA’s pre-WW2 terror campaign

Mozambique rivals agree ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 17:24
The government of Mozambique signs a ceasefire with the Renamo opposition party in a bid to end hostilities ahead of elections in October.

Gig venues at risk in noise disputes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:32
Should you complain about noise if you move next to a gig venue?

DR Congo confirms Ebola outbreak

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:29
The Democratic Republic of Congo confirms an outbreak of Ebola, but says it seems to be a different strain to the one found in West Africa.

VIDEO: Rice from Fukushima goes on sale

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:17
Rice produced in in the Fukushima area of Japan, which suffered a nuclear disaster in 2011, has gone on sale in Japanese supermarkets in Singapore.

VIDEO: South Korea's female bodybuilders

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:00
Traditional views of South Korean women are challenged by a growing trend for bodybuilding.

VIDEO: Service held for journalist Foley

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:54
Memorial services are held for the kidnapped American journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week.

Uni runs online referendum course

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:52
The University of Edinburgh is offering a six-week open course on the constitutional future of Scotland and the UK.

Turn to page 86. And your doom!

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:51
The strange world of Fighting Fantasy books

Borders solar farm proposal unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:49
Plans are unveiled for a 40,000-panel solar farm on land a few miles from Coldingham in the Scottish Borders.

VIDEO: Ukraine conflict: Opposing parades

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:47
Pro-Russian separatists have paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers in Donetsk, while the government marked Independence Day in Kiev.

Five unresolved Scottish independence questions

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:14
Five referendum questions that still need to be answered

Murray keen to show he is contender

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:11
Andy Murray is determined to put recent disappointments behind him and confirm he is still a contender for the major prizes.

VIDEO: Redheads of the world unite

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:06
Joleen Cronin is the organiser of the Irish Redhead Convention taking place in Crosshaven in southern Ireland.

Beach trip 'pipe dream' for poorest

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:04
One in five families will be unable to afford a day trip to the seaside this August Bank Holiday, warns children's charity Barnardo's.
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