National / International News

Boston battles to be Silicon Valley

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:38
Are robots and reading helping the city take on Silicon Valley?

VIDEO: Life as an 'illegal' rock star in Iran

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:23
Rasoo is the lead singer of The Muckers, one of Iran's leading rock bands. Ahead of a trip to SXSW in Texas, he spoke to the BBC in Tehran about keeping on the right side of the religious authorities.

Diamonds: Natural and unnatural wonders

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:23
Would you propose with a man-made diamond?

In pictures: Photographing Africa

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:20
Harry Hook's photos of tribes in Africa

Arms wide open

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:16
The story behind Rio's Christ the Redeemer

VIDEO: Do skiing apps encourage risk taking?

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:11
Emma Jane Kirby on whether skiing apps encourage dangerous behaviour.

Should Hebden Bridge be the UK's second city?

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:10
Should Hebden Bridge be the UK's second city?

Refugee who built a business empire

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:09
The refugee who fled genocide and built a business empire

Assad forces 'starving' refugee camp

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:06
Starvation of civilians is being used as a weapon of war by Syria, Amnesty International says, with 128 dying as a result in Yarmouk camp in Damascus.

What's gone wrong with Italian football?

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:04
What has gone wrong with Italian football?

Economy 'to hit 2008 peak by summer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 16:00
The size of the UK's overall economy will surpass its pre-recession peak by this summer, says the British Chambers of Commerce.

Women get heart disease too

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 15:44
Why heart disease is not just a man's problem

Commonwealth Day Quiz

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 15:37
What's hidden inside the Queen's Baton?

VIDEO: Iran nuclear deal 'within months'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 15:32
The Iranian foreign minister has told the visiting EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, that a nuclear deal could come in the next four months.

Migrants die in Yemen boat sinking

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 15:13
Forty-two African migrants have drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen, according to officials.

VIDEO: Russian troops 'seen digging in'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 14:47
Ukraine's Border Guard Service has published a video it says was filmed from one of its surveillance planes on Saturday.

Prince Edward marks 50th birthday

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 14:45
A photograph of the Earl of Wessex with his wife and children is released to mark his 50th birthday.

Broad to miss rest of T20 series

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 14:42
England captain Stuart Broad will miss his side's two remaining Twenty20 matches in West Indies with a knee injury.

The '60s Are Gone, But Psychedelic Research Trip Continues

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-09 14:32

Since the 1970s, hallucinogens have been classified as Schedule I drugs, indicating they have no medical use. But researchers say there are benefits and that work must continue.

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North Koreans vote in elections

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-09 14:31
North Koreans have been electing new members of the country's rubber-stamp parliament, with only one candidate standing in each district.

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